The City of Paxton had a population of 4,362 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Paxton is located at latitude 40.4603 and longitude -88.0953 in Ford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Paxton encompass a land area of 2.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Ford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 791 feet.
The City of Paxton (GNIS ID: 2396167) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Paxton: Prairie City, Prospect City.
|Population in Households||4,149|
|Population in Familes||3,374|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||213|
|Median Household Income||$45,914|
|Average Household Income||$63,197|
|Per Capita Income||$27,120|
|Total Housing Units||1,950 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,228 (63.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||523 (26.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||199 (10.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$91,707|
|Average Home Value||$108,978|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.36%|
|Per Capita Income||3.42%|
The table below compares Paxton 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.
|Total Population||# 361||74th|
|Population Density||# 471||66th|
|Diversity Index||# 503||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 1016||26th|
|Per Capita Income||# 729||47th|
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