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Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,405

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 115

Female householder, no husband present : 708

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,350

Householder not living alone : 25


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 29

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 73

All other households : 3,501


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,231

Renter-occupied housing units : 174

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 57

Renter-occupied housing units : 58

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 415

Renter-occupied housing units : 293

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 878

Renter-occupied housing units : 497


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 724

$10,000 to $14,999 : 251

$15,000 to $19,999 : 308

$20,000 to $24,999 : 355

$25,000 to $29,999 : 194

$30,000 to $34,999 : 157

$35,000 to $39,999 : 151

$40,000 to $44,999 : 235

$45,000 to $49,999 : 208

$50,000 to $59,999 : 324

$60,000 to $74,999 : 357

$75,000 to $99,999 : 186

$100,000 to $124,999 : 124

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 26


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Total : 4,643


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Occupied : 3,603

Vacant : 1,040


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 56

Built 2000 to 2004 : 113

Built 1990 to 1999 : 384

Built 1980 to 1989 : 299

Built 1970 to 1979 : 770

Built 1960 to 1969 : 411

Built 1950 to 1959 : 463

Built 1940 to 1949 : 351

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,796


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Utility gas : 1,645

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 585

Electricity : 1,238

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 71

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 14

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 50


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 153

$10,000 to $14,999 : 110

$15,000 to $19,999 : 164

$20,000 to $24,999 : 133

$25,000 to $29,999 : 176

$30,000 to $34,999 : 146

$35,000 to $39,999 : 21

$40,000 to $49,999 : 281

$50,000 to $59,999 : 217

$60,000 to $69,999 : 250

$70,000 to $79,999 : 201

$80,000 to $89,999 : 76

$90,000 to $99,999 : 55

$100,000 to $124,999 : 247

$125,000 to $149,999 : 87

$150,000 to $174,999 : 121

$175,000 to $199,999 : 17

$200,000 to $249,999 : 43

$250,000 to $299,999 : 37

$300,000 to $399,999 : 43

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 3

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Alexander County, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 7

Home equity loan only : 85

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,067

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,422


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $113,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $70,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $60,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $90,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $65,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $66,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $34,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $43,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $44,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Alexander County, Illinois: 62.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Alexander 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 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 3 3 $350,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $350,000
2004        
  Single Family 4 4 $312,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $312,000
2005        
  Single Family 5 5 $580,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $580,900
2006        
  Single Family 3 3 $90,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $90,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Alexander County, IL): $26,042
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alexander County): $32,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Alexander County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 48.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 23.3%
Electricity: 23.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 3.9%
Solar Energy: 0.2%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Alexander County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 75.69%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 12.34%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 11.97%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alexander County): $265
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Alexander County): $549


(updated 2010)



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