The City of Ottawa had a population of 18,656 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Ottawa is located at latitude 41.3526 and longitude -88.8312 in LaSalle County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ottawa (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.8 sq. miles. LaSalle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 482 feet.
The City of Ottawa (GNIS ID: 2396106) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ottawa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ottawa: Ottowa, South Ottawa.
|Population in Households||18,188|
|Population in Familes||14,269|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||468|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||8,573 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,110 (59.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,624 (30.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||839 ( 9.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$140,709|
|Average Home Value||$169,179|
|Median Household Income||$49,541|
|Average Household Income||$64,297|
|Per Capita Income||$27,107|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.97%|
|Per Capita Income||1.36%|
The table below compares Ottawa 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.
|Total Population||# 136||90th|
|Population Density1||# 438||68th|
|Diversity Index2||# 374||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 792||42nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 549||60th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.