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Trenton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Trenton had a population of 2,717 as of July 1, 2017. Trenton 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 Trenton is located at latitude 38.607 and longitude -89.6805 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Trenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clinton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 495 feet.

The City of Trenton (GNIS ID: 2397049) 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 City of Trenton is located within Township of Sugar Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clinton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Trenton 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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Trenton, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,717
Daytime Population: Workers 1,040
Daytime Population: Residents 1,264
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,304
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 2,717
Population in Familes 2,143
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,064
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $62,385
Average Household Income $74,982
Per Capita Income $31,697


Total Housing Units 1,251 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 851 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 308 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $139,947
Average Home Value $171,794


Total Households 1,159
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 737
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 0.01% 0.13%
Households -0.05% 0.07%
Families 0.0% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Trenton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trenton 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 # 452 67th
Population Density # 259 81st
Diversity Index # 881 36th
Median Household Income # 374 73rd
Per Capita Income # 337 75th

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