Lena, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lena, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Lena had a population of 2,929 as of July 1, 2016. Lena ranks in the lower 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 Lena is located at latitude 42.3784 and longitude -89.8214 in Stephenson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lena (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stephenson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 948 feet.

The Village of Lena (GNIS ID: 2398418) 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 Lena is located within Township of West Point, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stephenson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lena 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 Lena: Alida, Terre Haute.


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Village of Lena, IL Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,929
Population in Households 2,919
Population in Familes 2,423
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,133
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,212
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 819
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,276 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 923 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 288 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $122,000
Average Home Value $136,282
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,030
Average Household Income $59,363
Per Capita Income $24,421
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% -0.16%
Households 0.23% -0.07%
Families 0.48% -0.15%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Lena, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lena 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 # 442 68th
Population Density1 # 681 50th
Diversity Index2 # 1032 24th
Median Household Income # 780 43rd
Per Capita Income # 820 40th

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