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The Village of Sorento had a population of 488 as of July 1, 2017. Sorento 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 Sorento is located at latitude 39.0001 and longitude -89.5728 in Bond County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sorento (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bond County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 584 feet.

The Village of Sorento (GNIS ID: 2399839) 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 Sorento is located within Township of Shoal Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bond County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sorento population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Sorento, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 488
Daytime Population: Workers 91
Daytime Population: Residents 280
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 371
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 488
Population in Familes 407
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 903
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $36,481
Average Household Income $47,743
Per Capita Income $19,395


Total Housing Units 241 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $63,115
Average Home Value $79,118


Total Households 200
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.28% -0.71%
Households -0.14% -0.61%
Families 0.91% -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   3.4%

Sorento, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sorento to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 944 31st
Population Density # 815 40th
Diversity Index # 1199 12th
Median Household Income # 1289 6th
Per Capita Income # 1293 6th

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