Elsah, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Elsah, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Elsah had a population of 617 as of July 1, 2018. Elsah 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 Elsah is located at latitude 38.954 and longitude -90.3554 in Jersey County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Elsah (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jersey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 433 feet.

The Village of Elsah (GNIS ID: 2398818) 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 Elsah is located within Township of Elsah, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jersey County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elsah population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elsah: Elsa, Jersey Landing.


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Elsah, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 617
Population in Households 450
Population in Familes 368
Population in Group Qrtrs 167
Population Density2 564
Diversity Index3 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,347
Average Household Income $80,252
Per Capita Income $33,108

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $147,188
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 102
Average Household Size 4.41
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 5
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.05% -0.86%
Households -0.69% -1.0%
Families 2.74% -1.17%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   1.52%

Elsah, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elsah 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 858 37th
Population Density # 1038 24th
Diversity Index # 652 52nd
Median Household Income # 356 74th
Per Capita Income # 331 76th

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