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Albion, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Albion had a population of 1,829 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Albion is located at latitude 38.3766 and longitude -88.0591 in Edwards County. The formal boundaries for the City of Albion (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Edwards County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 522 feet.

The City of Albion (GNIS ID: 2393906) 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 Albion is located within Albion Number 3 Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Edwards County.

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


Total Population 1,829
Daytime Population: Workers 2,008
Daytime Population: Residents 883
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,891
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.58
Population in Households 1,800
Population in Familes 1,388
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 851
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $39,293
Average Household Income $52,267
Per Capita Income $22,962


Total Housing Units 952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 568 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $65,437
Average Home Value $115,829


Total Households 806
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 475
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 -1.14% -1.3%
Households -1.27% -1.38%
Families -1.45% -1.47%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Albion, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albion 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 # 531 61st
Population Density # 855 38th
Diversity Index # 900 34th
Median Household Income # 1198 13th
Per Capita Income # 1062 22nd

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