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Ford County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2014: 13,688 (58% urban, 42% rural); it was 14,241 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,568
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,725
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,288
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,383 (it was 1,351 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 486 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ford County: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (34.3%), Educational, health and social services (15.7%), Construction (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 33%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 62%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Ford County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years
Males: 6,662  (48.7%)
Females: 7,026  (51.3%)
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Ford County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Ford County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,360 ($38,073 in 1999)

This county:

$48360
Illinois:

$56210

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $430 (lower quartile is $346, upper quartile is $556)
This county:

$430
State:

$772


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,358 (it was $71,200 in 2000)
Ford:

$83,358
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,569 - $134,803

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $106,365
Here:

$106,365
State:

$228,842

Townhouses or other attached units: $46,762
Here:

$46,762
State:

$200,693

Mobile homes: $20,601
Here:

$20,601
State:

$36,193
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $988
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $389

Institutionalized population: 410
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2009: 26 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $188,200
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $301,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,169 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,810 (2.3%)

Ford County household income distribution in 2009 Ford County home values distribution Ford County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.5%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.1% for Black residents, 12.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.9%
Ford County:

10.9%
Illinois:

14.7%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.5% for Black residents, 11.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 39 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 22 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 45 years old)

Area name: Champaign-Urbana, IL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ford County is $522 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $614 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $771 a month.

Cities in this county include: Paxton, Gibson City, Gibson, Piper City, Melvin, Roberts, Elliott, Sibley, Cabery, Kempton.

Ford 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: Allen County, Indiana , Crawford County, Ohio , Fulton County , Suffolk County, New York , Morrow County, Ohio , Richland County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 456
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 150 (55% naturalized citizens)

Ford County:

1.1%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 34
  • 1990 to 1994: 6
  • 1985 to 1989: 7
  • 1980 to 1984: 7
  • 1975 to 1979: 9
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1970 to 1974: 17
  • 1965 to 1969: 56

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.6%

Ford County marital status for males Ford County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,261
  • One, attached: 64
  • Two: 150
  • 3 or 4: 113
  • 5 to 9: 107
  • 10 to 19: 76
  • 20 or more: 67
  • Mobile homes: 218
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Housing units in Ford County with a mortgage: 2,061 (183 second mortgage, 108 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,604

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ford County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,66618
Evangelical Protestant2,23914
Catholic1,7715
Other4-
None6,401-
Ford 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
Ford County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Ford County:

5.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

11.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ford County:

9.7%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Ford County:

27.0%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Ford County:

Average size of farms: 540 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $155,426
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $268.22
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.28%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $113,425
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 94.17%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.26%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $137,998
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.36%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.99
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.21%
Corn for grain: 133356 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2269 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 132601 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Ford County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% 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 146.4 miles away from Ford 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 121.1 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 179.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 135.8 miles away from Ford County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.0 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:

  • IllinoisSevere Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 3, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1960): March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • IllinoisHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3230): September 7, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • IllinoisSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1416): May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IllinoisSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared (EM-3161): January 17, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3161, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • IllinoisWinter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 1, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3134): January 8, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • IllinoisIce Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 14, 1990 to February 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-860): March 6, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-860, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Storm

The number of natural disasters in Ford County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • United Kingdom (20%)
  • Philippines (17%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • India (9%)
  • Yugoslavia (8%)
  • Canada (7%)

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

  • German (41%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • Swedish (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Ford County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,297 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 719 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 265 (4%)
  • Other means: 64 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 405 (6%)

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

372 people in nursing homes
31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
367 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,436.

6.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.87% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($24,889 average AGI)
1.27% relocated from other states ($8,000 average AGI)
Ford County:

1.27%
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 Champaign County, IL  1.75% ($28,582 average AGI)
from Iroquois County, IL  0.59% ($35,303)
from Livingston County, IL  0.43% ($34,875)
from McLean County, IL  0.39% ($28,227)
from Kankakee County, IL  0.25% ($28,714)
from Cook County, IL  0.18% ($28,400)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.18% ($32,000)


6.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.96% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($23,058 average AGI)
1.55% relocated to other states ($10,184 average AGI)
Ford County:

1.55%
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 Champaign County, IL  1.73% ($28,443 average AGI)
to Iroquois County, IL  0.71% ($31,025)
to McLean County, IL  0.55% ($32,613)
to Livingston County, IL  0.53% ($32,100)
to Kankakee County, IL  0.25% ($28,714)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Ford County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Ford County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Ford County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ford County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ford County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,726 (2,441 aged, 285 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 187 (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 Ford County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (219)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (206)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (157)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (156)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (143)
  • Unspecified dementia (129)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (124)
  • Congestive heart failure (110)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (97)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (86)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.01
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6643.310
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 560.620
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38192.01

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1243.200
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1539.870
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.06

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35.5
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77.7

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.13

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,671
  • In family households: 11,522 (2,840 male householders, 958 female householders)
    2,996 spouses, 3,977 children (3,598 natural, 128 adopted, 251 stepchildren), 182 grandchildren, 64 brothers or sisters, 48 parents, 112 other relatives, 304 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,149 (826 male householders (684 living alone)), 1,052 female householders (971 living alone)), 271 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 410 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 1,818 2-persons, 790 3-persons, 728 4-persons, 296 5-persons, 94 6-persons, 72 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,655 1-person, 193 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

2,744 married couples with children.
678 single-parent households (176 men, 502 women).

97.3% of residents of Ford County speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $81,547,000 ($5715 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,808,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $39,953,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $17,629,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,037,000
Federal grants: $7,925,000
Federal procurement contracts: $795,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,207,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,480,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,180,000
Federal Government insurance: $65,816,000

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

Births: 883
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,130
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +29
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +165
Here +12 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Ford County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.93 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:

4.8
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 67
  • 2000 to 2004: 359
  • 1990 to 1999: 347
  • 1980 to 1989: 367
  • 1970 to 1979: 988
  • 1960 to 1969: 513
  • 1950 to 1959: 872
  • 1940 to 1949: 360
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,360
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ford County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 22
  • 4 rooms: 333
  • 5 rooms: 837
  • 6 rooms: 1,271
  • 7 rooms: 832
  • 8 rooms: 519
  • 9+ rooms: 469
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 61
  • 3 rooms: 206
  • 4 rooms: 318
  • 5 rooms: 276
  • 6 rooms: 159
  • 7 rooms: 152
  • 8 rooms: 118
  • 9+ rooms: 54
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ford County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 82
  • 2 bedrooms: 894
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,315
  • 4 bedrooms: 866
  • 5+ bedrooms: 131
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 297
  • 2 bedrooms: 497
  • 3 bedrooms: 366
  • 4 bedrooms: 143
  • 5+ bedrooms: 41
Cars and other vehicles available in Ford County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 176
  • 1 vehicle: 1,171
  • 2 vehicles: 1,948
  • 3 vehicles: 744
  • 4 vehicles: 169
  • 5+ vehicles: 80
  • no vehicle: 161
  • 1 vehicle: 607
  • 2 vehicles: 420
  • 3 vehicles: 110
  • 4 vehicles: 46
  • 5+ vehicles: 7

64% of Ford County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Illinois.

Ford County:

64.5%
State average:

58.6%

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

  • This state: 11599
  • Northeast: 195
  • Midwest: 1252
  • South: 803
  • West: 178

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $35,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ford County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (73.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.0%)
  • Electricity (6.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.7%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (54.4%)
  • Electricity (24.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 108
Here:

6.4%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 36
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

1.4%
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)

Ford County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,296,000
    Regular Highways: $965,000
    General - Other: $772,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $452,000
    Central Staff Services: $416,000
    Correctional Institutions: $343,000
    Health - Other: $284,000
    General Public Buildings: $177,000
    Financial Administration: $113,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $440,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,948,000

Ford County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $618,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $93,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $81,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $840,000
    Highways: $403,000
    Public Welfare: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,080,000
    Other License: $810,000

Ford County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,353,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 176
  • Number of aged recipients: 13
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 163
  • Number of recipients under 18: 39
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 118
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 19
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 68
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 78
Ford County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Ford County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Ford County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10777.4 years
William9273.8 years
George7877.3 years
Robert7374.6 years
Charles6179.7 years
Mary6081.8 years
James5973.6 years
Dorothy4676.3 years
Anna4485.2 years
Ruth4383.7 years
Most common last names in Ford County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7479.5 years
Anderson5981.0 years
Smith3577.7 years
Thompson3177.7 years
Swanson2983.1 years
Carlson2679.0 years
Wilson2578.9 years
Peterson2382.3 years
Brown2376.6 years
Miller2375.2 years
Businesses in Ford County, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Hardee's1
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford2True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul1