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Tilton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Tilton had a population of 2,627 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Tilton is located at latitude 40.0953 and longitude -87.6475 in Vermilion County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Tilton encompass a land area of 3.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Vermilion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

The Village of Tilton (GNIS ID: 2399982) 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 Tilton is located within Township of Danville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vermilion County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tilton: Bryant, Vandercook.

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


Total Population 2,627
Population in Households 2,552
Population in Familes 1,925
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density2 819
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $40,495
Average Household Income $50,765
Per Capita Income $23,398


Total Housing Units 1,332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 950 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 264 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $66,785
Average Home Value $84,921


Total Households 1,213
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 716
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 -0.44% -0.67%
Households -0.31% -0.63%
Families -0.3% -0.82%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Tilton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tilton 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 # 456 67th
Population Density # 870 36th
Diversity Index # 698 49th
Median Household Income # 1193 13th
Per Capita Income # 1076 21st

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