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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Rock Island County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 23,484

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,812

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,787

Renter-occupied housing units : 855

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,839

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,858

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 12,973

Renter-occupied housing units : 10,116


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Rock Island County, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 4,242

Householder 35 to 44 years : 4,788

Householder 45 to 54 years : 6,264

Householder 55 to 59 years : 3,010

Householder 60 to 64 years : 2,907

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,518

Householder 75 years and over : 821

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 595

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,135

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,008

Householder 55 to 59 years : 2,088

Householder 60 to 64 years : 2,323

Householder 65 to 74 years : 4,024

Householder 75 years and over : 5,360


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Rock Island County, Illinois)

Less than 10.0 percent : 918

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 1,844

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 2,146

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 2,281

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 2,048

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 1,606

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 1,190

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,224

50.0 percent or more : 4,322

Not computed : 1,062


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Rock Island County, Illinois)

Built 2010 or later : $277,300

Built 2000 to 2009 : $183,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $222,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $124,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $142,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $129,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $108,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $88,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $88,500


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Rock Island County, Illinois: 62.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Rock Island 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 186 186 $28,252,939
  Two Family 2 4 $480,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $327,600
  Five or More Family 1 6 $240,000
  Total

190 200 $29,300,539
2000        
  Single Family 186 186 $27,990,016
  Two Family 5 10 $1,151,675
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $327,600
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

192 200 $29,469,291
2001        
  Single Family 205 205 $21,624,586
  Two Family 3 6 $600,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $300,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

209 215 $22,524,586
2002        
  Single Family 183 183 $28,056,952
  Two Family 10 20 $2,434,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 23 $2,954,787
  Total

195 226 $33,445,739
2003        
  Single Family 161 161 $25,640,354
  Two Family 12 24 $3,498,000
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $764,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

175 193 $29,902,354
2004        
  Single Family 164 164 $25,782,104
  Two Family 1 2 $200,000
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $1,499,000
  Five or More Family 4 105 $6,711,370
  Total

172 283 $34,192,474
2005        
  Single Family 208 208 $34,173,932
  Two Family 2 4 $634,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $300,000
  Five or More Family 2 196 $15,000,000
  Total

213 412 $50,107,932
2006        
  Single Family 176 176 $28,621,323
  Two Family 1 2 $200,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 5 132 $7,604,448
  Total

182 310 $36,425,771


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Rock Island County, IL): $38,608
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Rock Island County): $77,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Rock Island County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 87.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.8%
Electricity: 8.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Rock Island County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 31.39%
  • Juvenile facilities : 0.65%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 25.83%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 36.98%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 5.15%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Rock Island County): $450
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Rock Island County): $605


(updated 2010)



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