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Edgar County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 623.4 square miles
Population Density 29.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 17,960
Population change -3.3%
Under 5 years of age 5%
Under 18 21.1%
65 and over 20%
Females 51.5%
White 98.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 0.8%
Black or African American 0.5%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.2%
Veterans 1,640
Households and Housing
Households 7,893
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.5%
Median household income $42,133
The per capita income $23,368
Live below the poverty line. 18.4%
housing units 8,721
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $72,900
Residents owning their homes. 73.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,251
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 $197,055
Retail sales per capita $10,476
Manufacturers shipments $521,758
Merchant wholesaler sales $126,747