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Iroquois County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 28,701 (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 (34.8%), Educational, health and social services (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Iroquois County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 13,995  (48.8%)
Females: 14,706  (51.2%)

Iroquois County,IL real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Iroquois County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,248 ($38,071 in 1999)

This county:

$49,248
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $495 (lower quartile is $411, upper quartile is $615)
This county:

$495
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,465 (it was $79,400 in 2000)
Iroquois:

$101,465
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,796 - $159,017

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $123,508
Here:

$123,508
State:

$249,958

Townhouses or other attached units: $86,803
Here:

$86,803
State:

$231,967

In 2-unit structures: $136,631
Here:

$136,631
State:

$270,571

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $51,298
Here:

$51,298
State:

$249,493

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $187,130
Here:

$187,130
State:

$269,512

Mobile homes: $27,087
Here:

$27,087
State:

$51,570
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,025
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $440

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 permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,203 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,034 (2.1%)

Iroquois County household income distribution in 2013 Iroquois County home values distribution in 2013 Iroquois County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.0%
Iroquois County:

15.0%
Illinois:

13.0%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.9% for Black residents, 40.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.6% for other race residents, 10.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.9 years old
(Males: 43.7 years old, Females: 46.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.3 years old, Black residents: 32.9 years old, American Indian residents: 76.1 years old, Asian residents: 27.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.0 years old, Other race residents: 21.8 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: 88.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 907 (36.6% naturalized citizens)

Iroquois County:

3.2%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Iroquois County population
  • 582010 or later
  • 3222000 to 2009
  • 1501990 to 1999
  • 1301980 to 1989
  • 1361970 to 1979
  • 159Before 1970

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: 11,424
  • One, attached: 256
  • Two: 246
  • 3 or 4: 352
  • 5 to 9: 376
  • 10 to 19: 214
  • 20 to 49: 56
  • 50 or more: 115
  • Mobile homes: 442
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Iroquois County with a mortgage: 4,535 (171 second mortgage, 293 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,575

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Iroquois County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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:

  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 07, 2008 to March 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1747: March 07, 2008, FEMA Id: 1747, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3161: January 17, 2001, FEMA Id: 3161, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Flooding, Incident Period: April 09, 1994 to May 04, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1025: April 26, 1994, FEMA Id: 1025, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Ice Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 14, 1990 to February 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-860: March 06, 1990, FEMA Id: 860, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Storm

The number of natural disasters in Iroquois County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (58%)
  • Brazil (7%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Pakistan (5%)
  • Australia (3%)
  • Italy (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Iroquois County


  • German (28%)
  • American (19%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Polish (2%)

Iroquois County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,058 (77.9%)
  • Carpooled: 798 (7.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 179 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 96 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 361 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 857 (8.3%)
Owners and renters by unit type
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%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> 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%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> 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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Iroquois County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Iroquois County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Iroquois County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Iroquois County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 8,280
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 365
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42,829

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,063
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,258
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 75

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,701
  • In family households: 23,449 (4,264 male householders, 3,641 female householders)
    6,180 spouses, 7,644 children (7,271 natural, 123 adopted, 250 stepchildren), 519 grandchildren, 114 brothers or sisters, 219 parents, 186 other relatives, 683 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,783 (1,848 male householders (1,439 living alone)), 2,175 female householders (1,961 living alone)), 758 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 465

Size of family households: 4,045 2-persons, 1,369 3-persons, 1,471 4-persons, 670 5-persons, 196 6-persons, 173 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,401 1-person, 528 2-persons, 55 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 19 5-persons.

3,952 married couples with children.
1,695 single-parent households (465 men, 1,230 women).

93.5% of residents of Iroquois speak English at home.
5.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $179,566,000 ($5,856 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:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built in Iroquois County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Iroquois County population
  • 322014 or later
  • 1062010 to 2013
  • 8682000 to 2009
  • 1,0081990 to 1999
  • 9991980 to 1989
  • 1,9451970 to 1979
  • 1,2951960 to 1969
  • 1,8901950 to 1959
  • 9281940 to 1949
  • 4,2861939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Iroquois County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Iroquois County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Iroquois County population
  • 81 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 1173 rooms
  • 7194 rooms
  • 1,6965 rooms
  • 2,1006 rooms
  • 1,8497 rooms
  • 1,2478 rooms
  • 1,2749+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Iroquois County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Iroquois County population
  • 2481 room
  • 732 rooms
  • 2983 rooms
  • 7014 rooms
  • 5185 rooms
  • 4386 rooms
  • 2617 rooms
  • 1398 rooms
  • 2079+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Iroquois County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Iroquois County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Iroquois County population
  • 11no bedroom
  • 2761 bedroom
  • 2,1602 bedrooms
  • 4,4853 bedrooms
  • 1,6664 bedrooms
  • 4095+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Iroquois County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Iroquois County population
  • 252no bedroom
  • 4281 bedroom
  • 1,0142 bedrooms
  • 7203 bedrooms
  • 3154 bedrooms
  • 1635+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Iroquois County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Iroquois County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Iroquois County population
  • 162no vehicle
  • 2,3751 vehicle
  • 3,9642 vehicles
  • 1,7583 vehicles
  • 5434 vehicles
  • 2495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Iroquois County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Iroquois County population
  • 375no vehicle
  • 1,4691 vehicle
  • 7162 vehicles
  • 2893 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

87.6% of Iroquois County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Illinois.

Iroquois County:

87.6%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 23,928
  • Other state: 3,800
  • Northeast: 278
  • Midwest: 2,089
  • South: 875
  • West: 559
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Iroquois County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.6%Utility gas
  • 19.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.1%Electricity
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.5%Utility gas
  • 31.9%Electricity
  • 10.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 238
Here:

8.4%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 66
Here:

4.0%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 95
Here:

11.3%
Illinois:

26.9%

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

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
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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