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Raleigh, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The Village of Raleigh had a population of 359 as of July 1, 2016. Raleigh ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Raleigh is located at latitude 37.8244 and longitude -88.5312 in Saline County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Raleigh (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Saline County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 413 feet.

The Village of Raleigh (GNIS ID: 2399037) 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 Raleigh is located within Township of Raleigh, a minor civil division (MCD) of Saline County.

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


Total Population 359
Population in Households 359
Population in Familes 305
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 182
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 150
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 108
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 125 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $94,375
Average Home Value $116,600


Median Household Income $41,579
Average Household Income $57,916
Per Capita Income $22,547
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.11%
Households 0.21% 0.0%
Families 1.57% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Raleigh, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Raleigh 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 # 1042 24th
Population Density1 # 1294 5th
Diversity Index2 # 1351 1st
Median Household Income # 1077 21st
Per Capita Income # 1003 27th

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