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Godfrey, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Godfrey had a population of 18,153 as of July 1, 2019. 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 38.9556 and longitude -90.1868 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Godfrey 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Godfrey: Godfrey Station, Monticello.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Godfrey, IL Housing Affordability Index is 173
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

Godfrey, IL Wealth Index is 109
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 18,153
Population in Households 17,675
Population in Families 14,596
Population in Group Qrtrs 478
Population Density 521
Diversity Index1 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,557
Average Household Income $82,806
Per Capita Income $33,911
Wealth Index3 109

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,794 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,900 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,539 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 354 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $168,955
Housing Affordability Index2 173
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,440
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 5,093
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 0.1% -0.07%
Households 0.19% -0.02%
Families -0.02% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Godfrey, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Godfrey 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 # 144 90th
Population Density # 1071 22nd
Diversity Index # 451 67th
Median Household Income # 509 63rd
Per Capita Income # 379 72nd

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