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Carroll County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2014: 14,715 (18% urban, 82% rural); it was 16,674 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,843
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,320
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,209
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,459 (it was 1,585 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 444 sq. mi.

Water area: 21.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Carroll County: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (45.8%), Manufacturing (14.8%), Educational, health and social services (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Carroll County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years
Males: 7,371  (50.1%)
Females: 7,344  (49.9%)
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Carroll County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Carroll County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $50,332 ($37,148 in 1999)

This county:

$50,332
Illinois:

$59,588

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $430 (lower quartile is $338, upper quartile is $549)
This county:

$430
State:

$811


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $99,279 (it was $71,100 in 2000)
Carroll:

$99,279
Illinois:

$180,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,210 - $169,012
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,028
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $445

Institutionalized population: 178
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 58 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 2008: 33 buildings, average cost: $190,100
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $208,400
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $289,800
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $290,000
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $266,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,158 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,941 (2.0%)

Carroll County household income distribution in 2009 Carroll County home values distribution Carroll County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 12.6%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.6% for Black residents, 6.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for American Indian residents, 8.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.9%
Carroll County:

11.9%
Illinois:

13.6%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.9% for Black residents, 6.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for American Indian residents, 8.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 48 years old
(Males: 46 years old, Females: 48 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 50 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32 years old, Other race residents: 21 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carroll County is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $530 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $660 a month.

Cities in this county include: Savanna, Mount Carroll, Lanark, Milledgeville, Shannon, Thomson, Chadwick.

Carroll County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Barnstable County, Massachusetts , Allegany County, New York , Boone County , Providence County, Rhode Island , Delaware County, New York , Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 503
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 320 (45% naturalized citizens)

Carroll County:

1.9%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 66
  • 1990 to 1994: 57
  • 1985 to 1989: 26
  • 1980 to 1984: 19
  • 1975 to 1979: 11
  • 1970 to 1974: 35
  • 1970 to 1974: 3
  • 1965 to 1969: 103
Note: State values scaled to Carroll County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.7%

Carroll County marital status for males Carroll County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,699
  • One, attached: 62
  • Two: 280
  • 3 or 4: 203
  • 5 to 9: 83
  • 10 to 19: 60
  • 20 or more: 127
  • Mobile homes: 428
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Carroll County with a mortgage: 2,112 (189 second mortgage, 162 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,014

Here:

51.2% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Carroll County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,53122
Evangelical Protestant2,33519
Catholic1,5083
Other472
None6,966-
Carroll County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Carroll County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Carroll County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Carroll County:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

26.3%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.7%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Carroll County:

Average size of farms: 377 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $169,162
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $311.58
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.19%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 43.80%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $142,391
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 80.86%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $140,480
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.41%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.88
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 8.06%
Corn for grain: 122362 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 449 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 54687 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 24 acres

Earthquake activity:

Carroll County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 273.4 miles away from Carroll County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 250.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 305.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 272.7 miles away from Carroll County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 260.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 05, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4116: May 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4116, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 19, 2010 to August 07, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1935: August 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 1935, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Snow, Incident Period: February 05, 2008 to February 06, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3283: March 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 3283, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Flooding, Incident Period: April 18, 2001 to May 29, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1368: May 09, 2001, FEMA Id: 1368, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 22, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-997: July 09, 1993, FEMA Id: 997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, TORNADOES, Incident Period: June 30, 1981, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-643: June 30, 1981, FEMA Id: 643, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 16, 1979, Emergency Declared EM-3068: January 16, 1979, FEMA Id: 3068, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 10, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-438: June 10, 1974, FEMA Id: 438, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (23%)
  • Germany (19%)
  • Canada (16%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Asia, n.e.c. (8%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Carroll County (%):

  • German (42%)
  • United States or American (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • Dutch (5%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Carroll County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,798 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 984 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 25 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 317 (4%)
  • Other means: 59 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 424 (6%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Carroll County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 199 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Carroll County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 126 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in state prisons
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,521.

4.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.83% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($22,509 average AGI)
1.44% relocated from other states ($11,246 average AGI)
Carroll County:

1.44%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Stephenson County, IL  0.61% ($26,878 average AGI)
from Whiteside County, IL  0.48% ($28,719)
from Clinton County, IA  0.39% ($32,577)
from Jo Daviess County, IL  0.34% ($23,565)
from Ogle County, IL  0.27% ($28,111)
from Cook County, IL  0.22% ($74,800)


5.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.31% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($19,811 average AGI)
2.03% relocated to other states ($11,278 average AGI)
Carroll County:

2.03%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Whiteside County, IL  0.80% ($31,019 average AGI)
to Stephenson County, IL  0.49% ($45,061)
to Clinton County, IA  0.44% ($25,833)
to Ogle County, IL  0.24% ($29,688)
to Winnebago County, IL  0.22% ($22,200)
to Jo Daviess County, IL  0.18% ($26,917)
to Cook County, IL  0.16% ($26,727)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7

Births per 1000 population in Carroll County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Carroll County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Carroll County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Carroll County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Carroll County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,666 (3,214 aged, 452 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 165 (5%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Carroll County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (270)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (229)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (205)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (146)
  • Congestive heart failure (115)
  • Unspecified dementia (110)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (108)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (64)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (63)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (60)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 802
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,212
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 25

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 75

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 19

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,164
  • In family households: 12,494 (3,405 male householders, 938 female householders)
    3,514 spouses, 3,777 children (3,443 natural, 110 adopted, 224 stepchildren), 242 grandchildren, 76 brothers or sisters, 69 parents, 68 other relatives, 350 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,670 (1,138 male householders (938 living alone)), 1,141 female householders (1,035 living alone)), 391 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 223 (178 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,339 2-persons, 873 3-persons, 713 4-persons, 263 5-persons, 100 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,973 1-person, 254 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

2,949 married couples with children.
751 single-parent households (191 men, 560 women).

96.5% of residents of Carroll County speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 30% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $105,115,000 ($6,433 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,978,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $54,180,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,553,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,979,000
Federal grants: $8,466,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,260,000 ($4,174,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,677,000 ($406,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,050,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,974,000
Federal Government insurance: $35,734,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 838
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,001
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +45
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -449
Here -28 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Carroll County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.34 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 73
  • 2000 to 2009: 649
  • 1990 to 1999: 784
  • 1980 to 1989: 672
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,308
  • 1960 to 1969: 611
  • 1950 to 1959: 716
  • 1940 to 1949: 543
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,061
Note: State values scaled to Carroll population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Carroll County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Carroll County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 71
  • 4 rooms: 517
  • 5 rooms: 1,109
  • 6 rooms: 1,282
  • 7 rooms: 1,028
  • 8 rooms: 689
  • 9+ rooms: 513
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 70
  • 3 rooms: 185
  • 4 rooms: 296
  • 5 rooms: 364
  • 6 rooms: 248
  • 7 rooms: 208
  • 8 rooms: 97
  • 9+ rooms: 113
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Carroll County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Carroll County population
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 131
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,354
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,531
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,027
  • 5+ bedrooms: 160
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 332
  • 2 bedrooms: 552
  • 3 bedrooms: 418
  • 4 bedrooms: 226
  • 5+ bedrooms: 49
Cars and other vehicles available in Carroll County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Carroll County population
  • no vehicle: 195
  • 1 vehicle: 1,505
  • 2 vehicles: 2,341
  • 3 vehicles: 817
  • 4 vehicles: 243
  • 5+ vehicles: 108
  • no vehicle: 172
  • 1 vehicle: 738
  • 2 vehicles: 522
  • 3 vehicles: 91
  • 4 vehicles: 47
  • 5+ vehicles: 15

64% of Carroll County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Illinois.

Carroll County:

64.0%
State average:

58.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,684
  • Northeast: 182
  • Midwest: 3,571
  • South: 547
  • West: 323

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $64,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Carroll County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (64.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.8%)
  • Electricity (6.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.6%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Utility gas (51.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22.5%)
  • Electricity (17.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.8%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 60
Here:

3.1%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

1.6%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 32
Here:

7.2%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Carroll County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $38,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,359,000
    Police Protection: $1,037,000
    General - Other: $628,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $581,000
    Financial Administration: $555,000
    Central Staff Services: $255,000
    Health Services - Other: $244,000
    General Public Buildings: $177,000
    Welfare - Other: $70,000
    Fire Protection: $20,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $233,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $165,000
    Central Staff: $55,000
    Regular Highways: $51,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,761,000

Carroll County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $718,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,090,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $166,000
    Interest Earnings: $134,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $708,000
    Highways: $336,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,698,000
    NEC: $559,000
    Total General Sales: $202,000

Carroll County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,691,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 203
  • Number of aged recipients: 15
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 188
  • Number of recipients under 18: 43
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 135
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 25
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 68
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 86
Carroll County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Carroll County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Carroll County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16277.5 years
Robert12672.2 years
William12578.4 years
Mary11280.5 years
Charles10178.8 years
Helen9380.7 years
George9378.5 years
Harold7876.5 years
James7268.3 years
Dorothy7178.1 years
Most common last names in Carroll County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller8977.3 years
Smith8877.0 years
Hartman5881.9 years
Johnson4776.7 years
Brown3771.9 years
Handel3176.1 years
Schreiner2579.6 years
Law2580.8 years
Zink2476.5 years
Rogers2378.7 years
Businesses in Carroll County, IL
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet2Subway2
Dairy Queen1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul2
Pizza Hut1U.S. Cellular1
RadioShack1UPS1