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Moultrie County, Illinois (IL)


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County population in 2012: 14,933 (31% urban, 69% rural); it was 14,287 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,666
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,775
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,239
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,317 (it was 1,166 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 336 sq. mi.
Water area: 8.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 44 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Moultrie County: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.5%), Educational,health and social services (21.5%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 82%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Moultrie County, Illinois:


Median resident age:  40.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years

Males: 7,212  (46.4%)
Females: 7,634  (53.6%)

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Moultrie County,IL real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Moultrie County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $46,429 ($40,084 in 1999)
This county:

$46429
Illinois:

$53966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $446 (lower quartile is $321, upper quartile is $536)
This county:

$446
State:

$708


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $89,093 (it was $73,400 in 2000)
Moultrie County:

$89,093
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,375 - $119,559

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $144,892
Here:

$144,892
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $648,263
Here:

$648,263
State:

$249,884

Mobile homes: $47,456
Here:

$47,456
State:

$35,670
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,331
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $340

Institutionalized population: 323

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Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,701 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,641 (1.9%)


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


Moultrie County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.0%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 14.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 27 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 15 years old)

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

7.8%
Whole state:

10.7%

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

2.2%
Whole state:

5.1%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Moultrie County is $386 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $634 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sullivan, Bethany, Lovington, Dalton City, Gays, Allenville.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Moultrie County: Timber Lake Golf Course (A), Okaw Valley Orchard (B), Masonic Home (C), Jonathan Creek Townhall (D), Lowe Townhall (E), Illinois Masonic Home (F), Dora Township Fire Protection District Lake City (G), Arthur Rural Fire Protection District (H), Arthur Ambulance Service (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Moultrie County include: First Christian Church (A), First Church of God (B), Saint Isadore Church (C), Union Chapel (D), Union Prairie Church (E), Jonathan Creek Christian Church (F), Oak Grove Church (G), Smyser Church (H), New Liberty Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bolin Cemetery (1), Camfield Cemetery (2), Daugherty Cemetery (3), Ellis Cemetery (4), French Cemetery (5), Hagerman Cemetery (6), Hampton Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Elm Springs Park Lake Number 4 (A), Emil Lake (B), Wood Lake (C), Elim Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Coon Creek (A), Camfield Branch (B), Brush Creek (C), Bolin Branch (D), Asa Creek (E), Dunn Branch (F), Marrowbone Creek (G), Lynn Creek (H), West Okaw River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Moultrie County include: Sullivan Recreation Area (1), Whitley Creek Recreation Area (2), Wilborn Creek Recreation Area (3), West Okaw River State Fish and Wildlife Management Area (4), Kaskaskia River State Fish and Wildlife Management Area (5), Illinois Natural History Survey Area (6), Forrest W Wood Access Area (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Coles County , Douglas County , Macon County , Piatt County , Shelby County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 357
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 87 (64% naturalized citizens)

Moultrie County:

0.6%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.4%

Moultrie County marital status for males
Moultrie County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Moultrie County with a mortgage: 2,132 (166 second mortgage, 154 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,361

Here:

61.0% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.26%
Here44.3%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 6,323
Total congregations: 34

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents1,431 (22.6%)1,059 (16.7%)857 (13.6%)605 (9.6%)449 (7.1%)
Congregations3 (8.8%)5 (14.7%)4 (11.8%)2 (5.9%)1 (2.9%)
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian ChurchNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents384 (6.1%)297 (4.7%)279 (4.4%)256 (4.0%)706 (11.2%)
Congregations3 (8.8%)1 (2.9%)1 (2.9%)3 (8.8%)11 (32.4%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Moultrie County - Sullivan, Bethany, Lovington, Dalton City, Gays

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
This county:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

4.19 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Moultrie County:

4.19 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.5%
Illinois:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Moultrie County:

5.8%
State:

14.5%


Agriculture in Moultrie County:

Average size of farms: 423 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $110,789
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $251.44
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.04%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $78,590
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 92.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.01%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $138,390
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.22
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 26.80%
Corn for grain: 86121 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 777 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 82937 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Moultrie County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 1.4 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 10 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/7/1998, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 8 people and caused $100,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Moultrie County-area historical earthquake activity is below Illinois state average. It is 88% 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 91.0 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 68.9 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 90.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from Moultrie County center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/11/1991 at 09:20:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.9 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:


The number of natural disasters in Moultrie County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Machinery (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Food (3%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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




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





Moultrie County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,425 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 665 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 78 (1%)
  • Walked: 246 (4%)
  • Other means: 64 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 298 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $51,780.

6.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,535 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Illinois average:

5.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.39% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($29,922 average AGI)
0.99% relocated from other states ($5,612 average AGI)
Moultrie County:

0.99%
Illinois average:

2.13%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Macon County, IL  1.22% ($45,101 average AGI)
from Coles County, IL  1.15% ($31,600)
from Douglas County, IL  0.53% ($29,967)
from Shelby County, IL  0.46% ($18,615)
from Champaign County, IL  0.30% ($21,941)
from Piatt County, IL  0.21% ($28,000)


7.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Illinois average:

5.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.32% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($22,950 average AGI)
1.98% relocated to other states ($8,530 average AGI)
Moultrie County:

1.98%
Illinois average:

2.58%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Coles County, IL  1.31% ($22,667 average AGI)
to Macon County, IL  1.24% ($38,169)
to Shelby County, IL  0.61% ($30,800)
to Douglas County, IL  0.51% ($37,759)
to Champaign County, IL  0.28% ($46,063)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Moultrie County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Moultrie County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Moultrie County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 3,049 (2,743 aged, 306 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1295.660
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1426.600
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13.78

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 6.94
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 41.35

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,451

Size of family households: 1,992 2-persons, 834 3-persons, 654 4-persons, 330 5-persons, 127 6-persons, 116 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,469 1-person, 206 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

93.1% of residents of Moultrie County speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
6.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $78,502,000 ($5450 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,263,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $41,937,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,833,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,964,000
Federal grants: $8,071,000
Federal procurement contracts: $734,000 ($204,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,963,000 ($902,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,598,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,287,000
Federal Government insurance: $34,397,000

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

Births: 966
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,018
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +15
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +295
Here +20 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Moultrie County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.02 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Moultrie County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 70
  • 4 rooms: 463
  • 5 rooms: 1,027
  • 6 rooms: 1,156
  • 7 rooms: 782
  • 8 rooms: 376
  • 9+ rooms: 351
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 41
  • 3 rooms: 124
  • 4 rooms: 429
  • 5 rooms: 253
  • 6 rooms: 130
  • 7 rooms: 85
  • 8 rooms: 61
  • 9+ rooms: 43
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Moultrie County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 85
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,059
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,324
  • 4 bedrooms: 599
  • 5+ bedrooms: 165
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 215
  • 2 bedrooms: 590
  • 3 bedrooms: 250
  • 4 bedrooms: 95
  • 5+ bedrooms: 16
Cars and other vehicles available in Moultrie County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 258
  • 1 vehicle: 1,024
  • 2 vehicles: 1,945
  • 3 vehicles: 769
  • 4 vehicles: 181
  • 5+ vehicles: 62
  • no vehicle: 217
  • 1 vehicle: 511
  • 2 vehicles: 296
  • 3 vehicles: 90
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5+ vehicles: 33

62% of Moultrie County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Illinois.

Moultrie County:

61.5%
State average:

58.6%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $46,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Moultrie County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (64.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.2%)
  • Electricity (12.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.7%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (54.1%)
  • Electricity (24.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 183
Here:

10.7%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 97
Here:

11.5%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 37
Here:

12.5%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

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


Expenditure Revenue

Moultrie County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Moultrie County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Moultrie County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Moultrie County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William16279.8 years
John15178.9 years
Mary14180.9 years
James10875.9 years
Charles10580.8 years
Ruth7883.6 years
Robert7376.2 years
George7278.8 years
Helen7182.1 years
Harry5382.0 years
Most common last names in Moultrie County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8680.6 years
Taylor4981.5 years
Johnson4082.5 years
Miller4080.6 years
Davis3776.1 years
Brown3479.5 years
Elder2978.5 years
Wood2780.8 years
White2578.6 years
Harshman2280.7 years
Businesses in Moultrie County, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
CVS1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
McDonald's1
Browse common businesses in Moultrie County, IL

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