Pecatonica, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pecatonica, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Pecatonica had a population of 2,354 as of July 1, 2016. Pecatonica ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pecatonica is located at latitude 42.309 and longitude -89.3586 in Winnebago County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Pecatonica (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Winnebago County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 771 feet.

The Village of Pecatonica (GNIS ID: 2399642) 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 Pecatonica is located within Township of Pecatonica, a minor civil division (MCD) of Winnebago County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pecatonica 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 Pecatonica: Lysander.

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


Total Population 2,354
Population in Households 2,354
Population in Familes 1,971
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,823
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 939
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 659
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 986 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 718 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 222 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $113,361
Average Home Value $116,238


Median Household Income $51,368
Average Household Income $60,601
Per Capita Income $23,891
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.13% 0.23%
Households 1.15% 0.32%
Families 1.11% 0.21%
Median Household Income   -0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
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.

Pecatonica, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pecatonica 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 # 478 65th
Population Density1 # 339 75th
Diversity Index2 # 866 37th
Median Household Income # 719 48th
Per Capita Income # 882 36th

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