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Heritage Lake, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Heritage Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 1,526 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Heritage Lake is located at latitude 40.5466 and longitude -89.3296 in Tazewell County. The formal boundaries for the Heritage Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Tazewell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 748 feet.

The Heritage Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629865) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Heritage Lake Census Designated Place is located within Township of Mackinaw, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tazewell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Heritage Lake 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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Heritage Lake, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,526
Population in Households 1,526
Population in Familes 1,395
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,344
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 510
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 431
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 525 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 473 (90.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 ( 7.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $184,659
Average Home Value $204,714


Median Household Income $88,790
Average Household Income $96,872
Per Capita Income $33,858
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% 0.08%
Households 0.16% 0.08%
Families -0.37% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.

Heritage Lake, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Heritage Lake 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 # 579 58th
Population Density1 # 556 59th
Diversity Index2 # 948 30th
Median Household Income # 94 93rd
Per Capita Income # 213 85th

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