Atwood, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Atwood, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Atwood had a population of 1,225 as of July 1, 2016. Atwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Atwood is located at latitude 39.7992 and longitude -88.4626 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Atwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 669 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Atwood are located in Douglas County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Piatt County.

The Village of Atwood (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Atwood is located within Township of Unity, a minor civil division (MCD) of Douglas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Atwood 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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Atwood, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,225
Population in Households 1,225
Population in Familes 1,007
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,959
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 523
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 357
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 584 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 410 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $88,426
Average Home Value $115,931


Median Household Income $52,764
Average Household Income $60,303
Per Capita Income $24,330
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% 0.08%
Households 0.03% 0.11%
Families 0.64% -0.06%
Median Household Income   0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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.

Atwood, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atwood 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 # 650 53rd
Population Density1 # 290 79th
Diversity Index2 # 1093 21st
Median Household Income # 668 51st
Per Capita Income # 835 39th

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