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The Village of Manhattan had a population of 10,639 as of July 1, 2023.

The primary coordinate point for Manhattan is located at latitude 41.4225 and longitude -87.9859 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Manhattan 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 Village of Manhattan 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, 2023)


Total Population 10,639 (100%)
Population in Households 10,621 (99.8%)
Population in Families 9,662 (90.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 18 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 1,598
Diversity Index2 32


Median Household Income $110,357
Average Household Income $133,685
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $44,070
Wealth Index5 130
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (60.8)


Total HU (Housing Units) 3,676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,097 (84.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 410 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $304,541
Average Home Value $331,409
Housing Affordability Index3 114


Total Households 3,507
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 2,825
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population 3.92% 0.80%
Households 3.93% 1.08%
Families   1.03%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
Owner Occupied HU   1.21%

Manhattan, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manhattan to the other 1,464 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 216 85th
Population Density # 378 74th
Median Household Income # 100 93rd
Housing Affordability Index # 464 32nd
Per Capita Income # 315 79th
Diversity Index # 464 68th

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