Potomac Vermilion County, Illinois

Potomac: Village in Vermilion County, Illinois

About

Potomac is a village located in the county of Vermilion in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 750 and a population density of 598 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 681 inhabitants.

The village was created 182 years ago in 1839.

Potomac Quick Facts

Population : 681 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Vermilion County
Postal code : 61865
Area : 1.25 km2
Altitude : 669 feet / 204 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1840 (182 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:04:50 (27th September 2022)
Density : 543 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.13% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Potomac is located at 40°18'18"N 87°48'2"W (40.3050400, -87.8005800).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Potomac decreased by 10.13% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 750 - census
2011 748 -0.27% estimation process
2012 740 -1.08% estimation process
2013 736 -0.54% estimation process
2014 730 -0.82% estimation process
2015 722 -1.11% estimation process
2016 717 -0.7% estimation process
2017 712 -0.7% estimation process
2018 702 -1.42% estimation process
2019 690 -1.74% estimation process
2020 681 -1.32% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,584
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,040
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 4.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 13,150
April 1, 2010 Population : 12,040
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.6%
People over 65 (%) : 15.2%
Female persons, % : 52.5%
White only, percent : 66.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 6.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.5%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 49.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 37.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 636
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.1%

Potomac zip code is 61865. County name: Vermilion, County fips: 17183

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $324,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,759
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $536
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,405
2015-2019 Households : 4,358
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.84
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 90.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.7%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 23,350
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 66,269
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,392
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $71,788
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,132
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 885
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 430
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 400
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 434
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 403
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 95
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 736
2010 population per square mile : 3,438.0
2010 land area in square miles : 3.50
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 89.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $224,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,869
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $696
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,350
2015-2019 Households : 4,279
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.00
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 92.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,181
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 94,691
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,516
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $91,897
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $36,767
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 922
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 447
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 364
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 47
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 844
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 154
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 698
2010 population per square mile : 837.9
2010 land area in square miles : 14.99

People born in Potomac (1)

chief of the United States Army Nurse Corps Margaret Harper was born in Potomac

Schools in Potomac

College & universities near Potomac, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146533 Lakeview College of Nursing Danville (IL) 61832

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Potomac, IL

Code Name Address Type
DVI Danville, Illinois 379 Lynch Road BUS
RTL Rantoul West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves. RAIL
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL
GLM Gilman US Hwy 24 & West Wenona St. RAIL
LAF Lafayette station 200 North 2nd St. RAIL

Post offices near Potomac

Post Office Name City ZIP
Potoma Post Office Potomac (IL) 61865

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Potomac , Maryland census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States with a population of 44,965 people.

Other cities in Vermilion County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Vermilion County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Danville 30,106 City in and the county seat of Vermilion County, Illinois, United States
Newell 12,736 Township in Vermilion County, Illinois
Hoopeston 4,940 Town in Illinois
Georgetown 3,145 City in Vermilion County, Illinois, United States
Westville 2,913 Human settlement in Vermilion County, Illinois, United States of America
Tilton 2,655 Human settlement in Vermilion County, Illinois, United States of America
Catlin 1,899 Village in Vermilion County, Illinois
Oakwood 1,460 Village in Oakwood Township, Vermilion County, Illinois, United States
Rossville 1,202 Village in Illinois
Ridge Farm 800 Human settlement in Vermilion County, Illinois, United States of America
Newtown 696 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Hope 648 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Fairmount 587 Village in Illinois, United States
Sidell 557 Township in Vermilion County, Illinois
Bismarck 524 Village in Newell Township, Vermilion County, Illinois
Rankin 507 Human settlement in Vermilion County, Illinois, United States of America