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Rossville, Illinois - Basic Facts

Rossville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Rossville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Vermilion County at latitude 40.3792 and longitude -87.6686. Vermilion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 686 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Rossville (see map) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rossville: Bicknells Point, Henpeck, Liggetts Grove, North Fork.

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


Total Population 1,314
Population in Households 1,314
Population in Familes 1,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 940
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 531
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 358
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 601 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 391 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $78,064
Average Home Value $85,422


Median Household Income $42,521
Average Household Income $50,038
Per Capita Income $20,245
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.3% -0.37%
Households -0.39% -0.42%
Families -0.71% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.


Rossville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rossville 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 # 630 54th
Population Density1 # 795 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 541 61st
Median Household Income # 1064 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1150 16th

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