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The Village of Mount Erie had a population of 87 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Mount Erie, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 87
Daytime Population: Workers 35
Daytime Population: Residents 49
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 84
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 87
Population in Familes 74
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 220
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $43,056
Average Household Income $51,291
Per Capita Income $21,302


Total Housing Units 53 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $103,571
Average Home Value $154,730


Total Households 42
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 31
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.16% -0.46%
Households -0.32% 0.0%
Families 1.41% -0.65%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

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, 2017 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 # 1327 3rd
Population Density # 1261 8th
Diversity Index # 1119 19th
Median Household Income # 1082 21st
Per Capita Income # 1196 13th

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