Crab Orchard, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Crab Orchard, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Crab Orchard Census Designated Place had a population of 363 as of July 1, 2018. Crab Orchard ranks in the lower 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 Crab Orchard is located at latitude 37.7236 and longitude -88.8103 in Williamson County. The formal boundaries for the Crab Orchard Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Williamson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Crab Orchard Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628548) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Crab Orchard Census Designated Place is located within Crab Orchard Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Williamson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Crab Orchard: Craborchard.

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


Total Population 363
Population in Households 363
Population in Familes 317
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 260
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $42,519
Average Household Income $60,464
Per Capita Income $23,882


Total Housing Units 165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (79.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $81,667
Average Home Value $100,191


Total Households 154
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 118
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 1.05% 0.87%
Households 1.16% 0.89%
Families 1.78% 0.83%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Crab Orchard, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crab Orchard 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 # 1035 24th
Population Density # 1228 10th
Diversity Index # 1180 14th
Median Household Income # 1135 17th
Per Capita Income # 1049 23rd

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