New Grand Chain, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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New Grand Chain, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of New Grand Chain had a population of 208 as of July 1, 2016. New Grand Chain 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 New Grand Chain is located at latitude 37.2564 and longitude -89.0186 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the Village of New Grand Chain (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 410 feet.

The Village of New Grand Chain (GNIS ID: 2399463) 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 New Grand Chain is located within Grand Chain Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pulaski County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Grand Chain 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 New Grand Chain: Grand Chain.

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New Grand Chain, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 208
Population in Households 208
Population in Familes 172
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 200
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $61,111
Average Home Value $90,972


Median Household Income $38,784
Average Household Income $50,334
Per Capita Income $21,255
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.58%
Households -0.17% -0.44%
Families 0.0% -0.66%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

New Grand Chain, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Grand Chain 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 # 1204 12th
Population Density1 # 1279 7th
Diversity Index2 # 275 80th
Median Household Income # 1176 14th
Per Capita Income # 1126 18th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.