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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Edgar County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 4,006

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 293

Female householder, no husband present : 734

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,601

Householder not living alone : 265


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 19

Male householder and female partner : 182

Female householder and female partner : 42

Female householder and male partner : 226

All other households : 7,430


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Edgar County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,351

Renter-occupied housing units : 655

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 157

Renter-occupied housing units : 136

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 496

Renter-occupied housing units : 238

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,912

Renter-occupied housing units : 954


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Edgar County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 661

$10,000 to $14,999 : 649

$15,000 to $19,999 : 605

$20,000 to $24,999 : 514

$25,000 to $29,999 : 648

$30,000 to $34,999 : 427

$35,000 to $39,999 : 571

$40,000 to $44,999 : 483

$45,000 to $49,999 : 348

$50,000 to $59,999 : 673

$60,000 to $74,999 : 745

$75,000 to $99,999 : 819

$100,000 to $124,999 : 379

$125,000 to $149,999 : 201

$150,000 to $199,999 : 104

$200,000 or more : 72


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Edgar County, Illinois)

Total : 8,848


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Edgar County, Illinois)

Occupied : 7,899

Vacant : 949


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Edgar County, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Edgar County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 38

Built 2000 to 2004 : 356

Built 1990 to 1999 : 719

Built 1980 to 1989 : 560

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,596

Built 1960 to 1969 : 919

Built 1950 to 1959 : 676

Built 1940 to 1949 : 642

Built 1939 or earlier : 3,342


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Edgar County, Illinois)

Utility gas : 4,950

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,572

Electricity : 1,273

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 21

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 70

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 13

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Edgar County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 145

$10,000 to $14,999 : 91

$15,000 to $19,999 : 118

$20,000 to $24,999 : 181

$25,000 to $29,999 : 224

$30,000 to $34,999 : 147

$35,000 to $39,999 : 174

$40,000 to $49,999 : 518

$50,000 to $59,999 : 573

$60,000 to $69,999 : 632

$70,000 to $79,999 : 497

$80,000 to $89,999 : 498

$90,000 to $99,999 : 341

$100,000 to $124,999 : 481

$125,000 to $149,999 : 405

$150,000 to $174,999 : 282

$175,000 to $199,999 : 170

$200,000 to $249,999 : 192

$250,000 to $299,999 : 92

$300,000 to $399,999 : 84

$400,000 to $499,999 : 19

$500,000 to $749,999 : 9

$750,000 to $999,999 : 8

$1,000,000 or more : 35


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Edgar 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 : 146

Home equity loan only : 225

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 19

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,947

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,579


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $150,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $149,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $133,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $82,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $93,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $74,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $64,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $50,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $63,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Edgar County, Illinois: 65.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Edgar 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 40 40 $3,511,768
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

40 40 $3,511,768
2000        
  Single Family 22 22 $2,138,795
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 46 $1,800,000
  Total

23 68 $3,938,795
2001        
  Single Family 14 14 $1,367,328
  Two Family 2 4 $60,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $60,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 21 $1,487,328
2002        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,576,642
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,576,642
2003        
  Single Family 21 21 $2,287,450
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 21 $2,287,450
2004        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,463,700
  Two Family 2 4 $481,496
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 14 $1,945,196
2005        
  Single Family 9 9 $1,355,000
  Two Family 1 2 $240,748
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 11 $1,595,748
2006        
  Single Family 20 20 $2,420,905
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

20 20 $2,420,905


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Edgar County, IL): $35,203
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Edgar County): $56,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Edgar County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 63.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 21.6%
Electricity: 12.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Edgar County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 11.66%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 67.49%
  • Other institutional facilities : 3.18%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 17.67%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Edgar County): $391
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Edgar County): $504


(updated 2010)



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