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Lyndon, Illinois - Basic Facts

Lyndon is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Lyndon.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Whiteside County at latitude 41.7175 and longitude -89.9259. Whiteside County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 614 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Lyndon (see map) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Lyndon, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 640
Population in Households 640
Population in Familes 533
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 824
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 245
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 175
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $79,396
Average Home Value $94,652


Median Household Income $47,294
Average Household Income $53,010
Per Capita Income $20,848
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.29% -0.35%
Households -0.1% -0.25%
Families -0.27% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.


Lyndon, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyndon to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 845 38th
Population Density1 # 881 36th
Diversity Index2 # 698 49th
Median Household Income # 878 36th
Per Capita Income # 1092 20th

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