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Iroquois County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2014: 28,879 (28% urban, 72% rural); it was 31,334 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,012
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,028
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,339
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,916 (it was 2,881 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 1116 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Iroquois County: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (34.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.3%), Educational, health and social services (12.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Iroquois County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years
Males: 14,109  (48.9%)
Females: 14,770  (51.1%)

Iroquois County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Iroquois County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,845 ($38,071 in 1999)

This county:

$47845
Illinois:

$56210

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $457 (lower quartile is $382, upper quartile is $568)
This county:

$457
State:

$772


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,777 (it was $79,400 in 2000)
Iroquois:

$89,777
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,124 - $148,084
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,057
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $422

Institutionalized population: 448
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 52 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2008: 53 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2009: 39 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $222,100
  • 2014: 28 buildings, average cost: $160,400

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: $2,352 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,145 (2.4%)

Iroquois County household income distribution in 2009 Iroquois County home values distribution Iroquois County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.7%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.2% for Black residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.0% for American Indian residents, 32.6% for other race residents, 23.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.5%
Iroquois County:

15.5%
Illinois:

14.7%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.0% for Black residents, 31.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.8% for American Indian residents, 33.7% for other race residents, 23.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 22 years old, American Indian residents: 49 years old, Asian residents: 26 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Iroquois County is $406 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $619 a month.

Cities in this county include: Watseka, Gilman, Onarga, Milford, Clifton, Sheldon, Cissna Park, Ashkum, Crescent City, Buckley.

Iroquois 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, Ohio , Dauphin County, Pennsylvania , Kankakee County , Medina County, Ohio , Seward County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,007
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 764 (35% naturalized citizens)

Iroquois County:

2.4%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 254
  • 1990 to 1994: 85
  • 1985 to 1989: 78
  • 1980 to 1984: 52
  • 1975 to 1979: 66
  • 1970 to 1974: 70
  • 1970 to 1974: 21
  • 1965 to 1969: 138

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.5%

Iroquois County marital status for males Iroquois County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,253
  • One, attached: 146
  • Two: 387
  • 3 or 4: 332
  • 5 to 9: 233
  • 10 to 19: 134
  • 20 or more: 41
  • Mobile homes: 816
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 20

Housing units in Iroquois County with a mortgage: 4,155 (329 second mortgage, 319 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,387

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Iroquois County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,17638
Mainline Protestant4,54927
Catholic3,8909
Other932
None14,010-
Iroquois 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
Iroquois County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Iroquois County:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Iroquois County:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Iroquois County:

27.3%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.6%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Iroquois County:

Average size of farms: 490 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $164,907
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $296.04
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.63%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $122,549
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 92.54%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.42%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $147,839
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.90
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.11%
Corn for grain: 320080 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3591 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 295052 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6 acres

Earthquake activity:

Iroquois 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 158.9 miles away from Iroquois 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 133.4 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 191.1 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 157.2 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 149.8 miles away from Iroquois 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 74.2 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:

  • IllinoisSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 7, 2008 to March 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1747): March 7, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1747, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • IllinoisSevere Storms, Flooding, Incident Period: April 9, 1994 to May 4, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1025): April 26, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1025, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Iroquois County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (52%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Yugoslavia (6%)
  • India (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)

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

  • German (36%)
  • United States or American (12%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • French (except Basque) (7%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Iroquois County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,778 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 1,430 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 34 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 4 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 21 (0%)
  • Walked: 465 (3%)
  • Other means: 92 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 901 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 483 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 28 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 24 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 24 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 24 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 348 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 80 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,815.

4.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.27% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($25,362 average AGI)
1.10% relocated from other states ($7,910 average AGI)
Iroquois County:

1.10%
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 Kankakee County, IL  1.45% ($31,977 average AGI)
from Ford County, IL  0.34% ($31,025)
from Champaign County, IL  0.29% ($17,114)
from Cook County, IL  0.27% ($35,094)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.24% ($29,179)
from Will County, IL  0.14% ($39,471)
from Newton County, IN  0.13% ($24,800)


4.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.35% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($22,774 average AGI)
1.57% relocated to other states ($10,182 average AGI)
Iroquois County:

1.57%
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 Kankakee County, IL  1.16% ($31,791 average AGI)
to Champaign County, IL  0.46% ($33,091)
to Vermilion County, IL  0.29% ($32,486)
to Ford County, IL  0.28% ($35,303)
to Cook County, IL  0.25% ($35,600)
to Will County, IL  0.14% ($25,176)
to McLean County, IL  0.11% ($34,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Iroquois County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Iroquois County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Iroquois County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Iroquois County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Iroquois County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,352 (5,420 aged, 932 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 509 (7%)

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 Iroquois County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (574)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (542)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (367)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (341)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (282)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (272)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (125)
  • Congestive heart failure (123)
  • Unspecified dementia (121)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (102)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.26
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8279.530
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 365.230
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42829.19

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1062.690
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1258.270
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.52

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25.61
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 74.97

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13.04

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 126.0. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,250
  • In family households: 24,800 (6,318 male householders, 1,857 female householders)
    6,539 spouses, 8,220 children (7,527 natural, 213 adopted, 480 stepchildren), 587 grandchildren, 188 brothers or sisters, 122 parents, 203 other relatives, 650 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,450 (1,734 male householders (1,412 living alone)), 2,047 female householders (1,843 living alone)), 669 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 468 (448 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,027 2-persons, 1,614 3-persons, 1,420 4-persons, 718 5-persons, 251 6-persons, 145 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,255 1-person, 442 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

5,818 married couples with children.
1,438 single-parent households (388 men, 1,050 women).

94.9% of residents of Iroquois County speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (94% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $179,566,000 ($5856 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,880,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $86,300,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $40,163,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $32,131,000
Federal grants: $12,121,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,739,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,112,000 ($74,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $283,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,760,000
Federal Government insurance: $182,605,000

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

Births: 1,820
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,080
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +181
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -545
Here -18 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Iroquois County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.63 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:

4.9
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 93
  • 2000 to 2004: 917
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,175
  • 1980 to 1989: 883
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,882
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,245
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,946
  • 1940 to 1949: 818
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,424
Rooms in houses/apartments in Iroquois County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 21
  • 3 rooms: 134
  • 4 rooms: 851
  • 5 rooms: 2,093
  • 6 rooms: 2,309
  • 7 rooms: 1,705
  • 8 rooms: 1,255
  • 9+ rooms: 969
  • 1 room: 52
  • 2 rooms: 87
  • 3 rooms: 187
  • 4 rooms: 881
  • 5 rooms: 605
  • 6 rooms: 406
  • 7 rooms: 322
  • 8 rooms: 194
  • 9+ rooms: 147
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Iroquois County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 218
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,387
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,570
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,762
  • 5+ bedrooms: 394
  • no bedroom: 77
  • 1 bedroom: 370
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,270
  • 3 bedrooms: 754
  • 4 bedrooms: 335
  • 5+ bedrooms: 75
Cars and other vehicles available in Iroquois County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 298
  • 1 vehicle: 2,521
  • 2 vehicles: 4,207
  • 3 vehicles: 1,688
  • 4 vehicles: 421
  • 5+ vehicles: 204
  • no vehicle: 218
  • 1 vehicle: 1,274
  • 2 vehicles: 990
  • 3 vehicles: 294
  • 4 vehicles: 73
  • 5+ vehicles: 32

66% of Iroquois County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Illinois.

Iroquois County:

65.6%
State average:

58.6%

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

  • This state: 26072
  • Northeast: 227
  • Midwest: 2552
  • South: 1156
  • West: 469

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $54,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Iroquois County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (65.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.7%)
  • Electricity (10.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.0%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (54.7%)
  • Electricity (20.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 259
Here:

7.1%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 99
Here:

4.9%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 74
Here:

8.5%
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)

Iroquois County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,897,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,893,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,767,000
    Police Protection: $1,362,000
    General - Other: $1,180,000
    Financial Administration: $911,000
    Central Staff Services: $700,000
    General Public Buildings: $538,000
    Solid Waste Management: $136,000
    Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $208,000
    Police Protection: $16,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
    General - Other: $14,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,841,000

Iroquois County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,584,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $592,000
    Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $71,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,868,000
    Interest Earnings: $423,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,488,000
    General Support: $2,076,000
    Health & Hospitals: $343,000
    Public Welfare: $24,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,823,000
    NEC: $111,000

Iroquois County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,130,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 458
  • Number of aged recipients: 19
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 439
  • Number of recipients under 18: 74
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 332
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 52
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 173
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 230
Iroquois County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Iroquois County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

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Most common first names in Iroquois County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John29578.0 years
William23176.9 years
Mary22479.3 years
Robert18271.1 years
Charles17476.3 years
George15676.1 years
James14771.6 years
Ruth12179.2 years
Helen11980.3 years
Henry11781.0 years
Most common last names in Iroquois County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11076.6 years
Miller8879.4 years
Smith7976.2 years
Anderson6681.3 years
Martin5676.2 years
Brown4776.6 years
Peters4476.0 years
Wilken4378.6 years
Davis4178.2 years
Williams4178.2 years
Businesses in Iroquois County, IL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Burger King2Motel 61
CVS1Nike1
Curves2Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen5Subway3
FedEx3Super 82
Ford1True Value3
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Walmart1