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The Village of Montrose had a population of 204 as of July 1, 2021. Montrose 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 Montrose is located at latitude 39.1653 and longitude -88.3792 in Effingham County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Montrose encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Effingham County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Village of Montrose 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 Montrose is located within Township of Saint Francis, a minor civil division (MCD) of Effingham County.

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Montrose, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 204 (100%)
Population in Households 204 (100.0%)
Population in Families 177 (86.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 295
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $67,188
Average Household Income $73,694
% of Income for Mortgage4 9%
Per Capita Income $27,289
Wealth Index5 62


Total HU (Housing Units) 110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $147,222
Average Home Value $179,167
Housing Affordability Index3 288


Total Households 97
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.13% -0.2%
Households 0.38% 0.0%
Families 2.59% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%

Montrose, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montrose to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 1197 13th
Population Density # 1200 12th
Median Household Income # 468 66th
Housing Affordability Index # 1041 76th
Per Capita Income # 914 33rd
Diversity Index # 1081 21st

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