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Chrisman, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Chrisman had a population of 1,242 as of July 1, 2017. Chrisman ranks in the lower 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 Chrisman is located at latitude 39.8044 and longitude -87.6752 in Edgar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chrisman (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Edgar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 643 feet.

The City of Chrisman (GNIS ID: 2393520) 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 Chrisman is located within Township of Ross, a minor civil division (MCD) of Edgar County.

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


Total Population 1,242
Daytime Population: Workers 541
Daytime Population: Residents 614
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,155
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 1,196
Population in Familes 932
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density2 1,664
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $46,189
Average Household Income $59,777
Per Capita Income $25,659


Total Housing Units 639 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 383 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $71,515
Average Home Value $111,328


Total Households 529
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 330
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 -1.07% -0.97%
Households -0.93% -0.92%
Families -0.49% -1.05%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Chrisman, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chrisman 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 # 644 53rd
Population Density # 398 71st
Diversity Index # 1261 8th
Median Household Income # 958 30th
Per Capita Income # 787 43rd

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