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St. Clair County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 262,759 (90% urban, 10% rural); it was 256,082 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 48,475
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 21,171
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 64,860
Renter-occupied apartments: 35,399 (it was 31,950 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

33%

Land area: 664 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 396 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in St. Clair County: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.8%), Educational, health and social services (18.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in St. Clair County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (62.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (29.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
Median resident age:  38.7 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 126,820  (48.3%)
Females: 135,939  (51.7%)

St. Clair County,IL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
St. Clair County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,267 ($39,148 in 1999)

This county:

$50,267
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $643 (lower quartile is $457, upper quartile is $854)
This county:

$643
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $132,700 (it was $74,200 in 2000)
St. Clair:

$132,700
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,400 - $216,100

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $170,974
Here:

$170,974
State:

$249,958

Townhouses or other attached units: $144,686
Here:

$144,686
State:

$231,967

In 2-unit structures: $261,373
Here:

$261,373
State:

$270,571

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $89,170
Here:

$89,170
State:

$249,493

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $206,843
Here:

$206,843
State:

$269,512

Mobile homes: $60,099
Here:

$60,099
State:

$51,570
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,269
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $494

Institutionalized population: 3,172
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 909 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2001: 1061 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2002: 1239 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2003: 1346 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2004: 1642 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2005: 1810 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2006: 1502 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2007: 1094 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2008: 559 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2009: 509 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2010: 621 buildings, average cost: $202,700
  • 2011: 479 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2012: 481 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2013: 448 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2014: 475 buildings, average cost: $200,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,212 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,207 (2.0%)

St. Clair County household income distribution in 2009 St. Clair County home values distribution St. Clair County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.6%
St. Clair County:

14.6%
Illinois:

13.0%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Black residents, 18.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.8% for American Indian residents, 18.8% for other race residents, 20.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.7 years old
(Males: 36.7 years old, Females: 40.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.7 years old, Black residents: 33.9 years old, American Indian residents: 31.1 years old, Asian residents: 39.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.2 years old, Other race residents: 28.0 years old)

Area name: St. Louis, MO-IL HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. Clair County is $526 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $654 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $842 a month.

Cities in this county include: Belleville, East St. Louis, O'Fallon, Cahokia, Fairview Heights, Swansea, Shiloh, Centreville, Mascoutah, Washington Park.

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

2012 air pollution in St. Clair County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.025 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Napa County, California , Jefferson County , Ness County, Kansas , Scott County, Indiana , Rowan County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 14,400
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 28.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,586 (52.6% naturalized citizens)

St. Clair County:

3.6%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 1,431
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,585
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,505
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,353
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,014
  • Before 1970: 1,332
Note: State values scaled to St. Clair County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.0%

St. Clair County marital status for males St. Clair County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 84,362
  • One, attached: 3,636
  • Two: 4,184
  • 3 or 4: 6,272
  • 5 to 9: 7,690
  • 10 to 19: 3,599
  • 20 to 49: 1,302
  • 50 or more: 2,162
  • Mobile homes: 6,002

Housing units in St. Clair County with a mortgage: 43,029 (1,040 second mortgage, 3,179 home equity loan, 329 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 23,260

Here:

65.2% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Clair County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant46,903169
Catholic46,37228
Mainline Protestant24,65553
Black Protestant10,29041
Other5,88016
Orthodox2,1002
None133,856-
St. Clair 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: 47
St. Clair County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
This county:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 93
St. Clair County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 155
This county:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. Clair County:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
St. Clair County:

28.4%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.2%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in St. Clair County:

Average size of farms: 333 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $86,773
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $250.44
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.31%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.89%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $68,627
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 89.67%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $104,587
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.59
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 14.87%
Corn for grain: 97503 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 28391 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 121953 harvested acres
Vegetables: 797 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 451 acres

Earthquake activity:

St. Clair County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 75% 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 114.7 miles away from St. Clair 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 116.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 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 126.4 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 136.5 miles away from St. Clair 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 116.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (24%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • India (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Clair County (%):

  • German (17%)
  • American (6%)
  • European (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Polish (1%)

St. Clair County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 90,091 (83.6%)
  • Carpooled: 7,252 (6.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,874 (1.7%)
  • Subway or elevated: 80 (0.1%)
  • Railroad: 152 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,252 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 386 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 2,029 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 4,706 (4.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


People in group quarters in St. Clair County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 2,473 people in nursing homes
  • 596 people in state prisons
  • 427 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 323 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 274 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 231 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 125 people in other group homes
  • 117 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 75 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 63 people in religious group quarters
  • 41 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 40 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 23 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 21 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 12 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in St. Clair County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 2,025 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 701 people in state prisons
  • 386 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 325 people in college/university student housing
  • 307 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 285 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 220 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 127 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 26 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 19 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,143.

5.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,558 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Illinois average:

4.45%


0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,349 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

0.21%
Illinois average:

0.03%

1.84% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($12,149 average AGI)
3.19% relocated from other states ($29,061 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

3.19%
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 Madison County, IL  0.82% ($31,914 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.34% ($34,621)
from St. Louis city, MO  0.28% ($34,459)
from Clinton County, IL  0.16% ($38,646)
from Monroe County, IL  0.14% ($39,553)
from Randolph County, IL  0.08% ($30,976)
from Cook County, IL  0.08% ($32,000)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Illinois average:

4.96%


0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,884 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

0.20%
Illinois average:

0.07%

2.01% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($13,782 average AGI)
3.54% relocated to other states ($28,851 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

3.54%
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 Madison County, IL  0.94% ($35,916 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.49% ($38,513)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.40% ($32,925)
to Monroe County, IL  0.24% ($46,356)
to Clinton County, IL  0.16% ($44,940)
to Cook County, IL  0.09% ($36,979)
to St. Charles County, MO  0.09% ($47,469)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in St. Clair County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.3

Deaths per 1000 population in St. Clair County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in St. Clair County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Clair County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Clair County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 39,053 (31,698 aged, 7,355 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 5,728 (8%)

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 St. Clair County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (3,049)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,888)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,765)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,982)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,402)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,215)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1,048)
  • Congestive heart failure (1,028)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (959)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (799)

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: 1.93
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,063
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 334
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45,549

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,436
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,012
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 127.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 84.2
  • Cut/Pierce - 14.4
  • Other - 28.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 104.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 55.4
  • Suffocation - 27.2
  • Poisoning - 13.9
  • Other - 7.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 262,759
  • In family households: 214,022 (32,472 male householders, 35,139 female householders)
    44,699 spouses, 78,481 children (74,651 natural, 924 adopted, 2,906 stepchildren), 5,902 grandchildren, 3,235 brothers or sisters, 3,226 parents, 4,781 other relatives, 6,087 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 44,886 (17,919 male householders (14,544 living alone)), 19,252 female householders (16,693 living alone)), 7,715 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,851

Size of family households: 32,243 2-persons, 14,621 3-persons, 12,711 4-persons, 5,260 5-persons, 1,581 6-persons, 1,195 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 31,237 1-person, 5,174 2-persons, 538 3-persons, 160 4-persons, 23 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons.

30,441 married couples with children.
23,467 single-parent households (4,558 men, 18,909 women).

94.8% of residents of St. Clair speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,731,776,000 ($10,542 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $979,297,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $784,312,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $373,194,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $17,307,000
Federal grants: $468,408,000
Federal procurement contracts: $521,057,000 ($312,234,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $567,497,000 ($516,110,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $667,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $229,659,000
Federal Government insurance: $222,203,000

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

Births: 19,730
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 13,681
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +865
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -3,263
Here -13 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents

Population growth in St. Clair County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 53.90 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 1,075
  • 2010 to 2013: 3,598
  • 2000 to 2009: 19,372
  • 1990 to 1999: 15,809
  • 1980 to 1989: 12,854
  • 1970 to 1979: 12,173
  • 1960 to 1969: 13,625
  • 1950 to 1959: 18,588
  • 1940 to 1949: 6,771
  • 1939 or earlier: 15,344
Note: State values scaled to St. Clair population
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Clair County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Clair County population
  • 1 room: 93
  • 2 rooms: 303
  • 3 rooms: 1,133
  • 4 rooms: 5,523
  • 5 rooms: 13,684
  • 6 rooms: 15,149
  • 7 rooms: 10,194
  • 8 rooms: 8,509
  • 9+ rooms: 11,701
  • 1 room: 994
  • 2 rooms: 1,354
  • 3 rooms: 5,360
  • 4 rooms: 10,317
  • 5 rooms: 9,445
  • 6 rooms: 6,399
  • 7 rooms: 2,817
  • 8 rooms: 647
  • 9+ rooms: 1,160
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Clair County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Clair County population
  • no bedroom: 250
  • 1 bedroom: 1,518
  • 2 bedrooms: 13,562
  • 3 bedrooms: 32,479
  • 4 bedrooms: 15,353
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,127
  • no bedroom: 1,177
  • 1 bedroom: 6,515
  • 2 bedrooms: 16,473
  • 3 bedrooms: 10,798
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,985
  • 5+ bedrooms: 545
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Clair County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to St. Clair County population
  • no vehicle: 2,739
  • 1 vehicle: 18,424
  • 2 vehicles: 28,017
  • 3 vehicles: 13,232
  • 4 vehicles: 2,688
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,189
  • no vehicle: 7,539
  • 1 vehicle: 20,460
  • 2 vehicles: 7,797
  • 3 vehicles: 1,938
  • 4 vehicles: 759
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

86% of St. Clair County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Illinois.

St. Clair County:

86.0%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 155,604
  • Other state: 94,437
  • Northeast: 5,886
  • Midwest: 51,333
  • South: 26,475
  • West: 10,743

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Clair County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (70.8%)
  • Electricity (23.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.6%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Electricity (50.5%)
  • Utility gas (47.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,363
Here:

4.9%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 931
Here:

6.8%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,066
Here:

16.9%
Illinois:

26.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

St. Clair County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $5,040,000
    Regular Highways: $1,309,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $17,287,000
    General - Other: $16,069,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,165,000
    Health - Other: $8,120,000
    Regular Highways: $7,065,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,199,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,831,000
    Financial Administration: $5,345,000
    Police Protection: $5,193,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,789,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $208,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $7,653,000
    Air Transportation: $4,411,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $3,116,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,996,000
    General - Other: $103,000
    Police Protection: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,631,000

St. Clair County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $16,467,000
    Parking Facilities: $218,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $5,932,000
    All Other: $4,981,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,791,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,687,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,190,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,324,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $515,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,866,000
    All Other: $10,554,000
    Highways: $5,138,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,412,000
    Housing and Community Development: $97,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,130,000
    Other License: $1,075,000
    Other Selective Sales: $116,000

St. Clair County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,835,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,835,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,210,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,210,000

St. Clair County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $149,704,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 8,341
  • Number of aged recipients: 336
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 8,005
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,805
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 5,430
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,106
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 2,151
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 4,115
St. Clair County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

St. Clair County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 55 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 ORIGINATED1,355$149,3231,223$124,8606,953$154,978420$56,76244$379,409699$89,95194$42,596
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED61$143,082121$127,496545$150,02456$38,1431$130,00037$85,97321$46,524
APPLICATIONS DENIED152$122,013259$90,0311,770$132,317419$26,9057$208,429133$67,571105$44,562
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN133$134,549127$140,1021,586$144,47892$61,6303$3,277,33378$97,97417$58,294
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS23$175,95722$125,545294$152,87415$53,0670$014$80,7148$59,625
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 40 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED145$159,193219$185,6621$87,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED39$159,41075$202,4004$70,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$159,12547$215,1911$152,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$161,72715$178,2001$80,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$85,66710$229,1000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in St. Clair County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,94574.1 years
Mary1,86878.3 years
William1,71574.1 years
James1,32569.7 years
Robert1,26768.9 years
Charles1,10573.3 years
George1,03075.3 years
Joseph91474.5 years
Helen77479.3 years
Edward71175.3 years
Most common last names in St. Clair County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith66974.2 years
Williams60368.8 years
Johnson58472.0 years
Jones48572.8 years
Brown44671.8 years
Davis39171.5 years
Miller36175.3 years
Jackson30071.6 years
Moore29373.3 years
Harris29073.7 years
Businesses in St. Clair County, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2Kincaid1
ALDO1Kmart2
AT&T6Kohl's1
Abercrombie & Fitch1La Quinta1
Abercrombie Kids1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware4Lane Bryant1
Advance Auto Parts3Lane Furniture3
Aeropostale1LensCrafters2
American Eagle Outfitters2Little Caesars Pizza5
Ann Taylor1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's3Lowe's2
Arby's4Macy's1
Ashley Furniture1Marriott1
AutoZone5Marshalls1
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets13
Bakers1Maurices2
Banana Republic1Mazda1
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's14
Bath & Body Works1Men's Wearhouse2
Baymont Inn1Motel 61
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motherhood Maternity3
Best Western1New Balance5
Blockbuster3New York & Co1
Budget Car Rental1Nike20
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nissan1
Burger King2Office Depot2
CVS3OfficeMax2
Casual Male XL1Old Navy1
Catherines1Olive Garden1
Charlotte Russe1Outback1
Chevrolet2Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A1Pac Sun1
Chico's1Panda Express1
Chipotle1Panera Bread3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza2
Church's Chicken5Payless5
Circle K19Penske1
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart2
Coldwater Creek1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut7
Comfort Suites1Plato's Closet1
Cracker Barrel2Popeyes5
Cricket Wireless12Qdoba Mexican Grill3
Curves3Quality2
Dairy Queen8Quiznos4
Days Inn2RadioShack6
Deb1Ramada1
Decora Cabinetry4Red Lobster1
Dennys3Red Robin1
Domino's Pizza6Ruby Tuesday1
DressBarn2Rue211
Dressbarn2SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In2
Express1Sam's Club1
Famous Footwear3Sears4
Fashion Bug2Sephora1
FedEx29Shoe Carnival1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Sprint Nextel4
Foot Locker2Starbucks4
Ford3Steak 'n Shake3
Forever 212Suburban1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Subway22
GNC4Super 82
GameStop5T-Mobile14
Goodwill1T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block13Taco Bell6
Hardee's7Talbots1
Hilton2Target3
Hobby Lobby1The Limited1
Holiday Inn3The Room Place1
Hollister Co.1Toyota1
Home Depot2Toys"R"Us2
HomeTown Buffet1True Value4
Honda1U-Haul23
Hot Topic1U.S. Cellular5
Houlihan's1UPS38
Hyundai1Value City Furniture1
IHOP2Verizon Wireless1
J. Jill1Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Volkswagen1
Jack In The Box2Walgreens7
JoS. A. Bank1Walmart3
Jones New York3Wendy's3
Journeys1White Castle3
Justice2YMCA7
KFC4

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  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"