Ursa, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Ursa, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Ursa had a population of 690 as of July 1, 2018. Ursa 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 Ursa is located at latitude 40.0742 and longitude -91.3728 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ursa (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 614 feet.

The Village of Ursa (GNIS ID: 2400033) 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 Ursa is located within Township of Ursa, a minor civil division (MCD) of Adams County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ursa: Ursa Station.

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Ursa, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 690
Population in Households 690
Population in Familes 590
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 991
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $55,437
Average Household Income $69,391
Per Capita Income $27,835


Total Housing Units 282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (83.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $134,524
Average Home Value $161,596


Total Households 288
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 210
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.19% 0.43%
Households 1.2% 0.41%
Families 2.31% 0.28%
Median Household Income   4.42%
Per Capita Income   3.74%

Ursa, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ursa to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 814 41st
Population Density # 750 45th
Diversity Index # 1289 6th
Median Household Income # 655 52nd
Per Capita Income # 670 51st

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