Edgar County IL Information


Edgar County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,698
Population in Households 17,449
Population in Familes 13,914
Population in Group Qrtrs 249
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $45,684
Average Household Income $59,362
Per Capita Income $25,523


Total Housing Units 8,803 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,464 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,109 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,230 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $85,522
Average Home Value $121,536


Total Households 7,573
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 4,901
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 -0.59% -0.73%
Households -0.42% -0.62%
Families -0.59% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.79%


Edgar County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgar 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 # 61 41st
Population Density # 84 19th
Diversity Index # 96 7th
Median Household Income # 79 24th
Per Capita Income # 68 34th

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