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The Village of Mount Erie had a population of 89 as of July 1, 2016. Mount Erie ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Erie is located at latitude 38.5146 and longitude -88.2323 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Mount Erie (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 499 feet.

The Village of Mount Erie (GNIS ID: 2399411) 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 Mount Erie is located within Township of Mount Erie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

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

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


Total Population 89
Population in Households 89
Population in Familes 77
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 225
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 44
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 32
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 53 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $98,214
Average Home Value $122,973


Median Household Income $39,218
Average Household Income $49,429
Per Capita Income $20,546
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.22%
Households 0.37% 0.0%
Families 2.16% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Mount Erie, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Erie 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 # 1325 3rd
Population Density1 # 1260 8th
Diversity Index2 # 1263 7th
Median Household Income # 1159 15th
Per Capita Income # 1184 14th

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