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Christian County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 709.4 square miles
Population Density 49.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 34,298
Population change -1.4%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 21.5%
65 and over 18.2%
Females 49.1%
White 96.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.5
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 1.6%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 13.5%
Veterans 3,129
Households and Housing
Households 14,138
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.3%
Median household income $45,145
The per capita income $23,915
Live below the poverty line. 14.9%
housing units 15,482
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $82,400
Residents owning their homes. 74.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,949
Women-owned firms 30.7%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $369,948
Retail sales per capita $10,703
Manufacturers shipments $392,440
Merchant wholesaler sales $0