Calhoun County IL Information


Calhoun County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,834
Daytime Population: Workers 1,173
Daytime Population: Residents 2,440
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,613
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 4,744
Population in Familes 3,962
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $50,349
Average Household Income $66,524
Per Capita Income $28,154


Total Housing Units 2,835 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,569 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 427 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 839 (29.6%)
Median Home Value $103,547
Average Home Value $150,080


Total Households 1,996
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,370
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 -0.71% -1.01%
Households -0.6% -0.96%
Families -0.75% -1.04%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   3.22%


Calhoun County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calhoun 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 # 100 3rd
Population Density # 98 6th
Diversity Index # 102 1st
Median Household Income # 42 60th
Per Capita Income # 30 72nd

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