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McDonough County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 31,603 (70% urban, 30% rural); it was 32,913 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,280
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,352
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,794
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,425 (it was 4,566 in 2000)
% of renters here:

37%
State:

33%

Land area: 589 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 54 people per square mile   (average).

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

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in McDonough County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (88.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.7%)
  • Asian alone (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
Median resident age:  31.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 15,616  (49.4%)
Females: 15,987  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
McDonough County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,720 ($32,141 in 1999)

This county:

$42,720
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $519 (lower quartile is $352, upper quartile is $731)
This county:

$519
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $99,545 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
McDonough:

$99,545
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,010 - $163,871

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $119,079
Here:

$119,079
State:

$249,958

Townhouses or other attached units: $118,402
Here:

$118,402
State:

$231,967

In 2-unit structures: $98,690
Here:

$98,690
State:

$270,571

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $72,328
Here:

$72,328
State:

$249,493

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $76,307
Here:

$76,307
State:

$269,512

Mobile homes: $25,496
Here:

$25,496
State:

$51,570
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $989
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $406

Institutionalized population: 303
McDonough County, IL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2008: 59 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $232,500
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: $1,908 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,563 (1.8%)

McDonough County household income distribution in 2013 McDonough County home values distribution in 2013 McDonough County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.8%
McDonough County:

21.8%
Illinois:

13.0%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.7% for Black residents, 43.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.5% for American Indian residents, 40.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 17.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 31.1 years old
(Males: 29.8 years old, Females: 33.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 34.5 years old, Black residents: 20.4 years old, American Indian residents: 37.6 years old, Asian residents: 34.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.8 years old, Other race residents: 20.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in McDonough County is $391 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $631 a month.

Cities in this county include: Macomb, Bushnell, Colchester, Blandinsville, Industry, Prairie City, Good Hope, Bardolph, Adair, Tennessee.

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

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Neighboring counties: Champaign County , Uintah County, Utah , Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania , Shelby County, Ohio , Scotland County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Illinois:

5.1%

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

Current college students: 8,722
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 34.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,257 (33.0% naturalized citizens)

McDonough County:

4.0%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to McDonough County population
  • 6232010 or later
  • 2472000 to 2009
  • 2501990 to 1999
  • 1351980 to 1989
  • 511970 to 1979
  • 123Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.8%

McDonough County marital status for males McDonough County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,289
  • One, attached: 619
  • Two: 352
  • 3 or 4: 795
  • 5 to 9: 831
  • 10 to 19: 634
  • 20 to 49: 319
  • 50 or more: 662
  • Mobile homes: 927

Housing units in McDonough County with a mortgage: 4,159 (45 second mortgage, 294 home equity loan, 50 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,630

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for McDonough County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,38121
Evangelical Protestant4,21027
Other2,1034
Catholic1,4453
Black Protestant571
None20,416-
McDonough 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: 6
McDonough County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
McDonough County:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 35
This county:

10.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
McDonough County:

7.8%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
McDonough County:

27.4%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in McDonough County:

Average size of farms: 432 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $109,676
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $271.82
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.59%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.16%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $79,247
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 81.15%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $96,630
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.43%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.97
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.32%
Corn for grain: 132973 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 681 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 121397 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 7 acres

Earthquake activity:

McDonough County-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% 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 204.0 miles away from McDonough 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 187.2 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 231.3 miles away from the 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 236.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 204.4 miles away from McDonough County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 189.2 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 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 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, 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 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

The number of natural disasters in McDonough County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Educational services (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

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


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Saudi Arabia (13%)
  • Nepal (12%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • India (9%)
  • Other Western Africa (8%)
  • Jordan (8%)
  • Liberia (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in McDonough County


  • American (28%)
  • German (13%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Polish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)

McDonough County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,832 (78.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,250 (8.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 136 (0.9%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 110 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 90 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 1,072 (7.1%)
  • Worked at home: 563 (3.7%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 4,359 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 361 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 3,680 people in college/university student housing
  • 303 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,347.

6.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.50% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($16,747 average AGI)
2.35% relocated from other states ($10,747 average AGI)
McDonough County:

2.35%
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 Cook County, IL  0.55% ($19,500 average AGI)
from Fulton County, IL  0.48% ($28,040)
from Hancock County, IL  0.43% ($26,533)
from Knox County, IL  0.36% ($17,684)
from Warren County, IL  0.30% ($25,613)
from Schuyler County, IL  0.25% ($29,115)
from Adams County, IL  0.22% ($21,435)


8.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.02%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.62% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($15,523 average AGI)
3.40% relocated to other states ($13,373 average AGI)
McDonough County:

3.40%
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 Cook County, IL  0.52% ($22,745 average AGI)
to Fulton County, IL  0.52% ($28,636)
to Hancock County, IL  0.38% ($32,875)
to Warren County, IL  0.26% ($37,893)
to Knox County, IL  0.24% ($25,615)
to Adams County, IL  0.21% ($40,318)
to Peoria County, IL  0.18% ($21,105)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Births per 1000 population in McDonough County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in McDonough County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in McDonough County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in McDonough County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in McDonough County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in McDonough County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in McDonough County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in McDonough County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in McDonough County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,261 (4,628 aged, 633 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 547 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (406)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (400)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (304)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (208)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (175)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (174)
  • Unspecified dementia (135)
  • Congestive heart failure (118)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (114)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (98)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.09
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,351
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 281
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36,989

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 898
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 910
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,603
  • In family households: 19,933 (3,517 male householders, 2,967 female householders)
    5,123 spouses, 6,771 children (6,174 natural, 192 adopted, 402 stepchildren), 269 grandchildren, 182 brothers or sisters, 301 parents, 233 other relatives, 552 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,865 (2,505 male householders (1,885 living alone)), 2,925 female householders (2,404 living alone)), 2,435 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,925

Size of family households: 3,480 2-persons, 1,244 3-persons, 1,047 4-persons, 444 5-persons, 206 6-persons, 94 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,290 1-person, 780 2-persons, 306 3-persons, 50 4-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

3,195 married couples with children.
1,468 single-parent households (368 men, 1,100 women).

93.5% of residents of McDonough speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $170,500,000 ($5,263 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $24,187,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $62,350,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $42,768,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,565,000
Federal grants: $26,832,000
Federal procurement contracts: $22,196,000 ($20,821,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,789,000 ($1,272,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,822,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,643,000
Federal Government insurance: $47,802,000

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

Births: 1,489
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,571
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +420
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,228
Here -38 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in McDonough County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.93 millions of gallons per day (19% from ground, 81% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.2

Year house built in McDonough County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to McDonough County population
  • 792014 or later
  • 1572010 to 2013
  • 1,2962000 to 2009
  • 1,3471990 to 1999
  • 8831980 to 1989
  • 2,9361970 to 1979
  • 1,4091960 to 1969
  • 1,4821950 to 1959
  • 7301940 to 1949
  • 4,0581939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in McDonough County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McDonough County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to McDonough County population
  • 491 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 1073 rooms
  • 7744 rooms
  • 1,4175 rooms
  • 1,4596 rooms
  • 1,2567 rooms
  • 1,1498 rooms
  • 1,5219+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McDonough County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to McDonough County population
  • 2721 room
  • 2672 rooms
  • 1,0643 rooms
  • 8494 rooms
  • 7915 rooms
  • 4376 rooms
  • 2157 rooms
  • 1228 rooms
  • 1359+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in McDonough County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in McDonough County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to McDonough County population
  • 48no bedroom
  • 1951 bedroom
  • 2,2342 bedrooms
  • 3,2843 bedrooms
  • 1,4664 bedrooms
  • 5025+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McDonough County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to McDonough County population
  • 288no bedroom
  • 1,2761 bedroom
  • 1,3972 bedrooms
  • 8253 bedrooms
  • 3154 bedrooms
  • 475+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in McDonough County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in McDonough County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to McDonough County population
  • 207no vehicle
  • 2,0561 vehicle
  • 3,7002 vehicles
  • 1,2053 vehicles
  • 3584 vehicles
  • 2175+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in McDonough County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to McDonough County population
  • 785no vehicle
  • 2,1301 vehicle
  • 8912 vehicles
  • 3133 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

78.4% of McDonough County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Illinois.

McDonough County:

78.4%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 24,462
  • Other state: 5,773
  • Northeast: 334
  • Midwest: 3,558
  • South: 1,148
  • West: 729
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in McDonough County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 65.5%Utility gas
  • 16.5%Electricity
  • 15.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.0%Utility gas
  • 39.0%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 98
Here:

4.1%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 49
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 433
Here:

6.6%
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

McDonough County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $4,102,000
    Regular Highways: $3,020,000
    General - Other: $2,696,000
    Health - Other: $2,343,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,070,000
    Police Protection: $916,000
    Correctional Institutions: $759,000
    Central Staff Services: $639,000
    General Public Buildings: $220,000
    Financial Administration: $143,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $95,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $293,000
    Regular Highways: $148,000
    Police Protection: $96,000
    Central Staff Services: $42,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,826,000

McDonough County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,527,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $482,000
    Public Welfare: $304,000
    All Other: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $363,000
    Interest Earnings: $136,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,500,000
    Highways: $1,943,000
    Public Welfare: $1,744,000
    Health and Hospitals: $963,000
    All Other: $255,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,627,000

McDonough County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $850,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $665,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $185,000

McDonough County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,373,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 529
  • Number of aged recipients: 31
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 498
  • Number of recipients under 18: 71
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 395
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 63
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 197
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 234
McDonough County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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McDonough County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in McDonough County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary25781.4 years
John19177.5 years
William18776.8 years
Charles14976.2 years
Robert14071.7 years
James12574.4 years
Helen12180.8 years
Dorothy11881.3 years
George11778.2 years
Ruth11383.5 years
Most common last names in McDonough County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10677.3 years
Miller7278.9 years
Wilson6976.5 years
Martin5579.1 years
Jones5580.9 years
Brown5376.0 years
Johnson5275.5 years
Foster4980.2 years
Davis4374.3 years
Mason4178.0 years
Businesses in McDonough County, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Best Western1Maurices1
Buffalo Wild Wings1McDonald's2
Burger King2New Balance1
CVS1Nike4
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2Rodeway Inn1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx4Subway4
Ford1Super 81
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hardee's2U-Haul3
Hilton1UPS3
JCPenney1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1