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Carterville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Carterville had a population of 5,907 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Carterville is located at latitude 37.7628 and longitude -89.0845 in Williamson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carterville (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Williamson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 453 feet.

The City of Carterville (GNIS ID: 2393757) 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 City of Carterville is located within Carterville Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Williamson County.

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


Total Population 5,907
Population in Households 5,897
Population in Familes 4,663
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 1,134
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $53,114
Average Household Income $70,515
Per Capita Income $29,737


Total Housing Units 2,684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,434 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,025 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $132,377
Average Home Value $152,739


Total Households 2,459
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,554
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.89% 0.72%
Households 0.94% 0.76%
Families 0.51% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Carterville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carterville 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 # 307 78th
Population Density # 672 51st
Diversity Index # 460 66th
Median Household Income # 750 45th
Per Capita Income # 519 62nd

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