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Jo Daviess County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 22,099 (27% urban, 73% rural); it was 22,289 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,471
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,269
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,123
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,013 (it was 2,095 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 601 sq. mi.

Water area: 17.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jo Daviess County: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Jo Daviess County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  49.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 11,128  (50.4%)
Females: 10,971  (49.6%)
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Jo Daviess County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Jo Daviess County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,332 ($40,411 in 1999)

This county:

$56,332
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $484 (lower quartile is $380, upper quartile is $647)
This county:

$484
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $150,118 (it was $93,500 in 2000)
Jo Daviess:

$150,118
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,981 - $251,346

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $195,631
Here:

$195,631
State:

$249,958

Townhouses or other attached units: $218,882
Here:

$218,882
State:

$231,967

In 2-unit structures: $113,548
Here:

$113,548
State:

$270,571

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $175,788
Here:

$175,788
State:

$249,493

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,834
Here:

$124,834
State:

$269,512

Mobile homes: $86,015
Here:

$86,015
State:

$51,570
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,197
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $501

Institutionalized population: 125
Jo Daviess County, IL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 121 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2008: 60 buildings, average cost: $301,800
  • 2009: 45 buildings, average cost: $283,800
  • 2010: 37 buildings, average cost: $262,000
  • 2011: 34 buildings, average cost: $278,800
  • 2012: 45 buildings, average cost: $239,200
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $207,700
  • 2014: 28 buildings, average cost: $252,000

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 2016: $2,811 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,513 (1.9%)

Jo Daviess County household income distribution in 2009 Jo Daviess County home values distribution Jo Daviess County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.7%
Jo Daviess County:

8.7%
Illinois:

13.0%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.3% for Black residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.3% for other race residents, 23.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 49.2 years old
(Males: 48.2 years old, Females: 50.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.2 years old, Black residents: 55.0 years old, American Indian residents: 12.9 years old, Asian residents: 58.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.2 years old, Other race residents: 24.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jo Daviess County is $414 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $656 a month.

Cities in this county include: Galena, East Dubuque, Stockton, Warren, The Galena Territory, Hanover, Elizabeth, Apple Canyon Lake, Scales Mound, Apple River.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jo Daviess County: Brewster Public Access (A), Graybill Farm (B), Hickory Grove Dairy (C), Macomber Farm (D), Twelve Oaks Farm (E), Holmestead Farms (F), Bonnett Dairy Farms (G), Busjahn Farms (H), Heimerginder Farms (I), Williams Farm (J), Balduaf Beef Farm (K), Star Ambulance (L), Freeport Rural Fire Protection District Station 3 (M), German Valley Fire Protection District Station 2 (N), Pearl City Fire Department Kent Station (O), Rock City Fire Protection District (P), Freeport Rural Fire Protection District Station 2 Headquarters (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jo Daviess County include: Kingdom Hall (A), Van Brocklin Church (B), Basswood Church (C), Bethel Church (D), Pleasant View Church (E), Richland Church (F), Richland Salem Church (G), Ridott Christian Reformed Church (H), Sabin Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ellis Van Brocklin Cemetery (1), Waddams Grove Cemetery (2), Wagner Cemetery (3), Waite Cemetery (4), Babbs Grove Cemetery (5), Bellview Cemetery (6), Bethlehem Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Lake Le-Aqua-Na (A), Willow Lake (B), Ducks Misery (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Muddy Creek (A), Coon Creek (B), Silver Creek (C), Spring Branch (D), East Spafford Branch (E), Brush Creek (F), Brown Creek (G), Boone Branch (H), Miller Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jo Daviess County include: Wirth Prairie Nature Preserve (1), Blackhawk Battlefield Park (2), Wayside Park (3), Lake Le-Aqua-Na State Park (4), Oakdale Nature Preserve (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Albany County, New York , Columbia County, New York , Cedar County, Nebraska , Oneida County, Idaho , Ogle County , Story County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 725
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 648 (58.1% naturalized citizens)

Jo Daviess County:

2.9%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 63
  • 2000 to 2009: 88
  • 1990 to 1999: 230
  • 1980 to 1989: 33
  • 1970 to 1979: 40
  • Before 1970: 135
Note: State values scaled to Jo Daviess County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.5%

Jo Daviess County marital status for males Jo Daviess County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,550
  • One, attached: 408
  • Two: 339
  • 3 or 4: 412
  • 5 to 9: 136
  • 10 to 19: 78
  • 20 to 49: 115
  • 50 or more: 37
  • Mobile homes: 573
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Jo Daviess County with a mortgage: 4,030 (129 second mortgage, 419 home equity loan, 30 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,498

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jo Daviess County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,84410
Mainline Protestant4,00024
Evangelical Protestant9519
Other1243
None9,759-
Jo Daviess 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: 8
Jo Daviess County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Jo Daviess County:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 36
This county:

16.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jo Daviess County:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Jo Daviess County:

27.1%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Jo Daviess County:

Average size of farms: 267 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $70,943
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $202.77
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.96%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 57.54%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $63,870
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 55.55%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $68,868
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.08%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.65
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 13.57%
Corn for grain: 68898 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 383 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 37527 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 123 acres

Tornado activity:

Jo Daviess County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 12255139.5 times below overall U.S. average.
On 10/8/1958, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jo Daviess County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% 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 299.3 miles away from Jo Daviess County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.3 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 276.2 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 331.2 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, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 298.7 miles away from Jo Daviess County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 286.0 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:

  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 19, 2010 to August 07, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1935: August 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 1935, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Snow, Incident Period: February 05, 2008 to February 06, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3283: March 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 3283, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Flooding, Incident Period: April 18, 2001 to May 29, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1368: May 09, 2001, FEMA Id: 1368, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flash Flooding, Incident Period: May 16, 1999 to May 17, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1278: May 28, 1999, FEMA Id: 1278, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flash Flood
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 22, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-997: July 09, 1993, FEMA Id: 997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 15, 1990 to July 03, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-871: June 22, 1990, FEMA Id: 871, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 16, 1979, Emergency Declared EM-3068: January 16, 1979, FEMA Id: 3068, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 10, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-438: June 10, 1974, FEMA Id: 438, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jo Daviess County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (27%)
  • Poland (18%)
  • India (9%)
  • Austria (5%)
  • Bulgaria (4%)
  • England (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jo Daviess County (%):

  • German (38%)
  • American (14%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Jo Daviess County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,813 (77.0%)
  • Carpooled: 860 (9.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 84 (0.9%)
  • Railroad: 6 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 64 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 372 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 624 (7.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


People in group quarters in Jo Daviess County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 150 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Jo Daviess County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,822.

4.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.81% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($21,298 average AGI)
2.84% relocated from other states ($26,224 average AGI)
Jo Daviess County:

2.84%
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 Dubuque County, IA  1.11% ($40,701 average AGI)
from Stephenson County, IL  0.49% ($35,128)
from Cook County, IL  0.35% ($60,794)
from Grant County, WI  0.20% ($45,368)
from Lafayette County, WI  0.16% ($25,867)
from DuPage County, IL  0.14% ($83,077)
from Winnebago County, IL  0.14% ($32,692)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,611 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.55% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($10,977 average AGI)
3.40% relocated to other states ($28,634 average AGI)
Jo Daviess County:

3.40%
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 Dubuque County, IA  1.12% ($36,083 average AGI)
to Stephenson County, IL  0.54% ($26,538)
to Grant County, WI  0.29% ($31,071)
to Carroll County, IL  0.24% ($23,565)
to Cook County, IL  0.19% ($26,833)
to Lafayette County, WI  0.15% ($22,143)
to Winnebago County, IL  0.11% ($63,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Births per 1000 population in Jo Daviess County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Jo Daviess County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 2.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jo Daviess County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jo Daviess County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jo Daviess County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,937 (4,485 aged, 452 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 161 (3%)

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 Jo Daviess County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (371)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (269)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (184)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (179)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (178)
  • Congestive heart failure (156)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (125)
  • Unspecified dementia (96)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (88)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (79)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 677
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 363
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,048

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 802
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,107
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 47
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,099
  • In family households: 18,027 (3,587 male householders, 2,787 female householders)
    5,360 spouses, 5,415 children (4,845 natural, 81 adopted, 491 stepchildren), 253 grandchildren, 73 brothers or sisters, 99 parents, 162 other relatives, 271 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,873 (1,683 male householders (1,433 living alone)), 1,564 female householders (1,281 living alone)), 624 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 200

Size of family households: 3,724 2-persons, 1,096 3-persons, 891 4-persons, 353 5-persons, 336 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,714 1-person, 483 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 15 5-persons.

2,961 married couples with children.
1,008 single-parent households (214 men, 794 women).

95.4% of residents of Jo Daviess speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 56% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $114,751,000 ($5,079 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,191,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $64,218,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,396,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,745,000
Federal grants: $9,572,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,196,000 ($18,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,623,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $713,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,005,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,259,000

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

Births: 1,229
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,156
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +124
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +123
Here +5 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jo Daviess County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.37 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 294
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,634
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,028
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,440
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,726
  • 1960 to 1969: 961
  • 1950 to 1959: 762
  • 1940 to 1949: 452
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,261
Note: State values scaled to Jo Daviess population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jo Daviess County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jo Daviess County population
  • 1 room: 5
  • 2 rooms: 26
  • 3 rooms: 102
  • 4 rooms: 530
  • 5 rooms: 1,251
  • 6 rooms: 1,520
  • 7 rooms: 1,575
  • 8 rooms: 1,025
  • 9+ rooms: 1,446
  • 1 room: 55
  • 2 rooms: 90
  • 3 rooms: 244
  • 4 rooms: 565
  • 5 rooms: 387
  • 6 rooms: 277
  • 7 rooms: 195
  • 8 rooms: 183
  • 9+ rooms: 123
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jo Daviess County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jo Daviess County population
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 237
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,377
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,752
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,615
  • 5+ bedrooms: 483
  • no bedroom: 82
  • 1 bedroom: 397
  • 2 bedrooms: 776
  • 3 bedrooms: 604
  • 4 bedrooms: 226
  • 5+ bedrooms: 47
Cars and other vehicles available in Jo Daviess County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jo Daviess County population
  • no vehicle: 145
  • 1 vehicle: 1,789
  • 2 vehicles: 3,516
  • 3 vehicles: 1,451
  • 4 vehicles: 407
  • 5+ vehicles: 190
  • no vehicle: 412
  • 1 vehicle: 1,000
  • 2 vehicles: 508
  • 3 vehicles: 192
  • 4 vehicles: 28
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Jo Daviess County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Illinois.

Jo Daviess County:

89.4%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 10,815
  • Other state: 10,564
  • Northeast: 396
  • Midwest: 9,343
  • South: 455
  • West: 317

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jo Daviess County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (52.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33.4%)
  • Electricity (7.4%)
  • Wood (4.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (50.5%)
  • Electricity (21.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.5%)
  • Wood (4.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 178
Here:

9.2%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 76
Here:

6.6%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 147
Here:

20.8%
Illinois:

26.9%

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)

Jo Daviess County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,060,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,444,000
    Regular Highways: $1,305,000
    Police Protection: $1,181,000
    Financial Administration: $958,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $869,000
    Corrections - Other: $400,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,770,000

Jo Daviess County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,453,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $663,000
    All Other: $206,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $146,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $361,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $251,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,264,000
    All Other: $854,000
    Highways: $556,000
    Health & Hospitals: $96,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,091,000
    NEC: $893,000
    Total General Sales: $435,000

Jo Daviess County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,040,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 179
  • Number of aged recipients: 15
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 164
  • Number of recipients under 18: 37
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 116
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 26
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 65
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 90
Jo Daviess County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Jo Daviess 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 Jo Daviess County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21977.1 years
William18078.4 years
Mary16681.1 years
Robert13872.2 years
Charles11677.9 years
George11077.9 years
James10372.1 years
Joseph9676.8 years
Donald8871.1 years
Raymond8675.6 years
Most common last names in Jo Daviess County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6977.7 years
Miller6176.0 years
Williams4575.4 years
Johnson3876.2 years
Dittmar3281.1 years
Stadel2779.5 years
Bussan2778.7 years
White2681.7 years
Bonjour2681.5 years
Holland2577.4 years
Businesses in Jo Daviess County, IL
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Ramada1
Chevrolet2Subway4
FedEx3True Value3
H&R Block2U-Haul1
Lane Furniture2U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS5
McDonald's2Walmart1