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Douglas County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 416.7 square miles
Population Density 48 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 19,887
Population change -0.5%
Under 5 years of age 6.8%
Under 18 25.7%
65 and over 16.2%
Females 50.4%
White 97.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 7.1
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 0.6%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.2%
Veterans 1,403
Households and Housing
Households 7,509
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.3%
Median household income $52,741
The per capita income $23,732
Live below the poverty line. 10.3%
housing units 8,353
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $99,300
Residents owning their homes. 78.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,871
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $218,438
Retail sales per capita $11,222
Manufacturers shipments $699,883
Merchant wholesaler sales $290,117