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Woodstock, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Woodstock had a population of 25,224 as of July 1, 2017. Woodstock ranks in the upper 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 Woodstock is located at latitude 42.3103 and longitude -88.4357 in McHenry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Woodstock (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McHenry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 945 feet.

The City of Woodstock (GNIS ID: 2397372) 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 Woodstock is located within Township of Dorr, a minor civil division (MCD) of McHenry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Woodstock 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 Woodstock: Centerville.

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


Total Population 25,224
Daytime Population: Workers 18,030
Daytime Population: Residents 11,768
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,798
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 24,397
Population in Familes 20,057
Population in Group Qrtrs 827
Population Density2 1,864
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $60,415
Average Household Income $78,897
Per Capita Income $30,202


Total Housing Units 10,088 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,890 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,352 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 846 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $194,767
Average Home Value $230,960


Total Households 9,242
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 6,228
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 0.25% 0.91%
Households 0.35% 1.03%
Families 0.44% 0.99%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Woodstock, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodstock 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 # 92 93rd
Population Density # 315 77th
Diversity Index # 126 91st
Median Household Income # 420 69th
Per Capita Income # 423 69th

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