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The City of Byron had a population of 3,620 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Byron is located at latitude 42.1271 and longitude -89.2627 in Ogle County. The formal boundaries for the City of Byron (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ogle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 728 feet.

The City of Byron (GNIS ID: 2393487) 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 Byron is located within Township of Byron, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ogle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Byron population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Byron: Bloomingville, Fairview.

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


Total Population 3,620
Population in Households 3,533
Population in Familes 2,888
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density2 1,013
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $62,955
Average Household Income $74,886
Per Capita Income $29,599


Total Housing Units 1,474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 977 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 425 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $157,359
Average Home Value $171,830


Total Households 1,402
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 921
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.44% -0.71%
Households -0.26% -0.58%
Families -0.44% -0.7%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

Byron, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Byron 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 # 398 71st
Population Density # 734 46th
Diversity Index # 599 56th
Median Household Income # 414 70th
Per Capita Income # 533 61st

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