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Freeburg, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Freeburg had a population of 4,369 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Freeburg is located at latitude 38.4391 and longitude -89.9162 in St. Clair County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Freeburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. St. Clair County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 509 feet.

The Village of Freeburg (GNIS ID: 2398923) 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 Freeburg is located within Township of Freeburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Clair County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Freeburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Freeburg: Freeburgh.

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Freeburg, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,369
Population in Households 4,290
Population in Familes 3,617
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density1 663
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,727
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,234
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,383 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 345 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $165,782
Average Home Value $181,033


Median Household Income $73,733
Average Household Income $90,339
Per Capita Income $36,479
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% -0.03%
Households 0.25% 0.02%
Families 0.41% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.21%
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.

Freeburg, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Freeburg 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 # 362 74th
Population Density1 # 973 29th
Diversity Index2 # 878 36th
Median Household Income # 211 85th
Per Capita Income # 156 89th

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