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Roodhouse, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Roodhouse had a population of 1,649 as of July 1, 2018. Roodhouse ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Roodhouse is located at latitude 39.4839 and longitude -90.3715 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Roodhouse encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 656 feet.

The City of Roodhouse (GNIS ID: 2396424) 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 Roodhouse is located within Township of Roodhouse, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Roodhouse: Rood House.

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


Total Population 1,649
Population in Households 1,649
Population in Familes 1,267
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,463
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $38,539
Average Household Income $48,285
Per Capita Income $20,828


Total Housing Units 919 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 510 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $60,281
Average Home Value $76,468


Total Households 709
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 430
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 -1.15% -1.12%
Households -1.12% -1.13%
Families -1.4% -1.24%
Median Household Income   0.43%
Per Capita Income   1.22%

Roodhouse, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roodhouse 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 # 554 60th
Population Density # 479 65th
Diversity Index # 1175 14th
Median Household Income # 1248 9th
Per Capita Income # 1254 8th

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