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Mound City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Mound City had a population of 560 as of July 1, 2018. Mound City ranks in the upper 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 Mound City is located at latitude 37.0853 and longitude -89.1626 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mound City encompass a land area of 0.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 322 feet.

The City of Mound City (GNIS ID: 2395112) 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 City of Mound City is located within Mound City Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pulaski County.

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


Total Population 560
Population in Households 560
Population in Familes 448
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 829
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $30,270
Average Household Income $37,471
Per Capita Income $15,229


Total Housing Units 270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123 (45.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $37,805
Average Home Value $63,306


Total Households 225
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 139
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 -0.59% -0.72%
Households -0.47% -0.63%
Families -0.84% -0.58%
Median Household Income   -0.29%
Per Capita Income   0.57%

Mound City, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mound City 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 # 896 35th
Population Density # 866 37th
Diversity Index # 150 89th
Median Household Income # 1347 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1352 1st

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