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The Village of Steward had a population of 254 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Steward is located at latitude 41.8478 and longitude -89.02 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Steward (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

The Village of Steward (GNIS ID: 2399898) 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 Steward is located within Township of Alto, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Steward 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 Steward: Heaton.

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


Total Population 254
Population in Households 254
Population in Familes 218
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 948
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 97
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $183,929
Average Home Value $219,620


Median Household Income $74,017
Average Household Income $86,701
Per Capita Income $32,353
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.32%
Households 0.17% -0.21%
Families 0.67% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
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.

Steward, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Steward 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 # 1141 17th
Population Density1 # 787 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 414 70th
Median Household Income # 208 85th
Per Capita Income # 258 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.