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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Wabash County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,760

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 354

Female householder, no husband present : 394

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,391

Householder not living alone : 207


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 13

Male householder and female partner : 116

Female householder and female partner : 2

Female householder and male partner : 88

All other households : 4,887


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Wabash County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,387

Renter-occupied housing units : 373

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 272

Renter-occupied housing units : 82

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 260

Renter-occupied housing units : 134

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,138

Renter-occupied housing units : 460


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Wabash County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 424

$10,000 to $14,999 : 407

$15,000 to $19,999 : 298

$20,000 to $24,999 : 266

$25,000 to $29,999 : 320

$30,000 to $34,999 : 249

$35,000 to $39,999 : 343

$40,000 to $44,999 : 261

$45,000 to $49,999 : 207

$50,000 to $59,999 : 547

$60,000 to $74,999 : 694

$75,000 to $99,999 : 511

$100,000 to $124,999 : 275

$125,000 to $149,999 : 109

$150,000 to $199,999 : 117

$200,000 or more : 78


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Wabash County, Illinois)

Total : 5,884


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Wabash County, Illinois)

Occupied : 5,106

Vacant : 778


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Wabash County, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Wabash County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 94

Built 2000 to 2004 : 275

Built 1990 to 1999 : 533

Built 1980 to 1989 : 547

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,122

Built 1960 to 1969 : 450

Built 1950 to 1959 : 787

Built 1940 to 1949 : 583

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,493


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Wabash County, Illinois)

Utility gas : 2,722

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,186

Electricity : 789

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 313

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 59

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 10

No fuel used : 27


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Wabash County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 175

$10,000 to $14,999 : 45

$15,000 to $19,999 : 30

$20,000 to $24,999 : 57

$25,000 to $29,999 : 210

$30,000 to $34,999 : 129

$35,000 to $39,999 : 112

$40,000 to $49,999 : 377

$50,000 to $59,999 : 425

$60,000 to $69,999 : 326

$70,000 to $79,999 : 375

$80,000 to $89,999 : 285

$90,000 to $99,999 : 216

$100,000 to $124,999 : 307

$125,000 to $149,999 : 322

$150,000 to $174,999 : 240

$175,000 to $199,999 : 82

$200,000 to $249,999 : 231

$250,000 to $299,999 : 50

$300,000 to $399,999 : 33

$400,000 to $499,999 : 7

$500,000 to $749,999 : 11

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Wabash 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 : 99

Home equity loan only : 296

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 13

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,761

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,888


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $77,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $135,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $73,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $122,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $76,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $77,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $76,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $72,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $58,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Wabash County, Illinois: 66.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Wabash 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 13 13 $1,391,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,391,900
2000        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,567,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,567,000
2001        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,225,765
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $1,225,765
2002        
  Single Family 13 13 $1,867,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 13 $1,867,000
2003        
  Single Family 8 8 $1,130,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $1,130,000
2004        
  Single Family 16 16 $2,038,000
  Two Family 4 8 $460,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

20 24 $2,498,000
2005        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,751,900
  Two Family 3 6 $370,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

13 16 $2,121,900
2006        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,241,985
  Two Family 4 8 $800,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 19 $2,041,985


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Wabash County, IL): $34,473
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wabash County): $49,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Wabash County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 53.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 23.9%
Electricity: 11.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 10.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Wabash County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 89.77%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 10.23%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wabash County): $337
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Wabash County): $549


(updated 2010)



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