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Karnak, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Karnak had a population of 508 as of July 1, 2016. Karnak ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Karnak is located at latitude 37.2942 and longitude -88.9761 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Karnak (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 341 feet.

The Village of Karnak (GNIS ID: 2398329) 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 Karnak is located within Karnak Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pulaski County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Karnak 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 Karnak: acheton, Cachetown, OakXown.

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


Total Population 508
Population in Households 499
Population in Familes 391
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 281
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 234
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $48,901
Average Home Value $69,663


Median Household Income $40,631
Average Household Income $51,025
Per Capita Income $23,435
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% -0.12%
Households 0.49% 0.09%
Families 1.69% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.12%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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.

Karnak, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Karnak 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 # 935 32nd
Population Density1 # 1217 11th
Diversity Index2 # 479 65th
Median Household Income # 1109 19th
Per Capita Income # 926 32nd

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