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Glen Carbon, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Glen Carbon had a population of 13,517 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Glen Carbon is located at latitude 38.7484 and longitude -89.9832 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Glen Carbon encompass a land area of 10.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 466 feet.

The Village of Glen Carbon (GNIS ID: 2398970) 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 Glen Carbon is located within Township of Edwardsville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glen Carbon: Peters.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Glen Carbon, IL Housing Affordability Index is 166
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

Glen Carbon, IL Wealth Index is 120
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 13,517 (100%)
Population in Households 13,386 (99.0%)
Population in Families 10,673 (79.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 131 ( 1.0%)
Population Density 1,324
Diversity Index2 31
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $79,668
Average Household Income $100,223
Per Capita Income $39,454
Wealth Index4 120

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,648 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,741 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $224,897
Housing Affordability Index3 166
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,390
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 3,531
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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 0.45% 0.11%
Households 0.5% 0.12%
Families 0.38% -0.02%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

Glen Carbon, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Carbon 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 # 179 87th
Population Density # 540 61st
Diversity Index # 369 73rd
Median Household Income # 223 84th
Per Capita Income # 193 86th

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