Christian County IL Information


Christian County Subdivisions

Christian County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,165
Population in Households 32,555
Population in Familes 25,986
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,610
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 13,914
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 9,027
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,139 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,775 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,617 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $88,069
Average Home Value $115,635


Median Household Income $45,759
Average Household Income $57,562
Per Capita Income $23,940
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.52%
Households -0.16% -0.45%
Families -0.32% -0.56%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Christian County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Christian County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 46 56th
Population Density1 # 52 50th
Diversity Index2 # 69 33rd
Median Household Income # 58 44th
Per Capita Income # 66 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.