Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Christian County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2019: 32,676 (57% urban, 43% rural); it was 35,372 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,228
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,322
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,608
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,505 (it was 3,313 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 709 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Christian County: 74.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (16.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

  • Races in Christian County, IL (2019)
    • 30,73686.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5421.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4241.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3721.1%Two or more races
    • 2040.6%Asian alone
    • 850.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 280.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

44.0 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Males: 16,498  (50.5%)
Females: 16,178  (49.5%)
Christian County, IL forum
Recent posts about Christian County, Illinois on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users:
New job in Springfield... good neighborhoods?  (18 replies)
Cougar near Sandwich, IL?  (52 replies)
Taylorville, Illinois  (2 replies)
Average household size:
Christian County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,481 ($36,561 in 1999)
This county:

$55,481
Illinois:

$69,187

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $503 (lower quartile is $385, upper quartile is $580)
This county:

$503
State:

$889


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $97,723 (it was $61,700 in 2000)
Christian:

$97,723
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,799 - $158,538

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $125,018
Here:

$125,018
State:

$266,086

Townhouses or other attached units: $109,300
Here:

$109,300
State:

$247,630

In 2-unit structures: $98,125
Here:

$98,125
State:

$268,780

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $98,103
Here:

$98,103
State:

$303,902

Mobile homes: $46,423
Here:

$46,423
State:

$59,325

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $983
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $452

Institutionalized population: 1,559
Christian County, IL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 68 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 1998: 78 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1999: 87 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2000: 86 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2001: 81 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2002: 104 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2003: 99 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2004: 77 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2005: 75 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2006: 65 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2007: 48 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2008: 43 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2011: 34 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2013: 46 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2014: 29 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $203,800
  • 2018: 25 buildings, average cost: $199,300
  • 2019: 22 buildings, average cost: $206,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Christian, IL residents
Average permit cost in Christian, IL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,862 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,544 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Christian, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Christian, IL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Christian, IL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.3%
Christian County:

11.3%
Illinois:

11.5%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.3% for Black residents, 1.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 79.1% for American Indian residents, 36.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.0 years old
(Males: 42.2 years old, Females: 45.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 32.5 years old, American Indian residents: 46.2 years old, Asian residents: 35.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 37.9 years old, Other race residents: 40.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Christian County is $412 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $636 a month.

Cities in this county include: Taylorville, Pana, Kincaid, Assumption, Edinburg, Morrisonville, Stonington, Tovey, Mount Auburn, Langleyville.

Christian County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Click to draw/clear Christian County borders

Neighboring counties: Brown County, Kansas , Clark County, Ohio , Hampshire County, West Virginia , Daviess County, Missouri , Jackson County, Kansas , Morgan County, Ohio .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

6.5%

Unemployment by year in Christian, IL
County total employment by year in Christian, IL
County average yearly wages by year in Christian, IL

Current college students: 1,063
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 384 (32.6% naturalized citizens)

Christian County:

1.2%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 852010 or later
  • 1522000 to 2009
  • 291990 to 1999
  • 1091980 to 1989
  • 401970 to 1979
  • 143Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.7%

Christian County marital status for males Christian County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,054
  • One, attached: 183
  • Two: 334
  • 3 or 4: 410
  • 5 to 9: 211
  • 10 to 19: 113
  • 20 to 49: 251
  • 50 or more: 318
  • Mobile homes: 751

Housing units in Christian County with a mortgage: 5,294 (87 second mortgage, 277 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,219

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

62.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Christian County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,00438
Catholic5,4737
Mainline Protestant4,59225
Black Protestant1811
Other1683
None18,382-
Christian 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: 9
Christian County:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Christian County:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Christian County:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Christian County:

26.9%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.5%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Christian County:

Average size of farms: 516 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $138,962
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $272.79
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.68%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $99,365
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 92.16%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.01%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $129,646
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.56%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.68
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.16%
Corn for grain: 196060 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2833 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 176385 harvested acres
Vegetables: 9 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 11 acres

Earthquake activity:

Christian County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 213% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 105.0 miles away from Christian County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 105.0 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 88.6 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) earthquake occurred 133.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 105.3 miles away from Christian County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 90.2 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4489, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 01, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1681: February 09, 2007, FEMA Id: 1681, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Winter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3134: January 08, 1999, FEMA Id: 3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow

The number of natural disasters in Christian County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Christian

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,198 (81.4%)
  • Carpooled: 992 (8.8%)
  • Bus: 38 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 66 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 377 (3.3%)
  • Worked at home: 551 (4.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (26%)
  • Costa Rica (10%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Spain (8%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Vietnam (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Christian County


  • American (20%)
  • German (18%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,194 people in state prisons
  • 409 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 42 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 42 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 26 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 1,204 people in state prisons
  • 270 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 42 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,056.

4.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.15%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.48% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($47,574 average AGI)
0.67% relocated from other states ($5,581 average AGI)
Christian County:

0.67%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sangamon County, IL  1.06% ($39,986 average AGI)
from Shelby County, IL  0.56% ($34,644)
from Macon County, IL  0.43% ($47,554)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.24% ($45,531)


4.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,439 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.64% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($31,224 average AGI)
1.17% relocated to other states ($11,216 average AGI)
Christian County:

1.17%
Illinois average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sangamon County, IL  1.10% ($44,315 average AGI)
to Shelby County, IL  0.54% ($39,535)
to Macon County, IL  0.50% ($39,485)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.31% ($44,171)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Births per 1000 population in Christian County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Christian County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Christian County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Christian County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Christian County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Christian County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Christian County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Christian County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Christian County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,991 (5,948 aged, 1,043 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 377 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Christian County, Illinois in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (721)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (694)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (663)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (279)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (235)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (210)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (205)
  • Unspecified dementia (167)
  • Congestive heart failure (134)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (74)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.66
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,972
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 283
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48,058

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,180
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,177
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 88

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 159.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,676
  • Male householders: 7,024 (2,037 living alone), Female householders: 6,933 (2,511 living alone)
  • 6,358 spouses (6,313 opposite-sex spouses), 1,354 unmarried partners, (1,354 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,569 children (7,225 natural, 98 adopted, 244 stepchildren), 703 grandchildren, 145 brothers or sisters, 157 parents, 33 foster children, 261 other relatives, 498 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,725

Size of family households: 4,269 2-persons, 1,935 3-persons, 1,356 4-persons, 715 5-persons, 119 6-persons, 66 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,549 1-person, 907 2-persons, 86 3-persons, 2 4-persons, 4 5-persons.

3,783 married couples with children.
1,950 single-parent households (443 men, 1,507 women).

97.7% of residents of Christian speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $223,845,000 ($6,337 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,235,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $94,932,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $54,854,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,457,000
Federal grants: $52,726,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,411,000 ($20,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,464,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $347,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,332,000
Federal Government insurance: $63,495,000

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

Births: 2,051
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,230
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +101
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -75
Here -2 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Christian County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.16 millions of gallons per day (54% from ground, 46% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Christian County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Christian County, Illinois
  • 1842014 or later
  • 2402010 to 2013
  • 1,3112000 to 2009
  • 1,4481990 to 1999
  • 1,0631980 to 1989
  • 2,3561970 to 1979
  • 1,2931960 to 1969
  • 1,7691950 to 1959
  • 1,3481940 to 1949
  • 4,5941939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Christian County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Christian County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Christian County, Illinois
  • 01 room
  • 12 rooms
  • 1803 rooms
  • 1,0194 rooms
  • 2,8355 rooms
  • 2,4576 rooms
  • 1,6587 rooms
  • 9768 rooms
  • 1,3069+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Christian County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Christian County, Illinois
  • 2381 room
  • 1322 rooms
  • 6483 rooms
  • 8444 rooms
  • 8405 rooms
  • 4636 rooms
  • 1607 rooms
  • 778 rooms
  • 759+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Christian County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Christian County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Christian County, Illinois
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3281 bedroom
  • 2,8152 bedrooms
  • 5,6153 bedrooms
  • 1,3204 bedrooms
  • 3965+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Christian County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Christian County, Illinois
  • 266no bedroom
  • 8511 bedroom
  • 1,3802 bedrooms
  • 8503 bedrooms
  • 1044 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Christian County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Christian County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Christian County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 188no vehicle
  • 2,8661 vehicle
  • 4,5672 vehicles
  • 1,8603 vehicles
  • 6584 vehicles
  • 3315+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Christian County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Christian County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 546no vehicle
  • 1,6491 vehicle
  • 8942 vehicles
  • 2953 vehicles
  • 654 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

89.6% of Christian County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Illinois.

Christian County:

89.6%
State average:

87.3%

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

  • This state: 28,504
  • Other state: 3,679
  • Northeast: 289
  • Midwest: 1,547
  • South: 1,171
  • West: 672
Year householders moved into unit in Christian County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Christian County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 73.3%Utility gas
  • 13.0%Electricity
  • 12.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.8%Utility gas
  • 26.7%Electricity
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 414
Here:

13.3%
Illinois:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 117
Here:

7.5%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 154
Here:

15.0%
Illinois:

27.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Christian County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,283,000
    Solid Waste Management: $186,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,648,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,791,000
    Regular Highways: $1,707,000
    Health - Other: $1,343,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,116,000
    Correctional Institutions: $695,000
    Financial Administration: $516,000
    General - Other: $454,000
    Solid Waste Management: $281,000
    General Public Buildings: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $70,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $179,000
    Public Welfare: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $582,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $356,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $241,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $417,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $251,000
    Interest Earnings: $28,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $155,000
    Regular Highways: $70,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,949,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,620,000
    Highways: $1,075,000
    Other: $519,000
    Public Welfare: $228,000
    Health and Hospitals: $190,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,827,000
    Other License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,290,000

Christian County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,283,000
    Solid Waste Management: $186,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,648,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,791,000
    Regular Highways: $1,707,000
    Health - Other: $1,343,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,116,000
    Correctional Institutions: $695,000
    Financial Administration: $516,000
    General - Other: $454,000
    Solid Waste Management: $281,000
    General Public Buildings: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $70,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $179,000
    Public Welfare: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $582,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $356,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $241,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $417,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $251,000
    Interest Earnings: $28,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $155,000
    Regular Highways: $70,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,949,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,620,000
    Highways: $1,075,000
    Other: $519,000
    Public Welfare: $228,000
    Health and Hospitals: $190,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,827,000
    Other License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,290,000

Christian County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,283,000
    Solid Waste Management: $186,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,648,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,791,000
    Regular Highways: $1,707,000
    Health - Other: $1,343,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,116,000
    Correctional Institutions: $695,000
    Financial Administration: $516,000
    General - Other: $454,000
    Solid Waste Management: $281,000
    General Public Buildings: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $70,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $179,000
    Public Welfare: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $582,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $356,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $241,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $417,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $251,000
    Interest Earnings: $28,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $155,000
    Regular Highways: $70,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,949,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,620,000
    Highways: $1,075,000
    Other: $519,000
    Public Welfare: $228,000
    Health and Hospitals: $190,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,827,000
    Other License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,290,000

Christian County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $2,283,000
    Solid Waste Management: $186,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,648,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,791,000
    Regular Highways: $1,707,000
    Health - Other: $1,343,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,116,000
    Correctional Institutions: $695,000
    Financial Administration: $516,000
    General - Other: $454,000
    Solid Waste Management: $281,000
    General Public Buildings: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $70,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $179,000
    Public Welfare: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $582,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $356,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $241,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $417,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $251,000
    Interest Earnings: $28,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $155,000
    Regular Highways: $70,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,949,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,620,000
    Highways: $1,075,000
    Other: $519,000
    Public Welfare: $228,000
    Health and Hospitals: $190,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,827,000
    Other License: $31,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,290,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 640
  • Number of aged recipients: 41
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 599
  • Number of recipients under 18: 116
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 442
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 82
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 221
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 294
Most common first names in Christian County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary39580.9 years
John38977.0 years
William36376.1 years
Charles26476.6 years
James24372.6 years
Robert21970.9 years
George18078.0 years
Joseph15575.6 years
Helen14979.6 years
Dorothy13178.8 years
Most common last names in Christian County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15578.4 years
Miller10076.8 years
Jones9177.0 years
Brown8276.1 years
Durbin8274.9 years
Johnson7376.7 years
Davis7376.4 years
Allen6176.0 years
Cook5277.1 years
Moore4972.1 years
Businesses in Christian County, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone2McDonald's2
CVS1Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet1Subway3
Circle K1Super 81
Dairy Queen2Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1True Value2
FedEx2U-Haul2
Ford2UPS3
GameStop1Walgreens2
H&R Block2Walmart2
KFC1Wendy's1
Kincaid1YMCA1
Kroger1