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White County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2017: 14,128 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in White County: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.4%), Educational, health and social services (19.8%), Wholesale trade (15.0%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 37%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 60%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in White County, IL (2017)
    • 13,49687.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2021.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1040.7%Two or more races
    • 1030.7%Asian alone
    • 600.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 140.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.07%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 20.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

44.1 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years
Males: 6,937  (49.1%)
Females: 7,191  (50.9%)
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Average household size:
White County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,611 ($29,601 in 1999)
This county:

$47,611
Illinois:

$62,992

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $397 (lower quartile is $270, upper quartile is $492)
This county:

$397
State:

$852


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,751 (it was $43,000 in 2000)
White:

$75,751
Illinois:

$195,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,305 - $135,615
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $864
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $399

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

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $66,200
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $46,900
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 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
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $197,400
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $211,600
Number of permits per 10,000 White, IL residents
Average permit cost in White, IL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,145 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $938 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in White, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in White, IL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in White, IL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.9%
White County:

12.9%
Illinois:

12.6%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 4.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for American Indian residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.1 years old
(Males: 42.6 years old, Females: 46.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.1 years old, Black residents: 37.2 years old, American Indian residents: 56.8 years old, Asian residents: 30.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.4 years old, Other race residents: 25.6 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:

5.1%
Illinois:

4.5%

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

Current college students: 499
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 223 (44.1% naturalized citizens)

White County:

1.6%
Whole state:

14.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 872010 or later
  • 882000 to 2009
  • 401990 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: 5,459
  • One, attached: 29
  • Two: 212
  • 3 or 4: 302
  • 5 to 9: 121
  • 10 to 19: 61
  • 20 to 49: 17
  • 50 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 950
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 32

Housing units in White County with a mortgage: 1,947 (16 second mortgage, 166 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,863

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for White County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - White

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,620 (82.2%)
  • Carpooled: 656 (11.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 32 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 82 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 190 (3.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (37%)
  • Philippines (17%)
  • India (17%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Israel (6%)
  • Kazakhstan (5%)
  • Canada (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in White County


  • American (22%)
  • German (18%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (11%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

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 $57,050.

4.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.65% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($26,935 average AGI)
1.59% relocated from other states ($14,664 average AGI)
White County:

1.59%
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 Hamilton County, IL  0.62% ($40,235 average AGI)
from Edwards County, IL  0.42% ($28,000)
from Gallatin County, IL  0.40% ($37,227)


4.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,988 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.86% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($21,314 average AGI)
1.60% relocated to other states ($14,669 average AGI)
White County:

1.60%
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 Edwards County, IL  0.58% ($32,344 average AGI)
to Wayne County, IL  0.44% ($37,000)

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: 14,128
  • In family households: 11,247 (2,142 male householders, 1,787 female householders)
    3,086 spouses, 3,578 children (3,211 natural, 154 adopted, 213 stepchildren), 130 grandchildren, 47 brothers or sisters, 52 parents, 126 other relatives, 277 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,496 (1,068 male householders (939 living alone)), 1,132 female householders (1,017 living alone)), 288 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 388

Size of family households: 2,157 2-persons, 828 3-persons, 599 4-persons, 261 5-persons, 46 6-persons, 53 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,955 1-person, 204 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 2 6-persons.

1,995 married couples with children.
802 single-parent households (238 men, 564 women).

97.7% of residents of White speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (35% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 31% speak English not well, 27% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English 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:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in White County, Illinois
  • Year house built in White County, Illinois
  • 862014 or later
  • 832010 to 2013
  • 4282000 to 2009
  • 5711990 to 1999
  • 8341980 to 1989
  • 1,0891970 to 1979
  • 7281960 to 1969
  • 1,3861950 to 1959
  • 6761940 to 1949
  • 1,3441939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in White County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Illinois
  • 351 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 313 rooms
  • 4624 rooms
  • 1,2755 rooms
  • 1,1896 rooms
  • 8077 rooms
  • 3998 rooms
  • 5119+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Illinois
  • 311 room
  • 1212 rooms
  • 1463 rooms
  • 3864 rooms
  • 2765 rooms
  • 2706 rooms
  • 697 rooms
  • 438 rooms
  • 449+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in White County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Illinois
  • 34no bedroom
  • 1001 bedroom
  • 1,3112 bedrooms
  • 2,5693 bedrooms
  • 5614 bedrooms
  • 1495+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Illinois
  • 57no bedroom
  • 2991 bedroom
  • 6062 bedrooms
  • 3503 bedrooms
  • 444 bedrooms
  • 285+ 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in White County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 244no vehicle
  • 1,0511 vehicle
  • 2,2222 vehicles
  • 8573 vehicles
  • 2404 vehicles
  • 1385+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in White County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in White County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 216no vehicle
  • 7661 vehicle
  • 3232 vehicles
  • 583 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

87.7% of White 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, 77% lived in Illinois.

White County:

87.7%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 8,631
  • Other state: 5,168
  • Northeast: 167
  • Midwest: 3,685
  • South: 983
  • West: 342
Year householders moved into unit in White County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in White County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.0%Utility gas
  • 22.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.2%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.7%Utility gas
  • 33.0%Electricity
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 65
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

2.5%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

10.7%
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

White County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $2,512,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,356,000
    General - Other: $1,414,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,373,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $854,000
    Health - Other: $794,000
    Police Protection: $703,000
    Central Staff Services: $598,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $756,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,142,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $234,000
    Interest Earnings: $34,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $54,000
    Central Staff Services: $45,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,979,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,009,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,167,000
    Other: $332,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,387,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,825,000

White County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $2,512,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,356,000
    General - Other: $1,414,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,373,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $854,000
    Health - Other: $794,000
    Police Protection: $703,000
    Central Staff Services: $598,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $756,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,142,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $234,000
    Interest Earnings: $34,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $54,000
    Central Staff Services: $45,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,979,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,009,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,167,000
    Other: $332,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,387,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,825,000

White County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $2,512,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,356,000
    General - Other: $1,414,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,373,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $854,000
    Health - Other: $794,000
    Police Protection: $703,000
    Central Staff Services: $598,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $756,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,142,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $234,000
    Interest Earnings: $34,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $54,000
    Central Staff Services: $45,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,979,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,009,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,167,000
    Other: $332,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,387,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,825,000

White County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $2,512,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,356,000
    General - Other: $1,414,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,373,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $854,000
    Health - Other: $794,000
    Police Protection: $703,000
    Central Staff Services: $598,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $756,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,142,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $234,000
    Interest Earnings: $34,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $54,000
    Central Staff Services: $45,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,979,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,009,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,167,000
    Other: $332,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,387,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,825,000

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
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

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