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Red Bud, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Red Bud had a population of 3,711 as of July 1, 2017. Red Bud ranks in the lower 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 Red Bud is located at latitude 38.2075 and longitude -90.0024 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the City of Red Bud (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 472 feet.

The City of Red Bud (GNIS ID: 2396334) 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 Red Bud is located within Red Bud Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Randolph County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Red Bud population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 3,711
Daytime Population: Workers 2,162
Daytime Population: Residents 1,771
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,933
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 3,644
Population in Familes 3,028
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 1,525
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $52,517
Average Household Income $72,996
Per Capita Income $30,503


Total Housing Units 1,650 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,138 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 437 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $145,445
Average Home Value $164,047


Total Households 1,575
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,062
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 0.05% -0.13%
Households 0.16% -0.06%
Families 0.52% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Red Bud, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Bud 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 # 395 71st
Population Density # 454 67th
Diversity Index # 1126 18th
Median Household Income # 720 47th
Per Capita Income # 400 71st

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