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The Village of Dongola had a population of 705 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Dongola, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 705
Daytime Population: Workers 162
Daytime Population: Residents 429
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 591
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 705
Population in Familes 562
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 647
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $37,788
Average Household Income $48,258
Per Capita Income $19,422


Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 195 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $73,929
Average Home Value $85,769


Total Households 289
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 188
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.4% -0.43%
Households -0.47% -0.42%
Families -0.22% -0.65%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

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, 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 # 807 41st
Population Density # 984 28th
Diversity Index # 538 61st
Median Household Income # 1255 8th
Per Capita Income # 1292 6th

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