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Godley, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Godley had a population of 595 as of July 1, 2018. Godley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Godley is located at latitude 41.2413 and longitude -88.2406 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Godley (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Will County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 587 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Godley are located in Will County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Grundy County.

The Village of Godley (GNIS ID: 2398985) 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 Godley is located within Township of Reed, a minor civil division (MCD) of Will County.

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


Total Population 595
Population in Households 595
Population in Familes 503
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 512
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $58,801
Average Household Income $67,517
Per Capita Income $24,802


Total Housing Units 239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $170,968
Average Home Value $187,993


Total Households 210
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 156
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 -0.14% 0.1%
Households 0.0% 0.28%
Families -0.08% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Godley, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Godley 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 # 878 36th
Population Density # 1074 22nd
Diversity Index # 552 60th
Median Household Income # 530 61st
Per Capita Income # 955 30th

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