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Washington Park, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Washington Park had a population of 3,742 as of July 1, 2017. Washington Park ranks in the upper 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 Washington Park is located at latitude 38.628 and longitude -90.0925 in St. Clair County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Washington Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Clair County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 410 feet.

The Village of Washington Park (GNIS ID: 2400099) 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 Washington Park is located within Township of Canteen, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Clair County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Washington Park 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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Washington Park, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,742
Daytime Population: Workers 956
Daytime Population: Residents 2,272
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,228
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 3,543
Population in Familes 2,886
Population in Group Qrtrs 199
Population Density2 1,425
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $25,185
Average Household Income $31,781
Per Capita Income $12,619


Total Housing Units 1,677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 516 (30.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 500 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 661 (39.4%)
Median Home Value $43,289
Average Home Value $56,589


Total Households 1,016
Average Household Size 3.49
Family Households 690
Average Family Size 4
  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 -1.57% -0.92%
Households -1.94% -1.02%
Families -2.12% -1.16%
Median Household Income   -0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.09%

Washington Park, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington Park 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 # 393 71st
Population Density # 512 63rd
Diversity Index # 307 78th
Median Household Income # 1359 1st
Per Capita Income # 1363 0th

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