Beason, Illinois - Basic Facts

Beason is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Beason Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Logan County at latitude 40.1437 and longitude -89.1934. Logan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 640 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Beason Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Beason, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 175
Population in Households 175
Population in Familes 151
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 280
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 69
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 85 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $126,786
Average Home Value $143,137
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,084
Average Household Income $66,431
Per Capita Income $25,936
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-20142014-2019
Population -1.79% -1.05%
Households -1.63% -0.89%
Families -0.87% -1.16%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.

Beason, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beason to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 1234 10th
Population Density1 # 1213 11th
Diversity Index2 # 789 43rd
Median Household Income # 467 66th
Per Capita Income # 561 59th

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