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Montgomery County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 29,186 (58% urban, 42% rural); it was 30,652 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,054
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,051
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,017
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,547 (it was 2,490 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 704 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 41 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Montgomery County: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (25.2%), Educational, health and social services (14.6%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (12.6%), Retail trade (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Montgomery County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (88.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (8.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 15,257  (52.3%)
Females: 13,929  (47.7%)
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Montgomery County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Montgomery County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,519 ($33,123 in 1999)

This county:

$46,519
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $442 (lower quartile is $327, upper quartile is $544)
This county:

$442
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $85,355 (it was $55,300 in 2000)
Montgomery:

$85,355
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,556 - $154,269
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $896
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $389

Institutionalized population: 2,350
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 42 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2012: 34 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $194,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 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: $1,774 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,407 (1.7%)

Montgomery County household income distribution in 2009 Montgomery County home values distribution Montgomery County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.3%
Montgomery County:

14.3%
Illinois:

13.0%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.9% for Black residents, 4.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.6% for American Indian residents, 37.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.0 years old
(Males: 40.1 years old, Females: 46.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.1 years old, Black residents: 36.7 years old, American Indian residents: 32.7 years old, Asian residents: 40.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.2 years old, Other race residents: 42.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Montgomery 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 $590 a month.

Cities in this county include: Litchfield, Hillsboro, Irving, Nokomis, Witt, Raymond, Farmersville, Coffeen, Schram City, Taylor Springs.

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Montgomery County: Karnes Siding (A), Womac Station (B), Lake Williamson Christian Center (C), Monterey Siding (D), Davis Siding (E), Macoupin County Fairground (F), Smutzlar Siding (G), Staunton Country Club (H), Oak Leaf Country Club (I), Gillespie Country Club (J), Carlinville Waterworks (K), Carlinville Country Club (L), Hickory Grove Pork Farm (M), Bolomey Pork Farm (N), Puregenis Pork Farm (O), Broom Orchard (P), South Otter Townhall (Q), Macoupin County Historical Society Museum (R), Mount Olive Area Ambulance Service (S), Spanish Needle Community Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Montgomery County include: Berean Church (A), Panther Creek Church (B), Bethel Church (C), Pleasant Dale Church (D), Blooming Grove Christian Church (E), Pleasant View Church (F), Boston Chapel Christian Church (G), Rural Church (H), Charity Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Waggoner Cemetery (1), Anderson Cemetery (2), Bacon Cemetery (3), Weller Cemetery (4), Behme Cemetery (5), Scottville West Cemetery (6), Welton Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bullard Lake (A), Denbys Pond (B), Beaver Dam Lake (C), Bunker Hill Reservoir (D), New Gillespie Lake (E), Lake Carlinville (F), Mowens Lake (G), Lake Catatoga (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Coop Branch (A), Shearles Branch (B), Shaw Point Branch (C), Elm Creek (D), Briar Creek (E), East Creek (F), Big Branch (G), Spanish Needle Creek (H), Baitter Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Montgomery County include: Denby Prairie Nature Preserve (1), Goodes Woods Nature Preserve (2), Beaver Dam State Park (3), VFW Park (4), Terry Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Camden County, New Jersey , Douglas County , Clarke County, Virginia , Nevada County, California , Fauquier County, Virginia , Macoupin County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 899
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 291 (60.0% naturalized citizens)

Montgomery County:

1.0%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 12
  • 2000 to 2009: 29
  • 1990 to 1999: 86
  • 1980 to 1989: 55
  • 1970 to 1979: 24
  • Before 1970: 138
Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.2%

Montgomery County marital status for males Montgomery County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,965
  • One, attached: 86
  • Two: 184
  • 3 or 4: 294
  • 5 to 9: 108
  • 10 to 19: 67
  • 20 to 49: 66
  • 50 or more: 182
  • Mobile homes: 1,064
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Housing units in Montgomery County with a mortgage: 4,317 (96 second mortgage, 203 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,438

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Montgomery County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,42441
Mainline Protestant4,11731
Catholic2,0505
Other3541
None16,159-
Montgomery 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
Montgomery County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Montgomery County:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Montgomery County:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

26.9%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Montgomery County:

Average size of farms: 362 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $92,756
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $247.99
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.16%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.68%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $72,921
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $108,531
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.71%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.05
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 8.04%
Corn for grain: 149865 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 9766 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 145783 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Montgomery County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 3699557.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 12/2/1950, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montgomery County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% 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 101.5 miles away from Montgomery 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 90.9 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 125.6 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 141.1 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 102.5 miles away from Montgomery County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 86.9 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: September 13, 2008 to October 05, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1800: October 03, 2008, FEMA Id: 1800, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 01, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1681: February 09, 2007, FEMA Id: 1681, 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 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

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

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

  • Mexico (28%)
  • Russia (19%)
  • Philippines (15%)
  • England (8%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Poland (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)

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

  • German (22%)
  • American (14%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Montgomery County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,269 (85.9%)
  • Carpooled: 576 (6.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 28 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 63 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 225 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 418 (4.3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 1,987 people in state prisons
  • 490 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in federal prisons and detention centers

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

  • 1,894 people in state prisons
  • 431 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 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 $51,729.

4.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.27% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($25,448 average AGI)
0.97% relocated from other states ($7,073 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.97%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Macoupin County, IL  0.92% ($31,713 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.42% ($31,935)
from Bond County, IL  0.34% ($33,838)
from Madison County, IL  0.29% ($39,563)
from Christian County, IL  0.27% ($26,300)
from Fayette County, IL  0.13% ($21,500)
from St. Clair County, IL  0.10% ($28,273)


4.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.72% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($25,236 average AGI)
1.27% relocated to other states ($7,646 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

1.27%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Macoupin County, IL  0.97% ($27,870 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.67% ($41,757)
to Madison County, IL  0.39% ($39,767)
to Christian County, IL  0.33% ($43,541)
to Bond County, IL  0.24% ($33,667)
to Fayette County, IL  0.17% ($24,579)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Montgomery County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Montgomery County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,980 (5,128 aged, 852 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 429 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (495)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (437)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (342)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (288)
  • Congestive heart failure (258)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (238)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (216)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (188)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (140)
  • Unspecified dementia (116)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.58
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,997
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 497
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54,208

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,000
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,151
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 20

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 170.0. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,186
  • In family households: 19,905 (3,605 male householders, 3,844 female householders)
    5,654 spouses, 5,725 children (5,333 natural, 95 adopted, 297 stepchildren), 394 grandchildren, 58 brothers or sisters, 27 parents, 65 other relatives, 557 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,291 (1,518 male householders (1,292 living alone)), 2,381 female householders (2,082 living alone)), 391 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,013

Size of family households: 3,877 2-persons, 1,706 3-persons, 1,154 4-persons, 485 5-persons, 142 6-persons, 88 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,375 1-person, 487 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 16 4-persons.

3,284 married couples with children.
1,756 single-parent households (452 men, 1,304 women).

97.7% of residents of Montgomery speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $178,512,000 ($5,874 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,145,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $84,425,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $43,027,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,442,000
Federal grants: $27,682,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,640,000 ($3,093,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,296,000 ($811,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $246,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,074,000
Federal Government insurance: $51,714,000

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

Births: 1,742
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,854
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +11
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -216
Here -7 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Montgomery County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.36 millions of gallons per day (11% from ground, 89% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 18
  • 2010 to 2013: 370
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,110
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,262
  • 1980 to 1989: 966
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,011
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,353
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,299
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,193
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,421
Note: State values scaled to Montgomery population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population
  • 1 room: 18
  • 2 rooms: 19
  • 3 rooms: 211
  • 4 rooms: 931
  • 5 rooms: 2,247
  • 6 rooms: 1,998
  • 7 rooms: 1,528
  • 8 rooms: 775
  • 9+ rooms: 909
  • 1 room: 219
  • 2 rooms: 96
  • 3 rooms: 130
  • 4 rooms: 731
  • 5 rooms: 616
  • 6 rooms: 356
  • 7 rooms: 241
  • 8 rooms: 100
  • 9+ rooms: 130
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 281
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,621
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,115
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,363
  • 5+ bedrooms: 246
  • no bedroom: 222
  • 1 bedroom: 381
  • 2 bedrooms: 995
  • 3 bedrooms: 808
  • 4 bedrooms: 150
  • 5+ bedrooms: 75
Cars and other vehicles available in Montgomery County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Montgomery County population
  • no vehicle: 292
  • 1 vehicle: 2,083
  • 2 vehicles: 3,803
  • 3 vehicles: 1,742
  • 4 vehicles: 548
  • 5+ vehicles: 231
  • no vehicle: 397
  • 1 vehicle: 1,440
  • 2 vehicles: 655
  • 3 vehicles: 83
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5+ vehicles: 12

83% of Montgomery County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Illinois.

Montgomery County:

83.2%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 24,348
  • Other state: 4,482
  • Northeast: 234
  • Midwest: 2,136
  • South: 1,510
  • West: 599

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Montgomery County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (62.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.9%)
  • Electricity (14.9%)
  • Wood (3.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (62.1%)
  • Electricity (30.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 133
Here:

5.1%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

1.1%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 166
Here:

14.9%
Illinois:

26.9%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)

Montgomery County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $109,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,230,000
    Health Services - Other: $2,014,000
    General - Other: $1,776,000
    Police Protection: $1,760,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $940,000
    Central Staff Services: $861,000
    Financial Administration: $435,000
    General Public Buildings: $200,000
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $233,000
    Welfare - Other: $137,000
    Central Staff: $58,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,706,000

Montgomery County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $844,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $617,000
    General Support: $13,000
    All Other: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,428,000
    Interest Earnings: $354,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,116,000
    Health & Hospitals: $962,000
    Highways: $882,000
    All Other: $100,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,870,000
    NEC: $13,000

Montgomery County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,083,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 611
  • Number of aged recipients: 32
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 579
  • Number of recipients under 18: 81
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 445
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 85
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 199
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 275
Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Montgomery County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John36176.6 years
Mary35580.4 years
William28276.5 years
James21072.5 years
Charles20775.0 years
George19176.6 years
Robert16172.2 years
Helen13580.6 years
Dorothy11576.7 years
Anna11585.9 years
Most common last names in Montgomery County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown10077.0 years
Smith9776.1 years
White8776.2 years
Johnson8476.7 years
Jones8175.9 years
Miller7676.5 years
Huber5779.7 years
Davis5474.4 years
Williams5078.8 years
Wilson4474.2 years
Businesses in Montgomery County, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Alco Stores1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Burger King1Maurices1
CVS1McDonald's2
Chevrolet2Nike1
Curves1Payless1
Dairy Queen3Pizza Hut1
Decora Cabinetry2Quality1
Dennys1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx2Subway5
Ford2Super 81
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block3U-Haul2
Hilton1UPS4
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Jack In The Box1Walmart1
Jones New York2Wendy's1