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Washington Park, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Washington Park had a population of 3,731 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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


Total Population 3,731
Population in Households 3,536
Population in Familes 2,881
Population in Group Qrtrs 195
Population Density1 1,420
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 1,013
Average Household Size 3.49
Family Households 688
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,686 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 521 (30.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 492 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 673 (39.9%)
Median Home Value $40,831
Average Home Value $54,942


Median Household Income $25,268
Average Household Income $31,094
Per Capita Income $12,374
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.86% -0.89%
Households -2.29% -1.01%
Families -2.5% -1.13%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   0.09%
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.

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, 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 # 394 71st
Population Density1 # 523 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 293 79th
Median Household Income # 1358 1st
Per Capita Income # 1363 0th

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