Wabash County IL Information

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Wabash County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 11,466
Population in Households 11,378
Population in Familes 9,166
Population in Group Qrtrs 88
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,860
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 3,177
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,503 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,513 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,347 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 643 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $88,078
Average Home Value $119,748
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,593
Average Household Income $59,137
Per Capita Income $25,132
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.66% -0.58%
Households -0.49% -0.47%
Families -0.65% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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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Wabash County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wabash 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 # 86 17th
Population Density1 # 47 55th
Diversity Index2 # 70 32nd
Median Household Income # 61 41st
Per Capita Income # 53 49th

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