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Tallula, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The Village of Tallula had a population of 469 as of July 1, 2017. Tallula ranks in the lower 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 Tallula is located at latitude 39.9457 and longitude -89.9366 in Menard County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Tallula (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Menard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 623 feet.

The Village of Tallula (GNIS ID: 2399948) 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 Tallula is located within Tallula Number 11 Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Menard County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tallula 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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Tallula, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 469
Daytime Population: Workers 22
Daytime Population: Residents 217
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 239
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.51
Population in Households 469
Population in Familes 384
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 883
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $64,871
Average Household Income $82,315
Per Capita Income $35,106


Total Housing Units 239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $77,597
Average Home Value $109,314


Total Households 199
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 139
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 -0.55% -0.65%
Households -0.27% -0.61%
Families 0.3% -0.73%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Tallula, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tallula 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 # 959 30th
Population Density # 829 39th
Diversity Index # 1114 19th
Median Household Income # 322 77th
Per Capita Income # 215 84th

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