New Grand Chain, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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New Grand Chain, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of New Grand Chain had a population of 194 as of July 1, 2017. New Grand Chain ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 New Grand Chain is located at latitude 37.2564 and longitude -89.0186 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the Village of New Grand Chain (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 410 feet.

The Village of New Grand Chain (GNIS ID: 2399463) 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 New Grand Chain is located within Grand Chain Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pulaski County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Grand Chain 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 New Grand Chain: Grand Chain.

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New Grand Chain, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 194
Daytime Population: Workers 108
Daytime Population: Residents 98
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 206
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 194
Population in Familes 160
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 186
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $42,567
Average Household Income $54,927
Per Capita Income $22,461


Total Housing Units 120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (29.2%)
Median Home Value $63,000
Average Home Value $94,403


Total Households 85
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 57
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 -1.09% -1.49%
Households -1.09% -1.21%
Families -0.93% -1.44%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

New Grand Chain, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Grand Chain 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 # 1212 11th
Population Density # 1290 6th
Diversity Index # 280 80th
Median Household Income # 1102 20th
Per Capita Income # 1101 20th

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