The Village of Wataga had a population of 790 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Wataga is located at latitude 41.0253 and longitude -90.2798 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Wataga encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 830 feet.
The Village of Wataga (GNIS ID: 2400101) 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.
|Total Population||790 (100%)|
|Population in Households||790 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||642 (81.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$48,484|
|Average Household Income||$55,759|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||7%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,885|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||365 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||232 (63.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||95 (26.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||39 (10.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$78,871|
|Average Home Value||$85,065|
|Housing Affordability Index3||338|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.05%|
|Per Capita Income||0.76%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.7%|
The table below compares Wataga 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||# 775||44th|
|Population Density||# 765||44th|
|Median Household Income||# 1039||24th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 1196||87th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1205||12th|
|Diversity Index||# 651||53rd|
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