Sesser, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Sesser, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Sesser had a population of 2,100 as of July 1, 2018. Sesser ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sesser is located at latitude 38.0903 and longitude -89.0508 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sesser (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 479 feet.

The City of Sesser (GNIS ID: 2396576) 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 Sesser is located within Township of Goode, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

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


Total Population 2,100
Population in Households 2,100
Population in Familes 1,728
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,069
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $40,917
Average Household Income $50,068
Per Capita Income $21,058


Total Housing Units 954 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 674 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $79,022
Average Home Value $106,565


Total Households 894
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 619
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 1.02% 0.36%
Households 1.1% 0.36%
Families 1.53% 0.26%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.65%

Sesser, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sesser 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 # 496 64th
Population Density # 257 81st
Diversity Index # 772 44th
Median Household Income # 1175 14th
Per Capita Income # 1246 9th

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