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Pecatonica, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Pecatonica had a population of 2,348 as of July 1, 2018. Pecatonica ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pecatonica is located at latitude 42.3139 and longitude -89.3593 in Winnebago County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Pecatonica encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Winnebago County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 771 feet.

The Village of Pecatonica (GNIS ID: 2399642) 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 Pecatonica is located within Township of Pecatonica, a minor civil division (MCD) of Winnebago County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pecatonica: Lysander.

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


Total Population 2,348
Population in Households 2,348
Population in Familes 1,972
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,819
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $53,912
Average Household Income $64,719
Per Capita Income $25,735


Total Housing Units 989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 692 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 251 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $118,997
Average Home Value $122,763


Total Households 943
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 659
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 0.82% -0.03%
Households 0.93% 0.06%
Families 0.84% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Pecatonica, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pecatonica 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 # 476 65th
Population Density # 333 76th
Diversity Index # 842 38th
Median Household Income # 719 48th
Per Capita Income # 867 37th

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