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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Hancock County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 4,639

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 243

Female householder, no husband present : 620

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,202

Householder not living alone : 320


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 20

Male householder and female partner : 135

Female householder and female partner : 9

Female householder and male partner : 154

All other households : 7,706


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Hancock County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4,183

Renter-occupied housing units : 456

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 195

Renter-occupied housing units : 48

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 369

Renter-occupied housing units : 251

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,607

Renter-occupied housing units : 915


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Hancock County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 558

$10,000 to $14,999 : 708

$15,000 to $19,999 : 498

$20,000 to $24,999 : 622

$25,000 to $29,999 : 433

$30,000 to $34,999 : 616

$35,000 to $39,999 : 402

$40,000 to $44,999 : 341

$45,000 to $49,999 : 364

$50,000 to $59,999 : 727

$60,000 to $74,999 : 956

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,046

$100,000 to $124,999 : 334

$125,000 to $149,999 : 161

$150,000 to $199,999 : 140

$200,000 or more : 118


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Hancock County, Illinois)

Total : 9,235


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Hancock County, Illinois)

Occupied : 8,024

Vacant : 1,211


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Hancock County, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Hancock County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 87

Built 2000 to 2004 : 294

Built 1990 to 1999 : 631

Built 1980 to 1989 : 747

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,435

Built 1960 to 1969 : 861

Built 1950 to 1959 : 748

Built 1940 to 1949 : 536

Built 1939 or earlier : 3,896


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Hancock County, Illinois)

Utility gas : 4,054

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,201

Electricity : 2,200

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 149

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 316

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 78

No fuel used : 26


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Hancock County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 182

$10,000 to $14,999 : 82

$15,000 to $19,999 : 89

$20,000 to $24,999 : 184

$25,000 to $29,999 : 168

$30,000 to $34,999 : 192

$35,000 to $39,999 : 278

$40,000 to $49,999 : 414

$50,000 to $59,999 : 556

$60,000 to $69,999 : 648

$70,000 to $79,999 : 615

$80,000 to $89,999 : 612

$90,000 to $99,999 : 273

$100,000 to $124,999 : 455

$125,000 to $149,999 : 389

$150,000 to $174,999 : 401

$175,000 to $199,999 : 112

$200,000 to $249,999 : 187

$250,000 to $299,999 : 148

$300,000 to $399,999 : 118

$400,000 to $499,999 : 57

$500,000 to $749,999 : 141

$750,000 to $999,999 : 37

$1,000,000 or more : 16


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Hancock 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 : 204

Home equity loan only : 226

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 16

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,843

Housing units without a mortgage : 3,065


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $169,600

Built 2000 to 2004 : $86,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $135,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $110,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $85,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $76,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $74,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $67,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $59,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Hancock County, Illinois: 67.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Hancock 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 10 10 $798,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $798,000
2000        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,112,308
  Two Family 1 2 $80,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 14 $1,192,308
2001        
  Single Family 36 36 $2,902,326
  Two Family 1 2 $75,000
  Three and Four Family 11 38 $2,406,654
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

48 76 $5,383,980
2002        
  Single Family 15 15 $3,474,960
  Two Family 1 2 $180,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $60,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 20 $3,714,960
2003        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,374,384
  Two Family 1 2 $247,497
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 12 $1,621,881
2004        
  Single Family 3 3 $235,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 4 14 $1,300,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 17 $1,535,000
2005        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,955,880
  Two Family 1 2 $243,221
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 14 $2,199,101
2006        
  Single Family 5 5 $490,000
  Two Family 2 4 $150,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 9 $640,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Hancock County, IL): $36,654
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Hancock County): $58,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Hancock County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 55.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 18.6%
Electricity: 22.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Hancock County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 4.48%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 57.85%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 9.42%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 28.25%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Hancock County): $363
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Hancock County): $519


(updated 2010)



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