Edgar County IL Information

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Edgar County IL Housing Affordability Index is 251
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

Edgar County IL Wealth Index is 61
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 17,816
Population in Households 17,567
Population in Familes 13,928
Population in Group Qrtrs 249
Population Density 29
Diversity Index1 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,029
Average Household Income $61,033
Per Capita Income $26,110
Wealth Index3 61

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,803 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,463 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,154 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,186 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $86,327
Housing Affordability Index2 251
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,617
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 4,918
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 -0.45% -0.77%
Households -0.31% -0.67%
Families -0.49% -0.79%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

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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, 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 # 61 41st
Population Density # 82 21st
Diversity Index # 96 7th
Median Household Income # 69 33rd
Per Capita Income # 73 28th

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