Also See: Watseka, IL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Watseka had a population of 4,639 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Watseka is located at latitude 40.7761 and longitude -87.7364 in Iroquois County. The formal boundaries for the City of Watseka encompass a land area of 3.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Iroquois County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 636 feet.
The City of Watseka (GNIS ID: 2397217) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Watseka: South Middleport.
|Total Population||4,639 (100%)|
|Population in Households||4,518 (97.4%)|
|Population in Families||3,396 (73.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||121 ( 2.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$41,343|
|Average Household Income||$53,738|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,418|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,367 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,289 (54.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||765 (32.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||313 (13.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$82,500|
|Average Home Value||$111,821|
|Housing Affordability Index3||247|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.15%|
|Per Capita Income||1.78%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-1.08%|
The table below compares Watseka to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 351||74th|
|Population Density||# 414||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 1227||10th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 773||56th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1171||15th|
|Diversity Index||# 439||68th|
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