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Mounds, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Mounds had a population of 693 as of July 1, 2017. Mounds ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Mounds is located at latitude 37.1162 and longitude -89.2029 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mounds (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 325 feet.

The City of Mounds (GNIS ID: 2395117) 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 Mounds is located within Mounds Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pulaski County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mounds: Burkville, Mounds Junction.

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


Total Population 693
Daytime Population: Workers 182
Daytime Population: Residents 405
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 587
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 693
Population in Familes 543
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 574
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $23,457
Average Household Income $33,780
Per Capita Income $14,073


Total Housing Units 378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 102 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $43,018
Average Home Value $84,948


Total Households 292
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 172
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 -2.13% -1.89%
Households -1.96% -1.77%
Families -1.79% -2.06%
Median Household Income   -0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.15%

Mounds, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mounds 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 # 814 40th
Population Density # 1032 25th
Diversity Index # 170 88th
Median Household Income # 1361 1st
Per Capita Income # 1356 1st

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