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Medora, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Medora had a population of 370 as of July 1, 2017. Medora 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 Medora is located at latitude 39.1765 and longitude -90.1414 in Macoupin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Medora (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macoupin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 610 feet.

The Village of Medora (GNIS ID: 2399305) 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 Medora is located within Township of Chesterfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macoupin County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Medora: Rhodes Point.

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


Total Population 370
Daytime Population: Workers 77
Daytime Population: Residents 198
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 275
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 370
Population in Familes 306
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 976
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $57,238
Average Household Income $70,237
Per Capita Income $26,410


Total Housing Units 163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $80,208
Average Home Value $110,880


Total Households 135
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 97
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 -1.7% -1.45%
Households -1.71% -1.37%
Families -1.6% -1.49%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Medora, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Medora 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 # 1026 25th
Population Density # 766 44th
Diversity Index # 1138 17th
Median Household Income # 521 62nd
Per Capita Income # 705 49th

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