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Posen, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Posen had a population of 6,151 as of July 1, 2017. Posen 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 Posen is located at latitude 41.6291 and longitude -87.6858 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Posen (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.17 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 Posen (GNIS ID: 2399009) 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 Posen is located within Township of Bremen, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

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


Total Population 6,151
Daytime Population: Workers 1,565
Daytime Population: Residents 3,546
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,111
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 6,151
Population in Familes 5,401
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5,261
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $48,989
Average Household Income $54,855
Per Capita Income $15,902


Total Housing Units 1,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,300 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 467 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $138,040
Average Home Value $143,025


Total Households 1,768
Average Household Size 3.48
Family Households 1,375
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.37% 0.15%
Households 0.02% 0.01%
Families -0.08% -0.04%
Median Household Income   -0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.28%

Posen, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Posen 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 # 301 78th
Population Density # 34 98th
Diversity Index # 7 100th
Median Household Income # 876 36th
Per Capita Income # 1343 2nd

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