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Edwards County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 222.4 square miles
Population Density 30.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 6,672
Population change -0.7%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 23.2%
65 and over 18.5%
Females 51.2%
White 97.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.2
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 0.7%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 87%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.5%
Veterans 556
Households and Housing
Households 2,728
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.3%
Median household income $39,075
The per capita income $20,898
Live below the poverty line. 11.4%
housing units 3,143
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $65,800
Residents owning their homes. 79.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 500
Women-owned firms 22.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $40,643
Retail sales per capita $6,229
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $147,064