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The Village of Long Creek had a population of 1,347 as of July 1, 2017. Long Creek 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 Long Creek is located at latitude 39.8052 and longitude -88.8474 in Macon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Long Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 669 feet.

The Village of Long Creek (GNIS ID: 2398470) 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 Long Creek is located within Township of Long Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Long Creek 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 Long Creek: Longcreek.

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Long Creek, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,347
Daytime Population: Workers 494
Daytime Population: Residents 654
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,148
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 1,347
Population in Familes 1,187
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 476
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $68,264
Average Household Income $90,351
Per Capita Income $36,331


Total Housing Units 551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 482 (87.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 ( 8.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $115,860
Average Home Value $147,050


Total Households 531
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 416
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 0.2% -0.3%
Households 0.42% -0.15%
Families 0.2% -0.24%
Median Household Income   3.56%
Per Capita Income   3.59%

Long Creek, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Long Creek 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 # 615 55th
Population Density # 1101 20th
Diversity Index # 833 39th
Median Household Income # 283 79th
Per Capita Income # 191 86th

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