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Bull Valley, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Bull Valley had a population of 1,175 as of July 1, 2017. Bull Valley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Bull Valley is located at latitude 42.3236 and longitude -88.361 in McHenry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bull Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. McHenry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 922 feet.

The Village of Bull Valley (GNIS ID: 2397492) 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 Bull Valley is located within Township of Dorr, a minor civil division (MCD) of McHenry County.

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

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


Total Population 1,175
Daytime Population: Workers 145
Daytime Population: Residents 561
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 706
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 1,174
Population in Familes 1,046
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 126
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $91,458
Average Household Income $115,241
Per Capita Income $40,642


Total Housing Units 509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 430 (84.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $265,789
Average Home Value $331,279


Total Households 475
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 382
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 0.27% 0.34%
Households 0.38% 0.42%
Families 0.52% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Bull Valley, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bull Valley 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 # 663 52nd
Population Density # 1333 3rd
Diversity Index # 298 78th
Median Household Income # 99 93rd
Per Capita Income # 119 91st

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