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Trenton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Trenton had a population of 2,725 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Trenton is located at latitude 38.6056 and longitude -89.682 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Trenton 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.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Trenton, IL Housing Affordability Index is 165
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

Trenton, IL Wealth Index is 99
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 2,725
Population in Households 2,725
Population in Familes 2,145
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,617
Diversity Index1 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,650
Average Household Income $81,283
Per Capita Income $34,546
Wealth Index3 99

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,254 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 897 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $168,037
Housing Affordability Index2 165
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,165
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 737
Average Family Size 3
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 -0.03% 0.01%
Households -0.04% -0.03%
Families -0.06% -0.22%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Trenton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trenton 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 # 451 67th
Population Density # 402 71st
Diversity Index # 892 35th
Median Household Income # 554 60th
Per Capita Income # 344 75th

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