Beecher, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Beecher, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Beecher had a population of 4,520 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Beecher is located at latitude 41.3504 and longitude -87.6171 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Beecher (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Will County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 735 feet.

The Village of Beecher (GNIS ID: 2398066) 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 Beecher is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Will County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Beecher 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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Beecher, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,520
Population in Households 4,402
Population in Familes 3,876
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density1 1,548
Diversity Index2 28


Median Household Income $83,297
Average Household Income $97,643
Per Capita Income $36,008


Total Housing Units 1,755 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,394 (79.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 240 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $238,040
Average Home Value $272,097


Total Households 1,635
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,230
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.44% 0.72%
Households 0.41% 0.72%
Families 0.36% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Beecher, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beecher 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 # 354 74th
Population Density # 444 68th
Diversity Index # 391 72nd
Median Household Income # 155 89th
Per Capita Income # 222 84th

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