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Bureau County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 34,875
Daytime Population: Workers 13,999
Daytime Population: Residents 17,658
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,657
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 34,419
Population in Familes 27,963
Population in Group Qrtrs 456
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $50,182
Average Household Income $65,267
Per Capita Income $26,742


Total Housing Units 15,937 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,514 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,702 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,721 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $112,379
Average Home Value $137,246


Total Households 14,216
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 9,459
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.04% -0.36%
Households -0.04% -0.36%
Families -0.21% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.98%


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, 2017 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 # 44 58th
Population Density # 62 40th
Diversity Index # 34 68th
Median Household Income # 46 56th
Per Capita Income # 42 60th

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