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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Adams County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 12,282

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,675

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 538

Renter-occupied housing units : 346

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,183

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,524

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4,697

Renter-occupied housing units : 4,324


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Adams County, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 2,112

Householder 35 to 44 years : 2,156

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,727

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,253

Householder 60 to 64 years : 832

Householder 65 to 74 years : 738

Householder 75 years and over : 398

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 227

Householder 35 to 44 years : 656

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,050

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,084

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,025

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,990

Householder 75 years and over : 2,452


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Adams County, Illinois)

Less than 10.0 percent : 253

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 505

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 1,029

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 1,029

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 833

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 652

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 409

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 820

50.0 percent or more : 1,673

Not computed : 666


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Adams County, Illinois)

Built 2010 or later : $312,700

Built 2000 to 2009 : $194,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $170,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $161,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $112,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $110,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $87,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $88,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $87,200


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Adams County, Illinois: 64.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Adams County, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 66 66 $9,591,612
  Two Family 4 8 $1,119,000
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $948,800
  Five or More Family 2 11 $1,057,600
  Total

74 92 $12,717,012
2000        
  Single Family 66 66 $9,165,515
  Two Family 4 8 $1,253,500
  Three and Four Family 5 19 $1,849,960
  Five or More Family 1 7 $164,000
  Total

76 100 $12,432,975
2001        
  Single Family 81 81 $11,305,414
  Two Family 4 8 $1,037,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $450,000
  Five or More Family 7 80 $4,252,911
  Total

93 172 $17,045,325
2002        
  Single Family 103 103 $13,628,290
  Two Family 1 2 $285,000
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $650,000
  Five or More Family 1 5 $200,000
  Total

107 118 $14,763,290
2003        
  Single Family 106 106 $15,621,222
  Two Family 6 12 $1,338,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $550,000
  Five or More Family 2 16 $600,000
  Total

115 138 $18,109,222
2004        
  Single Family 113 113 $15,938,549
  Two Family 2 4 $320,000
  Three and Four Family 2 6 $825,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

117 123 $17,083,549
2005        
  Single Family 125 125 $21,693,106
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

125 125 $21,693,106
2006        
  Single Family 140 140 $21,682,854
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 16 $430,600
  Total

142 156 $22,113,454


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Adams County, IL): $34,784
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Adams County): $73,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Adams County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 71.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 8.0%
Electricity: 18.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.0%
Solar Energy: 0.1%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Adams County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 4.81%
  • Juvenile facilities : 2.97%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 51.77%
  • Other institutional facilities : 8.09%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 23.04%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 9.31%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Adams County): $402
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Adams County): $514


(updated 2010)



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