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Bureau County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 34,496
Population in Households 34,040
Population in Familes 27,749
Population in Group Qrtrs 456
Population Density1 40
Diversity Index2 29


Median Household Income $52,065
Average Household Income $68,082
Per Capita Income $27,999


Total Housing Units 15,720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,810 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,306 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,604 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $117,652
Average Home Value $148,328


Total Households 14,116
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 9,372
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.17% -0.39%
Households -0.12% -0.36%
Families -0.3% -0.48%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   3.34%


Bureau County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bureau County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 45 57th
Population Density # 63 39th
Diversity Index # 35 68th
Median Household Income # 42 60th
Per Capita Income # 39 63rd

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