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Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Clay County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,003

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 172

Female householder, no husband present : 586

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,917

Householder not living alone : 196


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 12

Male householder and female partner : 77

Female householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and male partner : 185

All other households : 5,597


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Clay County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,643

Renter-occupied housing units : 360

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 166

Renter-occupied housing units : 6

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 336

Renter-occupied housing units : 250

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,346

Renter-occupied housing units : 767


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Clay County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 734

$10,000 to $14,999 : 416

$15,000 to $19,999 : 376

$20,000 to $24,999 : 430

$25,000 to $29,999 : 478

$30,000 to $34,999 : 408

$35,000 to $39,999 : 271

$40,000 to $44,999 : 301

$45,000 to $49,999 : 300

$50,000 to $59,999 : 637

$60,000 to $74,999 : 490

$75,000 to $99,999 : 557

$100,000 to $124,999 : 206

$125,000 to $149,999 : 176

$150,000 to $199,999 : 76

$200,000 or more : 18


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Clay County, Illinois)

Total : 6,599


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Clay County, Illinois)

Occupied : 5,874

Vacant : 725


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Clay County, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Clay County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 162

Built 2000 to 2004 : 269

Built 1990 to 1999 : 819

Built 1980 to 1989 : 684

Built 1970 to 1979 : 967

Built 1960 to 1969 : 589

Built 1950 to 1959 : 866

Built 1940 to 1949 : 662

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,581


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Clay County, Illinois)

Utility gas : 3,042

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,670

Electricity : 861

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 24

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 259

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 3

No fuel used : 15


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Clay County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 162

$10,000 to $14,999 : 122

$15,000 to $19,999 : 102

$20,000 to $24,999 : 134

$25,000 to $29,999 : 250

$30,000 to $34,999 : 256

$35,000 to $39,999 : 181

$40,000 to $49,999 : 414

$50,000 to $59,999 : 260

$60,000 to $69,999 : 372

$70,000 to $79,999 : 429

$80,000 to $89,999 : 325

$90,000 to $99,999 : 168

$100,000 to $124,999 : 418

$125,000 to $149,999 : 366

$150,000 to $174,999 : 123

$175,000 to $199,999 : 65

$200,000 to $249,999 : 159

$250,000 to $299,999 : 41

$300,000 to $399,999 : 21

$400,000 to $499,999 : 22

$500,000 to $749,999 : 70

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 31


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Clay 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 : 62

Home equity loan only : 192

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 39

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,831

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,367


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $135,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $107,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $50,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $66,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $102,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $66,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $53,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $53,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $70,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Clay County, Illinois: 66.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Clay 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 17 17 $1,489,850
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $1,489,850
2000        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,115,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,115,600
2001        
  Single Family 9 9 $763,700
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $763,700
2002        
  Single Family 6 6 $357,176
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $357,176
2003        
  Single Family 12 12 $952,496
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $952,496
2004        
  Single Family 10 10 $801,110
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $801,110
2005        
  Single Family 9 9 $823,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $823,600
2006        
  Single Family 1 1 $60,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $60,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Clay County, IL): $30,599
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Clay County): $50,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Clay County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 50.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 34.5%
Electricity: 9.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Clay County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 1.97%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 51.8%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 46.23%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Clay County): $348
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Clay County): $525


(updated 2010)



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