Greene County IL Information


Greene County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 13,611
Population in Households 13,327
Population in Familes 10,843
Population in Group Qrtrs 284
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 5,546
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 3,723
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,387 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,122 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,424 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 841 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $78,213
Average Home Value $100,619


Median Household Income $42,501
Average Household Income $55,448
Per Capita Income $22,773
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.48%
Households -0.07% -0.33%
Families -0.23% -0.41%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.


Greene County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greene 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 # 81 22nd
Population Density1 # 88 15th
Diversity Index2 # 95 8th
Median Household Income # 75 27th
Per Capita Income # 80 23rd

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