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Cerro Gordo, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Cerro Gordo had a population of 1,404 as of July 1, 2018. Cerro Gordo ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Cerro Gordo is located at latitude 39.8896 and longitude -88.7347 in Piatt County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Cerro Gordo (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Piatt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 741 feet.

The Village of Cerro Gordo (GNIS ID: 2397594) 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 Cerro Gordo is located within Township of Cerro Gordo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Piatt County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cerro Gordo: Cerrogordo.

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


Total Population 1,404
Population in Households 1,404
Population in Familes 1,194
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,825
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $55,877
Average Household Income $62,440
Per Capita Income $24,656


Total Housing Units 599 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 449 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $90,538
Average Home Value $95,713


Total Households 560
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 402
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 0.01% 0.13%
Households 0.15% 0.21%
Families 0.06% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Cerro Gordo, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cerro Gordo 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 # 601 56th
Population Density # 328 76th
Diversity Index # 1190 14th
Median Household Income # 631 54th
Per Capita Income # 971 29th

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