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Sangamon County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 868.3 square miles
Population Density 227.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 199,145
Population change 0.9%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 23.1%
65 and over 15%
Females 52.1%
White 83.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.1
Asian 1.9%
Two or more races 2.3%
Black or African American 12.2%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 92%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 32.5%
Veterans 15,997
Households and Housing
Households 82,807
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 84.4%
Median household income $55,449
The per capita income $29,974
Live below the poverty line. 14.2%
housing units 90,164
Multi-unit structures 19%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $126,200
Residents owning their homes. 70%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 17,195
Women-owned firms 28.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,862,623
Retail sales per capita $14,768
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,841,290