Sangamon County, Illinois (IL)

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County population in 2012: 199,271 (86% urban, 14% rural); it was 188,951 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 40,611
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 17,740
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 55,098
Renter-occupied apartments: 24,635 (it was 23,624 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

33%

Land area: 868 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 229 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sangamon County: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Sangamon County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (82.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (11.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.8%)
  • Asian alone (1.6%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Illinois median age:  36.0 years
Males: 94,780  (45.7%)
Females: 102,685  (54.3%)
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Sangamon County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Sangamon County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,317 ($42,957 in 1999)

This county:

$55317
Illinois:

$56210

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $594 (lower quartile is $466, upper quartile is $726)
This county:

$594
State:

$772


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $130,900 (it was $87,600 in 2000)
Sangamon:

$130,900
Illinois:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $82,000 - $196,900
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,174
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $474

Institutionalized population: 1,831
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 412 buildings, average cost: $184,100
  • 2008: 259 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2009: 289 buildings, average cost: $179,800

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,696 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,089 (1.8%)

Sangamon County household income distribution in 2009 Sangamon County home values distribution Sangamon County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.6%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Black residents, 24.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 28.9% for other race residents, 40.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.6%
Sangamon County:

15.6%
Illinois:

14.7%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Black residents, 24.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.8% for American Indian residents, 30.0% for other race residents, 39.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 26 years old, American Indian residents: 57 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 9 years old)

Area name: Springfield, IL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sangamon County is $448 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $579 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $756 a month.

Cities in this county include: Springfield, Chatham, Auburn, Riverton, Rochester, Sherman, Pawnee, Southern View, Leland Grove, Grandview.

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

2005 air pollution in Sangamon County:

Carbon Monoxide: 1 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.088 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.075 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 15.1 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.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.003 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.019 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Sangamon County: Cockrell (A), Beechley (B), Illinois State Fairground (C), Selbytown (D), Derry Farm (E), Oak Crest Country Club (F), Nazarene Acres Camp (G), Jefferies Orchard (H), Edgewood Country Club (I), Camp Cilca (J), Sangamon Valley Landfill (K), Air Evac Lifeteam (L), Springfield Fire Department Station 10 (M), Riverton Fire Protection District Station 2 (N), Rochester Fire Protection District (O), Maxwell Townhall (P), Williamsville Fire Protection District (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sangamon County include: Richland Church (A), South Fork Church (B), Sugar Creek Church (C), United Brethren Church (D), Island Grove Church (E), Buffalo Hart Church (F), Mechanicsburg Chapel (G), New Salem Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Vigal Cemetery (1), Auburn Cemetery (2), Bethel Cemetery (3), Bissell Cemetery (4), Wimmer Cemetery (5), Wolf Creek Cemetery (6), Brittin Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Shaft Pond (A), Mud Lake (B), Clear Lake (C), Halfmoon Lake (D), Wiggins Slough (E), Lake Loami (F), Lake Commanche (G), Timber Acres Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Clear Creek (A), Cantrall Creek (B), Buckhart Creek (C), Brush Creek (D), Black Branch (E), Archer Creek (F), McCoy Branch (G), West Branch Horse Creek (H), Long Point Slough (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Sangamon County: Sangamon County Conservation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Cass County , Christian County , Logan County , Macon County , Macoupin County , Menard County , Montgomery County , Morgan County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 9,460
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,537 (55% naturalized citizens)

Sangamon County:

1.9%
Whole state:

12.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 713
  • 1990 to 1994: 440
  • 1985 to 1989: 361
  • 1980 to 1984: 353
  • 1975 to 1979: 431
  • 1970 to 1974: 205
  • 1970 to 1974: 137
  • 1965 to 1969: 897

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 94.7%

Sangamon County marital status for males Sangamon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Sangamon County with a mortgage: 33,677 (3,658 second mortgage, 4,571 home equity loan, 162 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,626

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sangamon County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,075115
Catholic31,73416
Mainline Protestant22,81161
Other6,66319
Black Protestant4,51313
Orthodox2801
None89,389-
Sangamon 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: 28
Sangamon County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Sangamon County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 156
This county:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sangamon County:

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Sangamon County:

27.9%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Sangamon County:

Average size of farms: 483 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $150,422
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $313.44
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.95%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.99%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $109,471
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 89.47%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.19%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $132,730
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.98%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.34
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.30%
Corn for grain: 234951 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 721 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 177858 harvested acres
Vegetables: 67 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 41 acres

Tornado activity:

Sangamon County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 1296359.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 71 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/14/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sangamon County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% 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 131.0 miles away from Sangamon 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 114.6 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 158.8 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 131.4 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 116.2 miles away from Sangamon 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 179.7 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 Sangamon County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

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 (%):

  • India (11%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • Korea (3%)

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

  • German (26%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • English (11%)
  • United States or American (10%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Sangamon County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 78,989 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 10,593 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,424 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 31 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 4 (0%)
  • Railroad: 50 (0%)
  • Taxi: 131 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 44 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 289 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,041 (2%)
  • Other means: 349 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,529 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 1,201 people in nursing homes
  • 572 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 396 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 270 people in religious group quarters
  • 269 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 125 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 101 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 98 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 83 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 77 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 71 people in state prisons
  • 37 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 10 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 9 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 3 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

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

  • 1,173 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,081 people in college/university student housing
  • 448 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 295 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 252 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 199 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 153 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 146 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 105 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 39 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 30 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 21 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 15 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $62,917.

4.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Illinois average:

4.45%


0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($69 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

0.01%
Illinois average:

0.03%

2.84% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($22,944 average AGI)
1.49% relocated from other states ($15,944 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

1.49%
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 Cook County, IL  0.38% ($34,115 average AGI)
from Menard County, IL  0.22% ($37,706)
from Christian County, IL  0.19% ($36,387)
from Morgan County, IL  0.19% ($40,176)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.17% ($32,986)
from Macon County, IL  0.15% ($34,714)
from Logan County, IL  0.11% ($34,000)


4.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Illinois average:

4.96%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($279 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

2.41% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($19,564 average AGI)
1.96% relocated to other states ($25,009 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

1.96%
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 Cook County, IL  0.32% ($35,734 average AGI)
to Christian County, IL  0.19% ($32,861)
to Menard County, IL  0.19% ($37,592)
to Macoupin County, IL  0.17% ($34,943)
to Morgan County, IL  0.15% ($33,475)
to Macon County, IL  0.13% ($30,459)
to Madison County, IL  0.10% ($41,651)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Sangamon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Sangamon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Sangamon County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 29,398 (25,116 aged, 4,282 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.04
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 23087.14
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 511.350
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 55449.85

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1337.730
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 970.490
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.71

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 54.34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 100.630

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.3

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 58.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 35.8
  • Other - 23.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 105.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.2
  • Suffocation - 24.6
  • Poisoning - 23.9
  • Other - 8.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 193,499

Size of family households: 23,733 2-persons, 11,949 3-persons, 9,511 4-persons, 4,154 5-persons, 1,288 6-persons, 741 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 26,389 1-person, 4,534 2-persons, 437 3-persons, 156 4-persons, 57 5-persons, 18 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

30,546 married couples with children.
12,689 single-parent households (2,437 men, 10,252 women).

96.4% of residents of Sangamon County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $3,125,207,000 ($16274 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $109,772,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $671,929,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $231,870,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $24,517,000
Federal grants: $2,021,956,000
Federal procurement contracts: $33,048,000 ($7,801,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $141,888,000 ($44,601,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $496,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $96,158,000
Federal Government insurance: $101,605,000

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

Births: 13,420
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 9,551
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +581
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,676
Here -9 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Sangamon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 36.00 millions of gallons per day (4% from ground, 96% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 787
  • 2000 to 2004: 10,085
  • 1990 to 1999: 13,210
  • 1980 to 1989: 8,653
  • 1970 to 1979: 13,439
  • 1960 to 1969: 11,318
  • 1950 to 1959: 11,368
  • 1940 to 1949: 6,598
  • 1939 or earlier: 14,706
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sangamon County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 21
  • 2 rooms: 99
  • 3 rooms: 884
  • 4 rooms: 6,060
  • 5 rooms: 13,344
  • 6 rooms: 13,194
  • 7 rooms: 9,337
  • 8 rooms: 6,357
  • 9+ rooms: 5,802
  • 1 room: 311
  • 2 rooms: 1,673
  • 3 rooms: 4,248
  • 4 rooms: 8,020
  • 5 rooms: 5,340
  • 6 rooms: 2,334
  • 7 rooms: 942
  • 8 rooms: 506
  • 9+ rooms: 250
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sangamon County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 52
  • 1 bedroom: 1,179
  • 2 bedrooms: 13,810
  • 3 bedrooms: 28,750
  • 4 bedrooms: 9,493
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,814
  • no bedroom: 550
  • 1 bedroom: 6,744
  • 2 bedrooms: 11,285
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,183
  • 4 bedrooms: 757
  • 5+ bedrooms: 105
Cars and other vehicles available in Sangamon County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,132
  • 1 vehicle: 16,903
  • 2 vehicles: 24,771
  • 3 vehicles: 8,521
  • 4 vehicles: 2,064
  • 5+ vehicles: 707
  • no vehicle: 4,355
  • 1 vehicle: 12,547
  • 2 vehicles: 5,535
  • 3 vehicles: 898
  • 4 vehicles: 166
  • 5+ vehicles: 123

55% of Sangamon County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Illinois.

Sangamon County:

55.4%
State average:

58.6%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $81,400


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 Sangamon County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (81.1%)
  • Electricity (11.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.8%)
  • Utility gas (57.5%)
  • Electricity (37.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,099
Here:

18.9%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,427
Here:

13.7%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 906
Here:

12.8%
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)

Sangamon County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $15,265,000
    Regular Highways: $13,207,000
    General - Other: $8,963,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,220,000
    Financial Administration: $6,432,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,208,000
    Health - Other: $5,487,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,412,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,782,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,542,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $266,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $3,610,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,837,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,312,000
    Police Protection: $213,000
    Correctional Institutions: $80,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,788,000

Sangamon County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $14,912,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,510,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,356,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $5,572,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,330,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $532,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $14,109,000
    Highways: $6,259,000
    All Other: $3,232,000
    Public Welfare: $2,861,000
    Health and Hospitals: $611,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,758,000
    Other License: $359,000

Sangamon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,905,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Sangamon 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 52 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 ORIGINATED973$110,8022,040$115,2529,591$127,805632$50,81026$216,115619$78,83551$54,353
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$102,156101$123,386937$127,27246$35,5873$129,66748$91,93811$60,455
APPLICATIONS DENIED114$99,061167$81,4671,082$109,081195$29,4210$076$58,09230$38,767
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN70$104,25779$118,899750$121,11157$54,3160$028$74,9647$90,286
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS20$122,8006$97,833124$125,2902$96,0000$04$115,5002$26,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 48 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED434$132,081575$129,7183$159,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED69$128,333122$141,2385$57,2000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED26$144,23156$124,3573$110,6671$161,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$136,00037$128,5411$94,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$69,0005$113,8001$30,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Sangamon County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,93879.2 years
John1,78974.4 years
William1,47174.6 years
James1,15171.3 years
Robert1,14070.4 years
Charles97273.3 years
Helen90680.5 years
George82675.5 years
Margaret67580.9 years
Dorothy65678.1 years
Most common last names in Sangamon County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith60975.6 years
Miller35875.9 years
Brown33475.8 years
Johnson33173.0 years
Jones31574.6 years
Davis30975.6 years
Williams28271.9 years
Wilson21374.4 years
Moore19973.6 years
White18774.3 years
Businesses in Sangamon County, IL
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling2Lane Bryant1
AT&T8Lane Furniture3
Abercrombie & Fitch1LensCrafters1
Abercrombie Kids1Little Caesars Pizza3
Ace Hardware3Long John Silver's2
Advance Auto Parts2Lowe's2
Aeropostale1Macy's1
American Eagle Outfitters2Marriott2
Applebee's2MasterBrand Cabinets21
Arby's6Maurices1
Ascend Collection1Mazda1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's14
Audi1Meijer1
AutoZone4Men's Wearhouse2
BMW1Menards2
Bakers1Microtel1
Bakers Square1Motel 61
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity3
Baskin-Robbins2New Balance4
Bath & Body Works2Nike12
Baymont Inn1Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Office Depot1
Best Western1OfficeMax1
Budget Car Rental1Old Navy1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Olive Garden1
Burger King5Outback1
CVS7Outback Steakhouse1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pac Sun1
Casual Male XL1Panda Express1
Catherines1Panera Bread2
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza3
Chevrolet1Payless2
Chico's1Penske2
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Circle K6Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut4
Coldwater Creek1Plato's Closet1
Comfort Inn1Popeyes2
Comfort Suites1Quiznos2
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack4
Curves4Ramada2
DHL1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen4Red Roof Inn1
Days Inn1Rue211
Deb1Ryan's Grill1
Decora Cabinetry2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dennys2SAS Shoes1
Discount Tire1SONIC Drive-In3
Domino's Pizza1Sam's Club1
DressBarn1Sears3
Dressbarn1Shoe Carnival1
Express1Sleep Inn1
Fashion Bug1Slumberland1
FedEx41Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel4
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Staples1
Ford2Starbucks6
GNC2Steak 'n Shake4
GameStop4Subaru1
Gap1Subway26
Goodwill2Super 82
Gymboree1T-Mobile8
H&R Block9T.G.I. Driday's1
Hardee's5T.J.Maxx1
Hilton3Taco Bell4
Hobby Lobby1Talbots1
Holiday Inn4Target1
Hollister Co.1The Limited1
Honda1Toyota1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us2
Howard Johnson1Travelodge1
Hyundai1True Value4
IHOP1U-Haul9
JCPenney1U.S. Cellular6
Jimmy John's3UPS33
JoS. A. Bank1Vans2
Jones New York4Verizon Wireless1
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1Volkswagen1
KFC3Walgreens14
Kmart2Walmart3
Kohl's1Wendy's2
La-Z-Boy1Wet Seal1

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