Douglas County IL Information

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Douglas County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 20,422
Population in Households 20,254
Population in Familes 16,969
Population in Group Qrtrs 168
Population Density1 49
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,893
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 5,445
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,632 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,906 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,987 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 739 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $108,800
Average Home Value $135,595
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,543
Average Household Income $61,583
Per Capita Income $23,873
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.34%
Households 0.36% 0.34%
Families 0.2% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

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Douglas County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas 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 # 58 44th
Population Density1 # 50 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 43 59th
Median Household Income # 38 64th
Per Capita Income # 67 35th

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