Jo Daviess County IL Information


Jo Daviess County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 23,130
Population in Households 22,963
Population in Familes 18,534
Population in Group Qrtrs 167
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 9,848
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 6,510
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,643 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,205 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,327 (30.5%)
Median Home Value $160,306
Average Home Value $210,699


Median Household Income $52,111
Average Household Income $65,862
Per Capita Income $28,104
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.41%
Households 0.16% 0.31%
Families -0.01% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.


Jo Daviess County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jo Daviess 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 # 54 48th
Population Density1 # 65 37th
Diversity Index2 # 67 35th
Median Household Income # 27 75th
Per Capita Income # 20 81st

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