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Rossville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Rossville had a population of 1,311 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Rossville is located at latitude 40.3815 and longitude -87.6699 in Vermilion County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Rossville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Vermilion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 686 feet.

The Village of Rossville (GNIS ID: 2399127) 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 Rossville is located within Township of Ross, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vermilion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rossville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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

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Rossville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,311
Population in Households 1,311
Population in Familes 1,078
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 938
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 527
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 354
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 385 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $67,686
Average Home Value $73,896


Median Household Income $42,028
Average Household Income $60,398
Per Capita Income $24,364
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.57%
Households -0.39% -0.58%
Families -0.66% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
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 1,368 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 # 632 54th
Population Density1 # 799 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 529 61st
Median Household Income # 1062 22nd
Per Capita Income # 830 39th

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