The City of Wood River had a population of 10,404 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Wood River is located at latitude 38.8633 and longitude -90.0776 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wood River (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 436 feet.
The City of Wood River (GNIS ID: 2397363) 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.
|Population in Households||10,224|
|Population in Familes||7,821|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||180|
|Median Household Income||$46,605|
|Average Household Income||$56,920|
|Per Capita Income||$24,599|
|Total Housing Units||4,935 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,951 (59.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,409 (28.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||576 (11.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$87,584|
|Average Home Value||$101,449|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.26%|
|Per Capita Income||1.92%|
The table below compares Wood River 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.
|Total Population||# 217||84th|
|Population Density||# 467||66th|
|Diversity Index||# 711||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 993||27th|
|Per Capita Income||# 980||29th|
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