Sullivan, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Sullivan, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Sullivan had a population of 4,448 as of July 1, 2018. Sullivan 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 Sullivan is located at latitude 39.5957 and longitude -88.6088 in Moultrie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sullivan (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Moultrie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 673 feet.

The City of Sullivan (GNIS ID: 2395997) 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 Sullivan is located within Township of Sullivan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Moultrie County.

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


Total Population 4,448
Population in Households 4,250
Population in Familes 3,249
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density2 1,622
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $41,197
Average Household Income $52,282
Per Capita Income $22,991


Total Housing Units 2,128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,256 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 673 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 199 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $91,625
Average Home Value $118,079


Total Households 1,929
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 1,156
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 0.0% -0.16%
Households 0.15% -0.09%
Families 0.02% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Sullivan, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sullivan 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 # 357 74th
Population Density # 406 70th
Diversity Index # 1080 21st
Median Household Income # 1170 15th
Per Capita Income # 1109 19th

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