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Niantic, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The Village of Niantic had a population of 748 as of July 1, 2017. Niantic ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Niantic is located at latitude 39.8544 and longitude -89.1649 in Macon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Niantic (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 604 feet.

The Village of Niantic (GNIS ID: 2399496) 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 Niantic is located within Township of Niantic, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Niantic population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Niantic, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 748
Daytime Population: Workers 369
Daytime Population: Residents 350
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 719
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 748
Population in Familes 621
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 700
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $47,996
Average Household Income $55,105
Per Capita Income $23,148


Total Housing Units 315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 235 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $88,362
Average Home Value $127,119


Total Households 294
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 200
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.78% -0.08%
Households 1.08% 0.07%
Families 0.64% -0.1%
Median Household Income   -0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Niantic, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Niantic to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 788 42nd
Population Density # 945 31st
Diversity Index # 1141 17th
Median Household Income # 908 34th
Per Capita Income # 1043 24th

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