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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Wayne County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,925

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 355

Female householder, no husband present : 786

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,042

Householder not living alone : 350


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 24

Male householder and female partner : 325

Female householder and female partner : 41

Female householder and male partner : 125

All other households : 6,943


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Wayne County, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,530

Renter-occupied housing units : 395

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 205

Renter-occupied housing units : 150

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 357

Renter-occupied housing units : 429

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,468

Renter-occupied housing units : 924


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Wayne County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 779

$10,000 to $14,999 : 463

$15,000 to $19,999 : 678

$20,000 to $24,999 : 520

$25,000 to $29,999 : 660

$30,000 to $34,999 : 469

$35,000 to $39,999 : 459

$40,000 to $44,999 : 378

$45,000 to $49,999 : 309

$50,000 to $59,999 : 691

$60,000 to $74,999 : 896

$75,000 to $99,999 : 627

$100,000 to $124,999 : 280

$125,000 to $149,999 : 137

$150,000 to $199,999 : 44

$200,000 or more : 68


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Wayne County, Illinois)

Total : 8,257


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Wayne County, Illinois)

Occupied : 7,458

Vacant : 799


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Wayne County, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Wayne County, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 116

Built 2000 to 2004 : 433

Built 1990 to 1999 : 945

Built 1980 to 1989 : 922

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,475

Built 1960 to 1969 : 788

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,261

Built 1940 to 1949 : 859

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,458


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Wayne County, Illinois)

Utility gas : 3,554

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 2,405

Electricity : 1,163

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 36

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 245

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 55

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Wayne County, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 309

$10,000 to $14,999 : 161

$15,000 to $19,999 : 108

$20,000 to $24,999 : 180

$25,000 to $29,999 : 212

$30,000 to $34,999 : 310

$35,000 to $39,999 : 278

$40,000 to $49,999 : 691

$50,000 to $59,999 : 509

$60,000 to $69,999 : 393

$70,000 to $79,999 : 414

$80,000 to $89,999 : 332

$90,000 to $99,999 : 292

$100,000 to $124,999 : 601

$125,000 to $149,999 : 196

$150,000 to $174,999 : 178

$175,000 to $199,999 : 84

$200,000 to $249,999 : 124

$250,000 to $299,999 : 97

$300,000 to $399,999 : 52

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 5

$750,000 to $999,999 : 4

$1,000,000 or more : 30


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Wayne 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 : 72

Home equity loan only : 189

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,307

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,992


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $111,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $60,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $70,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $64,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $60,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $74,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $59,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $50,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $54,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Wayne County, Illinois: 68.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Wayne 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 6 6 $525,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $525,000
2000        
  Single Family 8 8 $744,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 46 $1,800,000
  Total

9 54 $2,544,000
2001        
  Single Family 4 4 $395,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $395,000
2002        
  Single Family 2 2 $175,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $175,000
2003        
  Single Family 4 4 $538,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $538,000
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 1 1 $99,000
  Two Family 1 2 $140,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 3 $239,000
2006        
  Single Family 35 35 $5,169,992
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

35 35 $5,169,992


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Wayne County, IL): $30,481
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wayne County): $47,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Wayne County, Illinois

Utility Gas: 46.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 36.5%
Electricity: 11.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Wayne County, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 2.63%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 60.53%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 36.84%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wayne County): $308
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Wayne County): $509


(updated 2010)



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