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Raritan, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Raritan had a population of 152 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Raritan is located at latitude 40.6958 and longitude -90.8251 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Raritan (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.

The Village of Raritan (GNIS ID: 2399045) 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 Raritan is located within Township of Raritan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henderson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Raritan 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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Raritan, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 152
Daytime Population: Workers 39
Daytime Population: Residents 74
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 113
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 152
Population in Familes 125
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,557
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $52,923
Average Household Income $62,271
Per Capita Income $26,601


Total Housing Units 67 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 1.5%)
Median Home Value $77,083
Average Home Value $98,077


Total Households 66
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 46
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 1.34% 0.52%
Households 1.56% 0.6%
Families 0.93% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Raritan, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Raritan 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 # 1261 8th
Population Density # 440 68th
Diversity Index # 844 39th
Median Household Income # 702 49th
Per Capita Income # 688 50th

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