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Sesser, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Sesser had a population of 2,126 as of July 1, 2019. 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 38.0917 and longitude -89.0504 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sesser 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sesser, IL Housing Affordability Index is 245
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

Sesser, IL Wealth Index is 52
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 2,126
Population in Households 2,126
Population in Familes 1,741
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 2,086
Diversity Index1 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,569
Average Household Income $56,159
Per Capita Income $23,524
Wealth Index3 52

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 959 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 660 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 244 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $80,546
Housing Affordability Index2 245
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 904
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 625
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 1.05% 0.26%
Households 1.1% 0.26%
Families 1.47% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Sesser, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sesser 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 # 493 64th
Population Density # 248 82nd
Diversity Index # 758 45th
Median Household Income # 1171 15th
Per Capita Income # 1134 17th

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