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The Village of Tamaroa had a population of 577 as of July 1, 2021. Tamaroa 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 Tamaroa is located at latitude 38.1378 and longitude -89.2301 in Perry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Tamaroa encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Perry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 509 feet.

The Village of Tamaroa 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 Tamaroa is located within Tamaroa Number 2 Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Perry County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tamaroa: Appleton.

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Tamaroa, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 577 (100%)
Population in Households 577 (100.0%)
Population in Families 473 (82.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 603
Diversity Index2 7


Median Household Income $57,734
Average Household Income $69,687
% of Income for Mortgage4 6%
Per Capita Income $29,795
Wealth Index5 68


Total HU (Housing Units) 286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $84,766
Average Home Value $119,024
Housing Affordability Index3 350


Total Households 243
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 164
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.89% -0.88%
Households -0.67% -0.75%
Families -0.92% -0.87%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.69%

Tamaroa, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tamaroa to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 878 36th
Population Density # 1000 27th
Median Household Income # 730 47th
Housing Affordability Index # 1278 93rd
Per Capita Income # 701 49th
Diversity Index # 1126 18th

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