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El Paso, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of El Paso had a population of 2,858 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for El Paso is located at latitude 40.7392 and longitude -89.0165 in Woodford County. The formal boundaries for the City of El Paso encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Woodford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 751 feet.

The City of El Paso (GNIS ID: 2394632) 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 El Paso is located within Township of El Paso, a minor civil division (MCD) of Woodford County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for El Paso: Elpaso.

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El Paso, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

El Paso, IL Housing Affordability Index is 207
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
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.

WEALTH INDEX

El Paso, IL Wealth Index is 95
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,858
Population in Households 2,787
Population in Families 2,337
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density 1,340
Diversity Index1 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,298
Average Household Income $83,290
Per Capita Income $32,550
Wealth Index3 95

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 831 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $142,509
Housing Affordability Index2 207
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,083
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 761
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.18% -0.04%
Households 0.28% 0.02%
Families 0.39% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

El Paso, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Paso to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 442 68th
Population Density # 528 62nd
Diversity Index # 794 42nd
Median Household Income # 568 59th
Per Capita Income # 454 67th

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