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Benld, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Benld had a population of 1,535 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Benld is located at latitude 39.093 and longitude -89.8023 in Macoupin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Benld (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macoupin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 630 feet.

The City of Benld (GNIS ID: 2394134) 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 City of Benld is located within Township of Cahokia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macoupin County.

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


Total Population 1,535
Population in Households 1,535
Population in Familes 1,188
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,448
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $40,869
Average Household Income $51,617
Per Capita Income $21,420


Total Housing Units 745 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 504 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $72,080
Average Home Value $80,804


Total Households 645
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 409
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 -0.16% -0.39%
Households -0.17% -0.37%
Families -0.21% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Benld, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benld 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 # 576 58th
Population Density # 490 64th
Diversity Index # 899 34th
Median Household Income # 1176 14th
Per Capita Income # 1221 11th

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