Detroit, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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The Village of Detroit had a population of 81 as of July 1, 2018. Detroit ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Detroit is located at latitude 39.6201 and longitude -90.676 in Pike County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Detroit (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pike County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 640 feet.

The Village of Detroit (GNIS ID: 2398717) 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 Detroit is located within Township of Detroit, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pike County.

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

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


Total Population 81
Population in Households 81
Population in Familes 69
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 332
Diversity Index2 0


Median Household Income $57,536
Average Household Income $78,519
Per Capita Income $32,200


Total Housing Units 37 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $108,036


Total Households 33
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 24
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 -0.3% -0.25%
Households 0.0% -0.61%
Families 1.63% -0.85%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Detroit, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Detroit 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 # 1332 3rd
Population Density # 1175 14th
Diversity Index # 1362 0th
Median Household Income # 568 59th
Per Capita Income # 374 73rd

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