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Chillicothe, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Chillicothe had a population of 6,050 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Chillicothe is located at latitude 40.916 and longitude -89.5026 in Peoria County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chillicothe (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Peoria County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 502 feet.

The City of Chillicothe (GNIS ID: 2393515) 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 Chillicothe is located within Township of Chillicothe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Peoria County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chillicothe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chillicothe: La Salle Prairie.

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Chillicothe, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,050
Daytime Population: Workers 1,686
Daytime Population: Residents 3,195
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,881
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 6,025
Population in Familes 4,802
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 1,180
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $53,225
Average Household Income $66,109
Per Capita Income $28,129


Total Housing Units 2,744 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,845 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 699 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 200 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $103,218
Average Home Value $120,759


Total Households 2,544
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,633
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 -0.11% -0.2%
Households -0.04% -0.18%
Families -0.13% -0.32%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Chillicothe, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chillicothe to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 303 78th
Population Density # 643 53rd
Diversity Index # 560 59th
Median Household Income # 688 50th
Per Capita Income # 560 59th

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