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Tilton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Tilton had a population of 2,655 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Tilton is located at latitude 40.0947 and longitude -87.639 in Vermilion County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Tilton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Vermilion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

The Village of Tilton (GNIS ID: 2399982) 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 Tilton is located within Township of Danville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vermilion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tilton 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 Tilton: Bryant, Vandercook.

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


Total Population 2,655
Population in Households 2,581
Population in Familes 1,937
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density1 828
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,216
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 720
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,322 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 895 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 321 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $61,929
Average Home Value $78,939


Median Household Income $40,746
Average Household Income $48,986
Per Capita Income $22,424
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.41% -0.59%
Households -0.36% -0.6%
Families -0.31% -0.76%
Median Household Income   -0.99%
Per Capita Income   0.66%
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.

Tilton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tilton 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 # 456 67th
Population Density1 # 875 36th
Diversity Index2 # 707 48th
Median Household Income # 1106 19th
Per Capita Income # 1020 26th

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