Goreville, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Goreville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Goreville had a population of 1,124 as of July 1, 2017. Goreville 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 Goreville is located at latitude 37.5551 and longitude -88.9735 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Goreville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 732 feet.

The Village of Goreville (GNIS ID: 2398181) 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 Goreville is located within Goreville Number 1 Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Johnson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Goreville 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 Goreville: Goresville.

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


Total Population 1,124
Daytime Population: Workers 408
Daytime Population: Residents 629
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,037
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 1,124
Population in Familes 947
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 419
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $51,165
Average Household Income $63,808
Per Capita Income $25,916


Total Housing Units 515 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 358 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 102 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $111,585
Average Home Value $131,039


Total Households 459
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 334
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 0.96% 0.3%
Households 0.97% 0.3%
Families 1.26% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Goreville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goreville 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 # 679 50th
Population Density # 1131 17th
Diversity Index # 1190 13th
Median Household Income # 783 43rd
Per Capita Income # 755 45th

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