Manhattan, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Manhattan, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Manhattan is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Will County at latitude 41.4202 and longitude -87.9807. Will County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 682 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Manhattan, but most people and references simply refer to it as Manhattan, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Manhattan indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Manhattan (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 7,200
Population in Households 7,184
Population in Familes 6,427
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 1,096
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 2,413
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 1,907
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,512 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,101 (83.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 312 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $225,825
Average Home Value $238,417


Median Household Income $81,562
Average Household Income $90,836
Per Capita Income $30,655
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.49% 0.58%
Households 0.52% 0.53%
Families 0.6% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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.


Manhattan, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manhattan 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 # 283 79th
Population Density1 # 705 49th
Diversity Index2 # 423 69th
Median Household Income # 134 90th
Per Capita Income # 285 79th

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