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Indian Creek, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Indian Creek had a population of 549 as of July 1, 2017. Indian Creek ranks in the upper 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 Indian Creek is located at latitude 42.2271 and longitude -87.978 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Indian Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 741 feet.

The Village of Indian Creek (GNIS ID: 2398570) 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 Indian Creek is located within Township of Vernon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lake County.

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

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


Total Population 549
Daytime Population: Workers 195
Daytime Population: Residents 249
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 444
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 549
Population in Familes 499
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,028
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $106,733
Average Household Income $130,751
Per Capita Income $44,359


Total Housing Units 207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 169 (81.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $350,000
Average Home Value $353,423


Total Households 196
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 160
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 -0.35% -0.15%
Households -0.21% -0.1%
Families -0.17% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Indian Creek, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indian Creek 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 # 901 34th
Population Density # 268 80th
Diversity Index # 82 94th
Median Household Income # 55 96th
Per Capita Income # 86 94th

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