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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Pope County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 887

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 103

Female householder, no husband present : 268

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 439

Householder not living alone : 54


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 14

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 63

All other households : 1,674


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Pope County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 828

Renter-occupied housing units : 59

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 82

Renter-occupied housing units : 21

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 131

Renter-occupied housing units : 137

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 299

Renter-occupied housing units : 194


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Pope County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 153

$10,000 to $14,999 : 148

$15,000 to $19,999 : 151

$20,000 to $24,999 : 93

$25,000 to $29,999 : 150

$30,000 to $34,999 : 119

$35,000 to $39,999 : 72

$40,000 to $44,999 : 145

$45,000 to $49,999 : 40

$50,000 to $59,999 : 69

$60,000 to $74,999 : 374

$75,000 to $99,999 : 145

$100,000 to $124,999 : 66

$125,000 to $149,999 : 26

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Pope County, Illinois)

Total : 2,404


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Pope County, Illinois)

Occupied : 1,751

Vacant : 653


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Pope County, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Pope County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 21

Built 2000 to 2004 : 106

Built 1990 to 1999 : 385

Built 1980 to 1989 : 405

Built 1970 to 1979 : 334

Built 1960 to 1969 : 211

Built 1950 to 1959 : 200

Built 1940 to 1949 : 161

Built 1939 or earlier : 581


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Pope County, Illinois)

Utility gas : 628

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 482

Electricity : 475

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 144

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 22

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Pope County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 20

$10,000 to $14,999 : 36

$15,000 to $19,999 : 21

$20,000 to $24,999 : 40

$25,000 to $29,999 : 17

$30,000 to $34,999 : 52

$35,000 to $39,999 : 55

$40,000 to $49,999 : 124

$50,000 to $59,999 : 152

$60,000 to $69,999 : 42

$70,000 to $79,999 : 37

$80,000 to $89,999 : 144

$90,000 to $99,999 : 5

$100,000 to $124,999 : 167

$125,000 to $149,999 : 63

$150,000 to $174,999 : 51

$175,000 to $199,999 : 39

$200,000 to $249,999 : 70

$250,000 to $299,999 : 109

$300,000 to $399,999 : 26

$400,000 to $499,999 : 52

$500,000 to $749,999 : 18

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Pope 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 : 19

Home equity loan only : 54

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 577

Housing units without a mortgage : 690


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $92,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $211,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $106,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $95,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $253,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $84,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $48,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $54,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Pope County, Illinois: 66.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Pope 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 1 1 $50,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $50,000
2000        
  Single Family 2 2 $185,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $185,000
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 1 1 $118,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $118,000
2003        
  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
2004        
  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
2005        
  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
2006        
  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


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Pope County, IL): $30,048
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Pope County): $60,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Pope County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 26.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 39.2%
Electricity: 26.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.8%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Pope County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 44.47%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 8.48%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 47.04%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Pope County): $257
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Pope County): $549


(updated 2010)



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