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The Beason Census Designated Place had a population of 181 as of July 1, 2017. Beason 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 Beason is located at latitude 40.1423 and longitude -89.1951 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the Beason Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Logan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 640 feet.

The Beason Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628542) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Beason Census Designated Place is located within Township of Oran, a minor civil division (MCD) of Logan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Beason 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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Beason, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 181
Daytime Population: Workers 30
Daytime Population: Residents 83
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 113
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 181
Population in Familes 156
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 290
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $56,551
Average Household Income $74,029
Per Capita Income $29,177


Total Housing Units 85 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $183,333
Average Home Value $208,654


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 54
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 -0.59% -0.79%
Households -0.38% -0.56%
Families -0.25% -0.75%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   3.74%

Beason, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beason 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 # 1225 11th
Population Density # 1205 12th
Diversity Index # 801 41st
Median Household Income # 553 60th
Per Capita Income # 482 65th

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