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McCook, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of McCook had a population of 223 as of July 1, 2017. McCook ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 McCook is located at latitude 41.7984 and longitude -87.8416 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of McCook (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Village of McCook (GNIS ID: 2399289) 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 McCook is located within Township of Lyons, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

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


Total Population 223
Daytime Population: Workers 9,981
Daytime Population: Residents 125
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,106
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 45.32
Population in Households 223
Population in Familes 178
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 85
Diversity Index3 81


Median Household Income $53,288
Average Household Income $63,523
Per Capita Income $22,716


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (40.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $168,056


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 63
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 -0.31% -0.18%
Households -0.27% -0.4%
Families 0.22% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

McCook, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McCook 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 # 1178 14th
Population Density # 1359 1st
Diversity Index # 20 99th
Median Household Income # 684 50th
Per Capita Income # 1083 21st

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