Streator, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Streator, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Streator had a population of 13,126 as of July 1, 2018. Streator 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 Streator is located at latitude 41.1209 and longitude -88.8354 in LaSalle County. The formal boundaries for the City of Streator encompass a land area of 6.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. LaSalle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 620 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Streator are located in LaSalle County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Livingston County.

The City of Streator (GNIS ID: 2395987) 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 Streator is located within Township of Bruce, a minor civil division (MCD) of LaSalle County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Streator: Glass Container Capital of the World.

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


Total Population 13,126
Population in Households 13,022
Population in Familes 10,255
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density2 2,164
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $44,146
Average Household Income $56,025
Per Capita Income $22,963


Total Housing Units 6,183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,553 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,816 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 814 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $86,345
Average Home Value $116,036


Total Households 5,369
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 3,341
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.49% -0.58%
Households -0.51% -0.55%
Families -0.47% -0.68%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Streator, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Streator 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 # 186 86th
Population Density # 238 83rd
Diversity Index # 257 81st
Median Household Income # 1082 21st
Per Capita Income # 1110 19th

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