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Bentley, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Town of Bentley had a population of 34 as of July 1, 2017. Bentley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Bentley is located at latitude 40.3437 and longitude -91.1123 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bentley (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

The Town of Bentley (GNIS ID: 2396588) 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 Town of Bentley is located within Township of Harmony, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bentley: Bently.

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


Total Population 34
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 19
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 34
Population in Familes 28
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 238
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $52,941
Average Household Income $65,801
Per Capita Income $30,517


Total Housing Units 19 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $58,333
Average Home Value $67,857


Total Households 16
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 11
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 -0.4% -0.6%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.32% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   4.25%

Bentley, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bentley 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 # 1364 0th
Population Density # 1243 9th
Diversity Index # 1195 14th
Median Household Income # 700 49th
Per Capita Income # 399 71st

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