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Bath, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Bath is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Mason County at latitude 40.19 and longitude -90.1424. Mason County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 463 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Bath, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bath, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bath indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Bath (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Village of Bath, IL Boundary Map


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


Total Population 327
Population in Households 327
Population in Familes 258
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 897
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 138
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 90
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $51,515
Average Home Value $63,426


Median Household Income $41,501
Average Household Income $47,775
Per Capita Income $21,169
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.43% -0.74%
Households -0.17% -0.59%
Families 1.92% -0.68%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.


Bath, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bath 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 # 1065 22nd
Population Density1 # 829 39th
Diversity Index2 # 1162 15th
Median Household Income # 1094 20th
Per Capita Income # 1055 23rd

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