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Lomax, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Lomax had a population of 447 as of July 1, 2019. Lomax 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 Lomax is located at latitude 40.6789 and longitude -91.0729 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lomax encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 548 feet.

The Village of Lomax (GNIS ID: 2398467) 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 Lomax is located within Township of Lomax, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henderson County.


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Lomax, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lomax, IL Housing Affordability Index is 298
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lomax, IL Wealth Index is 50
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 447
Population in Households 433
Population in Families 352
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density 429
Diversity Index1 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,482
Average Household Income $54,978
Per Capita Income $22,497
Wealth Index3 50

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $82,895
Housing Affordability Index2 298
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 194
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 133
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.17% -0.63%
Households -0.06% -0.63%
Families 0.42% -0.76%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Lomax, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lomax to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 976 29th
Population Density # 1120 18th
Diversity Index # 822 40th
Median Household Income # 1128 18th
Per Capita Income # 1194 13th

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