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Wabash County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2019: 11,456 (61% urban, 39% rural); it was 12,937 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,017
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,705
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,904
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,290 (it was 1,288 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 223 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 51 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wabash County: 73.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.4%), Manufacturing (18.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Wabash County, IL (2019)
    • 10,64693.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3122.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2292.0%Two or more races
    • 1091.0%Asian alone
    • 740.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10.01%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

44.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Males: 5,616  (49.0%)
Females: 5,840  (51.0%)
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Average household size:
Wabash County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,313 ($34,473 in 1999)
This county:

$53,313
Illinois:

$69,187

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $469 (lower quartile is $322, upper quartile is $614)
This county:

$469
State:

$889


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $89,015 (it was $49,900 in 2000)
Wabash:

$89,015
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,825 - $136,203

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $109,254
Here:

$109,254
State:

$266,086

Mobile homes: $76,097
Here:

$76,097
State:

$59,325

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,038
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $443

Institutionalized population: 79
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,400
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $230,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $64,400
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $510,000
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Wabash, IL residents
Average permit cost in Wabash, IL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,776 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,246 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Wabash, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wabash, IL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wabash, IL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.0%
Wabash County:

11.0%
Illinois:

11.5%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.4 years old
(Males: 42.8 years old, Females: 45.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.7 years old, Black residents: 24.9 years old, Asian residents: 53.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 44.4 years old, Other race residents: 29.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wabash County is $408 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $648 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mount Carmel, Allendale, Bellmont, Keensburg.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Churches in Wabash County include: Olive Congregational Christian Church (A), Pleasant Hill Congregational Church (B), Browns Chapel (C), Ridge Baptist Church (D), Samaria Missionary Baptist Church (E), Simpson United Methodist Church (F), Ebenezer United Methodist Church (G), Fortney United Methodist Church (H), Union Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wanborough Cemetery (1), Wells Cemetery (2), Welser Cemetery (3), West Cemetery (4), Birk Prairie Cemetery (5), Bond Cemetery (6), Brown Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Horseshoe Pond (A), C B and Q Railroad Reservoir (B), Krajec Lake (C), Moose Lake (D), Albion Moose Lake (E), Harrison Lake (F), West Salem Reservoir (G), West Salem New Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Mud Creek (A), Shelby Creek (B), Camp Creek (C), Butter Creek (D), Buck Creek (E), Big Creek (F), Bear Creek (G), Madden Creek (H), Little Indian Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Beaver County, Utah , Lawrence County , Stafford County, Kansas , Robertson County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Illinois:

6.5%

Unemployment by year in Wabash, IL
County total employment by year in Wabash, IL
County average yearly wages by year in Wabash, IL

Current college students: 730
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 218 (28.3% naturalized citizens)

Wabash County:

1.9%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 842010 or later
  • 532000 to 2009
  • 691990 to 1999
  • 121980 to 1989
  • 121970 to 1979
  • 49Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.8%

Wabash County marital status for males Wabash County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,365
  • One, attached: 31
  • Two: 81
  • 3 or 4: 52
  • 5 to 9: 64
  • 10 to 19: 56
  • 20 to 49: 133
  • 50 or more: 137
  • Mobile homes: 654

Housing units in Wabash County with a mortgage: 1,858 (43 second mortgage, 87 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,946

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

62.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wabash County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,54515
Mainline Protestant2,06418
Catholic1,9842
Other-1
None5,354-
Wabash 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: 2
Wabash County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Wabash County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wabash County:

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Wabash County:

26.5%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Wabash County:

Average size of farms: 556 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $113,189
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $203.83
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.27%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $88,809
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 87.69%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $135,456
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.93
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 12.60%
Corn for grain: 46961 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6097 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 46078 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5 acres

Tornado activity:

Wabash County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 3759485.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 12/18/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wabash County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 202% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 4.0 miles away from Wabash County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 4.0 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 27.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 30.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 3.6 miles away from Wabash County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:17, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 9.6 mi) earthquake occurred 3.4 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4489, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 14, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1991: June 07, 2011, FEMA Id: 1991, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3199: February 01, 2005, FEMA Id: 3199, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 1996 to May 17, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1112: May 06, 1996, FEMA Id: 1112, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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, TORNADOES, Incident Period: January 07, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-819: January 13, 1989, FEMA Id: 819, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Wabash County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wabash

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,135 (82.1%)
  • Carpooled: 287 (7.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 49 (1.3%)
  • Walked: 78 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 264 (6.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (37%)
  • India (33%)
  • Philippines (12%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • England (1%)
  • Switzerland (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wabash County


  • American (27%)
  • German (25%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • British (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
158 people in nursing homes
19 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,417.

3.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,469 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.59%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.70% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($14,819 average AGI)
1.88% relocated from other states ($20,644 average AGI)
Wabash County:

1.88%
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 Gibson County, IN  0.52% ($37,391 average AGI)
from Edwards County, IL  0.45% ($34,150)


5.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.81% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($12,061 average AGI)
3.27% relocated to other states ($27,226 average AGI)
Wabash County:

3.27%
Illinois average:

2.67%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gibson County, IN  0.93% ($39,048 average AGI)
to Vanderburgh County, IN  0.57% ($42,808)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3

Births per 1000 population in Wabash County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Wabash County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 2.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wabash County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wabash County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wabash County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wabash County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wabash County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wabash County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wabash County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,404 (2,087 aged, 317 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 131 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Wabash County, Illinois in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (167)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (123)
  • Unspecified dementia (67)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (55)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (52)
  • Congestive heart failure (34)

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: 7.93
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,338
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 198
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,793

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,416
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 907
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 24

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 64

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,456
  • Male householders: 2,326 (703 living alone), Female householders: 2,531 (815 living alone)
  • 2,607 spouses (2,587 opposite-sex spouses), 198 unmarried partners, (197 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,915 children (2,760 natural, 80 adopted, 73 stepchildren), 367 grandchildren, 30 brothers or sisters, 88 parents, 4 foster children, 98 other relatives, 208 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 90

Size of family households: 1,657 2-persons, 624 3-persons, 528 4-persons, 213 5-persons, 112 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,518 1-person, 138 2-persons, 25 3-persons.

1,729 married couples with children.
442 single-parent households (135 men, 307 women).

96.3% of residents of Wabash speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $64,522,000 ($5,118 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,027,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $32,788,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,113,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,623,000
Federal grants: $8,696,000
Federal procurement contracts: $480,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,822,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,405,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,978,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,713,000

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

Births: 720
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 687
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -385
Here -31 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wabash County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.68 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:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Wabash County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Wabash County, Illinois
  • 1102014 or later
  • 342010 to 2013
  • 4572000 to 2009
  • 3171990 to 1999
  • 6121980 to 1989
  • 1,1351970 to 1979
  • 4891960 to 1969
  • 5701950 to 1959
  • 6081940 to 1949
  • 1,2721939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wabash County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wabash County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wabash County, Illinois
  • 91 room
  • 322 rooms
  • 843 rooms
  • 3364 rooms
  • 6905 rooms
  • 8866 rooms
  • 5827 rooms
  • 6188 rooms
  • 5439+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wabash County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wabash County, Illinois
  • 1001 room
  • 1292 rooms
  • 1393 rooms
  • 2024 rooms
  • 3255 rooms
  • 716 rooms
  • 587 rooms
  • 78 rooms
  • 409+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wabash County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wabash County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wabash County, Illinois
  • 10no bedroom
  • 601 bedroom
  • 9112 bedrooms
  • 2,1473 bedrooms
  • 5344 bedrooms
  • 1285+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wabash County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wabash County, Illinois
  • 102no bedroom
  • 2881 bedroom
  • 4852 bedrooms
  • 1613 bedrooms
  • 174 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wabash County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wabash County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wabash County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 121no vehicle
  • 8961 vehicle
  • 1,6552 vehicles
  • 7723 vehicles
  • 2544 vehicles
  • 865+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wabash County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wabash County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 277no vehicle
  • 5631 vehicle
  • 1972 vehicles
  • 283 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.1% of Wabash County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Illinois.

Wabash County:

89.1%
State average:

87.3%

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

  • This state: 6,149
  • Other state: 4,986
  • Northeast: 112
  • Midwest: 3,895
  • South: 719
  • West: 240
Year householders moved into unit in Wabash County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wabash County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 57.0%Utility gas
  • 23.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.1%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.2%Utility gas
  • 44.0%Electricity
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 187
Here:

17.2%
Illinois:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 36
Here:

7.2%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 81
Here:

20.3%
Illinois:

27.4%

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

Wabash County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,000
  • Charges - Other: $991,000
    Regular Highways: $85,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $38,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,903,000
    Financial Administration: $2,249,000
    Regular Highways: $1,141,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $257,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $208,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,864,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,301,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $994,000
    Highways: $363,000
    Health and Hospitals: $151,000
    Other: $73,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,121,000
    Other: $118,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,978,000

Wabash County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,000
  • Charges - Other: $991,000
    Regular Highways: $85,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $38,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,903,000
    Financial Administration: $2,249,000
    Regular Highways: $1,141,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $257,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $208,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,864,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,301,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $994,000
    Highways: $363,000
    Health and Hospitals: $151,000
    Other: $73,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,121,000
    Other: $118,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,978,000

Wabash County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,000
  • Charges - Other: $991,000
    Regular Highways: $85,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $38,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,903,000
    Financial Administration: $2,249,000
    Regular Highways: $1,141,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $257,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $208,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,864,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,301,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $994,000
    Highways: $363,000
    Health and Hospitals: $151,000
    Other: $73,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,121,000
    Other: $118,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,978,000

Wabash County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,000
  • Charges - Other: $991,000
    Regular Highways: $85,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $38,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,903,000
    Financial Administration: $2,249,000
    Regular Highways: $1,141,000
    Health - Other: $86,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $257,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $208,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,864,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,301,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $994,000
    Highways: $363,000
    Health and Hospitals: $151,000
    Other: $73,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,121,000
    Other: $118,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,978,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 188
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 180
  • Number of recipients under 18: 27
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 129
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 32
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 78
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 79
Most common first names in Wabash County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16379.5 years
John11274.4 years
William11275.0 years
Charles9477.1 years
James8972.8 years
Robert7671.0 years
Helen6979.7 years
George5675.7 years
Dorothy4278.2 years
Ruth4279.7 years
Most common last names in Wabash County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5977.5 years
Johnson3779.1 years
Miller3472.2 years
Wood3474.9 years
Jones2676.0 years
Deisher2676.9 years
Williams2578.5 years
Brown2574.0 years
Garrett2472.5 years
Keepes2371.6 years
Businesses in Wabash County, IL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
Long John Silver's1

Wabash County on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"