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Zeigler, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Zeigler had a population of 1,746 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Zeigler is located at latitude 37.9057 and longitude -89.0533 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Zeigler (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 413 feet.

The City of Zeigler (GNIS ID: 2397398) 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 Zeigler is located within Township of Six Mile, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Zeigler population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Zeigler, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,746
Daytime Population: Workers 141
Daytime Population: Residents 1,123
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,264
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 1,708
Population in Familes 1,384
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 1,285
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $32,834
Average Household Income $49,083
Per Capita Income $19,780


Total Housing Units 799 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 518 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 175 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $50,785
Average Home Value $76,593


Total Households 693
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 451
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.43% -0.37%
Households -0.54% -0.44%
Families -0.54% -0.54%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Zeigler, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Zeigler to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 544 60th
Population Density # 582 58th
Diversity Index # 891 35th
Median Household Income # 1333 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1271 7th

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