Menard County IL Information


Menard County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,788
Population in Households 12,634
Population in Familes 10,591
Population in Group Qrtrs 154
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 5,226
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 3,713
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,824 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,053 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,173 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 598 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $108,792
Average Home Value $133,105


Median Household Income $56,562
Average Household Income $70,766
Per Capita Income $29,363
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% -0.02%
Households 0.27% 0.09%
Families 0.13% 0.01%
Median Household Income   0.24%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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.


Menard County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Menard 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 # 84 19th
Population Density1 # 62 40th
Diversity Index2 # 72 30th
Median Household Income # 15 86th
Per Capita Income # 14 87th

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