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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Stephenson County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8,178

Renter-occupied housing units : 944

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 383

Renter-occupied housing units : 346

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,219

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,261

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4,038

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,772


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Stephenson County, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,068

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,643

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,729

Householder 55 to 59 years : 941

Householder 60 to 64 years : 855

Householder 65 to 74 years : 681

Householder 75 years and over : 538

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 198

Householder 35 to 44 years : 200

Householder 45 to 54 years : 896

Householder 55 to 59 years : 573

Householder 60 to 64 years : 900

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,613

Householder 75 years and over : 1,983


(updated 2013)



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

Less than 10.0 percent : 198

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 430

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 436

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 545

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 553

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 577

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 272

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 619

50.0 percent or more : 1,332

Not computed : 361


(updated 2013)



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

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $183,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $149,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $119,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $119,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $99,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $79,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $90,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $82,900


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Stephenson County, Illinois: 65.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Stephenson 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 116 116 $14,599,311
  Two Family 13 26 $2,597,528
  Three and Four Family 3 10 $883,942
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

132 152 $18,080,781
2000        
  Single Family 81 81 $9,471,872
  Two Family 6 12 $1,114,210
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 48 $5,730,000
  Total

89 141 $16,316,082
2001        
  Single Family 83 83 $10,213,947
  Two Family 7 14 $1,528,835
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 37 $1,650,000
  Total

91 134 $13,392,782
2002        
  Single Family 108 108 $15,898,569
  Two Family 4 8 $993,500
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

112 116 $16,892,069
2003        
  Single Family 99 99 $14,954,798
  Two Family 6 12 $1,494,804
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

105 111 $16,449,602
2004        
  Single Family 105 105 $16,488,458
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

105 105 $16,488,458
2005        
  Single Family 88 88 $13,167,064
  Two Family 10 20 $1,981,143
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

98 108 $15,148,207
2006        
  Single Family 72 72 $11,234,080
  Two Family 9 18 $2,949,921
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

81 90 $14,184,001


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Stephenson County, IL): $40,366
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Stephenson County): $80,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Stephenson County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 70.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 13.5%
Electricity: 12.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 3.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Stephenson County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 12.93%
  • Juvenile facilities : 4.43%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 65.75%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 16.89%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Stephenson County): $433
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Stephenson County): $566


(updated 2010)



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