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The Village of Detroit had a population of 85 as of July 1, 2016. Detroit ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Detroit is located at latitude 39.6201 and longitude -90.676 in Pike County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Detroit (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pike County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 640 feet.

The Village of Detroit (GNIS ID: 2398717) 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 Detroit is located within Township of Detroit, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pike County.

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


Total Population 85
Population in Households 85
Population in Familes 73
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 349
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 34
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 25
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 39 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $85,417
Average Home Value $105,172


Median Household Income $60,510
Average Household Income $81,801
Per Capita Income $32,936
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.23%
Households 0.48% 0.58%
Families 2.83% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.07%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Detroit, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Detroit 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 # 1330 3rd
Population Density1 # 1171 14th
Diversity Index2 # 1348 2nd
Median Household Income # 384 72nd
Per Capita Income # 241 82nd

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