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Massac County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2017: 14,534 (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: 61 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Massac County: 75.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (25.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.6%), Manufacturing (14.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Massac County, IL (2017)
    • 12,74684.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8815.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4012.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3502.3%Two or more races
    • 260.2%Asian alone
    • 140.09%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

44.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Males: 6,997  (48.1%)
Females: 7,537  (51.9%)
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Average household size:
Massac County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,382 ($31,498 in 1999)
This county:

$43,382
Illinois:

$62,992

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $485 (lower quartile is $346, upper quartile is $593)
This county:

$485
State:

$852


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,662 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Massac:

$89,662
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,754 - $131,101
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $968
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $434

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

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $15,600
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $15,600
  • 2006: 53 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 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
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $30,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Massac, IL residents
Average permit cost in Massac, IL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,562 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,111 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Massac, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Massac, IL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Massac, IL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.0%
Massac County:

17.0%
Illinois:

12.6%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.0% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.8% for American Indian residents, 16.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.1 years old
(Males: 42.5 years old, Females: 45.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.0 years old, Black residents: 36.4 years old, American Indian residents: 68.5 years old, Asian residents: 42.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 38.7 years old, Other race residents: 41.4 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:

6.7%
Illinois:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Massac, IL
County total employment by year in Massac, IL
County average yearly wages by year in Massac, IL

Current college students: 597
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 124 (85.3% naturalized citizens)

Massac County:

0.9%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 272000 to 2009
  • 281990 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: 5,045
  • One, attached: 31
  • Two: 212
  • 3 or 4: 208
  • 5 to 9: 104
  • 10 to 19: 117
  • 20 to 49: 42
  • 50 or more: 44
  • Mobile homes: 1,330
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Massac County with a mortgage: 2,232 (28 second mortgage, 119 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,269

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Massac County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Massac

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,314 (85.0%)
  • Carpooled: 313 (8.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 47 (1.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 26 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 41 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 141 (3.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (30%)
  • Venezuela (24%)
  • Guatemala (20%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • England (7%)
  • Indonesia (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Massac County


  • German (22%)
  • American (17%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (7%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (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 $51,937.

3.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.71% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($17,448 average AGI)
2.20% relocated from other states ($17,962 average AGI)
Massac County:

2.20%
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  1.25% ($31,478 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, IL  0.37% ($43,350)


4.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,202 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.04% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($8,235 average AGI)
3.46% relocated to other states ($29,967 average AGI)
Massac County:

3.46%
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 McCracken County, KY  2.04% ($37,591 average AGI)

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: 14,534
  • In family households: 11,646 (2,096 male householders, 1,707 female householders)
    2,950 spouses, 3,820 children (3,409 natural, 111 adopted, 299 stepchildren), 261 grandchildren, 126 brothers or sisters, 166 parents, 258 other relatives, 250 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,559 (1,035 male householders (913 living alone)), 1,232 female householders (1,123 living alone)), 283 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 331

Size of family households: 1,740 2-persons, 863 3-persons, 615 4-persons, 357 5-persons, 216 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,037 1-person, 223 2-persons, 3 3-persons.

2,004 married couples with children.
933 single-parent households (256 men, 677 women).

97.4% of residents of Massac speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% 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
  • Year house built in Massac County, Illinois
  • 782014 or later
  • 852010 to 2013
  • 6782000 to 2009
  • 1,1431990 to 1999
  • 7511980 to 1989
  • 1,3291970 to 1979
  • 6311960 to 1969
  • 7901950 to 1959
  • 6791940 to 1949
  • 1,0141939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Massac County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Massac County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Massac County, Illinois
  • 311 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1123 rooms
  • 5214 rooms
  • 1,2205 rooms
  • 1,0506 rooms
  • 6487 rooms
  • 3788 rooms
  • 4869+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Massac County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Massac County, Illinois
  • 2471 room
  • 312 rooms
  • 843 rooms
  • 4334 rooms
  • 3785 rooms
  • 2496 rooms
  • 1137 rooms
  • 228 rooms
  • 629+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Massac County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Massac County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Massac County, Illinois
  • 30no bedroom
  • 671 bedroom
  • 1,2132 bedrooms
  • 2,4573 bedrooms
  • 5514 bedrooms
  • 1295+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Massac County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Massac County, Illinois
  • 245no bedroom
  • 1831 bedroom
  • 6152 bedrooms
  • 4023 bedrooms
  • 1554 bedrooms
  • 255+ 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Massac County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 158no vehicle
  • 1,2211 vehicle
  • 2,0502 vehicles
  • 6923 vehicles
  • 2264 vehicles
  • 1235+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Massac County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Massac County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 366no vehicle
  • 6961 vehicle
  • 4122 vehicles
  • 1163 vehicles
  • 194 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, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Illinois.

Massac County:

90.9%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 6,878
  • Other state: 7,371
  • Northeast: 170
  • Midwest: 1,082
  • South: 5,480
  • West: 486
Year householders moved into unit in Massac County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Massac County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 46.4%Utility gas
  • 30.7%Electricity
  • 19.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.6%Utility gas
  • 44.3%Electricity
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 88
Here:

5.7%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 19
Here:

2.9%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

5.1%
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

Massac County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $440,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,924,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,465,000
    General - Other: $1,371,000
    Police Protection: $1,146,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $672,000
    Health - Other: $190,000
    Financial Administration: $142,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $175,000
    General Local Government Support: $100,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $155,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $835,000
    General Revenue - Other: $220,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $415,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,889,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,457,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,061,000
    Other: $245,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,831,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,716,000

Massac County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $440,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,924,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,465,000
    General - Other: $1,371,000
    Police Protection: $1,146,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $672,000
    Health - Other: $190,000
    Financial Administration: $142,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $175,000
    General Local Government Support: $100,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $155,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $835,000
    General Revenue - Other: $220,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $415,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,889,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,457,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,061,000
    Other: $245,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,831,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,716,000

Massac County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $440,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,924,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,465,000
    General - Other: $1,371,000
    Police Protection: $1,146,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $672,000
    Health - Other: $190,000
    Financial Administration: $142,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $175,000
    General Local Government Support: $100,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $155,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $835,000
    General Revenue - Other: $220,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $415,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,889,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,457,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,061,000
    Other: $245,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,831,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,716,000

Massac County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $440,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,924,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,465,000
    General - Other: $1,371,000
    Police Protection: $1,146,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $672,000
    Health - Other: $190,000
    Financial Administration: $142,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $175,000
    General Local Government Support: $100,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $155,000
  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $835,000
    General Revenue - Other: $220,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $415,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,889,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,457,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,061,000
    Other: $245,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,831,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,716,000

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
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