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Beecher City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Beecher City had a population of 460 as of July 1, 2019. 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 39.1881 and longitude -88.7867 in Effingham County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Beecher City 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.


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Beecher City, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Beecher City, IL Housing Affordability Index is 219
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Beecher City, IL Wealth Index is 71
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 460
Population in Households 460
Population in Families 382
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 510
Diversity Index1 5
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,852
Average Household Income $63,152
Per Capita Income $25,932
Wealth Index3 71

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 132 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $111,607
Housing Affordability Index2 219
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 184
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.07% -0.17%
Households 0.06% -0.22%
Families 0.26% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   4.0%

Beecher City, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beecher City to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 963 30th
Population Density # 1075 22nd
Diversity Index # 1247 9th
Median Household Income # 1044 24th
Per Capita Income # 941 31st

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