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San Jose, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of San Jose had a population of 601 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for San Jose is located at latitude 40.3056 and longitude -89.6029 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the Village of San Jose encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Logan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 587 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of San Jose are located in Logan County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Mason County.

The Village of San Jose (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of San Jose is located within Township of Allens Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Logan County.


San Jose, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 601 (100%)
Population in Households 601 (100.0%)
Population in Families 484 (80.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,452
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $63,674
Average Household Income $80,873
% of Income for Mortgage4 6%
Per Capita Income $32,762
Wealth Index5 89


Total HU (Housing Units) 256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $86,111
Average Home Value $110,694
Housing Affordability Index3 350


Total Households 227
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 156
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.05% -0.44%
Households 0.17% -0.35%
Families -0.49% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.22%


San Jose, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Jose 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 868 37th
Population Density # 463 66th
Median Household Income # 495 64th
Housing Affordability Index # 1253 92nd
Per Capita Income # 450 67th
Diversity Index # 903 34th

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