Albion, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Albion, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Albion had a population of 1,901 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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


Total Population 1,901
Population in Households 1,872
Population in Familes 1,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 884
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $39,897
Average Household Income $54,412
Per Capita Income $24,067


Total Housing Units 942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 667 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $69,823
Average Home Value $121,102


Total Households 844
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 497
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 -0.54% -0.73%
Households -0.56% -0.75%
Families -0.73% -0.9%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

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, 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 # 522 62nd
Population Density # 827 40th
Diversity Index # 781 43rd
Median Household Income # 1209 12th
Per Capita Income # 1032 25th

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