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Karnak, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Karnak had a population of 492 as of July 1, 2018. 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 37.2937 and longitude -88.9753 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Karnak 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Karnak: acheton, Cachetown, OakXown.

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


Total Population 492
Population in Households 483
Population in Familes 380
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 273
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $44,566
Average Household Income $55,144
Per Capita Income $25,471


Total Housing Units 255 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $57,547
Average Home Value $77,500


Total Households 228
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 137
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 -0.17% -0.37%
Households 0.05% -0.18%
Families 0.92% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

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, 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 # 942 31st
Population Density # 1215 11th
Diversity Index # 462 66th
Median Household Income # 1069 22nd
Per Capita Income # 885 35th

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