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Rossville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Rossville had a population of 1,304 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Rossville is located at latitude 40.3815 and longitude -87.6699 in Vermilion County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Rossville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Vermilion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 686 feet.

The Village of Rossville (GNIS ID: 2399127) 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 Rossville is located within Township of Ross, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vermilion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rossville 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 Rossville: Bicknells Point, Henpeck, Liggetts Grove, North Fork.

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


Total Population 1,304
Daytime Population: Workers 265
Daytime Population: Residents 714
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 979
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 1,304
Population in Familes 1,073
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 933
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $42,025
Average Household Income $61,651
Per Capita Income $24,908


Total Housing Units 584 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 382 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $72,343
Average Home Value $78,982


Total Households 525
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 352
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 -0.28% -0.64%
Households -0.39% -0.66%
Families -0.65% -0.81%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Rossville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rossville 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 # 627 54th
Population Density # 792 42nd
Diversity Index # 536 61st
Median Household Income # 1117 18th
Per Capita Income # 862 37th

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