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Capron, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Capron had a population of 1,432 as of July 1, 2019. Capron ranks in the upper 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 Capron is located at latitude 42.3997 and longitude -88.7404 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Capron encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.

The Village of Capron (GNIS ID: 2397549) 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 Capron is located within Township of Boone, a minor civil division (MCD) of Boone County.


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Capron, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Capron, IL Housing Affordability Index is 170
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Capron, IL Wealth Index is 69
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,432
Population in Households 1,432
Population in Families 1,254
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,848
Diversity Index1 65
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,967
Average Household Income $67,996
Per Capita Income $22,559
Wealth Index3 69

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 345 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $154,167
Housing Affordability Index2 170
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 460
Average Household Size 3.11
Family Households 353
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.43% -0.75%
Households 0.46% -0.53%
Families 0.31% -0.75%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Capron, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Capron to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 598 56th
Population Density # 311 77th
Diversity Index # 84 94th
Median Household Income # 708 48th
Per Capita Income # 1191 13th

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