Jefferson County IL Information

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Jefferson County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 38,797
Population in Households 36,594
Population in Familes 29,358
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,203
Population Density1 68
Diversity Index2 28
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 15,402
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 10,061
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 17,143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,907 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,495 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,741 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $93,793
Average Home Value $125,227
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,784
Average Household Income $58,068
Per Capita Income $23,651
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.1%
Households 0.04% -0.07%
Families -0.13% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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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Jefferson County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson 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 # 38 64th
Population Density1 # 38 64th
Diversity Index2 # 39 63rd
Median Household Income # 74 28th
Per Capita Income # 71 31st

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