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Bush, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Bush had a population of 278 as of July 1, 2016. Bush ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Bush is located at latitude 37.8419 and longitude -89.1299 in Williamson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bush (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Williamson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 413 feet.

The Village of Bush (GNIS ID: 2397509) 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 Bush is located within Blairsville Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Williamson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bush 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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Bush, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 278
Population in Households 278
Population in Familes 204
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 611
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 121
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $39,000
Average Home Value $46,795


Median Household Income $34,662
Average Household Income $41,356
Per Capita Income $18,939
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.21%
Households 0.27% 0.33%
Families -2.72% 0.29%
Median Household Income   -0.4%
Per Capita Income   0.31%
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.

Bush, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bush 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 # 1117 18th
Population Density1 # 1012 26th
Diversity Index2 # 1021 25th
Median Household Income # 1291 6th
Per Capita Income # 1279 7th

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