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Southern View, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Southern View had a population of 1,606 as of July 1, 2017. Southern View ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Southern View is located at latitude 39.756 and longitude -89.6511 in Sangamon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Southern View (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sangamon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 610 feet.

The Village of Southern View (GNIS ID: 2399864) 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 Southern View is located within Township of Woodside, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sangamon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Southern View population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Southern View, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,606
Daytime Population: Workers 568
Daytime Population: Residents 777
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,345
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 1,525
Population in Familes 1,042
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density2 3,082
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $43,485
Average Household Income $50,493
Per Capita Income $25,405


Total Housing Units 803 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 479 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $82,587
Average Home Value $90,866


Total Households 736
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 376
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.44% -0.3%
Households -0.35% -0.22%
Families -0.85% -0.43%
Median Household Income   -0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.08%

Southern View, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Southern View to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 563 59th
Population Density # 135 90th
Diversity Index # 480 65th
Median Household Income # 1063 22nd
Per Capita Income # 812 41st

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