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Lawrence County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 372.2 square miles
Population Density 45.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 16,558
Population change -1.6%
Under 5 years of age 5%
Under 18 19.2%
65 and over 16.3%
Females 43.9%
White 88.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.6
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 10%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 8.4%
Veterans 1,239
Households and Housing
Households 4,872
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 80.9%
Median household income $40,145
The per capita income $14,147
Live below the poverty line. 13.3%
housing units 6,886
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $65,900
Residents owning their homes. 78.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,242
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 $81,715
Retail sales per capita $4,923
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $82,733