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La Salle County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2017: 110,067 (70% urban, 30% rural); it was 111,509 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 21,246
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,527
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 32,596
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,574 (it was 10,821 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 1135 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 97 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in La Salle County: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in La Salle County, IL (2017)
    • 94,23484.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10,5379.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,7052.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3411.2%Two or more races
    • 9000.8%Asian alone
    • 2270.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 300.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Males: 54,913  (49.9%)
Females: 55,154  (50.1%)
Average household size:
La Salle County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,896 ($40,308 in 1999)
This county:

$56,896
Illinois:

$62,992

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $606 (lower quartile is $458, upper quartile is $785)
This county:

$606
State:

$852


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $135,300 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
La Salle:

$135,300
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,600 - $210,900

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $170,721
Here:

$170,721
State:

$257,121

Townhouses or other attached units: $170,345
Here:

$170,345
State:

$248,095

In 2-unit structures: $197,268
Here:

$197,268
State:

$291,160

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $230,382
Here:

$230,382
State:

$279,934

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $224,895
Here:

$224,895
State:

$287,217

Mobile homes: $38,002
Here:

$38,002
State:

$51,477

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,187
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $508

Institutionalized population: 2,741
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 349 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 1998: 323 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 1999: 345 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2000: 324 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2001: 280 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 2002: 252 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2003: 266 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2004: 508 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2005: 445 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2006: 372 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2007: 250 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2008: 114 buildings, average cost: $189,900
  • 2009: 73 buildings, average cost: $176,100
  • 2010: 69 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2012: 56 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2013: 73 buildings, average cost: $197,100
  • 2014: 79 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2015: 69 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2016: 72 buildings, average cost: $234,500
  • 2017: 94 buildings, average cost: $214,100
Number of permits per 10,000 La Salle, IL residents
Average permit cost in La Salle, IL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,964 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,585 (2.0%)

Distribution of median household income in La Salle, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in La Salle, IL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in La Salle, IL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.1%
La Salle County:

15.1%
Illinois:

12.6%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.2% for Black residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.1% for American Indian residents, 12.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.3% for other race residents, 24.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.2 years old
(Males: 40.4 years old, Females: 43.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.9 years old, Black residents: 32.5 years old, American Indian residents: 37.7 years old, Asian residents: 28.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.1 years old, Other race residents: 33.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in La Salle County is $438 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $577 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $728 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ottawa, Streator, Peru, La Salle, Mendota, Lake Holiday, Marseilles, Oglesby, Sheridan, Seneca.

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

2018 air pollution in La Salle County:

Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Dukes County, Massachusetts , Sussex County, New Jersey , Fulton County, Ohio , Jasper County, Indiana , Johnson County, Iowa , Summit County, Ohio .

County total employment by year in La Salle, IL
County average yearly wages by year in La Salle, IL

Current college students: 3,807
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,582 (41.8% naturalized citizens)

La Salle County:

4.2%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6512010 or later
  • 7492000 to 2009
  • 1,1421990 to 1999
  • 4601980 to 1989
  • 5781970 to 1979
  • 853Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.3%

La Salle County marital status for males La Salle County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 38,806
  • One, attached: 1,382
  • Two: 2,337
  • 3 or 4: 1,757
  • 5 to 9: 1,167
  • 10 to 19: 850
  • 20 to 49: 360
  • 50 or more: 1,143
  • Mobile homes: 2,332

Housing units in La Salle County with a mortgage: 18,152 (321 second mortgage, 1,541 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,400

Here:

58.1% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for La Salle County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic30,42929
Mainline Protestant12,96247
Evangelical Protestant9,47569
Other6899
None60,369-
La Salle 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: 25
La Salle County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
La Salle County:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 116
This county:

10.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
La Salle County:

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
La Salle County:

27.1%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in La Salle County:

Average size of farms: 392 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $109,407
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $275.21
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.54%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.50%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $86,848
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 91.81%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.45%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $118,395
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.77%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.55
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.72%
Corn for grain: 270021 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1526 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 247094 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6,535 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 44 acres

Earthquake activity:

La Salle County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 206.4 miles away from La Salle 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 181.9 miles away from the 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 8.8 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 239.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 205.4 miles away from La Salle County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 194.3 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, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 17, 2013 to November 18, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4157: November 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4157, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 05, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4116: May 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4116, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • 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: September 13, 2008 to October 05, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1800: October 03, 2008, FEMA Id: 1800, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 20, 2007 to August 31, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1729: September 25, 2007, FEMA Id: 1729, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Snow, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 01, 2006, Emergency Declared EM-3269: December 29, 2006, FEMA Id: 3269, 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 Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 20, 2004 to April 23, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1513: April 23, 2004, FEMA Id: 1513, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in La Salle County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - La Salle

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 39,176 (84.4%)
  • Carpooled: 3,352 (7.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 115 (0.2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 43 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 605 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 262 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 830 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 1,893 (4.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (51%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Colombia (3%)
  • Macedonia (3%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in La Salle County


  • German (20%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • American (7%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • English (4%)
  • Norwegian (4%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in La Salle County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 1,596 people in state prisons
  • 1,225 people in nursing homes
  • 201 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 45 people in religious group quarters
  • 44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 6 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in La Salle County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 1,340 people in state prisons
  • 1,009 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 202 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 176 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 159 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,706.

4.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.59% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($32,984 average AGI)
1.06% relocated from other states ($9,750 average AGI)
La Salle County:

1.06%
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 Bureau County, IL  0.42% ($38,201 average AGI)
from Kendall County, IL  0.38% ($52,144)
from Cook County, IL  0.37% ($34,585)
from DeKalb County, IL  0.36% ($45,963)
from Will County, IL  0.25% ($59,664)
from Grundy County, IL  0.25% ($49,579)
from Kane County, IL  0.24% ($34,099)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.48% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($28,662 average AGI)
1.76% relocated to other states ($17,727 average AGI)
La Salle County:

1.76%
Illinois average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bureau County, IL  0.55% ($36,259 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, IL  0.34% ($40,538)
to Cook County, IL  0.27% ($54,857)
to Kendall County, IL  0.24% ($59,775)
to Will County, IL  0.23% ($55,594)
to Grundy County, IL  0.21% ($50,888)
to Livingston County, IL  0.20% ($37,143)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in La Salle County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in La Salle County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in La Salle County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in La Salle County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in La Salle County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in La Salle County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in La Salle County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in La Salle County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in La Salle County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 20,769 (17,974 aged, 2,795 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,354 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in La Salle County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,134)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,408)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,271)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (890)
  • Unspecified dementia (700)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (624)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (598)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (470)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (418)
  • Congestive heart failure (361)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.56
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,482
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 302
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 47,963

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,257
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,164
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 43
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 94.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 34.6
  • Suffocation - 34.6
  • Other - 25.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 110,067
  • In family households: 88,632 (15,058 male householders, 14,524 female householders)
    21,193 spouses, 30,314 children (29,276 natural, 152 adopted, 886 stepchildren), 2,066 grandchildren, 265 brothers or sisters, 783 parents, 893 other relatives, 3,536 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 18,118 (7,700 male householders (6,632 living alone)), 7,343 female householders (6,088 living alone)), 3,075 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,317

Size of family households: 14,699 2-persons, 6,126 3-persons, 4,644 4-persons, 2,420 5-persons, 819 6-persons, 874 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,720 1-person, 1,966 2-persons, 306 3-persons, 51 4-persons.

12,189 married couples with children.
8,994 single-parent households (2,435 men, 6,559 women).

92.5% of residents of La Salle speak English at home.
5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $546,472,000 ($4,865 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $18,860,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $287,998,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $136,546,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $23,800,000
Federal grants: $58,799,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,439,000 ($737,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $33,890,000 ($13,506,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $7,706,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $38,329,000
Federal Government insurance: $126,310,000

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

Births: 7,320
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,622
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +523
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -51
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in La Salle County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 11.02 millions of gallons per day (91% from ground, 9% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2

Year house built in La Salle County, Illinois
  • Year house built in La Salle County, Illinois
  • 232014 or later
  • 1,0992010 to 2013
  • 4,4162000 to 2009
  • 5,3191990 to 1999
  • 3,6901980 to 1989
  • 5,7931970 to 1979
  • 6,1641960 to 1969
  • 5,8321950 to 1959
  • 3,4561940 to 1949
  • 14,3421939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in La Salle County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in La Salle County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in La Salle County, Illinois
  • 551 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 3873 rooms
  • 2,8684 rooms
  • 6,2155 rooms
  • 7,2506 rooms
  • 6,0447 rooms
  • 3,7568 rooms
  • 4,9629+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Salle County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Salle County, Illinois
  • 4321 room
  • 5802 rooms
  • 1,6103 rooms
  • 3,6314 rooms
  • 2,7575 rooms
  • 1,8916 rooms
  • 6097 rooms
  • 1,2798 rooms
  • 2849+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in La Salle County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in La Salle County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in La Salle County, Illinois
  • 55no bedroom
  • 4851 bedroom
  • 5,6522 bedrooms
  • 16,2103 bedrooms
  • 7,4144 bedrooms
  • 1,7365+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Salle County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Salle County, Illinois
  • 499no bedroom
  • 2,5571 bedroom
  • 5,1562 bedrooms
  • 3,2123 bedrooms
  • 1,4674 bedrooms
  • 1825+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in La Salle County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in La Salle County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in La Salle County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 362no vehicle
  • 9,0491 vehicle
  • 12,8722 vehicles
  • 6,1113 vehicles
  • 2,4074 vehicles
  • 7515+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in La Salle County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in La Salle County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,887no vehicle
  • 5,9761 vehicle
  • 3,9672 vehicles
  • 8943 vehicles
  • 3114 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles

86.3% of La Salle County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Illinois.

La Salle County:

86.3%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 91,238
  • Other state: 14,005
  • Northeast: 1,468
  • Midwest: 6,655
  • South: 3,594
  • West: 2,288
Year householders moved into unit in La Salle County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in La Salle County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 83.5%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Electricity
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.5%Utility gas
  • 23.8%Electricity
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,098
Here:

10.7%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 65
Here:

1.0%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 446
Here:

11.4%
Illinois:

27.0%

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

La Salle County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $8,096,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,602,000
    Central Staff Services: $612,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $12,351,000
    General - Other: $8,808,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,375,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,194,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,950,000
    Regular Highways: $5,566,000
    Police Protection: $4,243,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,306,000
    Financial Administration: $820,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $172,000
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,597,000
    General Local Government Support: $279,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $915,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $810,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $5,203,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,179,000
    General Revenue - Other: $182,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $62,791,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,812,000
    Highways: $1,972,000
    Health and Hospitals: $504,000
    Other: $91,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,701,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,511,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,576,000
    Other License: $191,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,125,000

La Salle County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $8,096,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,602,000
    Central Staff Services: $612,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $12,351,000
    General - Other: $8,808,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,375,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,194,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,950,000
    Regular Highways: $5,566,000
    Police Protection: $4,243,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,306,000
    Financial Administration: $820,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $172,000
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,597,000
    General Local Government Support: $279,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $915,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $810,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $5,203,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,179,000
    General Revenue - Other: $182,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $62,791,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,812,000
    Highways: $1,972,000
    Health and Hospitals: $504,000
    Other: $91,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,701,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,511,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,576,000
    Other License: $191,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,125,000

La Salle County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $8,096,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,602,000
    Central Staff Services: $612,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $12,351,000
    General - Other: $8,808,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,375,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,194,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,950,000
    Regular Highways: $5,566,000
    Police Protection: $4,243,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,306,000
    Financial Administration: $820,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $172,000
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,597,000
    General Local Government Support: $279,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $915,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $810,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $5,203,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,179,000
    General Revenue - Other: $182,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $62,791,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,812,000
    Highways: $1,972,000
    Health and Hospitals: $504,000
    Other: $91,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,701,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,511,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,576,000
    Other License: $191,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,125,000

La Salle County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $8,096,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,602,000
    Central Staff Services: $612,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $12,351,000
    General - Other: $8,808,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,375,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,194,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,950,000
    Regular Highways: $5,566,000
    Police Protection: $4,243,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,306,000
    Financial Administration: $820,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $172,000
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,597,000
    General Local Government Support: $279,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $915,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $810,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $5,203,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,179,000
    General Revenue - Other: $182,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $62,791,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,812,000
    Highways: $1,972,000
    Health and Hospitals: $504,000
    Other: $91,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,701,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,511,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,576,000
    Other License: $191,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,125,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,182
  • Number of aged recipients: 73
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,109
  • Number of recipients under 18: 205
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 820
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 157
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 386
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 475
Most common first names in La Salle County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,41775.9 years
Mary1,28981.1 years
William88275.1 years
Joseph70776.3 years
Robert66570.1 years
James62372.0 years
George58076.8 years
Margaret55981.6 years
Edward54674.8 years
Frank53677.7 years
Most common last names in La Salle County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson30178.6 years
Smith27277.3 years
Miller21577.7 years
Anderson20075.9 years
Brown16777.0 years
Thompson13376.7 years
Martin10175.0 years
Baker9679.1 years
Davis8674.8 years
Nelson8679.0 years
Businesses in La Salle County, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI3Kroger3
AT&T3La Quinta1
Ace Hardware4La-Z-Boy4
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Bryant1
Applebee's1Lane Furniture1
Arby's3Long John Silver's2
AutoZone3Marriott1
Bath & Body Works1Marshalls1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Blockbuster1Maurices2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Mazda1
Burger King6McDonald's9
CVS2Menards1
Carson Pirie Scott1Nike1
Chevrolet2Nissan1
Circle K5Papa John's Pizza2
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Cracker Barrel1Penske1
Curves3PetSmart1
Dairy Queen2Pizza Hut4
Days Inn1RadioShack4
Dennys1Red Lobster1
Dunkin Donuts2Rue211
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes2
Famous Footwear1Sears3
Fashion Bug1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx11Sprint Nextel1
Finish Line1Staples1
Ford4Starbucks2
GNC1Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop3Subway11
Goodwill5Super 83
H&R Block4T-Mobile3
Hilton1Taco Bell4
Hobby Lobby1Target1
Holiday Inn2The Limited1
Home Depot1Toyota1
Honda1True Value1
Hyundai1U-Haul8
IHOP1UPS13
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jewel-Osco1Victoria's Secret1
Jimmy John's3Volkswagen1
Jones New York2Walgreens3
KFC5Walmart2
Kmart2Wendy's2
Kohl's1YMCA4

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  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"