Nilwood, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nilwood, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Town of Nilwood had a population of 250 as of July 1, 2016. Nilwood ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Nilwood is located at latitude 39.3995 and longitude -89.8077 in Macoupin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Nilwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macoupin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 669 feet.

The Town of Nilwood (GNIS ID: 2396817) 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 Town of Nilwood is located within Township of Nilwood, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macoupin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nilwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 250
Population in Households 250
Population in Familes 211
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 537
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 71
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $90,909
Average Home Value $108,537


Median Household Income $47,027
Average Household Income $65,547
Per Capita Income $26,088
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.08%
Households 0.84% 0.0%
Families 0.69% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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.

Nilwood, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nilwood 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 # 1145 16th
Population Density1 # 1062 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 696 49th
Median Household Income # 886 35th
Per Capita Income # 639 53rd

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