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Mill Shoals, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The Village of Mill Shoals had a population of 229 as of July 1, 2016. Mill Shoals 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 Mill Shoals is located at latitude 38.2494 and longitude -88.3456 in White County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Mill Shoals (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. White County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 384 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Mill Shoals are located in White County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Wayne County.

The Village of Mill Shoals (GNIS ID: 2399348) 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 Mill Shoals is located within Township of Mill Shoals, a minor civil division (MCD) of White County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mill Shoals 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 Mill Shoals: Millshoals.

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


Total Population 229
Population in Households 226
Population in Familes 187
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 290
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $52,381
Average Home Value $88,988


Median Household Income $39,638
Average Household Income $51,475
Per Capita Income $22,358
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 0.35%
Households 0.82% 0.39%
Families 0.0% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.

Mill Shoals, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mill Shoals 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 # 1171 14th
Population Density1 # 1208 12th
Diversity Index2 # 1163 15th
Median Household Income # 1146 16th
Per Capita Income # 1030 25th

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