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Meredosia, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Meredosia had a population of 996 as of July 1, 2019. Meredosia 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 Meredosia is located at latitude 39.8312 and longitude -90.5596 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Meredosia encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 443 feet.

The Village of Meredosia (GNIS ID: 2399316) 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 Meredosia is located within Meredosia Number 1 Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morgan County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Meredosia: Marais d'Ogee, Meredosha.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Meredosia, IL Housing Affordability Index is 251
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

Meredosia, IL Wealth Index is 53
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 996
Population in Households 996
Population in Families 793
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,196
Diversity Index1 4
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,882
Average Household Income $55,885
Per Capita Income $22,317
Wealth Index3 53

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 451 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 315 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Housing Affordability Index2 251
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 398
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 255
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 -0.51% -0.57%
Households -0.53% -0.61%
Families -1.08% -0.72%
Median Household Income   4.75%
Per Capita Income   3.95%

Meredosia, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meredosia 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 # 712 48th
Population Density # 623 55th
Diversity Index # 1321 3rd
Median Household Income # 1208 12th
Per Capita Income # 1201 12th

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