Leland, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Leland, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Leland had a population of 965 as of July 1, 2016. Leland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Leland is located at latitude 41.616 and longitude -88.7983 in LaSalle County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Leland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. LaSalle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 696 feet.

The Village of Leland (GNIS ID: 2398416) 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 Leland is located within Township of Adams, a minor civil division (MCD) of LaSalle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leland 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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Leland, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 965
Population in Households 965
Population in Familes 829
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,808
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 357
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 272 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $182,813
Average Home Value $263,603


Median Household Income $59,214
Average Household Income $71,758
Per Capita Income $26,949
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.33%
Households -0.18% -0.28%
Families -0.41% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Leland, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leland 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 # 723 47th
Population Density1 # 347 75th
Diversity Index2 # 596 57th
Median Household Income # 425 69th
Per Capita Income # 564 59th

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