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Tilton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Tilton had a population of 2,620 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Tilton is located at latitude 40.0947 and longitude -87.639 in Vermilion County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Tilton (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tilton 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 Tilton: Bryant, Vandercook.

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


Total Population 2,620
Daytime Population: Workers 926
Daytime Population: Residents 1,541
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,467
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 2,544
Population in Familes 1,910
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 817
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $40,704
Average Household Income $50,003
Per Capita Income $23,004


Total Housing Units 1,329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 882 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 322 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $64,348
Average Home Value $82,163


Total Households 1,204
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 712
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 -0.54% -0.76%
Households -0.45% -0.74%
Families -0.42% -0.92%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

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, 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 # 457 67th
Population Density # 871 36th
Diversity Index # 707 48th
Median Household Income # 1157 15th
Per Capita Income # 1059 23rd

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