Sangamon County IL Information

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Sangamon County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 200,365
Population in Households 196,399
Population in Familes 151,954
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,966
Population Density1 231
Diversity Index2 34
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 84,261
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 51,566
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 91,704 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57,291 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 26,970 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,443 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $121,501
Average Home Value $152,492
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,600
Average Household Income $72,135
Per Capita Income $30,870
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.18%
Households 0.24% 0.19%
Families 0.06% 0.07%
Median Household Income   0.41%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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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Sangamon County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sangamon 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 # 11 90th
Population Density1 # 13 88th
Diversity Index2 # 27 75th
Median Household Income # 21 80th
Per Capita Income # 11 90th

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