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Karnak, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Karnak had a population of 464 as of July 1, 2017. Karnak ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Karnak is located at latitude 37.2942 and longitude -88.9761 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Karnak (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 341 feet.

The Village of Karnak (GNIS ID: 2398329) 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 Karnak is located within Karnak Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pulaski County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Karnak 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 Karnak: acheton, Cachetown, OakXown.

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


Total Population 464
Daytime Population: Workers 410
Daytime Population: Residents 282
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 692
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.49
Population in Households 455
Population in Familes 356
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 257
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $44,743
Average Household Income $55,225
Per Capita Income $25,398


Total Housing Units 267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $53,804
Average Home Value $75,307


Total Households 214
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 129
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 -1.0% -1.28%
Households -0.81% -1.25%
Families 0.22% -1.44%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Karnak, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Karnak 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 # 964 30th
Population Density # 1229 10th
Diversity Index # 470 66th
Median Household Income # 1010 26th
Per Capita Income # 814 41st

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