Potomac, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Potomac, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Potomac is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Vermilion County at latitude 40.3067 and longitude -87.7976. Vermilion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 669 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Potomac, but most people and references simply refer to it as Potomac, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Potomac indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Potomac (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Potomac: Marysville.

Village of Potomac, IL Boundary Map

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Potomac, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 706
Population in Households 706
Population in Familes 603
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,453
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 266
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 195
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 218 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $85,989
Average Home Value $109,247
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,702
Average Household Income $60,146
Per Capita Income $23,800
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.41% -0.86%
Households -1.28% -0.84%
Families -0.94% -1.05%
Median Household Income   1.15%
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.

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Potomac, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Potomac to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 813 41st
Population Density1 # 512 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 887 35th
Median Household Income # 652 52nd
Per Capita Income # 790 42nd

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