Cary, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Cary, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Cary had a population of 18,138 as of July 1, 2016. Cary ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Cary is located at latitude 42.2121 and longitude -88.2496 in McHenry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Cary (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. McHenry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

The Village of Cary (GNIS ID: 2397566) 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 Cary is located within Township of Algonquin, a minor civil division (MCD) of McHenry County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cary: Carey Station, Cary Station.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 18,138
Population in Households 18,095
Population in Familes 16,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 2,905
Diversity Index2 33
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,043
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 4,931
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,378 (85.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 665 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 287 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $255,986
Average Home Value $283,158
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $100,465
Average Household Income $117,824
Per Capita Income $39,195
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.2%
Households 0.0% -0.16%
Families 0.06% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Cary, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cary 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 # 142 90th
Population Density1 # 145 89th
Diversity Index2 # 323 76th
Median Household Income # 62 96th
Per Capita Income # 113 92nd

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