The City of Watseka had a population of 4,830 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Watseka is located at latitude 40.7748 and longitude -87.7293 in Iroquois County. The formal boundaries for the City of Watseka (see map below) 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 633 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.
|Population in Households||4,710|
|Population in Familes||3,576|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||120|
|Median Household Income||$37,356|
|Average Household Income||$50,204|
|Per Capita Income||$21,758|
|Total Housing Units||2,509 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,311 (52.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||802 (32.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||396 (15.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$86,760|
|Average Home Value||$103,144|
|Average Household Size||2.23|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.36%|
|Per Capita Income||1.17%|
The table below compares Watseka to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 346||75th|
|Population Density||# 429||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 435||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 1281||6th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1195||13th|
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