Crab Orchard, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Crab Orchard, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Crab Orchard Census Designated Place had a population of 358 as of July 1, 2016. Crab Orchard 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 Crab Orchard is located at latitude 37.7236 and longitude -88.8103 in Williamson County. The formal boundaries for the Crab Orchard Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Williamson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Crab Orchard Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628548) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Crab Orchard Census Designated Place is located within Crab Orchard Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Williamson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crab Orchard 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 Crab Orchard: Craborchard.

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Crab Orchard, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 358
Population in Households 358
Population in Familes 313
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 257
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 152
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 117
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (82.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $72,436
Average Home Value $89,098


Median Household Income $38,298
Average Household Income $51,149
Per Capita Income $20,352
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.16% 0.93%
Households 1.32% 1.03%
Families 2.22% 1.01%
Median Household Income   -2.23%
Per Capita Income   0.83%
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.

Crab Orchard, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crab Orchard 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 # 1043 24th
Population Density1 # 1230 10th
Diversity Index2 # 1234 10th
Median Household Income # 1185 13th
Per Capita Income # 1194 13th

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