Steger, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Steger, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Steger had a population of 9,477 as of July 1, 2018. Steger ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Steger is located at latitude 41.4723 and longitude -87.6177 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Steger (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 712 feet.

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

The Village of Steger (GNIS ID: 2399892) 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 Steger is located within Township of Bloom, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

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


Total Population 9,477
Population in Households 9,470
Population in Familes 7,465
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 2,744
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $46,763
Average Household Income $61,860
Per Capita Income $24,984


Total Housing Units 4,174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,269 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,578 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 327 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $125,862
Average Home Value $141,256


Total Households 3,847
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,345
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 -0.12% 0.07%
Households -0.03% 0.1%
Families -0.26% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Steger, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Steger 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 # 228 83rd
Population Density # 154 89th
Diversity Index # 85 94th
Median Household Income # 984 28th
Per Capita Income # 937 32nd

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