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The Village of Dongola had a population of 676 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Dongola is located at latitude 37.3571 and longitude -89.165 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dongola (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Union County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 394 feet.

The Village of Dongola (GNIS ID: 2398735) 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 Dongola is located within Dongola District 1 Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union County.

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


Total Population 676
Population in Households 676
Population in Familes 539
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 621
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 275
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $71,311
Average Home Value $84,574


Median Household Income $35,832
Average Household Income $44,625
Per Capita Income $17,950
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.14% -0.75%
Households -1.33% -0.89%
Families -1.03% -1.03%
Median Household Income   -0.83%
Per Capita Income   0.85%
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.

Dongola, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dongola 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 # 832 39th
Population Density1 # 1004 27th
Diversity Index2 # 516 62nd
Median Household Income # 1260 8th
Per Capita Income # 1309 4th

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