Saline County IL Information


Saline County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 25,182
Population in Households 24,304
Population in Familes 19,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 878
Population Density1 66
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 10,348
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 6,539
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,838 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,321 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,027 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,490 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $79,160
Average Home Value $110,463


Median Household Income $37,868
Average Household Income $52,157
Per Capita Income $21,734
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% -0.04%
Households -0.05% -0.14%
Families -0.22% -0.25%
Median Household Income   0.41%
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.


Saline County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saline 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 # 52 50th
Population Density1 # 39 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 57 46th
Median Household Income # 96 7th
Per Capita Income # 91 12th

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