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Port Byron, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Port Byron is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rock Island County at latitude 41.6166 and longitude -90.3273. Rock Island County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 604 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Port Byron, but most people and references simply refer to it as Port Byron, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Port Byron indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Port Byron (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Port Byron, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,791
Population in Households 1,791
Population in Familes 1,537
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 723
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 745
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 556
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 772 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 599 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $189,516
Average Home Value $217,625


Median Household Income $75,334
Average Household Income $85,916
Per Capita Income $34,822
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.99% 1.18%
Households 2.17% 1.26%
Families 2.82% 1.16%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   0.68%
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.


Port Byron, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Byron to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 538 61st
Population Density1 # 941 31st
Diversity Index2 # 728 47th
Median Household Income # 193 86th
Per Capita Income # 164 88th

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