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Coalton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Coalton had a population of 301 as of July 1, 2016. Coalton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Coalton is located at latitude 39.2848 and longitude -89.303 in Montgomery County. 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. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

The Village of Coalton (GNIS ID: 2398590) 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 Coalton is located within Township of Nokomis, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

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

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


Total Population 301
Population in Households 297
Population in Familes 243
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 565
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 127
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $76,974
Average Home Value $97,816


Median Household Income $45,082
Average Household Income $58,609
Per Capita Income $24,422
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.4%
Households -0.13% -0.32%
Families 0.19% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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 1,368 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 # 1094 20th
Population Density1 # 1043 24th
Diversity Index2 # 982 29th
Median Household Income # 961 30th
Per Capita Income # 819 40th

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