Pontoon Beach, IL Profile: Facts & Data

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Pontoon Beach, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Pontoon Beach had a population of 5,829 as of July 1, 2018. Pontoon Beach ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Pontoon Beach is located at latitude 38.709 and longitude -90.087 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Pontoon Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.02 sq. miles and a water area of 2.54 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 417 feet.

The Village of Pontoon Beach (GNIS ID: 2398997) 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 Pontoon Beach is located within Township of Nameoki, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,829
Population in Households 5,819
Population in Familes 4,708
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 582
Diversity Index3 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,374
Average Household Income $72,554
Per Capita Income $28,378

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,471 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,594 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 636 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $93,499
Average Home Value $114,577
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,230
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,521
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.01% -0.05%
Households 0.03% -0.01%
Families -0.12% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   3.51%

Pontoon Beach, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pontoon Beach 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 # 311 77th
Population Density # 1026 25th
Diversity Index # 289 79th
Median Household Income # 740 46th
Per Capita Income # 632 54th

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