Douglas County IL Information

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Douglas County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Douglas County IL Housing Affordability Index is 199
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Douglas County IL Wealth Index is 71
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 19,794
Population in Households 19,626
Population in Familes 16,413
Population in Group Qrtrs 168
Population Density 48
Diversity Index1 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,037
Average Household Income $69,520
Per Capita Income $27,071
Wealth Index3 71

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,517 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,448 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,257 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 812 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $110,841
Housing Affordability Index2 199
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,705
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 5,287
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.1% -0.28%
Households -0.02% -0.23%
Families -0.18% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

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Douglas County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Douglas County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 58 44th
Population Density # 52 50th
Diversity Index # 43 59th
Median Household Income # 47 55th
Per Capita Income # 60 42nd

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