Beecher City, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Beecher City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Beecher City had a population of 463 as of July 1, 2018. Beecher City ranks in the lower 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 Beecher City is located at latitude 39.1866 and longitude -88.7876 in Effingham County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Beecher City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Effingham County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 614 feet.

The Village of Beecher City (GNIS ID: 2398067) 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 Beecher City is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Effingham County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Beecher City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 463
Population in Households 463
Population in Familes 387
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 513
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $48,986
Average Household Income $70,045
Per Capita Income $28,576


Total Housing Units 221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $77,976
Average Home Value $112,593


Total Households 185
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 129
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 0.0% -0.04%
Households 0.13% 0.0%
Families 0.48% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   3.91%

Beecher City, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beecher City 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 # 964 30th
Population Density # 1073 22nd
Diversity Index # 1298 5th
Median Household Income # 921 33rd
Per Capita Income # 610 55th

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