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Mound City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Mound City had a population of 521 as of July 1, 2017. Mound City ranks in the upper 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 Mound City is located at latitude 37.0857 and longitude -89.163 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mound City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 322 feet.

The City of Mound City (GNIS ID: 2395112) 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 Mound City is located within Mound City Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pulaski County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mound City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Mound City, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 521
Daytime Population: Workers 225
Daytime Population: Residents 341
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 566
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 521
Population in Familes 416
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 772
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $30,140
Average Household Income $37,306
Per Capita Income $15,210


Total Housing Units 263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 106 (40.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 102 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $37,324
Average Home Value $62,736


Total Households 208
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.65% -1.75%
Households -1.61% -1.59%
Families -1.86% -1.75%
Median Household Income   -0.07%
Per Capita Income   1.26%

Mound City, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mound City to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 920 33rd
Population Density # 902 34th
Diversity Index # 153 89th
Median Household Income # 1347 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1349 1st

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