Phoenix, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Phoenix, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Phoenix had a population of 1,903 as of July 1, 2018. Phoenix 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 Phoenix is located at latitude 41.6118 and longitude -87.6309 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Phoenix (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Village of Phoenix (GNIS ID: 2399667) 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 Phoenix is located within Township of Thornton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

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Phoenix, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,903
Population in Households 1,903
Population in Familes 1,611
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,105
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $38,189
Average Household Income $55,349
Per Capita Income $19,104


Total Housing Units 822 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 435 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 269 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $92,318
Average Home Value $110,641


Total Households 704
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 508
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.38% -0.31%
Households -0.39% -0.34%
Families 0.44% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Phoenix, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Phoenix to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 521 62nd
Population Density # 80 94th
Diversity Index # 291 79th
Median Household Income # 1262 8th
Per Capita Income # 1313 4th

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