Scott County IL Information

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Scott County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 5,223
Population in Households 5,180
Population in Familes 4,239
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,184
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,481
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,443 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,657 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 527 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 259 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $90,154
Average Home Value $115,208
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,661
Average Household Income $67,437
Per Capita Income $28,285
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.52%
Households -0.22% -0.41%
Families -0.37% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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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Scott County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scott 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 # 99 4th
Population Density1 # 93 10th
Diversity Index2 # 101 2nd
Median Household Income # 24 77th
Per Capita Income # 19 82nd

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