Rapids City, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Rapids City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Rapids City had a population of 912 as of July 1, 2018. Rapids City 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 Rapids City is located at latitude 41.5817 and longitude -90.3435 in Rock Island County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Rapids City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rock Island County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 584 feet.

The Village of Rapids City (GNIS ID: 2399043) 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 Rapids City is located within Township of Hampton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rock Island County.

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


Total Population 912
Population in Households 912
Population in Familes 789
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 564
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $79,228
Average Household Income $101,982
Per Capita Income $41,038


Total Housing Units 377 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 308 (81.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $151,282
Average Home Value $201,380


Total Households 355
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 268
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 -0.61% -0.76%
Households -0.47% -0.57%
Families -0.87% -0.68%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   4.62%

Rapids City, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rapids 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 # 735 46th
Population Density # 1039 24th
Diversity Index # 665 51st
Median Household Income # 196 86th
Per Capita Income # 128 91st

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