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Indian Creek, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Indian Creek had a population of 543 as of July 1, 2016. Indian Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Indian Creek is located at latitude 42.2271 and longitude -87.978 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Indian Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 741 feet.

The Village of Indian Creek (GNIS ID: 2398570) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Indian Creek is located within Township of Vernon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Indian Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Indian Creek, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 543
Population in Households 543
Population in Familes 495
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,006
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 193
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168 (81.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $358,140
Average Home Value $359,226


Median Household Income $100,992
Average Household Income $123,875
Per Capita Income $41,802
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.37%
Households -0.49% -0.31%
Families -0.3% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Indian Creek, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indian Creek to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 911 33rd
Population Density1 # 274 80th
Diversity Index2 # 82 94th
Median Household Income # 60 96th
Per Capita Income # 91 93rd

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