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Standard City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Standard City had a population of 164 as of July 1, 2020. Standard City 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 Standard City is located at latitude 39.3523 and longitude -89.7876 in Macoupin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Standard City encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macoupin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 640 feet.

The Village of Standard City (GNIS ID: 2399885) 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 Standard City is located within Township of Nilwood, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macoupin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Standard City: South Standard.


Standard City, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 164 (100%)
Population in Households 164 (100.0%)
Population in Families 138 (84.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 258
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $61,200
Average Household Income $75,391
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $30,369
Wealth Index5 77


Total HU (Housing Units) 81 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $170,833
Average Home Value $215,678
Housing Affordability Index3 228


Total Households 70
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.74% 0.0%
Households 0.88% 0.0%
Families 3.46% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
Owner Occupied HU   0.34%


Standard City, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Standard City to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 1245 9th
Population Density # 1227 10th
Median Household Income # 564 59th
Housing Affordability Index # 628 46th
Per Capita Income # 601 56th
Diversity Index # 793 43rd

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