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Wabash County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2017: 11,520 (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: 52 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 (25.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.8%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 37%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 58%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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  • Races in Wabash County, IL (2017)
    • 10,81583.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2331.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1381.1%Asian alone
    • 1261.0%Two or more races
    • 970.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 50.04%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Males: 5,667  (49.2%)
Females: 5,853  (50.8%)
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Average household size:
Wabash County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,147 ($34,473 in 1999)
This county:

$51,147
Illinois:

$62,992

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $422 (lower quartile is $335, upper quartile is $561)
This county:

$422
State:

$852


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,858 (it was $49,900 in 2000)
Wabash:

$85,858
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,579 - $137,012

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $115,181
Here:

$115,181
State:

$257,121

Mobile homes: $74,073
Here:

$74,073
State:

$51,477

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $936
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $422

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
Number of permits per 10,000 Wabash, IL residents
Average permit cost in Wabash, IL
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,697 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,215 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Wabash, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wabash, IL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wabash, IL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.1%
Wabash County:

12.1%
Illinois:

12.6%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.6% for Black residents, 42.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.1 years old
(Males: 41.6 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 25.2 years old, Asian residents: 19.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.1 years old, Other race residents: 17.9 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 September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Illinois:

4.5%

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: 89.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 324 (36.2% naturalized citizens)

Wabash County:

2.8%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2462010 or later
  • 572000 to 2009
  • 141990 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: 4,295
  • One, attached: 19
  • Two: 92
  • 3 or 4: 130
  • 5 to 9: 79
  • 10 to 19: 91
  • 20 to 49: 133
  • 50 or more: 99
  • Mobile homes: 643

Housing units in Wabash County with a mortgage: 1,743 (60 second mortgage, 140 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,999

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

63.1% 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 slightly above Illinois state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 4.0 miles away from Wabash 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) 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, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 3.6 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 18.7 miles away from Wabash County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 128.3 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 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wabash

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,097 (85.0%)
  • Carpooled: 299 (8.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 25 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 26 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 186 (5.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Nicaragua (34%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Venezuela (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (11%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • Vietnam (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wabash County


  • German (30%)
  • American (19%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • British (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • French Canadian (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 2014: 11.9

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 2013: 11.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.9%
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 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (184)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (170)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (122)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (121)
  • Unspecified dementia (111)
  • Congestive heart failure (88)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (79)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (51)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (51)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (45)

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: 11,520
  • In family households: 9,464 (1,734 male householders, 1,438 female householders)
    2,703 spouses, 3,018 children (2,841 natural, 86 adopted, 90 stepchildren), 229 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 123 parents, 65 other relatives, 131 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,966 (795 male householders (698 living alone)), 934 female householders (885 living alone)), 231 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 88

Size of family households: 1,629 2-persons, 587 3-persons, 579 4-persons, 281 5-persons, 56 6-persons, 46 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,584 1-person, 118 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 20 5-persons.

1,782 married couples with children.
453 single-parent households (164 men, 289 women).

96.7% of residents of Wabash speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (51% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (6% speak English very well, 61% speak English well, 33% speak English not 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:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built in Wabash County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Wabash County, Illinois
  • 422014 or later
  • 192010 to 2013
  • 5242000 to 2009
  • 3581990 to 1999
  • 4711980 to 1989
  • 9321970 to 1979
  • 6451960 to 1969
  • 7701950 to 1959
  • 5521940 to 1949
  • 1,2471939 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
  • 321 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 583 rooms
  • 3174 rooms
  • 6995 rooms
  • 1,0206 rooms
  • 5907 rooms
  • 5178 rooms
  • 4589+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wabash County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wabash County, Illinois
  • 1121 room
  • 752 rooms
  • 1953 rooms
  • 2764 rooms
  • 2685 rooms
  • 796 rooms
  • 1027 rooms
  • 248 rooms
  • 739+ 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
  • 31no bedroom
  • 481 bedroom
  • 8562 bedrooms
  • 2,0743 bedrooms
  • 5664 bedrooms
  • 1225+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wabash County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wabash County, Illinois
  • 111no bedroom
  • 2781 bedroom
  • 5532 bedrooms
  • 1933 bedrooms
  • 314 bedrooms
  • 345+ 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
  • 120no vehicle
  • 8701 vehicle
  • 1,6102 vehicles
  • 7413 vehicles
  • 3114 vehicles
  • 605+ 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
  • 223no vehicle
  • 6701 vehicle
  • 2472 vehicles
  • 523 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.6% of Wabash 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, 47% lived in Illinois.

Wabash County:

87.6%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 6,260
  • Other state: 4,807
  • Northeast: 83
  • Midwest: 3,863
  • South: 600
  • West: 280
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
  • 56.2%Utility gas
  • 21.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.1%Electricity
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.4%Electricity
  • 43.3%Utility gas
  • 8.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 212
Here:

18.8%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

5.3%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 83
Here:

16.9%
Illinois:

27.0%

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 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $637,000
    Regular Highways: $55,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $337,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,957,000
    Police Protection: $1,271,000
    Health - Other: $734,000
    General - Other: $716,000
    Correctional Institutions: $636,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $302,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $278,000
    Financial Administration: $265,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $362,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,090,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $92,000
    Interest Earnings: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,999,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $876,000
    Highways: $417,000
    Health and Hospitals: $383,000
    Other: $117,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,100,000
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,088,000

Wabash County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $637,000
    Regular Highways: $55,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $337,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,957,000
    Police Protection: $1,271,000
    Health - Other: $734,000
    General - Other: $716,000
    Correctional Institutions: $636,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $302,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $278,000
    Financial Administration: $265,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $362,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,090,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $92,000
    Interest Earnings: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,999,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $876,000
    Highways: $417,000
    Health and Hospitals: $383,000
    Other: $117,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,100,000
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,088,000

Wabash County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $637,000
    Regular Highways: $55,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $337,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,957,000
    Police Protection: $1,271,000
    Health - Other: $734,000
    General - Other: $716,000
    Correctional Institutions: $636,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $302,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $278,000
    Financial Administration: $265,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $362,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,090,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $92,000
    Interest Earnings: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,999,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $876,000
    Highways: $417,000
    Health and Hospitals: $383,000
    Other: $117,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,100,000
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,088,000

Wabash County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $637,000
    Regular Highways: $55,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $337,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,957,000
    Police Protection: $1,271,000
    Health - Other: $734,000
    General - Other: $716,000
    Correctional Institutions: $636,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $302,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $278,000
    Financial Administration: $265,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $362,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,090,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $92,000
    Interest Earnings: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,999,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $876,000
    Highways: $417,000
    Health and Hospitals: $383,000
    Other: $117,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,100,000
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,088,000

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

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