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Mound City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Mound City had a population of 577 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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


Total Population 577
Population in Households 577
Population in Familes 460
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 854
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 144
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 119 (44.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (41.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $36,728
Average Home Value $63,235


Median Household Income $27,961
Average Household Income $35,042
Per Capita Income $14,190
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.3% -0.6%
Households -0.28% -0.53%
Families -0.54% -0.7%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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.

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, 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 # 891 35th
Population Density1 # 859 37th
Diversity Index2 # 150 89th
Median Household Income # 1351 1st
Per Capita Income # 1353 1st

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