Rock Island County, Illinois (IL)

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County population in 2012: 147,457 (89% urban, 11% rural); it was 149,374 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 27,030
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 15,388
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 42,306
Renter-occupied apartments: 18,885 (it was 18,406 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

33%

Land area: 427 sq. mi.

Water area: 24.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 346 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Rock Island County: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (46.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Rock Island County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (75.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (11.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (8.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Asian alone (1.6%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years
Males: 72,375  (49.2%)
Females: 75,171  (50.8%)
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Rock Island County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Rock Island County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,159 ($38,608 in 1999)

This county:

$48159
Illinois:

$56210

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $553 (lower quartile is $402, upper quartile is $697)
This county:

$553
State:

$772


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,100 (it was $77,800 in 2000)
Rock Island:

$111,100
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,300 - $164,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $133,800
Here:

$133,800
State:

$228,842

Townhouses or other attached units: $174,838
Here:

$174,838
State:

$200,693

In 2-unit structures: $133,278
Here:

$133,278
State:

$206,569

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $138,496
Here:

$138,496
State:

$240,302

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $237,232
Here:

$237,232
State:

$222,493

Mobile homes: $10,022
Here:

$10,022
State:

$36,193
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,084
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $463

Institutionalized population: 2,496
Rock Island County, IL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 185 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2008: 96 buildings, average cost: $182,800
  • 2009: 93 buildings, average cost: $177,000

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,582 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,315 (2.2%)

Rock Island County household income distribution in 2009 Rock Island County home values distribution Rock Island County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Black residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.3% for American Indian residents, 65.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.5% for other race residents, 19.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
Rock Island County:

16.2%
Illinois:

14.7%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.5% for Black residents, 18.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.0% for American Indian residents, 65.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.1% for other race residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 35 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rock Island County is $457 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $575 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $733 a month.

Cities in this county include: Moline, Rock Island, East Moline, Silvis, Milan, Coal Valley, Carbon Cliff, Hampton, Port Byron, Oak Grove.

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

2005 air pollution in Rock Island County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.085 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.065 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 13.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 39 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Rock Island County: Loud Thunder Camp (A), Arrowhead Ranch (B), Shawbonee Camp (C), Camp Milan United Methodist Church Retreat Center (D), Pinnacle Country Club and Golf Course (E), Rock Island Conservation Club (F), Lone Cedar Picnic Area (G), Silva Campground (H), Buffalo Prairie Town Hall (I), Camp Hauberg (J), Indian Bluff Golf Course (K), Cordova Dragway (L), Watts Landfill (M), Quad Cities Landfill (N), Andalusia Fire Protection District Station 2 (O), Illinois City Community Fire Protection District (P), Quad City Airport Fire Department (Q), Buffalo Prairie Community Fire Protection District (R), Barstow Fire Protection District (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Rock River Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Rock Island County include: Bethel Church (A), Beulah Church (B), Pine Bluff Church (C), Providence Church (D), Fairfield Church (E), Peace Church (F), Zion Lutheran Church (G), Zion Church (H), Illinois City United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Baker Cemetery (1), Bethesda Cemetery (2), Woods Cemetery (3), Yost Cemetery (4), Buffalo Prairie Cemetery (5), Homeland Cemetery (6), Mount Moriah Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Jones Lake (A), Shooks Pond (B), Bowles Slough (C), Otter Pond (D), Lake George (E), Lake Velra (F), Valley Friends Lake (G), Oakwood Country Club Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mud Creek (A), Shaffer Creek (B), Big Branch (C), Andalusia Slough (D), Mill Creek (E), Drury Slough (F), Rock River (G), Zuma Creek (H), Velie Chute (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rock Island County include: Elton E Fawks Bald Eagle Refuge Nature Preserve (1), Smiths Park (2), L R Christian Memorial Field (3), J B Oakleaf Memorial Park (4), Blanchard Island Recreation Area (5), Andalusia Slough Recreation Area (6), Campbells Island State Park (7), Indian Bluff Forest Preserve (8), Loud Thunder Forest Preserve (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Clinton County, Iowa , Henry County , Louisa County, Iowa , Mercer County , Muscatine County, Iowa , Scott County, Iowa , Whiteside County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 8,734
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,886 (42% naturalized citizens)

Rock Island County:

4.6%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,832
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,227
  • 1985 to 1989: 897
  • 1980 to 1984: 483
  • 1975 to 1979: 570
  • 1970 to 1974: 454
  • 1970 to 1974: 293
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,130

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.7%

Rock Island County marital status for males Rock Island County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Rock Island County with a mortgage: 22,837 (2,300 second mortgage, 2,286 home equity loan, 71 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14,262

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rock Island County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,44790
Catholic18,25814
Mainline Protestant16,29452
Other6,03712
Black Protestant3,5779
Orthodox4752
None84,458-
Rock Island 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: 23
Rock Island County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Rock Island County:

4.01 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 111
This county:

7.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Rock Island County:

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Rock Island County:

26.9%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.5%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Rock Island County:

Average size of farms: 257 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $69,178
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $275.56
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.87%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.34%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $60,466
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 74.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $59,900
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.93%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.26
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.79%
Corn for grain: 66104 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 297 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 53804 harvested acres
Vegetables: 34 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Rock Island County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 2628303.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/14/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 2 people

Earthquake activity:

Rock Island County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% 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 252.0 miles away from Rock Island 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 230.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 282.4 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) earthquake occurred 251.7 miles away from Rock Island County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 237.8 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 Rock Island County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (57%)
  • India (7%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Other Western Europe (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Rock Island County (%):

  • German (23%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Swedish (7%)
  • Belgian (6%)
  • Italian (3%)

Rock Island County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 58,140 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 7,094 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 913 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 2 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6 (0%)
  • Railroad: 9 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 12 (0%)
  • Taxi: 66 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 20 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 145 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,848 (3%)
  • Other means: 463 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,532 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Rock Island County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 1,555 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,220 people in nursing homes
  • 1,098 people in state prisons
  • 226 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 135 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 97 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 86 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 63 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 58 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 58 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 30 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 29 people in religious group quarters
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Rock Island County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 1,595 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,121 people in state prisons
  • 1,114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 232 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 77 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 46 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,129.

4.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,755 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
Illinois average:

4.45%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($738 average AGI)
Rock Island County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

1.64% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($11,903 average AGI)
2.68% relocated from other states ($22,113 average AGI)
Rock Island County:

2.68%
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 Scott County, IA  1.02% ($34,417 average AGI)
from Henry County, IL  0.57% ($31,137)
from Mercer County, IL  0.23% ($38,152)
from Cook County, IL  0.15% ($23,068)
from Whiteside County, IL  0.11% ($32,507)
from Knox County, IL  0.06% ($30,588)
from Polk County, IA  0.05% ($65,903)


5.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Illinois average:

4.96%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($313 average AGI)
Rock Island County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.07%

1.49% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($11,261 average AGI)
3.57% relocated to other states ($34,691 average AGI)
Rock Island County:

3.57%
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 Scott County, IA  1.40% ($43,038 average AGI)
to Henry County, IL  0.50% ($36,161)
to Cook County, IL  0.20% ($27,857)
to Mercer County, IL  0.18% ($71,036)
to Whiteside County, IL  0.08% ($34,217)
to Muscatine County, IA  0.06% ($34,872)
to Macomb County, MI  0.06% ($89,108)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Rock Island County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Rock Island County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Rock Island County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 25,333 (22,237 aged, 3,096 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.35
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16332.03
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 295.730
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 47631.81

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1398.440
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1016.180
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.06

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 52.15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92.01

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10.82

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 31.0. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 109.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 54.2
  • Suffocation - 32.9
  • Other - 22.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 143,233

Size of family households: 18,462 2-persons, 8,503 3-persons, 6,588 4-persons, 3,065 5-persons, 1,093 6-persons, 673 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 19,392 1-person, 2,951 2-persons, 348 3-persons, 151 4-persons, 56 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

22,090 married couples with children.
9,843 single-parent households (1,902 men, 7,941 women).

91.6% of residents of Rock Island County speak English at home.
6.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,077,362,000 ($7291 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $282,649,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $414,433,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $187,574,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,494,000
Federal grants: $133,184,000
Federal procurement contracts: $89,686,000 ($75,568,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $241,992,000 ($195,203,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $379,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $51,197,000
Federal Government insurance: $130,219,000

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

Births: 10,136
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 7,807
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,513
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -5,257
Here -36 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Rock Island County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 15.79 millions of gallons per day (12% from ground, 88% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,182
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,130
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,335
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,662
  • 1970 to 1979: 10,316
  • 1960 to 1969: 10,667
  • 1950 to 1959: 9,355
  • 1940 to 1949: 5,237
  • 1939 or earlier: 17,712
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rock Island County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 48
  • 2 rooms: 273
  • 3 rooms: 885
  • 4 rooms: 4,668
  • 5 rooms: 11,109
  • 6 rooms: 10,209
  • 7 rooms: 6,687
  • 8 rooms: 4,658
  • 9+ rooms: 3,769
  • 1 room: 435
  • 2 rooms: 1,450
  • 3 rooms: 4,348
  • 4 rooms: 5,293
  • 5 rooms: 3,677
  • 6 rooms: 1,585
  • 7 rooms: 869
  • 8 rooms: 454
  • 9+ rooms: 295
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rock Island County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 96
  • 1 bedroom: 1,500
  • 2 bedrooms: 12,190
  • 3 bedrooms: 21,308
  • 4 bedrooms: 6,182
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,030
  • no bedroom: 717
  • 1 bedroom: 6,448
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,549
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,809
  • 4 bedrooms: 740
  • 5+ bedrooms: 143
Cars and other vehicles available in Rock Island County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,664
  • 1 vehicle: 12,663
  • 2 vehicles: 19,271
  • 3 vehicles: 6,337
  • 4 vehicles: 1,715
  • 5+ vehicles: 656
  • no vehicle: 3,555
  • 1 vehicle: 9,562
  • 2 vehicles: 4,325
  • 3 vehicles: 740
  • 4 vehicles: 168
  • 5+ vehicles: 56

59% of Rock Island County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in Illinois.

Rock Island County:

59.4%
State average:

58.6%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $58,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rock Island County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (92.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.3%)
  • Electricity (3.2%)
  • Utility gas (74.0%)
  • Electricity (21.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,845
Here:

11.5%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 756
Here:

9.1%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,497
Here:

31.6%
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 (Noninstitutionalized)

Rock Island County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $8,585,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,348,000
    Police Protection: $5,865,000
    Health - Other: $5,506,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,231,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,051,000
    General - Other: $3,862,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,594,000
    Regular Highways: $2,735,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,606,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,590,000
    Financial Administration: $1,343,000
    General Public Buildings: $755,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $704,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $998,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,301,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,643,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,534,000
    Police Protection: $620,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $469,000
    Parks and Recreation: $293,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,400,000

Rock Island County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $9,850,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,156,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,614,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $7,061,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,231,000
    Interest Earnings: $792,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,883,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,219,000
    Highways: $2,733,000
    Public Welfare: $1,276,000
    All Other: $719,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,284,000
    Other License: $2,014,000
    Other Selective Sales: $451,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $53,000

Rock Island County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,842,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Rock Island County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Rock Island County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 40 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED802$102,337858$106,0513,657$108,325688$31,96114$395,643318$72,2454$21,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$95,23141$115,390363$109,71946$46,0220$018$87,7782$26,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED107$101,523104$83,538737$105,843215$25,8192$523,00042$95,85711$21,909
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN49$92,40857$103,175488$117,06466$34,0761$260,00030$70,1673$55,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$187,9007$107,571109$112,8079$37,3330$03$96,3331$30,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 38 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED193$111,332208$124,7500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$107,19235$117,0861$122,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$178,7229$119,8891$191,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$140,83314$144,0710$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$105,0002$105,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Rock Island County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,22075.5 years
Mary1,17678.9 years
William1,03175.0 years
Robert97370.9 years
James81570.4 years
Charles73175.3 years
Helen66180.5 years
George65275.7 years
Dorothy60778.4 years
Margaret53680.8 years
Most common last names in Rock Island County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson81377.9 years
Anderson49679.3 years
Smith39874.6 years
Miller31374.8 years
Peterson30279.8 years
Nelson29579.6 years
Carlson23378.3 years
Williams22874.1 years
Brown20273.3 years
Wilson19975.4 years
Businesses in Rock Island County, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven12LensCrafters1
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza3
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts2Lowe's1
Aeropostale1Marriott2
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's2Mazda1
AutoZone3McDonald's7
Bath & Body Works1Menards1
Best Western1Motel 61
Blockbuster2Motherhood Maternity1
Budget Car Rental1New Balance2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nike4
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS3OfficeMax1
Caribou Coffee1Old Navy1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pac Sun1
Catherines1Panera Bread1
Chevrolet3Papa John's Pizza2
Chick-Fil-A1Payless2
Circle K3Pizza Hut3
Comfort Inn2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves2Quiznos1
DHL2RadioShack2
Dairy Queen3Ramada1
Days Inn1Rue211
Deb1Ryan's Grill1
Dennys2SAS Shoes2
Domino's Pizza2SONIC Drive-In1
Dunkin Donuts1Sears3
Express1Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear2Sprint Nextel3
FedEx15Staples1
Finish Line1Starbucks2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Steak 'n Shake1
Ford2Subaru1
GNC2Subway15
GameStop2Super 82
Goodwill1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block6Taco Bell3
Hardee's5Target1
Holiday Inn1The Limited1
Honda1The Room Place1
Hot Topic1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1True Value3
JCPenney1U-Haul8
Jewel-Osco3U.S. Cellular4
Jones New York1UPS20
Journeys1Vans1
Justice1Verizon Wireless2
KFC4Victoria's Secret1
Kmart2Village Inn2
Kohl's1Walgreens8
Kroger1Walmart2
La Quinta1Wendy's3
La-Z-Boy2Wet Seal1
Lane Bryant1YMCA1
Lane Furniture3

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