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East Gillespie, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of East Gillespie had a population of 266 as of July 1, 2019. East Gillespie 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 East Gillespie is located at latitude 39.1409 and longitude -89.8123 in Macoupin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of East Gillespie encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macoupin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Village of East Gillespie (GNIS ID: 2398776) 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 East Gillespie is located within Township of Gillespie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macoupin County.


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East Gillespie, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

East Gillespie, IL Housing Affordability Index is 308
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
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.

WEALTH INDEX

East Gillespie, IL Wealth Index is 50
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 266
Population in Households 266
Population in Families 224
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 835
Diversity Index1 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,033
Average Household Income $60,626
Per Capita Income $23,816
Wealth Index3 50

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $90,132
Housing Affordability Index2 308
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 103
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 74
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.16% -0.46%
Households -0.21% -0.39%
Families -0.43% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.46%

East Gillespie, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Gillespie to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1119 18th
Population Density # 856 38th
Diversity Index # 1138 17th
Median Household Income # 961 30th
Per Capita Income # 1113 19th

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