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Coalton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Coalton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Montgomery County at latitude 39.2848 and longitude -89.303. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Coalton 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 Coalton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 298
Population in Households 294
Population in Familes 241
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 559
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $66,250
Average Home Value $77,941


Median Household Income $42,470
Average Household Income $55,580
Per Capita Income $23,127
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.47% -0.34%
Households -0.37% -0.32%
Families 0.28% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.


Coalton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coalton 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 # 1094 20th
Population Density1 # 1049 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 960 30th
Median Household Income # 1065 22nd
Per Capita Income # 855 38th

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