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Meredosia, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The Village of Meredosia had a population of 1,018 as of July 1, 2016. Meredosia 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 Meredosia is located at latitude 39.8315 and longitude -90.5572 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Meredosia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 443 feet.

The Village of Meredosia (GNIS ID: 2399316) 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 Meredosia is located within Meredosia Number 1 Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morgan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Meredosia 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 Meredosia: Marais d'Ogee, Meredosha.

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


Total Population 1,018
Population in Households 1,018
Population in Familes 812
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,222
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 405
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 262
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 318 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $66,385
Average Home Value $72,962


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $48,593
Per Capita Income $19,272
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.4%
Households -0.5% -0.5%
Families -1.17% -0.54%
Median Household Income   -0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
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.

Meredosia, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meredosia 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 # 703 49th
Population Density1 # 626 54th
Diversity Index2 # 1310 4th
Median Household Income # 1286 6th
Per Capita Income # 1260 8th

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