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Meredosia, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Meredosia had a population of 990 as of July 1, 2018. 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 39.8315 and longitude -90.5572 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Meredosia (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 990
Population in Households 990
Population in Familes 792
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,189
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $35,979
Average Household Income $50,315
Per Capita Income $20,012


Total Housing Units 451 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 316 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $68,563
Average Home Value $74,446


Total Households 395
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 254
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.64% -0.57%
Households -0.68% -0.56%
Families -1.26% -0.72%
Median Household Income   6.49%
Per Capita Income   4.0%

Meredosia, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meredosia to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 713 48th
Population Density # 637 54th
Diversity Index # 1325 3rd
Median Household Income # 1309 4th
Per Capita Income # 1287 6th

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