Basco, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Basco, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Basco had a population of 94 as of July 1, 2018. Basco 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 Basco is located at latitude 40.3278 and longitude -91.1995 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Basco (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 633 feet.

The Village of Basco (GNIS ID: 2398046) 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 Basco is located within Township of Bear Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

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


Total Population 94
Population in Households 94
Population in Familes 76
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 423
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $51,496
Average Household Income $81,800
Per Capita Income $33,918


Total Housing Units 55 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $67,105
Average Home Value $93,902


Total Households 47
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 32
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.5% -0.65%
Households -0.25% -0.43%
Families 2.08% -0.63%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   4.27%

Basco, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Basco 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 # 1323 3rd
Population Density # 1123 18th
Diversity Index # 1001 27th
Median Household Income # 824 40th
Per Capita Income # 302 78th

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