Manhattan, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Manhattan, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Manhattan had a population of 7,979 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Manhattan is located at latitude 41.4202 and longitude -87.9807 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Manhattan (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Will County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 682 feet.

The Village of Manhattan (GNIS ID: 2399240) 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 Manhattan is located within Township of Manhattan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Will County.

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


Total Population 7,979
Population in Households 7,963
Population in Familes 7,143
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 1,212
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $91,479
Average Household Income $102,287
Per Capita Income $34,549


Total Housing Units 2,780 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,367 (85.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 304 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $246,575
Average Home Value $279,140


Total Households 2,671
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 2,110
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 1.51% 0.91%
Households 1.51% 0.9%
Families 1.55% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Manhattan, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manhattan 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 # 261 81st
Population Density # 620 55th
Diversity Index # 422 69th
Median Household Income # 114 92nd
Per Capita Income # 273 80th

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