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Arthur, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Arthur had a population of 2,147 as of July 1, 2018. Arthur 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 Arthur is located at latitude 39.7148 and longitude -88.4723 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Arthur (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Arthur are located in Douglas County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Moultrie County.

The Village of Arthur (GNIS ID: 2397993) 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 Arthur is located within Township of Bourbon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Douglas County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arthur: Arther.

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


Total Population 2,147
Population in Households 2,099
Population in Familes 1,786
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 1,629
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $54,080
Average Household Income $70,538
Per Capita Income $27,147


Total Housing Units 1,057 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 614 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 272 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $113,624
Average Home Value $130,407


Total Households 885
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 611
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 -0.77% -0.59%
Households -0.74% -0.53%
Families -0.43% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Arthur, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arthur 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 # 490 64th
Population Density # 404 70th
Diversity Index # 1049 24th
Median Household Income # 712 48th
Per Capita Income # 727 47th

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