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Niantic, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Niantic had a population of 744 as of July 1, 2018. Niantic ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Niantic is located at latitude 39.8539 and longitude -89.1662 in Macon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Niantic encompass a land area of 1.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 604 feet.

The Village of Niantic (GNIS ID: 2399496) 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 Niantic is located within Township of Niantic, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macon County.

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


Total Population 744
Population in Households 744
Population in Familes 620
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 696
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $49,549
Average Household Income $56,109
Per Capita Income $23,694


Total Housing Units 316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $93,925
Average Home Value $137,083


Total Households 294
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 198
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 0.62% -0.08%
Households 0.95% 0.07%
Families 0.44% -0.1%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Niantic, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Niantic 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 # 789 42nd
Population Density # 944 31st
Diversity Index # 1108 19th
Median Household Income # 907 34th
Per Capita Income # 1060 23rd

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