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Godfrey, Illinois - Basic Facts

Godfrey is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Godfrey.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Madison County at latitude 38.9556 and longitude -90.1868. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 610 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Godfrey (see map) encompass a land area of 34.68 sq. miles and a water area of 1.99 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Godfrey: Godfrey Station, Monticello.

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


Total Population 18,134
Population in Households 17,665
Population in Familes 14,653
Population in Group Qrtrs 469
Population Density1 524
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 7,415
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,126
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,831 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,020 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,395 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 416 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $171,984
Average Home Value $204,225


Median Household Income $53,942
Average Household Income $69,689
Per Capita Income $28,800
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.2% 0.08%
Households 0.36% 0.12%
Families 0.12% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.


Godfrey, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Godfrey 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 Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 143 90th
Population Density1 # 1068 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 455 67th
Median Household Income # 601 56th
Per Capita Income # 377 72nd

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