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Medora, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Medora had a population of 392 as of July 1, 2019. Medora 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 Medora is located at latitude 39.1745 and longitude -90.1432 in Macoupin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Medora encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macoupin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 610 feet.

The Village of Medora (GNIS ID: 2399305) 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 Medora is located within Township of Chesterfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macoupin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Medora: Rhodes Point.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Medora, IL Housing Affordability Index is 263
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

Medora, IL Wealth Index is 76
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 392
Population in Households 392
Population in Familes 323
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,034
Diversity Index1 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,728
Average Household Income $72,664
Per Capita Income $27,716
Wealth Index3 76

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $119,444
Housing Affordability Index2 263
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 144
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 103
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 -0.72% -0.94%
Households -0.65% -0.85%
Families -0.61% -0.99%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Medora, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Medora 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 # 1012 26th
Population Density # 718 48th
Diversity Index # 1152 16th
Median Household Income # 677 51st
Per Capita Income # 788 43rd

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