The City of Wood River had a population of 10,380 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Wood River is located at latitude 38.8633 and longitude -90.0776 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wood River (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 436 feet.
The City of Wood River (GNIS ID: 2397363) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wood River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||10,200|
|Population in Familes||7,774|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||180|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,935 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,939 (59.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,399 (28.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||597 (12.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$84,162|
|Average Home Value||$95,185|
|Median Household Income||$46,798|
|Average Household Income||$55,430|
|Per Capita Income||$23,894|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.87%|
|Per Capita Income||0.77%|
The table below compares Wood River 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.
|Total Population||# 217||84th|
|Population Density1||# 480||65th|
|Diversity Index2||# 711||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 897||35th|
|Per Capita Income||# 881||36th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.