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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Washington County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,633

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 283

Female householder, no husband present : 462

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,539

Householder not living alone : 324


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 12

Male householder and female partner : 233

Female householder and female partner : 25

Female householder and male partner : 136

All other households : 5,835


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Washington County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,359

Renter-occupied housing units : 274

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 227

Renter-occupied housing units : 56

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 277

Renter-occupied housing units : 185

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,209

Renter-occupied housing units : 654


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Washington County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 397

$10,000 to $14,999 : 356

$15,000 to $19,999 : 342

$20,000 to $24,999 : 332

$25,000 to $29,999 : 287

$30,000 to $34,999 : 306

$35,000 to $39,999 : 375

$40,000 to $44,999 : 301

$45,000 to $49,999 : 331

$50,000 to $59,999 : 472

$60,000 to $74,999 : 1,060

$75,000 to $99,999 : 867

$100,000 to $124,999 : 439

$125,000 to $149,999 : 179

$150,000 to $199,999 : 123

$200,000 or more : 74


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Washington County, Illinois)

Total : 6,723


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Washington County, Illinois)

Occupied : 6,241

Vacant : 482


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Washington County, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Washington County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 107

Built 2000 to 2004 : 357

Built 1990 to 1999 : 768

Built 1980 to 1989 : 541

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,164

Built 1960 to 1969 : 730

Built 1950 to 1959 : 847

Built 1940 to 1949 : 445

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,764


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Washington County, Illinois)

Utility gas : 2,638

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,712

Electricity : 1,534

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 65

Coal or coke : 19

Wood : 238

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 35

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Washington County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 114

$10,000 to $14,999 : 83

$15,000 to $19,999 : 78

$20,000 to $24,999 : 130

$25,000 to $29,999 : 60

$30,000 to $34,999 : 126

$35,000 to $39,999 : 98

$40,000 to $49,999 : 165

$50,000 to $59,999 : 214

$60,000 to $69,999 : 292

$70,000 to $79,999 : 401

$80,000 to $89,999 : 432

$90,000 to $99,999 : 367

$100,000 to $124,999 : 825

$125,000 to $149,999 : 287

$150,000 to $174,999 : 407

$175,000 to $199,999 : 234

$200,000 to $249,999 : 408

$250,000 to $299,999 : 132

$300,000 to $399,999 : 130

$400,000 to $499,999 : 36

$500,000 to $749,999 : 37

$750,000 to $999,999 : 10

$1,000,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Washington 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 : 151

Home equity loan only : 285

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 10

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,232

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,394


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $217,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $165,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $149,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $103,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $95,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $104,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $85,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $80,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $89,200


(updated 2009)



Housing Occupancy in Washington County, Illinois

Occupied

91.59%

Vacant

8.41%

(updated 2010)



Vacant Housing Units in Washington County, Illinois

Owner Occupied

81.04%

Renter Occupied

18.96%

(updated 2010)



Percentage of Family Households in Washington County, Illinois: 69.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Washington 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 52 52 $5,237,975
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

52 52 $5,237,975
2000        
  Single Family 67 67 $7,212,252
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $225,527
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

68 71 $7,437,779
2001        
  Single Family 58 58 $6,437,080
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

58 58 $6,437,080
2002        
  Single Family 60 60 $6,965,186
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

60 60 $6,965,186
2003        
  Single Family 72 72 $8,850,110
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

72 72 $8,850,110
2004        
  Single Family 63 63 $8,162,224
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

63 63 $8,162,224
2005        
  Single Family 54 54 $7,478,751
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

54 54 $7,478,751
2006        
  Single Family 34 34 $4,818,094
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

34 34 $4,818,094


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Washington County, IL): $40,932
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Washington County): $74,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Washington County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 44.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 28.9%
Electricity: 20.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.2%
Wood: 3.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Washington County, Illinois

Institutionalized population

82.11%

Correctional facilities for adults

7.32%

Federal detention centers

0.0%

Federal prisons

0.0%

State prisons

0.0%

Local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

7.32%

Correctional residential facilities

0.0%

Military disciplinary barracks and jails

0.0%

Juvenile facilities

15.04%

Group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

0.0%

Residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

15.04%

Correctional facilities intended for juveniles

0.0%

Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities

59.76%

Other institutional facilities

0.0%

Mental (Psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

0.0%

Hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

0.0%

In-patient hospice facilities

0.0%

Military treatment facilities with assigned patients

0.0%

Residential schools for people with disabilities

0.0%

Noninstitutionalized population

17.89%

College/University student housing

0.0%

Military quarters

0.0%

Military barracks and dormitories (non-disciplinary)

0.0%

Military ships

0.0%

Other noninstitutional facilities

17.89%

Emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

0.0%

Group homes intended for adults

12.20%

Residential treatment centers for adults

5.69%

Maritime/merchant vessels

0.0%

Workers' group living quarters and Job Corps centers

0.0%

Other noninstitutional facilities

0.0%


(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Washington County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 7.32%
  • Juvenile facilities : 15.04%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 59.76%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 17.89%


(updated 2010)



Workers who live and work in Washington County, Illinois: 1,579 (10.7%)


(updated 2010)



Average Household Size in Washington County, Illinois: 2.44
Average Household Size in Illinois: 2.59


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Washington County): $424
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Washington County): $516


(updated 2010)



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