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Delavan, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Delavan had a population of 1,685 as of July 1, 2018. Delavan 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 Delavan is located at latitude 40.3707 and longitude -89.5477 in Tazewell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Delavan (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tazewell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 614 feet.

The City of Delavan (GNIS ID: 2394496) 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 Delavan is located within Township of Delavan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tazewell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Delavan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 1,685
Population in Households 1,685
Population in Familes 1,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,305
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $51,788
Average Household Income $67,826
Per Capita Income $26,967


Total Housing Units 749 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 514 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $99,107
Average Home Value $134,630


Total Households 682
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 471
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 -0.09% -0.18%
Households 0.0% -0.12%
Families 0.18% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Delavan, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delavan 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 # 549 60th
Population Density # 566 59th
Diversity Index # 1169 15th
Median Household Income # 807 41st
Per Capita Income # 741 46th

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