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Calhoun, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Calhoun had a population of 153 as of July 1, 2017. Calhoun ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Calhoun is located at latitude 38.6512 and longitude -88.0426 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Calhoun (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 545 feet.

The Village of Calhoun (GNIS ID: 2397531) 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 Calhoun is located within Township of Madison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Richland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Calhoun 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 Calhoun: Fairview.

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


Total Population 153
Daytime Population: Workers 11
Daytime Population: Residents 68
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 79
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 153
Population in Familes 128
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 145
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $51,857
Average Household Income $58,256
Per Capita Income $23,757


Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $102,381
Average Home Value $110,833


Total Households 69
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 49
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 -1.6% -1.07%
Households -1.68% -0.89%
Families -0.55% -0.83%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Calhoun, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calhoun 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 # 1258 8th
Population Density # 1314 4th
Diversity Index # 1342 2nd
Median Household Income # 750 45th
Per Capita Income # 978 29th

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