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White County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2016: 14,353 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 15,371 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,325
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,496
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,096
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,492 (it was 1,438 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 495 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in White County: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Wholesale trade (23.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.1%), Construction (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 38%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 56%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in White County, Illinois:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
Median resident age:  45.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years
Males: 7,001  (48.8%)
Females: 7,352  (51.2%)
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White County,IL real estate house value trend


Average household size:
White County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,979 ($29,601 in 1999)

This county:

$44,979
Illinois:

$60,960

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $389 (lower quartile is $259, upper quartile is $484)
This county:

$389
State:

$832


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $73,618 (it was $43,000 in 2000)
White:

$73,618
Illinois:

$186,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,877 - $125,884
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $833
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $379

Institutionalized population: 348
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $130,500
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: $1,040 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $928 (1.3%)

White County household income distribution in 2013 White County home values distribution in 2013 White County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.0%
White County:

13.0%
Illinois:

13.0%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.1 years old
(Males: 43.4 years old, Females: 46.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.7 years old, Black residents: 40.4 years old, Asian residents: 37.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.6 years old, Other race residents: 25.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in White 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: Carmi, Norris City, Crossville, Enfield, Mill Shoals, Maunie, Springerton, Burnt Prairie, Phillipstown.

White 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:

Notable locations in White County: Zinnia Knoll Picnic Area (A), Twin Oaks Picnic Area (B), Sunrise Point Picnic Area (C), Shady Rest Picnic Area (D), Rocky Point Picnic Area (E), Piney Wood Camping Area (F), Little Egypt Youth Camp (G), Persimmon Ridge Picnic Area (H), Lakeside View Picnic Area (I), Kiwanis Point Picnic Area (J), Jackies Giant Oak Picnic Area (K), Four Corners (L), Hickory Hill Picnic Area (M), Green Acre Picnic Area (N), Catfish Corner Picnic Area (O), Ash Grove Picnic Area (P), McLeansboro Golf Club (Q), South Flannigan Townhall (R), Flannigan Townhall (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in White County include: Albion Church (A), Antioch Church (B), Oliver Church (C), Pleasant Grove Church (D), Blooming Grove Church (E), Pleasant Union Church (F), Braden Valley Church (G), Brush Harbor Church (H), Rector Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Arterberry Cemetery (1), Atchison Cemetery (2), Atchisson Cemetery (3), Barker Cemetery (4), Webb Cemetery (5), Bethel Cemetery (6), Big Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: L P Dolan Lake (A), Lake McLeansboro (B), Lake Helen (C), Olan Bullock Lake (D), John Goin Lake (E), Main Lake (F), Centerville Mens Club Lake (G), Runoff Collection Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Contrary Creek (A), Shelton Creek (B), Campbell Branch (C), Big Creek (D), Bear Creek (E), Auxier Creek (F), Middle Creek (G), Wheeler Creek (H), Mayberry Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in White County include: Karchers Post Oak Woods Nature Preserve (1), Hamilton County Fair Grounds (2), Hamilton County State Conservation Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bates County, Missouri , King William County, Virginia , Stafford County, Kansas , Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri , Robertson County, Kentucky , Washington County, Kentucky .

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: 499
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 168 (48.4% naturalized citizens)

White County:

1.2%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to White County population
  • 132010 or later
  • 872000 to 2009
  • 361990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 13Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.1%

White County marital status for males White County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,427
  • One, attached: 28
  • Two: 208
  • 3 or 4: 355
  • 5 to 9: 110
  • 10 to 19: 50
  • 20 to 49: 13
  • 50 or more: 20
  • Mobile homes: 924
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 23

Housing units in White County with a mortgage: 1,942 (29 second mortgage, 121 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,766

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for White County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,25533
Mainline Protestant1,38617
Catholic9602
Other822
None6,982-
White 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: 5
White County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
White County:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
White County:

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
White County:

26.5%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in White County:

Average size of farms: 583 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $91,052
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $171.46
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.72%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $77,380
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 80.46%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.71%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $116,234
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.55%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.30
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.09%
Corn for grain: 86034 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 17004 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 126760 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

White County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 1987462.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 28 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/2/1990, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

White 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 28.9 miles away from White 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 23.2 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 52.1 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 31.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from White County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 34.1 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 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
  • Illinois SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 06, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-684: June 06, 1983, FEMA Id: 684, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in White County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (51%)
  • Israel (11%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in White County


  • American (24%)
  • German (18%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

White County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,456 (80.0%)
  • Carpooled: 693 (12.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 32 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 138 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 186 (3.3%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 244 people in nursing homes
  • 60 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 60 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 37 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 251 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 72 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 25 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,162.

4.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
Illinois average:

4.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.54% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($21,508 average AGI)
1.83% relocated from other states ($11,053 average AGI)
White County:

1.83%
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 Wayne County, IL  0.41% ($36,783 average AGI)
from Saline County, IL  0.37% ($36,095)
from Edwards County, IL  0.30% ($23,941)
from Vanderburgh County, IN  0.30% ($22,765)
from Gallatin County, IL  0.27% ($41,533)
from Posey County, IN  0.25% ($27,929)
from Wabash County, IL  0.21% ($31,833)


4.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Illinois average:

4.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.23% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($14,373 average AGI)
2.28% relocated to other states ($16,973 average AGI)
White County:

2.28%
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 Vanderburgh County, IN  0.43% ($35,750 average AGI)
to Saline County, IL  0.27% ($33,333)
to Gallatin County, IL  0.25% ($43,857)
to Hamilton County, IL  0.21% ($18,833)
to Edwards County, IL  0.19% ($25,000)
to Wabash County, IL  0.18% ($26,900)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in White County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 15.0

Deaths per 1000 population in White County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 2.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in White County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in White County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in White County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in White County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in White County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in White County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in White County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,485 (2,988 aged, 497 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 184 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (433)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (262)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (238)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (183)
  • Congestive heart failure (126)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (111)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (101)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (96)
  • Unspecified dementia (96)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (90)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.56
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,826
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 643
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,591

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,204
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,662
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,353
  • In family households: 11,426 (2,229 male householders, 1,725 female householders)
    3,165 spouses, 3,573 children (3,234 natural, 151 adopted, 183 stepchildren), 138 grandchildren, 65 brothers or sisters, 72 parents, 158 other relatives, 274 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,549 (987 male householders (862 living alone)), 1,254 female householders (1,108 living alone)), 307 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 383

Size of family households: 2,178 2-persons, 862 3-persons, 625 4-persons, 217 5-persons, 42 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,971 1-person, 231 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 16 4-persons.

2,049 married couples with children.
766 single-parent households (221 men, 545 women).

98.6% of residents of White speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 25% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $127,726,000 ($8,382 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,556,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $51,249,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,081,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,345,000
Federal grants: $22,979,000
Federal procurement contracts: $11,528,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,544,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $646,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,931,000
Federal Government insurance: $46,540,000

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

Births: 842
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,171
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +263
Here +17 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in White County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.24 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built in White County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to White County population
  • 402014 or later
  • 952010 to 2013
  • 4172000 to 2009
  • 5171990 to 1999
  • 8641980 to 1989
  • 1,1531970 to 1979
  • 7441960 to 1969
  • 1,2661950 to 1959
  • 7731940 to 1949
  • 1,3071939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in White County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to White County population
  • 431 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 473 rooms
  • 4864 rooms
  • 1,1775 rooms
  • 1,1946 rooms
  • 7667 rooms
  • 4428 rooms
  • 4529+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to White County population
  • 581 room
  • 1342 rooms
  • 1643 rooms
  • 4594 rooms
  • 2675 rooms
  • 2946 rooms
  • 577 rooms
  • 758 rooms
  • 379+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in White County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to White County population
  • 39no bedroom
  • 1041 bedroom
  • 1,3212 bedrooms
  • 2,5373 bedrooms
  • 5274 bedrooms
  • 945+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Illinois Note: State values scaled to White County population
  • 82no bedroom
  • 2971 bedroom
  • 6992 bedrooms
  • 3913 bedrooms
  • 574 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in White County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in White County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to White County population
  • 219no vehicle
  • 1,1041 vehicle
  • 2,1642 vehicles
  • 8263 vehicles
  • 2504 vehicles
  • 835+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in White County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to White County population
  • 274no vehicle
  • 7711 vehicle
  • 3952 vehicles
  • 873 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

87.6% of White County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Illinois.

White County:

87.6%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 9,089
  • Other state: 5,047
  • Northeast: 249
  • Midwest: 3,479
  • South: 979
  • West: 321
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in White County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.9%Utility gas
  • 22.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.8%Electricity
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.7%Utility gas
  • 34.8%Electricity
  • 10.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 48
Here:

3.5%
Illinois:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

0.6%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

6.1%
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

White County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,291,000
    General - Other: $1,149,000
    Corrections - Other: $957,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $528,000
    Police Protection: $397,000
    Health Services - Other: $345,000
    Central Staff Services: $285,000
    Financial Administration: $234,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $27,000
    Corrections - Other: $10,000
    Central Staff: $7,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,163,000

White County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,616,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $628,000
    Interest Earnings: $103,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,007,000
    All Other: $616,000
    Highways: $479,000
  • Tax - Property: $892,000
    NEC: $2,000

White County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $133,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $98,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $35,000

White County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,359,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 372
  • Number of aged recipients: 19
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 353
  • Number of recipients under 18: 49
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 265
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 58
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 124
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 175
White County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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White County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in White County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William17275.7 years
John17076.5 years
Mary16080.4 years
James13672.9 years
Charles12974.4 years
Robert9772.8 years
George8176.6 years
Ruth5580.4 years
Raymond5174.4 years
Helen4980.5 years
Most common last names in White County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8475.4 years
Williams8077.7 years
Johnson5880.8 years
Brown5878.3 years
Miller4581.5 years
Taylor4579.6 years
Wilson4476.3 years
Bryant4379.1 years
Martin4280.7 years
York3679.4 years
Businesses in White County, IL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1
Jones New York1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1

White County on our top lists:

  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"