Tilden, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tilden, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Tilden had a population of 920 as of July 1, 2016. Tilden 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 Tilden is located at latitude 38.212 and longitude -89.6837 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Tilden (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 525 feet.

The Village of Tilden (GNIS ID: 2399981) 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 Tilden is located within Tilden Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

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


Total Population 920
Population in Households 920
Population in Familes 710
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 944
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 381
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 245
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $71,138
Average Home Value $80,597


Median Household Income $36,547
Average Household Income $47,549
Per Capita Income $19,748
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.17%
Households -0.41% -0.32%
Families -0.58% -0.41%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

Tilden, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tilden 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 # 739 46th
Population Density1 # 791 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 1271 7th
Median Household Income # 1239 10th
Per Capita Income # 1235 10th

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