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Equality, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Equality had a population of 581 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Equality is located at latitude 37.7369 and longitude -88.3422 in Gallatin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Equality (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Gallatin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 413 feet.

The Village of Equality (GNIS ID: 2398838) 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 Equality is located within Township of Equality, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gallatin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Equality 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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Equality, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 581
Daytime Population: Workers 128
Daytime Population: Residents 293
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 421
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 581
Population in Familes 476
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 652
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $42,928
Average Household Income $56,622
Per Capita Income $24,335


Total Housing Units 309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 210 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $65,988
Average Home Value $89,354


Total Households 261
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 177
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 -0.33% -0.91%
Households -0.21% -0.78%
Families 0.89% -0.92%
Median Household Income   3.63%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Equality, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Equality 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 # 886 35th
Population Density # 980 28th
Diversity Index # 701 49th
Median Household Income # 1089 20th
Per Capita Income # 920 33rd

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