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Media, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Media had a population of 118 as of July 1, 2017. Media 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 Media is located at latitude 40.7694 and longitude -90.8326 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Media (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Village of Media (GNIS ID: 2399304) 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 Media is located within Township of Media, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henderson County.

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

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


Total Population 118
Daytime Population: Workers 120
Daytime Population: Residents 56
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 176
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.49
Population in Households 118
Population in Familes 97
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 70
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $52,348
Average Household Income $60,205
Per Capita Income $26,570


Total Housing Units 59 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $77,381
Average Home Value $100,556


Total Households 57
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 2
  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 1.36% 0.5%
Households 1.55% 0.69%
Families 5.2% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Media, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Media 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 # 1296 5th
Population Density # 1362 1st
Diversity Index # 873 37th
Median Household Income # 724 47th
Per Capita Income # 691 50th

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