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Amboy, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Amboy had a population of 2,286 as of July 1, 2018. Amboy 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 Amboy is located at latitude 41.729 and longitude -89.3677 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Amboy (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 745 feet.

The City of Amboy (GNIS ID: 2393944) 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 City of Amboy is located within Township of Amboy, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Amboy: Ompoge.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,286
Population in Households 2,214
Population in Familes 1,737
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density2 363
Diversity Index3 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,184
Average Household Income $63,036
Per Capita Income $25,665

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,065 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 653 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 256 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $115,504
Average Home Value $161,350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 908
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 566
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.08% -0.96%
Households -0.96% -0.83%
Families -1.23% -0.97%
Median Household Income   4.34%
Per Capita Income   4.16%

Amboy, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amboy 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 # 483 65th
Population Density # 1162 15th
Diversity Index # 636 54th
Median Household Income # 1108 19th
Per Capita Income # 872 36th

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