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Bushnell, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Bushnell had a population of 2,832 as of July 1, 2019. Bushnell ranks in the lower 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 Bushnell is located at latitude 40.5528 and longitude -90.5062 in McDonough County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bushnell encompass a land area of 2.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. McDonough County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 653 feet.

The City of Bushnell (GNIS ID: 2393478) 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 City of Bushnell is located within Township of Bushnell, a minor civil division (MCD) of McDonough County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bushnell, IL Housing Affordability Index is 290
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

Bushnell, IL Wealth Index is 56
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 2,832
Population in Households 2,810
Population in Families 2,161
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density 1,332
Diversity Index1 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,227
Average Household Income $58,560
Per Capita Income $25,009
Wealth Index3 56

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 955 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 252 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $73,990
Housing Affordability Index2 290
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,206
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 751
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 -1.03% -0.99%
Households -0.86% -0.86%
Families -1.15% -1.03%
Median Household Income   3.66%
Per Capita Income   4.65%

Bushnell, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bushnell 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 # 445 68th
Population Density # 534 61st
Diversity Index # 1047 24th
Median Household Income # 1079 21st
Per Capita Income # 1016 26th

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