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Red Bud, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Red Bud had a population of 3,742 as of July 1, 2016. Red Bud ranks in the lower 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 Red Bud is located at latitude 38.2075 and longitude -90.0024 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the City of Red Bud (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 472 feet.

The City of Red Bud (GNIS ID: 2396334) 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 Red Bud is located within Red Bud Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Red Bud 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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Red Bud, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,742
Population in Households 3,678
Population in Familes 3,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density1 1,537
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 1,562
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,056
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,136 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 426 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $146,771
Average Home Value $162,445


Median Household Income $51,036
Average Household Income $70,430
Per Capita Income $28,924
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.1%
Households 0.05% -0.01%
Families 0.51% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

Red Bud, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Bud 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 # 393 71st
Population Density1 # 449 67th
Diversity Index2 # 1096 19th
Median Household Income # 738 46th
Per Capita Income # 434 68th

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