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The Village of Meredosia had a population of 1,000 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Meredosia: Marais d'Ogee, Meredosha.

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Meredosia, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,000
Population in Households 1,000
Population in Familes 797
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,201
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 399
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 257
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 454 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 312 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $69,040
Average Home Value $75,639


Median Household Income $35,327
Average Household Income $49,581
Per Capita Income $19,721
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.59% -0.51%
Households -0.64% -0.56%
Families -1.27% -0.71%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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, 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 # 709 48th
Population Density1 # 635 54th
Diversity Index2 # 1315 4th
Median Household Income # 1310 4th
Per Capita Income # 1276 7th

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