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Pope County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 4,238 (all rural); it was 4,413 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 649
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 826
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,453
Renter-occupied apartments: 354 (it was 316 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%

Land area: 371 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pope County: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (40.0%), Manufacturing (18.5%), Retail trade (18.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Pope County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.0%)
  • Asian alone (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 2,239  (52.8%)
Females: 1,999  (47.2%)
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Average household size:
Pope County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,412 ($30,048 in 1999)

This county:

$40,412
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $244 (lower quartile is $172, upper quartile is $417)
This county:

$244
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $95,277 (it was $60,200 in 2000)
Pope:

$95,277
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,569 - $178,432
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $922
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $425

Institutionalized population: 206
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings

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: $1,295 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,160 (1.3%)

Pope County household income distribution in 2009 Pope County home values distribution Pope County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.8%
Pope County:

13.8%
Illinois:

13.0%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.4% for Black residents, 12.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 51.3 years old
(Males: 49.7 years old, Females: 52.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.9 years old, Black residents: 45.8 years old, American Indian residents: 65.2 years old, Asian residents: 1.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 12.6 years old, Other race residents: 12.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pope County is $408 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $648 a month.

Cities in this county include: Golconda, Eddyville.

Pope 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 Pope County: Buzzards Roost (A), Gentry Landing (B), Sellers Landing (C), Spees Landing (D), Karbers Ridge Recreatrion Site (E), Illinois Furnace Picnic Area (F), Iron Furnace Point of Interest (G), Camp Cadiz (H), Tower Rock Camp and Picnic Area (I), Hobbs Fish Farm (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pope County include: Richland Church (A), Antioch Church (B), Bethany Church (C), Central Church (D), Good Hope Church (E), Honeycomb Church (F), Karbers Ridge Church (G), Levee Pond Church (H), Mount Zion Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rutherford Cemetery (1), Brown Cemetery (2), Lavender Cemetery (3), Hobbs Cemetery (4), Waters Cemetery (5), Twitchell Cemetery (6), Troutman Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Tacumseh (A), Whoopie Cat Lake (B), Humm Lake (C), Whoople Cat Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hogthief Creek (A), Harris Creek (B), Haney Creek (C), Cane Creek (D), Big Creek (E), Anthony Creek (F), Hosick Creek (G), Wallace Branch (H), Sheridan Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Pope County: Cave-In-Rock State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Mariposa County, California , McDowell County, West Virginia , Greene County, Missouri , King William County, Virginia , Union County , Washington County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 186
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 42 (92.7% naturalized citizens)

Pope County:

1.0%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 6
  • 2000 to 2009: 7
  • 1990 to 1999: 10
  • 1980 to 1989: 14
  • 1970 to 1979: 0
  • Before 1970: 5
Note: State values scaled to Pope County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.1%

Pope County marital status for males Pope County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,932
  • One, attached: 11
  • Two: 43
  • 3 or 4: 50
  • 5 to 9: 47
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 589

Housing units in Pope County with a mortgage: 491 (5 second mortgage, 57 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 866

Here:

36.2% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pope County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,1059
Mainline Protestant992
Other2-
None3,264-
Pope 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: 1
Pope County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Pope County:

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

12.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pope County:

9.7%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Pope County:

27.4%
State:

25.2%

Agriculture in Pope County:

Average size of farms: 226 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $12,630
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $105.06
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 32.49%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $11,438
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.97%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $27,515
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.96%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.08
Corn for grain: 4162 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 678 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 15317 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Pope County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 18551510.2 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Pope 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 81.2 miles away from Pope 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 55.6 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 58.9 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 104.4 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 90.6 miles away from Pope 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 83.6 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 Pope County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • Jamaica (36%)
  • Hong Kong (17%)
  • India (17%)
  • Germany (17%)
  • Iran (10%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)

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

  • German (18%)
  • American (17%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French Canadian (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Pope County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 629 (66.6%)
  • Carpooled: 198 (21.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (1.3%)
  • Walked: 25 (2.6%)
  • Worked at home: 70 (7.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 214 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 55 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 175 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 173 people in state prisons
  • 33 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,647.

5.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.14% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($24,378 average AGI)
1.71% relocated from other states ($5,439 average AGI)
Pope County:

1.71%
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 Massac County, IL  1.28% ($30,278 average AGI)
from Hardin County, IL  0.71% ($37,500)


6.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.98% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($20,092 average AGI)
2.20% relocated to other states ($7,920 average AGI)
Pope County:

2.20%
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 Massac County, IL  1.00% ($33,143 average AGI)
to Saline County, IL  0.92% ($28,154)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Births per 1000 population in Pope County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Pope County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 2.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Pope County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pope County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pope County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 963 (789 aged, 174 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 72 (10%)

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 Pope County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (89)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (69)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (52)
  • Congestive heart failure (40)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (37)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (32)
  • Unspecified dementia (31)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (22)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (15)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (15)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 689
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 950

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 24

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,238
  • In family households: 3,312 (557 male householders, 452 female householders)
    836 spouses, 1,197 children (1,126 natural, 47 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 81 grandchildren, 23 brothers or sisters, 142 parents, 22 other relatives, 2 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 639 (303 male householders (286 living alone)), 280 female householders (274 living alone)), 55 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 285

Size of family households: 643 2-persons, 179 3-persons, 81 4-persons, 72 5-persons, 32 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 561 1-person, 18 2-persons, 3 3-persons.

484 married couples with children.
186 single-parent households (37 men, 149 women).

99.3% of residents of Pope speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 56% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $33,121,000 ($7,683 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,759,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $12,349,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,425,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,038,000
Federal grants: $4,665,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,798,000 ($2,815,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,845,000 ($469,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $90,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $252,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,191,000

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

Births: 170
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 214
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -146
Here -35 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Pope County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 82
  • 2000 to 2009: 312
  • 1990 to 1999: 342
  • 1980 to 1989: 314
  • 1970 to 1979: 478
  • 1960 to 1969: 152
  • 1950 to 1959: 220
  • 1940 to 1949: 176
  • 1939 or earlier: 618
Note: State values scaled to Pope population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pope County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pope County population
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 34
  • 4 rooms: 166
  • 5 rooms: 361
  • 6 rooms: 328
  • 7 rooms: 158
  • 8 rooms: 158
  • 9+ rooms: 117
  • 1 room: 26
  • 2 rooms: 22
  • 3 rooms: 41
  • 4 rooms: 56
  • 5 rooms: 50
  • 6 rooms: 42
  • 7 rooms: 14
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pope County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pope County population
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 50
  • 2 bedrooms: 439
  • 3 bedrooms: 644
  • 4 bedrooms: 136
  • 5+ bedrooms: 50
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 55
  • 2 bedrooms: 97
  • 3 bedrooms: 63
  • 4 bedrooms: 13
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Pope County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pope County population
  • no vehicle: 48
  • 1 vehicle: 324
  • 2 vehicles: 622
  • 3 vehicles: 249
  • 4 vehicles: 43
  • 5+ vehicles: 51
  • no vehicle: 47
  • 1 vehicle: 147
  • 2 vehicles: 33
  • 3 vehicles: 21
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 3

92% of Pope County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Illinois.

Pope County:

92.5%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 2,678
  • Other state: 1,487
  • Northeast: 51
  • Midwest: 523
  • South: 841
  • West: 63

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pope County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (47.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.7%)
  • Utility gas (22.6%)
  • Wood (4.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Electricity (43.7%)
  • Utility gas (39.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.1%)
  • Wood (5.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 29
Here:

7.9%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

9.2%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

5.2%
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)

Pope County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,227,000
    General - Other: $765,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $349,000
    Police Protection: $301,000
    Financial Administration: $151,000
    Central Staff Services: $125,000
    Health Services - Other: $63,000
    Welfare - Other: $44,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $419,000
    Central Staff: $3,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $704,000

Pope County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $36,000
    Regular Highways: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $444,000
    Public Welfare: $40,000
    All Other: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $305,000
    Interest Earnings: $50,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,038,000
    General Support: $364,000
    All Other: $141,000
    Public Welfare: $35,000
  • Tax - Property: $458,000
    NEC: $101,000

Pope County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,790,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 123
  • Number of aged recipients: 19
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 104
  • Number of recipients under 18: 7
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 89
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 27
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 52
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 49
Pope County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Pope County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3674.7 years
John2879.0 years
William2772.4 years
Mary2477.7 years
Charles1873.9 years
Robert1675.7 years
George1377.9 years
Helen1281.4 years
Clarence1180.1 years
Martha1085.9 years
Most common last names in Pope County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor2275.5 years
Baker1480.8 years
Smith1374.9 years
Williams1376.7 years
Jones1377.6 years
Duncan1281.2 years
Cox1280.1 years
Davis1285.6 years
Joiner1174.8 years
Barger1179.0 years