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Broughton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Broughton had a population of 185 as of July 1, 2018. Broughton ranks in the lower 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 Broughton is located at latitude 37.9339 and longitude -88.4614 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Broughton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 374 feet.

The Village of Broughton (GNIS ID: 2397470) 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 Broughton is located within Township of Mayberry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Broughton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 185
Population in Households 185
Population in Familes 157
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 93
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $37,007
Average Household Income $61,425
Per Capita Income $26,479


Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $193,284


Total Households 82
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 59
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 -0.57% -0.77%
Households -0.29% -0.74%
Families 2.03% -0.69%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Broughton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broughton 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 # 1217 11th
Population Density # 1355 1st
Diversity Index # 998 28th
Median Household Income # 1290 6th
Per Capita Income # 780 43rd

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