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Massac County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 14,824 (49% urban, 51% rural); it was 15,161 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,613
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,150
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,921
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,599 (it was 1,340 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%

Land area: 239 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 62 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Massac County: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (33.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (26.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Massac County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (88.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (6.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
Median resident age:  44.6 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 7,031  (47.4%)
Females: 7,793  (52.6%)
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Massac County,IL real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Massac County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,978 ($31,498 in 1999)

This county:

$43,978
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $474 (lower quartile is $311, upper quartile is $576)
This county:

$474
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $87,809 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Massac:

$87,809
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,517 - $128,100
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $997
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $401

Institutionalized population: 195
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $106,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,647 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $874 (1.2%)

Massac County household income distribution in 2013 Massac County home values distribution in 2013 Massac County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.4%
Massac County:

17.4%
Illinois:

13.0%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.3% for Black residents, 19.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.4% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 12.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.6 years old
(Males: 43.6 years old, Females: 45.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.2 years old, Black residents: 38.5 years old, American Indian residents: 52.1 years old, Asian residents: 43.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 37.6 years old, Other race residents: 40.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Massac County is $410 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $716 a month.

Cities in this county include: Metropolis, Brookport, Joppa.

Massac County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Pulaski County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 597
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 149 (75.7% naturalized citizens)

Massac County:

1.0%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Massac County population
  • 282010 or later
  • 232000 to 2009
  • 301990 to 1999
  • 61980 to 1989
  • 161970 to 1979
  • 24Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.4%

Massac County marital status for males Massac County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,915
  • One, attached: 42
  • Two: 229
  • 3 or 4: 176
  • 5 to 9: 85
  • 10 to 19: 108
  • 20 to 49: 45
  • 50 or more: 61
  • Mobile homes: 1,415
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Massac County with a mortgage: 2,152 (26 second mortgage, 133 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,356

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Massac County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,72437
Mainline Protestant1,8089
Black Protestant3634
Catholic3001
Other892
None5,145-
Massac 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: 3
Massac County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Massac County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Massac County:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Massac County:

26.8%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Massac County:

Average size of farms: 287 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $38,946
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $143.23
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.01%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 32.20%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $31,118
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 64.22%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.50%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,050
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.76
Corn for grain: 23653 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2505 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 46809 harvested acres
Vegetables: 15 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Massac 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 98.3 miles away from Massac 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 43.7 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 74.3 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 75.7 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 121.3 miles away from Massac 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 31.6 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 14, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1991: June 07, 2011, FEMA Id: 1991, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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: May 06, 2003 to May 11, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1469: May 15, 2003, FEMA Id: 1469, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 1997 to April 01, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1170: March 21, 1997, FEMA Id: 1170, Natural disaster type: Storm, 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 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 Massac County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (19%)
  • Guatemala (15%)
  • Venezuela (13%)
  • Korea (11%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • England (9%)
  • Indonesia (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Massac County


  • American (20%)
  • German (18%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • African (1%)

Massac County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,486 (85.5%)
  • Carpooled: 312 (7.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 48 (1.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 31 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 41 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 128 (3.1%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 266 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 8 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 195 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 85 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,050.

5.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.67% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($8,047 average AGI)
3.57% relocated from other states ($19,597 average AGI)
Massac County:

3.57%
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 McCracken County, KY  1.42% ($27,704 average AGI)
from Johnson County, IL  0.25% ($30,571)
from Pope County, IL  0.25% ($33,143)
from Graves County, KY  0.18% ($17,600)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,537 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.92% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($9,347 average AGI)
3.77% relocated to other states ($20,187 average AGI)
Massac County:

3.77%
Illinois average:

2.36%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to McCracken County, KY  1.66% ($33,463 average AGI)
to Pope County, IL  0.31% ($30,278)
to Johnson County, IL  0.26% ($24,933)
to Pulaski County, IL  0.24% ($18,857)
to Williamson County, IL  0.17% ($35,100)
to Graves County, KY  0.17% ($22,700)
to Marshall County, KY  0.17% ($28,200)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Massac County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Massac County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 2.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Massac County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Massac County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Massac County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Massac County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Massac County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Massac County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Massac County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,244 (2,641 aged, 603 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 243 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (290)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (257)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (222)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (213)
  • Unspecified dementia (157)
  • Congestive heart failure (130)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (126)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (83)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (58)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (44)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.54
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,496
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 164
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 57,207

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,284
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,186
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,824
  • In family households: 11,998 (1,975 male householders, 1,770 female householders)
    2,861 spouses, 4,022 children (3,598 natural, 94 adopted, 329 stepchildren), 362 grandchildren, 145 brothers or sisters, 248 parents, 302 other relatives, 304 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,498 (970 male householders (864 living alone)), 1,260 female householders (1,152 living alone)), 267 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 328

Size of family households: 1,759 2-persons, 884 3-persons, 552 4-persons, 374 5-persons, 170 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,017 1-person, 209 2-persons, 3 3-persons.

1,842 married couples with children.
1,033 single-parent households (302 men, 731 women).

97.8% of residents of Massac speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 64% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $97,469,000 ($6,378 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,115,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $43,576,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $26,032,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,213,000
Federal grants: $18,672,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,488,000 ($1,303,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,488,000 ($477,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $234,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,593,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,725,000

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

Births: 1,004
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,057
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +267
Here +17 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Massac County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.31 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Massac County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Massac County population
  • 402014 or later
  • 342010 to 2013
  • 7022000 to 2009
  • 1,0421990 to 1999
  • 8111980 to 1989
  • 1,2391970 to 1979
  • 6651960 to 1969
  • 7811950 to 1959
  • 7551940 to 1949
  • 1,0191939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Massac County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Massac County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Massac County population
  • 191 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 1613 rooms
  • 5824 rooms
  • 1,1775 rooms
  • 1,0426 rooms
  • 6267 rooms
  • 4098 rooms
  • 4259+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Massac County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Massac County population
  • 2201 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 1053 rooms
  • 3874 rooms
  • 3775 rooms
  • 2196 rooms
  • 1137 rooms
  • 278 rooms
  • 389+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Massac County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Massac County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Massac County population
  • 17no bedroom
  • 941 bedroom
  • 1,3842 bedrooms
  • 2,3813 bedrooms
  • 4444 bedrooms
  • 1185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Massac County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Massac County population
  • 218no bedroom
  • 1841 bedroom
  • 5932 bedrooms
  • 3613 bedrooms
  • 1384 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Massac County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Massac County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Massac County population
  • 202no vehicle
  • 1,1351 vehicle
  • 1,9942 vehicles
  • 7283 vehicles
  • 3104 vehicles
  • 1015+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Massac County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Massac County population
  • 349no vehicle
  • 6661 vehicle
  • 3362 vehicles
  • 1273 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.9% of Massac County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in Illinois.

Massac County:

90.9%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 6,934
  • Other state: 7,686
  • Northeast: 172
  • Midwest: 1,191
  • South: 5,751
  • West: 534
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Massac County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.1%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 19.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.4%Utility gas
  • 41.6%Electricity
  • 9.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 55
Here:

3.6%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

0.7%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

26.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Massac County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,652,000
    Regular Highways: $1,376,000
    Police Protection: $1,205,000
    Central Staff Services: $856,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $476,000
    Financial Administration: $118,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $111,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,026,000

Massac County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $554,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $330,000
    Public Welfare: $56,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $675,000
    Interest Earnings: $44,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,219,000
    General Support: $919,000
    All Other: $131,000
    Public Welfare: $50,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,315,000

Massac County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,854,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,573,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $281,000

Massac County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,422,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 473
  • Number of aged recipients: 40
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 433
  • Number of recipients under 18: 67
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 307
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 99
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 193
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 225
Massac County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Massac County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Massac County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William17876.0 years
Mary17078.6 years
James15571.8 years
John13378.0 years
Robert11371.0 years
Charles11171.3 years
George6877.0 years
Dorothy5874.5 years
Helen5580.9 years
Ruth5478.9 years
Most common last names in Massac County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9076.8 years
Johnson4880.2 years
Anderson4678.0 years
Jones4273.7 years
Davis4174.3 years
Williams3976.2 years
Reynolds3775.7 years
Harris3780.2 years
Brown3477.1 years
Miller3476.0 years
Businesses in Massac County, IL
NameCountNameCount
Baymont Inn1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Motel 61
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 82
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS2
KFC1Walgreens1