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Stephenson County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 46,102 (60% urban, 40% rural); it was 48,979 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,682
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,590
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,790
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,573 (it was 4,995 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 564 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 82 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Stephenson County: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (18.0%), Educational, health and social services (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Stephenson County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (83.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (9.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 22,309  (48.4%)
Females: 23,793  (51.6%)

Stephenson County,IL real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Stephenson County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,983 ($40,366 in 1999)

This county:

$46,983
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $497 (lower quartile is $377, upper quartile is $628)
This county:

$497
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $105,306 (it was $80,400 in 2000)
Stephenson:

$105,306
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,222 - $162,921

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $159,938
Here:

$159,938
State:

$249,958

Townhouses or other attached units: $156,305
Here:

$156,305
State:

$231,967

In 2-unit structures: $109,529
Here:

$109,529
State:

$270,571

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $72,542
Here:

$72,542
State:

$249,493

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,160
Here:

$128,160
State:

$269,512

Mobile homes: $100,619
Here:

$100,619
State:

$51,570
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,032
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $479

Institutionalized population: 694
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 59 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $174,600
  • 2010: 27 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $229,600
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $403,900
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,784 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,700 (2.6%)

Stephenson County household income distribution in 2013 Stephenson County home values distribution in 2013 Stephenson County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.7%
Stephenson County:

14.7%
Illinois:

13.0%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.8% for Black residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.6% for other race residents, 32.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.2 years old
(Males: 44.6 years old, Females: 46.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.5 years old, Black residents: 32.3 years old, American Indian residents: 94.7 years old, Asian residents: 35.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.1 years old, Other race residents: 45.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Stephenson County is $431 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $568 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $679 a month.

Cities in this county include: Freeport, Lena, Pearl City, Orangeville, Cedarville, Davis, Dakota, German Valley, Winslow, Rock City.

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

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Neighboring counties: Albany County, Wyoming , Worcester County, Massachusetts , Caribou County, Idaho , Rich County, Utah , Clinton County, Michigan , McKean County, Pennsylvania .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 2,375
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 932 (54.6% naturalized citizens)

Stephenson County:

2.0%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Stephenson County population
  • 2422010 or later
  • 3222000 to 2009
  • 1251990 to 1999
  • 731980 to 1989
  • 631970 to 1979
  • 315Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.6%

Stephenson County marital status for males Stephenson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,147
  • One, attached: 624
  • Two: 1,199
  • 3 or 4: 1,072
  • 5 to 9: 625
  • 10 to 19: 332
  • 20 to 49: 389
  • 50 or more: 676
  • Mobile homes: 912

Housing units in Stephenson County with a mortgage: 7,130 (185 second mortgage, 702 home equity loan, 38 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,499

Here:

53.8% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Stephenson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,64043
Mainline Protestant8,03331
Catholic5,2515
Black Protestant1,3669
Other2753
Orthodox151
None15,131-
Stephenson 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: 11
Stephenson County:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Stephenson County:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 36
This county:

7.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Stephenson County:

9.5%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Stephenson County:

28.3%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Stephenson County:

Average size of farms: 302 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $116,224
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $221.25
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 52.20%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $101,498
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 83.28%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $95,882
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.12
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 26.69%
Corn for grain: 143032 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2113 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 88687 harvested acres
Vegetables: 11 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 46 acres

Earthquake activity:

Stephenson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% 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 284.4 miles away from Stephenson 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 71.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 260.4 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 316.8 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) earthquake occurred 283.5 miles away from Stephenson County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 271.8 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:

  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 19, 2010 to August 07, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1935: August 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 1935, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Snow, Incident Period: February 05, 2008 to February 06, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3283: March 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 3283, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 07, 2007 to August 08, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1722: August 30, 2007, FEMA Id: 1722, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Snow, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 01, 2006, Emergency Declared EM-3269: December 29, 2006, FEMA Id: 3269, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Flooding, Incident Period: July 17, 1996 to August 07, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1129: July 25, 1996, FEMA Id: 1129, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 22, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-997: July 09, 1993, FEMA Id: 997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 16, 1979, Emergency Declared EM-3068: January 16, 1979, FEMA Id: 3068, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 10, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-438: June 10, 1974, FEMA Id: 438, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Stephenson County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (18%)
  • India (15%)
  • Guyana (8%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Spain (5%)
  • Liberia (4%)
  • El Salvador (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Stephenson County


  • German (37%)
  • American (13%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Swiss (1%)

Stephenson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,177 (76.3%)
  • Carpooled: 2,175 (10.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 207 (1.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 373 (1.9%)
  • Bicycle: 129 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 598 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,183 (5.9%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 550 people in nursing homes
  • 107 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 88 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 49 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 549 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 108 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,068.

3.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.77%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.38% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($20,930 average AGI)
1.39% relocated from other states ($12,192 average AGI)
Stephenson County:

1.39%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winnebago County, IL  0.71% ($32,187 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.27% ($36,269)
from Jo Daviess County, IL  0.27% ($26,538)
from Ogle County, IL  0.21% ($23,550)
from Carroll County, IL  0.17% ($45,061)
from Green County, WI  0.17% ($27,813)
from Whiteside County, IL  0.08% ($36,000)


4.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.46% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($17,088 average AGI)
2.06% relocated to other states ($16,781 average AGI)
Stephenson County:

2.06%
Illinois average:

2.36%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winnebago County, IL  0.74% ($30,683 average AGI)
to Ogle County, IL  0.29% ($35,339)
to Jo Daviess County, IL  0.25% ($35,128)
to Cook County, IL  0.24% ($25,044)
to Carroll County, IL  0.22% ($26,878)
to Green County, WI  0.19% ($45,703)
to Dane County, WI  0.10% ($29,050)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Stephenson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Stephenson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Stephenson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Stephenson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Stephenson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stephenson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stephenson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stephenson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Stephenson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,596 (8,255 aged, 1,341 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 637 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Stephenson County, Illinois in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (542)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (526)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (494)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (423)
  • Congestive heart failure (340)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (340)
  • Unspecified dementia (312)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (186)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (180)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (140)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.08
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,113
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 393
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49,974

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,184
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,301
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 86.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 46,102
  • In family households: 36,854 (6,283 male householders, 6,159 female householders)
    9,134 spouses, 12,109 children (11,127 natural, 390 adopted, 583 stepchildren), 675 grandchildren, 271 brothers or sisters, 317 parents, 738 other relatives, 1,126 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,438 (3,369 male householders (2,742 living alone)), 3,862 female householders (3,417 living alone)), 1,205 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 830

Size of family households: 6,780 2-persons, 2,445 3-persons, 1,994 4-persons, 835 5-persons, 216 6-persons, 198 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,159 1-person, 1,020 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 17 4-persons.

4,901 married couples with children.
4,036 single-parent households (1,200 men, 2,836 women).

96.6% of residents of Stephenson speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $269,330,000 ($5,594 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,270,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $129,205,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $55,723,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,072,000
Federal grants: $51,275,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,125,000 ($1,014,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $15,929,000 ($7,365,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,312,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,851,000
Federal Government insurance: $53,140,000

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

Births: 3,040
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,659
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +323
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,670
Here -35 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Stephenson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.00 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built in Stephenson County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Stephenson County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 1732010 to 2013
  • 9312000 to 2009
  • 2,2191990 to 1999
  • 2,1211980 to 1989
  • 2,7351970 to 1979
  • 2,2481960 to 1969
  • 2,4451950 to 1959
  • 1,2591940 to 1949
  • 7,6241939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Stephenson County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Stephenson County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Stephenson County population
  • 201 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1743 rooms
  • 1,2394 rooms
  • 2,4635 rooms
  • 2,9486 rooms
  • 2,4297 rooms
  • 1,9038 rooms
  • 2,3419+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stephenson County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Stephenson County population
  • 2601 room
  • 3042 rooms
  • 8183 rooms
  • 1,3454 rooms
  • 1,0275 rooms
  • 1,0206 rooms
  • 5337 rooms
  • 4438 rooms
  • 3299+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Stephenson County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Stephenson County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Stephenson County population
  • 33no bedroom
  • 3501 bedroom
  • 2,9952 bedrooms
  • 7,1813 bedrooms
  • 2,4314 bedrooms
  • 5035+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stephenson County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Stephenson County population
  • 315no bedroom
  • 1,2791 bedroom
  • 1,9092 bedrooms
  • 1,7813 bedrooms
  • 7154 bedrooms
  • 1135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Stephenson County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Stephenson County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Stephenson County population
  • 450no vehicle
  • 3,7001 vehicle
  • 5,7672 vehicles
  • 2,5543 vehicles
  • 8424 vehicles
  • 2315+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Stephenson County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Stephenson County population
  • 1,362no vehicle
  • 2,9091 vehicle
  • 1,4612 vehicles
  • 2733 vehicles
  • 774 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

85.9% of Stephenson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Illinois.

Stephenson County:

85.9%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 33,862
  • Other state: 11,120
  • Northeast: 457
  • Midwest: 7,659
  • South: 2,197
  • West: 769
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Stephenson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.9%Utility gas
  • 17.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.0%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.7%Utility gas
  • 36.1%Electricity
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 352
Here:

7.7%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 149
Here:

6.7%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 227
Here:

13.2%
Illinois:

26.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Stephenson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $7,000,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $6,599,000
    Health - Other: $2,431,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,137,000
    Police Protection: $1,885,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,639,000
    Regular Highways: $1,460,000
    Financial Administration: $1,042,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $489,000
    Housing and Community Development: $339,000
    General Public Buildings: $246,000
    Central Staff Services: $227,000
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $431,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $152,000
    Central Staff Services: $42,000
    Police Protection: $19,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,207,000

Stephenson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,261,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $339,000
    All Other: $47,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,610,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $984,000
    Interest Earnings: $157,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,659,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,166,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,643,000
    All Other: $1,034,000
    Highways: $864,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,850,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,581,000
    Other License: $29,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $17,000

Stephenson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,524,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,606,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $918,000

Stephenson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,081,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 896
  • Number of aged recipients: 37
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 859
  • Number of recipients under 18: 243
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 573
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 80
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 266
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 437
Stephenson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Stephenson County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Stephenson County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert37073.8 years
John35875.9 years
William34476.7 years
Mary29480.2 years
Charles19476.7 years
George19278.3 years
Ruth19181.2 years
Dorothy18778.6 years
Helen18281.8 years
Margaret18082.5 years
Most common last names in Stephenson County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller15879.1 years
Smith10874.8 years
Johnson8176.8 years
Williams5971.7 years
Phillips5481.4 years
Brown5273.7 years
Jones4972.3 years
Anderson4680.5 years
Meyers4680.8 years
Reed4373.3 years
Businesses in Stephenson County, IL
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Menards1
Baymont Inn1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS2Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Curves2Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
FedEx5Sears2
GameStop1Slumberland1
Goodwill4Staples1
H&R Block1Subway4
Hilton1Super 81
JCPenney1T-Mobile2
KFC1Taco Bell1
Kincaid1U-Haul2
Kmart1U.S. Cellular2
La-Z-Boy2UPS9
Lane Furniture3Walgreens2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets9YMCA1