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Sciota, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Sciota had a population of 64 as of July 1, 2017. Sciota ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Sciota is located at latitude 40.5624 and longitude -90.748 in McDonough County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Sciota (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McDonough County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 758 feet.

The Village of Sciota (GNIS ID: 2399774) 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 Sciota is located within Township of Sciota, a minor civil division (MCD) of McDonough County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sciota population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sciota: Amicus, Clarksville.

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Sciota, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 64
Daytime Population: Workers 16
Daytime Population: Residents 35
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 51
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 64
Population in Familes 53
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 199
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $59,911
Average Household Income $70,761
Per Capita Income $30,458


Total Housing Units 32 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $86,111
Average Home Value $134,524


Total Households 27
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 19
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.66% -0.31%
Households 0.52% 0.0%
Families 6.54% -1.08%
Median Household Income   4.95%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Sciota, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sciota to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1344 2nd
Population Density # 1278 7th
Diversity Index # 1333 2nd
Median Household Income # 438 68th
Per Capita Income # 403 71st

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