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The Village of Blue Mound had a population of 1,153 as of July 1, 2017. Blue Mound ranks in the upper 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 Blue Mound is located at latitude 39.7005 and longitude -89.1186 in Macon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Blue Mound (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 623 feet.

The Village of Blue Mound (GNIS ID: 2398142) 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 Blue Mound is located within Township of Pleasant View, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macon County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blue Mound: Bluemound.

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Blue Mound, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,153
Daytime Population: Workers 271
Daytime Population: Residents 548
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 819
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 1,153
Population in Familes 974
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,949
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $49,449
Average Household Income $59,166
Per Capita Income $22,808


Total Housing Units 502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 336 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $79,579
Average Home Value $90,801


Total Households 461
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 323
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 -0.06% -0.38%
Households 0.03% -0.31%
Families 0.52% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Blue Mound, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Mound 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 # 669 51st
Population Density # 286 79th
Diversity Index # 929 32nd
Median Household Income # 866 37th
Per Capita Income # 1071 22nd

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