Woodson, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Woodson, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Woodson had a population of 515 as of July 1, 2018. Woodson 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 Woodson is located at latitude 39.6275 and longitude -90.2254 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Woodson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 679 feet.

The Village of Woodson (GNIS ID: 2399737) 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 Woodson is located within Woodson Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morgan County.

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Woodson, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 515
Population in Households 515
Population in Familes 434
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,317
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $65,719
Average Household Income $76,230
Per Capita Income $30,994


Total Housing Units 220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 185 (84.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $136,574
Average Home Value $167,781


Total Households 212
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 154
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 0.07% -0.12%
Households 0.17% 0.0%
Families 0.73% -0.13%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Woodson, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodson 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 # 924 33rd
Population Density # 558 59th
Diversity Index # 1222 11th
Median Household Income # 343 75th
Per Capita Income # 449 67th

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