Also See: Wood River, IL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Wood River had a population of 10,276 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Wood River is located at latitude 38.8612 and longitude -90.0976 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wood River 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 433 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.
|Total Population||10,276 (100%)|
|Population in Households||10,091 (98.2%)|
|Population in Families||7,646 (74.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||185 ( 1.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,814|
|Average Household Income||$61,049|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||7%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,827|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,901 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,851 (58.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,471 (30.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||579 (11.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$86,926|
|Average Home Value||$114,018|
|Housing Affordability Index3||302|
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.65%|
|Per Capita Income||1.48%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.29%|
The table below compares Wood River to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 218||84th|
|Population Density||# 457||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 950||31st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 1055||77th|
|Per Capita Income||# 969||29th|
|Diversity Index||# 720||48th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.