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Demographics Analysis

The people of Edwards County, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 179

5 to 9 years : 221

10 to 14 years : 164

15 to 17 years : 137

18 and 19 years : 54

20 years : 8

21 years : 25

22 to 24 years : 166

25 to 29 years : 202

30 to 34 years : 179

35 to 39 years : 202

40 to 44 years : 228

45 to 49 years : 244

50 to 54 years : 252

55 to 59 years : 268

60 and 61 years : 79

62 to 64 years : 90

65 and 66 years : 69

67 to 69 years : 89

70 to 74 years : 109

75 to 79 years : 90

80 to 84 years : 87

85 years and over : 51

Female:

Under 5 years : 166

5 to 9 years : 150

10 to 14 years : 257

15 to 17 years : 117

18 and 19 years : 49

20 years : 26

21 years : 15

22 to 24 years : 128

25 to 29 years : 182

30 to 34 years : 185

35 to 39 years : 176

40 to 44 years : 223

45 to 49 years : 243

50 to 54 years : 252

55 to 59 years : 198

60 and 61 years : 114

62 to 64 years : 125

65 and 66 years : 43

67 to 69 years : 74

70 to 74 years : 226

75 to 79 years : 103

80 to 84 years : 158

85 years and over : 123


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,537

Multiple ancestry : 1,504

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 100

Ancestry not reported : 1,385


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Edwards County, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 6,479

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 24

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 17

Not a U.S. citizen : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 345

5 to 17 years : 1,046

18 to 24 years : 471

25 to 34 years : 748

35 to 44 years : 829

45 to 54 years : 991

55 to 59 years : 466

60 and 61 years : 193

62 to 64 years : 215

65 to 74 years : 610

75 years and over : 612

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 191

5 to 17 years : 672

18 to 24 years : 375

25 to 34 years : 626

35 to 44 years : 636

45 to 54 years : 717

55 to 59 years : 333

60 and 61 years : 160

62 to 64 years : 152

65 to 74 years : 491

75 years and over : 481

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 154

5 to 17 years : 345

18 to 24 years : 96

25 to 34 years : 122

35 to 44 years : 189

45 to 54 years : 265

55 to 59 years : 133

60 and 61 years : 33

62 to 64 years : 63

65 to 74 years : 114

75 years and over : 131

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 17

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 4

45 to 54 years : 3

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 12

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 6

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 5

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,355

Female : 2,479

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 816

Female : 829

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 4

Female : 20

Foreign born:

Male : 18

Female : 5


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 4,780

Born in other state in the United States : 1,590

Native: born outside the United States : 20

Foreign born : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 802

Now married, except separated : 2,479

Divorced : 372

Separated : 96

Widowed : 406

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 176

Now married, except separated : 785

Divorced : 161

Separated : 3

Widowed : 91

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 7

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 11

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Speak only English : 6,142

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Edwards County, Illinois

  • English: 1,648   (28.1%)
  • German: 1,359   (23.2%)
  • United States Or American: 1,265   (21.6%)
  • Irish: 533   (9.1%)
  • Other Groups: 409   (7.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 122   (2.1%)
  • Dutch: 112   (1.9%)
  • Scottish: 81   (1.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 78   (1.3%)
  • Polish: 54   (0.9%)
  • Welsh: 53   (0.9%)
  • Italian: 47   (0.8%)
  • Swedish: 30   (0.5%)
  • Belgian: 14   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 10   (0.2%)
  • European: 9   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 9   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 7   (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 5   (0.1%)
  • British: 4   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 2   (0.0%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Edwards County, Illinois is 6,526



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Edwards County, Illinois: 3,193
Female Population in Edwards County, Illinois: 3,333


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Edwards County, Illinois: 41.9
Median Female Resident Age in Edwards County, Illinois: 44.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Edwards County, Illinois


White


Both sexes

43.0

Male

41.5

Female

44.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

16.0

Male

17.0

Female

14.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

48.5

Male

48.5

Female

46.0

Asian


Both sexes

39.0

Male

42.0

Female

38.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

14.8

Male

11.5

Female

18.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.3

Male

13.0

Female

16.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

17.3

Male

13.4

Female

27.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.1

Male

41.6

Female

44.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Edwards County, Illinois


  • White: 6,401
  • African American: 16
  • American Indian: 9
  • Asian: 12
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 5
  • Two or More Races: 83



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Edwards County, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Edwards County, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.09%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (0.4%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 28   (1.24%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 110   (4.86%)
  • 9th Grade: 66   (2.91%)
  • 10th Grade: 87   (3.84%)
  • 11th Grade: 59   (2.6%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 32   (1.41%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 851   (37.57%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 189   (8.34%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 353   (15.58%)
  • Associate Degree: 246   (10.86%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 160   (7.06%)
  • Master's Degree: 42   (1.85%)
  • Professional School Degree: 19   (0.84%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 12   (0.53%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 17   (0.67%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 8   (0.31%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 11   (0.43%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 149   (5.84%)
  • 9th Grade: 68   (2.67%)
  • 10th Grade: 106   (4.16%)
  • 11th Grade: 40   (1.57%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 60   (2.35%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,024   (40.16%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 324   (12.71%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 287   (11.25%)
  • Associate Degree: 217   (8.51%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 171   (6.71%)
  • Master's Degree: 59   (2.31%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (0.35%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Edwards County, Illinois

  • Edwards County Cusd 1


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 37 W Main St, Albion, IL 62806, Phone: (618) 445-2814, Students: 974 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Edwards County, Illinois

  • Albion Grade School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 361 W Main St, Albion, IL 62806, Phone: (618) 445-2327, Students: 466 )

  • West Salem Grade School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: Po Box 367, West Salem, IL 62476, Phone: (618) 456-8881, Students: 195 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Edwards County, Illinois

  • Edwards County High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 361 W Main St, Albion, IL 62806, Phone: (618) 445-2325, Students: 313 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Edwards County, Illinois

  • Albion Public Library


    6 North Fourth Street, Albion, IL 62806

  • West Salem Public Library


    112 West South Street, West Salem, IL 62476

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Edwards County, Illinois


  • Edwards County Historical Society


    9 N 5th St, Albion, IL 62806

  • Edwards County Historical Society


    Po Box 64, Kinsley, KS 67547

  • Friends Of The Edwards County


    Po Box 1016, Rocksprings, TX 78880

  • Historic Angora Theater Society Inc


    Po Box 302, Rocksprings, TX 78880

  • National Foundation For Carnival Heritage


    Po Box 15, Kinsley, KS 67547

  • Our Angel Of Hope


    902 Maple Street, Albion, IL 62806

  • West Salem Chowder Inc


    1772 Co Rd 300e, West Salem, IL 62476

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Edwards County, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Edwards County, Illinois.

Area Features of Edwards County, Illinois


Airport


(1) Nelson Private Airport   (2) West Salem Airport Historical  

Area


(1) Burks Prairie   (2) Burnt Prairie   (3) English Prairie   (4) Frazier Prairie   (5) Long Prairie   (6) Village Prairie  

Bridge


(1) Base Line Bridge   (2) Dorsey Bridge  

Building


(1) Albion Fire Department Rural Fire Protection District   (2) Bone Gap Rural Fire Protection District   (3) Browns Volunteer Fire Department   (4) Edwards County Courthouse   (5) Edwards County Emergency Medical Services   (6) West Salem City Hall   (7) West Salem Fire Department First Responders  

Canal


(1) Union Drainage Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Albion Cemetery   (2) Baptist Cemetery   (3) Bond Cemetery   (4) Bone Gap Cemetery   (5) Brown Cemetery   (6) Browns Cemetery   (7) Carney Cemetery   (8) Ely Cemetery   (9) Enenezer Cemetery   (10) Evangelical Cemetery   (11) Fortney Cemetery   (12) Gaede Cemetery   (13) Gould Cemetery   (14) Graceland Cemetery   (15) Gravet Cemetery   (16) Greathouse Cemetery   (17) James Hean Family Cemetery   (18) Lick Prairie Cemetery   (19) Little Prairie Cemetery   (20) Little Wabash Cemetery   (21) Macedonia Cemetery   (22) Marion Cemetery   (23) Medler Cemetery   (24) Moravian Cemetery   (25) Mount Zion Cemetery   (26) Pinhook Cemetery   (27) Pleasant Hill Cemetery   (28) Potter Cemetery   (29) Ridge Cemetery   (30) Samaria Cemetery   (31) Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery   (32) Shiloh Cemetery   (33) Thread Cemetery   (34) Union Cemetery   (35) Wanborough Cemetery   (36) Wells Cemetery   (37) West Cemetery   (38) West Village Cemetery   (39) Wheeler Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bone Gap Christian Church   (2) Bone Gap United Methodist Church   (3) Conway Church   (4) Ebenezer United Methodist Church   (5) Ellery Christian Church   (6) First Presbyterian Church Of Albion   (7) Fortney United Methodist Church   (8) Free Methodist Church Of Albion   (9) Little Prairie Christian Church   (10) Little Wabash Zion United Methodist Church   (11) Long Prairie Primitive Baptist Church   (12) Marion Christian Church   (13) Mount Zion United Methodist Church   (14) Pleasant Grove Church   (15) Pleasant Hill Congregational Church   (16) Saint Johns Episcopal Church   (17) Salem Methodist Episcopal Church Historical   (18) Samaria Missionary Baptist Church   (19) Simpson United Methodist Church   (20) Union Congregational Church   (21) West Village Christian Church  

Civil


(1) Albion Election Precinct Historical   (2) Albion Number 1 Election Precinct   (3) Albion Number 2 Election Precinct   (4) Albion Number 3 Election Precinct   (5) Bone Gap Election Precinct   (6) Browns Election Precinct   (7) City Of Albion   (8) Edwards County   (9) Ellery Election Precinct   (10) Salem Election Precinct Historical   (11) Salem Number 1 Election Precinct   (12) Salem Number 2 Election Precinct   (13) Shelby Election Precinct Historical   (14) Shelby Number 1 Election Precinct   (15) Shelby Number 2 Election Precinct   (16) Village Of Bone Gap   (17) Village Of Browns   (18) Village Of West Salem  

Cliff


(1) Rattlesnake Bluff  

Dam


(1) Albion Moose Lake Dam   (2) Harrison Lake Dam   (3) Krajec Lake Dam   (4) West Salem New Reservoir Dam  

Lake


(1) Horseshoe Pond  

Locale


(1) Seigert Station Historical  

Oilfield


(1) Albion East Oil Field   (2) Albion Oil Field   (3) Bone Gap Oil Field  

Park


(1) Birkbeck Memorial   (2) Edwards County Fairgrounds   (3) Edwards County Memorial Plaza   (4) Public Square  

Populated Place


(1) Albion   (2) Black   (3) Bone Gap   (4) Browns   (5) Ellery   (6) Lexington Historical   (7) Maple Grove   (8) Marion   (9) Mills Prairie Historical   (10) Piankashawtown Historical   (11) Red Top   (12) Samsville   (13) Wanborough Historical   (14) West Salem  

Post Office


(1) Ellery Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Albion Moose Lake   (2) Harrison Lake   (3) Krajec Lake   (4) Moose Lake   (5) West Salem New Reservoir   (6) West Salem Reservoir  

School


(1) Albion Grade School   (2) Alfred School Historical   (3) Barnhart School Historical   (4) Blood School Historical   (5) Bond School Historical   (6) Brown School Historical   (7) Browns School Historical   (8) Burnt Prairie School Historical   (9) Conway School Historical   (10) Curtisville School Historical   (11) Edwards County High School   (12) Flower School Historical   (13) Gates School Historical   (14) Gill School Historical   (15) Glover School Historical   (16) Gum Corner School Historical   (17) Hedrick School Historical   (18) Judge School Historical   (19) Mann School Historical   (20) Michels School Historical   (21) Mills Prairie School Historical   (22) Mitchell School Historical   (23) Montgomery School Historical   (24) Mundy School Historical   (25) Persimmon Grove School Historical   (26) Pleasant View School Historical   (27) Red Top School Historical   (28) Severns School Historical   (29) Vallette School Historical   (30) Wabash School Historical   (31) West Salem Grade School   (32) West Village School Historical  

Stream


(1) Big Creek   (2) Buck Creek   (3) Butter Creek   (4) Crooked Creek   (5) Fordice Creek   (6) Ham Creek   (7) Harper Creek   (8) Indian Creek   (9) Jordan Creek   (10) Little Bonpas Creek   (11) Little Indian Creek   (12) Negro Creek   (13) Shelby Creek   (14) Sugar Creek   (15) Walser Creek   (16) West Village Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Edwards County, Illinois

62806 (pop. 3,433) 62476 (pop. 1,937) 62815 (pop. 440)
62833 (pop. 376) 62818 (pop. 345)  


Counties Nearby Edwards County, Illinois

Wabash County, IL  (pop. 12,199) 12.7 Miles
Wayne County, IL  (pop. 16,505) 19.2 Miles
White County, IL  (pop. 14,772) 21.5 Miles
Richland County, IL  (pop. 15,621) 22.5 Miles
Lawrence County, IL  (pop. 16,550) 28.7 Miles
Clay County, IL  (pop. 13,729) 32.7 Miles
Hamilton County, IL  (pop. 8,186) 33.7 Miles
Jasper County, IL  (pop. 9,645) 42.5 Miles
Gallatin County, IL  (pop. 5,921) 43.7 Miles
Crawford County, IL  (pop. 19,545) 45.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Edwards County, Illinois

618



Elevation in Edwards County, Illinois is 558.0 ft. (170.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Edwards County, Illinois

Lat: 38.398083 N        Long: -88.048393 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Edwards County, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Edwards County, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 118   (3.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 87   (2.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 135   (4.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 356   (11.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 483   (15.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 340   (10.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 455   (14.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 196   (6.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 56   (1.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 78   (2.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 56   (1.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 16   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 399   (12.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 347   (11.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,458

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 318

In 3-person carpool : 43

In 4-person carpool : 27

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 14

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 5

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 28

Bicycle : 6

Walked : 124

Other means : 22

Worked at home : 153


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 446

5 to 9 minutes : 671

10 to 14 minutes : 406

15 to 19 minutes : 379

20 to 24 minutes : 335

25 to 29 minutes : 157

30 to 34 minutes : 172

35 to 39 minutes : 20

40 to 44 minutes : 84

45 to 59 minutes : 188

60 to 89 minutes : 123

90 or more minutes : 64


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Edwards County, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 952

No Social Security income : 1,937


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Edwards County, Illinois)

With retirement income : 545

No retirement income : 2,344


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 75

$10,000 to $14,999 : 108

$15,000 to $19,999 : 62

$20,000 to $24,999 : 122

$25,000 to $29,999 : 57

$30,000 to $34,999 : 123

$35,000 to $39,999 : 100

$40,000 to $44,999 : 171

$45,000 to $49,999 : 90

$50,000 to $59,999 : 219

$60,000 to $74,999 : 248

$75,000 to $99,999 : 267

$100,000 to $124,999 : 143

$125,000 to $149,999 : 47

$150,000 to $199,999 : 40

$200,000 or more : 26


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $51,281


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Edwards County, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 381  (21.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 149  (8.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 216  (12.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 76  (4.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 352  (19.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 400  (26.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 269  (17.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 476  (31.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 9  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Edwards County, Illinois

Employed: 3,278
Unemployed: 150



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Edwards County, Illinois

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%







There are 381 Farms In Edwards County, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Edwards County, Illinois

Citizens National Bank Of Albion - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $279.5k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 4

First State Bank Of West Salem - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $19.2k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Edwards County, Illinois

  • Flora Municipal


    (about 28.6 miles in Flora, Illinois; Airport Code: FQL)

  • Lawrenceville-Vincennes International


    (about 34.9 miles in Lawrenceville, Illinois; Airport Code: LWV)

  • Evansville Dress Regional


    (about 37.5 miles in Evansville, Indiana; Airport Code: EVV)

  • Evansville Regional


    (about 37.5 miles in Evansville, Indiana; Airport Code: EVV)

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 44.2 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)

  • Henderson City - County


    (about 45.3 miles in Corydon, Kentucky; Airport Code: KY4)

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 52.3 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)

  • Centralia Municipal


    (about 57.0 miles in Centralia, Illinois; Airport Code: ENL)

  • Sturgis Municipal


    (about 59.1 miles in Sullivan, Kentucky; Airport Code: KY2)

  • Owensboro Daviess County


    (about 66.1 miles in Owensboro, Kentucky; Airport Code: OWB)

  • Williamson County Regional


    (about 69.0 miles in Energy, Illinois; Airport Code: MWA)

  • Marshall Field


    (about 71.9 miles in Nashville, Illinois; Airport Code: DQP)

  • Coles County Memorial


    (about 75.7 miles in Mattoon, Illinois; Airport Code: MTO)

  • Southern Illinois


    (about 77.9 miles in De Soto, Illinois; Airport Code: MDH)

  • Madisonville Municipal


    (about 80.3 miles in Madisonville, Kentucky; Airport Code: KY5)

  • Terre Haute International-Hulman Field


    (about 83.0 miles in Terre Haute, Indiana; Airport Code: HUF)

  • Hulman Field


    (about 83.1 miles in Terre Haute, Indiana; Airport Code: HUF)

  • Virgil I Grissom Municipal


    (about 91.8 miles in Bedford, Indiana; Airport Code: BFR)

  • Monroe County


    (about 92.7 miles in Stanford, Indiana; Airport Code: BMG)

  • Scott AFB/MidAmerica


    (about 97.2 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Edwards County, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.58%

Carpooled

12.68%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.39%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.94%

Other Means

0.12%

Worked At Home

5.28%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Edwards County, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,603

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 81

Female householder, no husband present : 214

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 947

Householder not living alone : 44


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 13

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 33

All other households : 2,843


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,403

Renter-occupied housing units : 200

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 74

Renter-occupied housing units : 7

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 109

Renter-occupied housing units : 105

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 668

Renter-occupied housing units : 323


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 203

$10,000 to $14,999 : 248

$15,000 to $19,999 : 220

$20,000 to $24,999 : 221

$25,000 to $29,999 : 132

$30,000 to $34,999 : 205

$35,000 to $39,999 : 166

$40,000 to $44,999 : 285

$45,000 to $49,999 : 132

$50,000 to $59,999 : 247

$60,000 to $74,999 : 285

$75,000 to $99,999 : 284

$100,000 to $124,999 : 148

$125,000 to $149,999 : 47

$150,000 to $199,999 : 40

$200,000 or more : 26


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Total : 3,317


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Occupied : 2,889

Vacant : 428


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 18

Built 2000 to 2004 : 90

Built 1990 to 1999 : 256

Built 1980 to 1989 : 357

Built 1970 to 1979 : 718

Built 1960 to 1969 : 262

Built 1950 to 1959 : 344

Built 1940 to 1949 : 433

Built 1939 or earlier : 839


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Utility gas : 1,670

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 555

Electricity : 481

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 54

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 103

Solar energy : 12

Other fuel : 10

No fuel used : 4


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Edwards County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 53

$10,000 to $14,999 : 60

$15,000 to $19,999 : 64

$20,000 to $24,999 : 90

$25,000 to $29,999 : 145

$30,000 to $34,999 : 103

$35,000 to $39,999 : 168

$40,000 to $49,999 : 262

$50,000 to $59,999 : 143

$60,000 to $69,999 : 197

$70,000 to $79,999 : 122

$80,000 to $89,999 : 123

$90,000 to $99,999 : 58

$100,000 to $124,999 : 236

$125,000 to $149,999 : 97

$150,000 to $174,999 : 72

$175,000 to $199,999 : 53

$200,000 to $249,999 : 93

$250,000 to $299,999 : 67

$300,000 to $399,999 : 17

$400,000 to $499,999 : 19

$500,000 to $749,999 : 6

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Edwards 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 : 5

Home equity loan only : 72

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 920

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,257


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $170,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $106,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $105,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $82,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $78,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $65,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $55,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $44,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $39,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Edwards County, Illinois: 67.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)





Median Household Income In 2000 (Edwards County, IL): $31,816
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Edwards County): $45,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Edwards County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 55.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 20.2%
Electricity: 18.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Edwards County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 55.77%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 44.23%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Edwards County): $319
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Edwards County): $549


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Edwards County, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Edwards County, Illinois

Fairfield Memorial Hospital


     Address: 303 North West 11th Street, Fairfield, Illinois 62837
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/2/1995

Richland Mem. Hosp. Hm. Hlth.


     Address: 218 E Main St, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 5/1/1980

Advantage Home Health, Inc.


     Address: 801 South West Street, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/9/1994

Gibson Home Health Services


     Address: 1808 Sherman Dr, Princeton, Indiana 47670
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 10/9/1995

Lawrence County Health Dept


     Address: R. R. 3 Box 414, Lawrenceville, Illinois 62439
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To Edwards County, Illinois

Wabash General Hospital


     Address: 1418 College Drive, Mount Carmel, Illinois 62863
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Fairfield Memorial Hospital


     Address: 303 N W 11th Street, Fairfield, Illinois 62837
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Richland Memorial Hospital


     Address: 800 East Locust, Olney, Illinois 62450
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Gibson General Hospital


     Address: 1808 Sherman Drive, Princeton, Indiana 47670
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Lawrence County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 2200 W State St, Lawrenceville, Illinois 62439
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Edwards County, Illinois

Oakview Hts Cont C & Rehab Ctr


     Address: R R 4 1320 West 9th Street, Mount Carmel, Illinois 62863
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 86
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Fairfield Memorial Hospital


     Address: North West 11th Street, Fairfield, Illinois 62837
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 21
     Percent Occupied: 70%

Way-fair


     Address: 305 N.w. 11th Street, Fairfield, Illinois 62837
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 90
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Wabash Christian Retirement


     Address: College Boulevard, Carmi, Illinois 62821
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 138
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Meadowood


     Address: Second & Commerce, Grayville, Illinois 62844
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 80%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Edwards County, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 130 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Edwards County, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 960
    Disabled Workers: 135
    Widowers Workers: 170
    Spouses Workers: 110
    Children Workers: 70


(updated 2007)



Edwards County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 27.65%
  • Bush & Cheney 71.70%
  • Other 0.65%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Edwards County, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Edwards County, IL

4.84 % of Edwards County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,346

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Edwards County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Wabash County , IL 0.69 % ($33,222 AGI )
  • White County , IL 0.69 % ($19,500 AGI )
  • Richland County , IL 0.61 % ($16,375 AGI )
  • Wayne County , IL 0.61 % ($29,250 AGI )
  • Gibson County , IN 0.42 % ($47,545 AGI )

Relocation away from Edwards County, IL

5.73 % of Edwards County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,197

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Edwards County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Wabash County , IL 1.02 % ($22,667 AGI )
  • Richland County , IL 0.91 % ($25,625 AGI )
  • Wayne County , IL 0.53 % ($29,786 AGI )
  • White County , IL 0.49 % ($22,462 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Edwards County, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Edwards County, Illinois


On 04/03/1989, a tornado touched down 9.01 miles from the center of Edwards County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 04/13/1972, a tornado touched down 9.23 miles from the center of Edwards County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 05/02/1983, a tornado touched down 10.35 miles from the center of Edwards County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 08/16/1993, a tornado touched down 11.83 miles from the center of Edwards County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/30/1976, a tornado touched down 11.91 miles from the center of Edwards County, Illinois. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.



Storms In Edwards County, Illinois

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
01/13/2005, 04:15 am 0 0 $46K --
07/16/2004, 01:30 am 0 0 $2K --
05/27/2004, 08:45 pm 0 0 $25K --
05/12/2002, 09:45 pm 0 0 $20K --
04/15/1998, 10:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
04/28/1996, 08:30 pm 0 0 $50K $40K
05/18/1995, 02:19 pm 0 0 $10K --
05/18/1995, 02:15 am 0 0 $10K --
05/17/1995, 10:20 pm 0 0 $10K --
05/17/1995, 07:04 am 0 0 $10K --
05/17/1995, 01:46 am 0 0 $10K --
         
Lightning        
06/04/1999, 06:55 pm 0 0 $30K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/14/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $100K --
06/08/2007, 06:55 am 0 0 $50K --
05/30/2004, 06:35 pm 0 1 -- --
05/05/1999, 05:05 pm 0 0 $10K --
06/21/1997, 05:50 pm 0 0 $25K --
07/02/1996, 06:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/18/1995, 02:10 pm 2 0 $200K --
01/01/1914, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
         



Tornados In Edwards County, Illinois

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1998-04-15 10 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  1991-08-03 1 1,733 1 0 0 $3M --
  1984-03-15 -- 10 -- 0 0 $250K --
  1976-03-20 2 17 -- 0 0 $25K --
  1974-05-30 -- 33 1 0 0 $3K --
  1965-11-26 1 20 2 0 5 $25K --
  1956-08-17 37 33 1 0 0 $25K --
  1956-02-25 9 450 2 0 0 $3M --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Edwards County, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



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