McLean County IL Information


McLean County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 177,657
Population in Households 166,969
Population in Familes 126,066
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,688
Population Density1 150
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 67,872
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 41,346
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 73,952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43,536 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 24,336 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,080 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $152,235
Average Home Value $177,809


Median Household Income $59,025
Average Household Income $78,470
Per Capita Income $30,965
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.75%
Households 0.67% 0.71%
Families 0.48% 0.59%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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.


McLean County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McLean 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 # 13 88th
Population Density1 # 21 80th
Diversity Index2 # 23 78th
Median Household Income # 11 90th
Per Capita Income # 10 91st

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