Otterville, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Otterville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Town of Otterville had a population of 133 as of July 1, 2017. Otterville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Otterville is located at latitude 39.0508 and longitude -90.3984 in Jersey County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Otterville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jersey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 627 feet.

The Town of Otterville (GNIS ID: 2396842) 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 Town of Otterville is located within Township of Otter Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jersey County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Otterville: Gullom.

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


Total Population 133
Daytime Population: Workers 14
Daytime Population: Residents 67
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 81
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 133
Population in Familes 119
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 132
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $46,939
Average Household Income $70,401
Per Capita Income $26,455


Total Housing Units 56 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $156,250
Average Home Value $179,487


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 35
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 0.75% 0.0%
Households 0.96% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.8%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

Otterville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Otterville 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 # 1281 7th
Population Density # 1328 3rd
Diversity Index # 1172 14th
Median Household Income # 940 31st
Per Capita Income # 701 49th

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