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The City of Du Quoin had a population of 6,073 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Du Quoin is located at latitude 38.0017 and longitude -89.2328 in Perry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Du Quoin (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Perry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 466 feet.

The City of Du Quoin (GNIS ID: 2394564) 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 Du Quoin is located within Du Quoin Number 3 Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Perry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Du Quoin 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 Du Quoin: Du Quoin City, Duquoin.

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


Total Population 6,073
Population in Households 5,939
Population in Familes 4,658
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density1 870
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 2,537
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,574
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,919 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,629 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 908 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 382 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $71,409
Average Home Value $84,997


Median Household Income $34,684
Average Household Income $44,251
Per Capita Income $18,417
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.33%
Households -0.36% -0.42%
Families -0.26% -0.54%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
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.

Du Quoin, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Du Quoin 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 # 303 78th
Population Density1 # 846 38th
Diversity Index2 # 434 68th
Median Household Income # 1290 6th
Per Capita Income # 1293 6th

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