County population in 2016: 12,815 (all rural); it was 12,878 in 2000County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,989 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,767 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,550 Renter-occupied apartments: 828 (it was 633 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 345 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 37 people per square mile (low).
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Johnson County: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (24.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.2%), Educational, health and social services (12.2%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,749 (1.5%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,243 (1.4%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.7%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.4% for Black residents, 14.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2016: 43.5 years old
(Males: 41.4 years old, Females: 47.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.7 years old, Black residents: 36.5 years old, American Indian residents: 64.2 years old, Asian residents: 54.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.2 years old, Other race residents: 59.4 years old)
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Johnson County is $408 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $648 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Johnson County: Kings Ferry (A), Allens Flat Picnic Area (B), Union County Country Club (C), Wilson Landing (D), Winter Pond Picnic Area (E), Hamburg School (F), Progress (G), Pine Hills Campground (H), Big Inch Pipe Line (I), Wayside (J), McCann Springs Picnic Area (K), Drapers Bluff Point of Interest (L), McGee Hill Picnic Area (M), Willard Landing (N), Blue Sky Vineyard (O), Ware - Wolf Lake Fire Protection District (P), Clyde L Choate Mental Health and Development Center (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Johnson County include: Bethany Church (A), Bethel Church (B), Big Creek Church (C), Pleasant Ridge Church (D), Campground Church (E), Casper Church (F), Saint Johns Church (G), Christian Chapel (H), Cumberland Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Vancil Cemetery (1), American Legion Cemetery (2), Walker Cemetery (3), Antioch Cemetery (4), Wall Cemetery (5), West Liberty Cemetery (6), Williams Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Morgan Pond (A), Bluff Lake (B), Wolf Lake (C), Otter Pond (D), Conaway Lake (E), Upper Bluff Lake (F), Anna State Hospital Reservoir (G), Dongola Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Caney Creek (A), Bradshaw Creek (B), Adds Branch (C), Dutch Creek (D), Seminary Fork (E), Dry Branch (F), Running Lake Ditch (G), Little Creek (H), Lingle Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Johnson County include: Union County State Conservation Area (1), Berryville Shale Glade Nature Preserve (2), Brown Barrens Nature Preserve (3), La Rue Swamp Nature Preserve (4), McClure Shale Glade Nature Preserve (5), Ozark Hills Nature Preserve (6), Larue-Pine Hills National Natural Landmark (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Current college students: 501 People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.2% People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
Number of foreign born residents: 159 (42.8% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
2010 or later: 1
2000 to 2009: 24
1990 to 1999: 59
1980 to 1989: 33
1970 to 1979: 13
Before 1970: 55
Note: State values scaled to Johnson County population
Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 46.4%
Housing units in structures:
One, detached: 4,028
One, attached: 45
3 or 4: 116
5 to 9: 74
10 to 19: 9
20 to 49: 49
50 or more: 12
Mobile homes: 1,112
Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16
Housing units in Johnson County with a mortgage: 1,658 (21 second mortgage, 93 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan) Houses without a mortgage: 2,096
33.3% with mortgage
64.0% with mortgage
Religion statistics for Johnson County
Johnson 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: 2
1.46 / 10,000 pop.
2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
5.83 / 10,000 pop.
2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
5.10 / 10,000 pop.
6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Agriculture in Johnson County:
Average size of farms: 190 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,045 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $147.50 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.57% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 47.74% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $14,544 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.76% Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.21% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,026 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.55% Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.22 Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.02% Corn for grain: 5401 harvested acres All wheat for grain: 1417 harvested acres Soybeans for beans: 17175 harvested acres Vegetables: 54 harvested acres Land in orchards: 134 acres
Johnson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 1818507.1 times below overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 21 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 4/28/2002, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 10 people and caused $8 million in damages.
Johnson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 73% 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 87.6 miles away from Johnson County center On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 40.8 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 70.8 miles away from the county center On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.8 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 108.6 miles away from Johnson County center On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.7 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, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1826: March 02, 2009, FEMA Id: 1826, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
Illinois Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3199: February 01, 2005, FEMA Id: 3199, Natural disaster type: Snow
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 STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 26, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-373: April 26, 1973, FEMA Id: 373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3 Emergencies Declared: 2
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,347 (1,979 aged, 368 disabled) Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 201 (8%)
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 Johnson County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:
Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (155)
Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (153)
1,412 married couples with children.
494 single-parent households (186 men, 308 women).
97.2% of residents of Johnson speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 28% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 44% speak English well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $79,634,000 ($6,127 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $1,575,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $34,609,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,975,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,721,000 Federal grants: $23,906,000 Federal procurement contracts: $747,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $3,675,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $638,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $969,000 Federal Government insurance: $2,450,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
51 per 1000 residents
75 per 1000 residents
47 per 1000 residents
43 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +36
+3 per 1000 residents
+26 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: +226
+17 per 1000 residents
-31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Johnson County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.04 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2014 or later: 112
2010 to 2013: 285
2000 to 2009: 1,078
1990 to 1999: 694
1980 to 1989: 662
1970 to 1979: 752
1960 to 1969: 467
1950 to 1959: 377
1940 to 1949: 480
1939 or earlier: 798
Note: State values scaled to Johnson population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Johnson County, Illinois
Note: State values scaled to Johnson County population
no vehicle: 80
1 vehicle: 923
2 vehicles: 1,700
3 vehicles: 670
4 vehicles: 242
5+ vehicles: 103
no vehicle: 168
1 vehicle: 413
2 vehicles: 132
3 vehicles: 53
4 vehicles: 25
5+ vehicles: 0
87% of Johnson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 94% lived in Illinois.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 9,488
Other state: 3,092
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Johnson County