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Tazewell County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 134,385 (80% urban, 20% rural); it was 128,485 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 27,764
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 13,585
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 38,304
Renter-occupied apartments: 12,797 (it was 12,023 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 649 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 207 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tazewell County: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.8%), Retail trade (12.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Tazewell County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 66,304  (49.3%)
Females: 68,081  (50.7%)
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Tazewell County,IL real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Tazewell County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,152 ($45,250 in 1999)

This county:

$60,152
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $579 (lower quartile is $481, upper quartile is $745)
This county:

$579
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $141,400 (it was $89,300 in 2000)
Tazewell:

$141,400
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,800 - $202,100

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $166,827
Here:

$166,827
State:

$249,958

Townhouses or other attached units: $197,749
Here:

$197,749
State:

$231,967

In 2-unit structures: $184,393
Here:

$184,393
State:

$270,571

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $233,679
Here:

$233,679
State:

$249,493

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $135,642
Here:

$135,642
State:

$269,512

Mobile homes: $27,232
Here:

$27,232
State:

$51,570
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,183
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $486

Institutionalized population: 2,615
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 410 buildings, average cost: $196,200
  • 2008: 303 buildings, average cost: $215,200
  • 2009: 230 buildings, average cost: $231,100
  • 2010: 240 buildings, average cost: $222,800
  • 2011: 155 buildings, average cost: $238,200
  • 2012: 236 buildings, average cost: $240,200
  • 2013: 222 buildings, average cost: $240,300
  • 2014: 637 buildings, average cost: $239,200
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: $3,128 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,696 (2.0%)

Tazewell County household income distribution in 2013 Tazewell County home values distribution in 2013 Tazewell County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.1%
Tazewell County:

8.1%
Illinois:

13.0%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 6.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.8% for American Indian residents, 1.8% for other race residents, 23.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.2 years old
(Males: 40.0 years old, Females: 42.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.9 years old, Black residents: 34.8 years old, American Indian residents: 64.6 years old, Asian residents: 33.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.8 years old, Other race residents: 28.4 years old)

Area name: Peoria, IL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tazewell County is $471 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $586 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $755 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pekin, East Peoria, Morton, Washington, Creve Coeur, Marquette Heights, Tremont, Delavan, North Pekin, Heritage Lake.

Tazewell 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: Beaver County, Pennsylvania , Cumberland County, Pennsylvania , Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania , Knox County, Missouri , Muskingum County, Ohio , Paulding County, Ohio , Saline County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Illinois:

5.1%

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

Current college students: 5,906
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,011 (34.8% naturalized citizens)

Tazewell County:

1.5%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Tazewell County population
  • 4472010 or later
  • 5182000 to 2009
  • 5561990 to 1999
  • 2731980 to 1989
  • 1891970 to 1979
  • 531Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.1%

Tazewell County marital status for males Tazewell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 47,757
  • One, attached: 1,549
  • Two: 1,067
  • 3 or 4: 1,761
  • 5 to 9: 2,251
  • 10 to 19: 998
  • 20 to 49: 505
  • 50 or more: 1,385
  • Mobile homes: 1,482

Housing units in Tazewell County with a mortgage: 25,944 (505 second mortgage, 2,750 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 17,112

Here:

59.5% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Tazewell County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,756118
Mainline Protestant15,40440
Catholic10,6507
Other1,1546
None76,430-
Tazewell 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: 13
Tazewell County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Tazewell County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 101
This county:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Tazewell County:

8.7%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Tazewell County:

27.1%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.2%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Tazewell County:

Average size of farms: 356 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $116,227
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $307.63
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.51%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.19%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $87,680
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 88.83%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.58%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $100,956
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.60%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.88
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.46%
Corn for grain: 144791 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2377 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 128538 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8,056 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Tazewell County-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 83% 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 170.3 miles away from Tazewell 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 149.0 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 201.2 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 170.0 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 156.3 miles away from Tazewell County center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 70.8 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 Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 17, 2013 to November 18, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4157: November 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4157, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 05, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4116: May 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4116, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • 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 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 06, 2003 to May 11, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1469: May 15, 2003, FEMA Id: 1469, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Winter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3134: January 08, 1999, FEMA Id: 3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 15, 1990 to July 03, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-871: June 22, 1990, FEMA Id: 871, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: February 23, 1985 to April 05, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-735: March 29, 1985, FEMA Id: 735, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: December 13, 1982, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-674: December 13, 1982, FEMA Id: 674, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Tazewell County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 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 (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)

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


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (19%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • India (5%)
  • Russia (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Tazewell County


  • German (31%)
  • American (14%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • European (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Tazewell County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 48,200 (84.4%)
  • Carpooled: 4,489 (7.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 432 (0.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 613 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 223 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 773 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 2,119 (3.7%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,629 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 1,069 people in nursing homes
  • 304 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 98 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 97 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 73 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in military ships
  • 2 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 1,652 people in federal prisons
  • 963 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 162 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in college/university student housing
  • 5 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 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 $60,200.

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Illinois average:

4.45%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($152 average AGI)
Tazewell County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

3.92% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($30,718 average AGI)
1.17% relocated from other states ($10,385 average AGI)
Tazewell County:

1.17%
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 Peoria County, IL  2.02% ($38,909 average AGI)
from Woodford County, IL  0.33% ($42,033)
from McLean County, IL  0.27% ($44,740)
from Mason County, IL  0.17% ($31,463)
from Fulton County, IL  0.14% ($35,684)
from Cook County, IL  0.11% ($52,000)
from Logan County, IL  0.06% ($35,545)


5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Illinois average:

4.96%


0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($158 average AGI)
Tazewell County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.07%

3.55% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($26,313 average AGI)
1.52% relocated to other states ($15,135 average AGI)
Tazewell County:

1.52%
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 Peoria County, IL  1.78% ($34,650 average AGI)
to Woodford County, IL  0.39% ($54,271)
to McLean County, IL  0.28% ($38,901)
to Mason County, IL  0.13% ($36,543)
to Cook County, IL  0.13% ($41,188)
to Fulton County, IL  0.12% ($27,000)
to Logan County, IL  0.07% ($32,390)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Tazewell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Tazewell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Tazewell County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tazewell County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Tazewell County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tazewell County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tazewell County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tazewell County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Tazewell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 22,843 (20,200 aged, 2,643 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,423 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,506)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,501)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,370)
  • Unspecified dementia (841)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (794)
  • Congestive heart failure (723)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (720)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (666)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (554)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (376)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.55
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,172
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 142
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,521

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,243
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,007
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 25.6. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 130.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 46.7
  • Poisoning - 36.7
  • Suffocation - 26.7
  • Other - 20.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 134,385
  • In family households: 110,290 (19,897 male householders, 18,133 female householders)
    29,122 spouses, 34,392 children (30,469 natural, 1,524 adopted, 2,399 stepchildren), 3,208 grandchildren, 274 brothers or sisters, 750 parents, 1,045 other relatives, 3,469 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 21,379 (7,532 male householders (6,275 living alone)), 10,489 female householders (9,067 living alone)), 3,358 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,716

Size of family households: 18,516 2-persons, 7,883 3-persons, 7,398 4-persons, 2,596 5-persons, 1,351 6-persons, 286 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 15,342 1-person, 2,048 2-persons, 394 3-persons, 237 4-persons.

19,055 married couples with children.
7,473 single-parent households (1,793 men, 5,680 women).

96.9% of residents of Tazewell speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $591,610,000 ($4,581 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,855,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $305,436,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $144,473,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,968,000
Federal grants: $86,988,000
Federal procurement contracts: $13,005,000 ($4,591,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $30,739,000 ($877,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $677,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $69,112,000
Federal Government insurance: $69,772,000

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

Births: 8,278
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,675
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +255
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -211
Here -2 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Tazewell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 15.11 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built in Tazewell County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Tazewell County population
  • 1,4882014 or later
  • 1,4452010 to 2013
  • 4,3042000 to 2009
  • 5,4741990 to 1999
  • 2,7371980 to 1989
  • 12,0041970 to 1979
  • 8,4491960 to 1969
  • 10,2141950 to 1959
  • 5,1731940 to 1949
  • 7,4671939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tazewell County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tazewell County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Tazewell County population
  • 971 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 5043 rooms
  • 4,2604 rooms
  • 10,1795 rooms
  • 8,3596 rooms
  • 5,9097 rooms
  • 6,9108 rooms
  • 6,8179+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tazewell County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Tazewell County population
  • 3141 room
  • 1,4012 rooms
  • 1,8223 rooms
  • 4,0934 rooms
  • 3,0285 rooms
  • 8756 rooms
  • 9947 rooms
  • 2238 rooms
  • 2459+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tazewell County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Tazewell County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Tazewell County population
  • 97no bedroom
  • 2571 bedroom
  • 8,8542 bedrooms
  • 23,2053 bedrooms
  • 8,8364 bedrooms
  • 1,8075+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tazewell County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to Tazewell County population
  • 314no bedroom
  • 2,9201 bedroom
  • 6,1952 bedrooms
  • 3,1253 bedrooms
  • 4414 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Tazewell County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Tazewell County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Tazewell County population
  • 1,082no vehicle
  • 10,4461 vehicle
  • 21,6762 vehicles
  • 6,6793 vehicles
  • 2,5134 vehicles
  • 6605+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Tazewell County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Tazewell County population
  • 1,760no vehicle
  • 7,1481 vehicle
  • 2,9902 vehicles
  • 8643 vehicles
  • 1864 vehicles
  • 475+ vehicles

89.0% of Tazewell County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Illinois.

Tazewell County:

89.0%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 110,567
  • Other state: 21,098
  • Northeast: 1,273
  • Midwest: 10,885
  • South: 6,430
  • West: 2,510
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tazewell County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 79.0%Utility gas
  • 13.2%Electricity
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.1%Utility gas
  • 40.7%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 891
Here:

6.8%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 879
Here:

11.6%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 983
Here:

17.3%
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

Tazewell County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,428,000
    General - Other: $40,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $6,067,000
    Regular Highways: $6,042,000
    General - Other: $5,018,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,943,000
    Health - Other: $3,703,000
    Police Protection: $3,512,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,137,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,959,000
    General Public Buildings: $793,000
    Solid Waste Management: $454,000
    Financial Administration: $398,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $523,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,028,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,858,000

Tazewell County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $7,606,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,790,000
    Public Welfare: $747,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $800,000
    Interest Earnings: $588,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $487,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,526,000
    Highways: $4,106,000
    All Other: $1,925,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,643,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,943,000
    Other License: $219,000

Tazewell County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,470,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,655,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,315,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,500,000

Tazewell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,016,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,664
  • Number of aged recipients: 68
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,596
  • Number of recipients under 18: 331
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,143
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 190
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 517
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 748
Tazewell County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Tazewell County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 30 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 ORIGINATED662$113,8971,052$126,9884,228$131,949215$58,89817$384,353283$99,05711$73,182
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$99,82830$129,767215$129,60931$70,7420$09$65,7783$52,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED66$102,636100$90,260772$115,933156$33,3082$62,50031$69,7425$15,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN52$116,15443$109,465628$129,08823$58,8260$011$81,3643$129,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$117,2503$149,33386$123,7911$978,0000$01$58,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 30 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED229$134,825212$145,5753$130,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED35$131,28656$130,8931$151,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$102,28023$149,2174$56,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$147,10015$161,4000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$120,0002$95,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value
Most common first names in Tazewell County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary83980.6 years
William82875.3 years
John82075.6 years
Robert68072.1 years
James63570.8 years
Charles51274.3 years
George45877.1 years
Dorothy42177.8 years
Helen41380.3 years
Margaret37279.9 years
Most common last names in Tazewell County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith38975.4 years
Miller25276.5 years
Johnson19377.0 years
Davis17274.6 years
Jones17076.2 years
Martin16977.1 years
Brown15276.9 years
Williams14975.2 years
Taylor11673.6 years
Anderson10876.3 years
Businesses in Tazewell County, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware3Kroger3
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's3Long John Silver's1
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets15
Baymont Inn1McDonald's8
Best Western1Menards2
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
CVS3Payless1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pizza Hut3
Chevrolet3Quality1
Circle K3Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack1
Curves3Ruby Tuesday1
DHL1Rue211
Dairy Queen4SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears2
Deb1Sleep Inn1
Dennys1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza2Staples1
Econo Lodge1Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1Steak 'n Shake2
FedEx7Subway7
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Super 82
Ford3T-Mobile4
GNC1Taco Bell3
GameStop2Toyota1
Goodwill3Travelodge1
H&R Block4U-Haul9
Hardee's3U.S. Cellular1
Hobby Lobby1UPS13
Holiday Inn2Verizon Wireless1
Jimmy John's1Walgreens3
Jones New York1Walmart3
KFC4Wendy's1
Kmart3

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