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Godfrey, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Godfrey had a population of 18,154 as of July 1, 2018. Godfrey 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 Godfrey is located at latitude 38.9529 and longitude -90.2225 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Godfrey (see map below) encompass a land area of 34.68 sq. miles and a water area of 1.99 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 610 feet.

The Village of Godfrey (GNIS ID: 2398984) 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 Godfrey is located within Township of Godfrey, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Godfrey population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Godfrey: Godfrey Station, Monticello.

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


Total Population 18,154
Population in Households 17,676
Population in Familes 14,673
Population in Group Qrtrs 478
Population Density2 524
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $57,420
Average Household Income $80,170
Per Capita Income $33,778


Total Housing Units 7,797 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,011 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,426 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 360 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $144,031
Average Home Value $173,066


Total Households 7,437
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,101
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.11% 0.07%
Households 0.22% 0.12%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Godfrey, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Godfrey 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 # 145 89th
Population Density # 1068 22nd
Diversity Index # 457 67th
Median Household Income # 572 58th
Per Capita Income # 307 78th

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