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The City of Byron had a population of 3,724 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Byron is located at latitude 42.1271 and longitude -89.2627 in Ogle County. The formal boundaries for the City of Byron (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ogle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 728 feet.

The City of Byron (GNIS ID: 2393487) 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 City of Byron is located within Township of Byron, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ogle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Byron 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 Byron: Bloomingville, Fairview.

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


Total Population 3,724
Population in Households 3,637
Population in Familes 2,963
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density1 1,042
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,440
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 950
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 965 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 475 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $151,050
Average Home Value $164,471


Median Household Income $55,873
Average Household Income $70,983
Per Capita Income $28,025
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.3%
Households 0.08% -0.17%
Families -0.08% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Byron, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Byron 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 # 395 71st
Population Density1 # 729 47th
Diversity Index2 # 601 56th
Median Household Income # 538 61st
Per Capita Income # 482 65th

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