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Pearl City, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Pearl City had a population of 811 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Pearl City is located at latitude 42.2653 and longitude -89.826 in Stephenson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Pearl City encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Stephenson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 833 feet.

The Village of Pearl City (GNIS ID: 2399641) 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 Pearl City is located within Township of Loran, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stephenson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pearl City: Yellow Creek.

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Pearl City, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Pearl City, IL Housing Affordability Index is 210
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Pearl City, IL Wealth Index is 75
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 811 (100%)
Population in Households 793 (97.8%)
Population in Families 694 (85.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 18 ( 2.2%)
Population Density 1,265
Diversity Index2 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,592
Average Household Income $78,195
Per Capita Income $29,556
Wealth Index4 75

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 251 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $152,119
Housing Affordability Index3 210
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 319
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 242
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.35% -0.65%
Households -0.17% -0.51%
Families -0.04% -0.67%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Pearl City, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pearl City to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 767 44th
Population Density # 579 58th
Diversity Index # 737 47th
Median Household Income # 485 65th
Per Capita Income # 650 53rd

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