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Marshall County, Illinois (IL)


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County population in 2012: 12,327 (all rural); it was 13,180 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,331
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,846
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,188
Renter-occupied apartments: 984 (it was 1,037 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%

Land area: 386 sq. mi.
Water area: 12.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 32 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marshall County: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.2%), Manufacturing (21.3%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 83%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Marshall County, Illinois:


Median resident age:  44.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years

Males: 6,226  (51.1%)
Females: 6,414  (48.9%)

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Marshall County,IL real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Marshall County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $48,158 ($41,576 in 1999)
This county:

$48158
Illinois:

$53966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $408 (lower quartile is $291, upper quartile is $502)
This county:

$408
State:

$708


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $103,522 (it was $77,400 in 2000)
Marshall County:

$103,522
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,660 - $145,027

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $157,379
Here:

$157,379
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $922,946
Here:

$922,946
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $341,717
Here:

$341,717
State:

$282,193

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $403,399
Here:

$403,399
State:

$320,044

Mobile homes: $30,240
Here:

$30,240
State:

$35,670
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,431
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $335

Institutionalized population: 242

Marshall County, IL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,979 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,740 (1.7%)


Marshall County household income distribution in 2009 Marshall County home values distribution


Marshall County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 9.4%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 60.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 39.3% for other race residents, 56.7% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 19 years old, American Indian residents: 33 years old, Asian residents: 41 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18 years old, Other race residents: 18 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

5.6%
Whole state:

10.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

2.1%
Whole state:

5.1%

Area name: Peoria, IL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Marshall County is $471 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $586 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $755 a month.

Cities in this county include: Henry, Lacon, Toluca, Wenona, Sparland, Varna, Hopewell, La Rose.

Marshall 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 Marshall County: La Prairie Center (A), Lacon Country Club (B), Schneider's Orchard (C), Tanner's Orchard (D), Held (E), Tall Oaks Country Club (F), Hopewell Townhall (G), Henry Fire Protection District Station 2 (H), Camp Grove Community Fire District (I), Whitefield Town Hall (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marshall County include: Saint Johns Lutheran Church (A), La Prairie United Presbyterian Church (B), Saratoga Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Babb Cemetery (1), Barnes Cemetery (2), Bell Cemetery (3), Bonham Cemetery (4), Yankee Lane Cemetery (5), Lawn Ridge Cemetery (6), Jason and Broadus Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Weis Lake (A), Merdian Lake (B), Sawyer Slough (C), Billsbach Lake (D), Goose Lake (E), Babb Slough (F), Newhaven Lake (G), Whitney Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shaw Creek (A), Brown Run (B), Broaddus Run (C), Cooper Run (D), Gaylords Branch (E), Myers Creek (F), Roberts Branch (G), Sherwoods Run (H), Deer Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Marshall County include: Aichison Waterfowl Refuge (1), Sparland State Conservation Area (2), Cameron National Wildlife Refuge (3), Marshall County State Conservation Areas (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Bureau County , La Salle County , Peoria County , Putnam County , Stark County , Woodford County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 468
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 132 (60% naturalized citizens)

Marshall County:

1.0%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.8%

Marshall County marital status for males
Marshall County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Marshall County with a mortgage: 1,920 (111 second mortgage, 215 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,638

Here:

54.0% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.96%
Here62.0%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 8,166
Total congregations: 32

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran Church
Adherents3,523 (43.1%)928 (11.4%)915 (11.2%)652 (8.0%)511 (6.3%)
Congregations6 (18.8%)4 (12.5%)4 (12.5%)2 (6.3%)3 (9.4%)
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents508 (6.2%)443 (5.4%)361 (4.4%)118 (1.4%)207 (2.5%)
Congregations4 (12.5%)2 (6.3%)1 (3.1%)1 (3.1%)5 (15.6%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Marshall County - Henry, Lacon, Toluca, Wenona, Sparland

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Marshall County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
This county:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Marshall County:

10.92 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.6%
Illinois:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Marshall County:

12.8%
State:

14.5%


Agriculture in Marshall County:

Average size of farms: 421 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $115,642
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $281.88
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.19%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.25%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $82,569
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 86.40%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $158,258
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.11
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.10%
Corn for grain: 86347 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 885 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 73796 harvested acres
Vegetables: 182 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 68 acres

Tornado activity:

Marshall County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 1.9 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/24/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marshall County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 35.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Marshall County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Machinery (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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




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





Marshall County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,184 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 670 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2 (0%)
  • Railroad: 25 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 216 (3%)
  • Other means: 49 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 319 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $47,937.

6.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Illinois average:

5.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.36% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($29,802 average AGI)
0.86% relocated from other states ($4,126 average AGI)
Marshall County:

0.86%
Illinois average:

2.13%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Peoria County, IL  1.12% ($38,783 average AGI)
from La Salle County, IL  0.76% ($29,049)
from Woodford County, IL  0.60% ($37,813)
from Putnam County, IL  0.45% ($34,583)
from Tazewell County, IL  0.43% ($34,348)
from Cook County, IL  0.26% ($25,571)
from McLean County, IL  0.24% ($23,923)


6.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,805 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
Illinois average:

5.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.44% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($27,362 average AGI)
1.41% relocated to other states ($7,443 average AGI)
Marshall County:

1.41%
Illinois average:

2.58%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Peoria County, IL  1.55% ($34,631 average AGI)
to Woodford County, IL  0.81% ($40,205)
to La Salle County, IL  0.72% ($27,282)
to Tazewell County, IL  0.37% ($39,200)
to Bureau County, IL  0.26% ($23,500)
to Stark County, IL  0.20% ($25,909)
to Putnam County, IL  0.18% ($29,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Marshall County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Marshall County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Marshall County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 2,374 (2,190 aged, 184 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 824.7
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1218.130

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23.29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 30.26

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.57

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,385

Size of family households: 1,837 2-persons, 719 3-persons, 563 4-persons, 283 5-persons, 87 6-persons, 60 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,385 1-person, 186 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 3 5-persons.

97.7% of residents of Marshall County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $66,781,000 ($5060 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $531,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $34,042,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,993,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,820,000
Federal grants: $5,695,000
Federal procurement contracts: $618,000 ($5,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,613,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $27,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,754,000
Federal Government insurance: $43,783,000

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

Births: 738
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 907
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +235
Here +18 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Marshall County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.73 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.1

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Marshall County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 10
  • 3 rooms: 59
  • 4 rooms: 292
  • 5 rooms: 944
  • 6 rooms: 963
  • 7 rooms: 819
  • 8 rooms: 595
  • 9+ rooms: 498
  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 31
  • 3 rooms: 166
  • 4 rooms: 257
  • 5 rooms: 210
  • 6 rooms: 155
  • 7 rooms: 106
  • 8 rooms: 63
  • 9+ rooms: 46
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Marshall County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 93
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,008
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,140
  • 4 bedrooms: 826
  • 5+ bedrooms: 113
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 190
  • 2 bedrooms: 442
  • 3 bedrooms: 261
  • 4 bedrooms: 127
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14
Cars and other vehicles available in Marshall County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 108
  • 1 vehicle: 1,096
  • 2 vehicles: 1,902
  • 3 vehicles: 741
  • 4 vehicles: 259
  • 5+ vehicles: 82
  • no vehicle: 122
  • 1 vehicle: 452
  • 2 vehicles: 348
  • 3 vehicles: 97
  • 4 vehicles: 14
  • 5+ vehicles: 4

66% of Marshall County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Illinois.

Marshall County:

66.4%
State average:

58.6%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $60,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Marshall County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (64.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.2%)
  • Electricity (9.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (52.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.0%)
  • Electricity (20.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 62
Here:

4.2%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

6.0%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 52
Here:

12.5%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Marshall County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Marshall County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Marshall County government finances - Debt in 2002:


Marshall County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Marshall County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Marshall County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Marshall County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14382.9 years
John13676.5 years
William10178.6 years
Robert8473.2 years
Charles7974.2 years
George7577.6 years
James6671.7 years
Margaret6382.6 years
Anna6185.7 years
Joseph5676.7 years
Most common last names in Marshall County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4674.7 years
Johnson3681.1 years
Brown3578.9 years
Miller2882.4 years
Bogner2585.2 years
Davis2370.8 years
Merdian2385.1 years
Baker2276.3 years
Schlosser1984.0 years
Martin1977.9 years
Businesses in Marshall County, IL
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Subway3
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Jimmy John's2True Value2
MasterBrand Cabinets4U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1
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