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Menard County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 314.4 square miles
Population Density 40.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 12,607
Population change -0.8%
Under 5 years of age 5.3%
Under 18 22.3%
65 and over 17.4%
Females 51.4%
White 97.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.2
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 1.1%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 93%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 22.1%
Veterans 1,135
Households and Housing
Households 5,071
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 90%
Median household income $58,190
The per capita income $28,330
Live below the poverty line. 9.8%
housing units 5,638
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $119,100
Residents owning their homes. 80.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,128
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 $68,939
Retail sales per capita $5,507
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $128,740