Ford County IL Information


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  1. Ford County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forFord County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Ford County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,835
Population in Households 13,425
Population in Familes 10,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 410
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $50,826
Average Household Income $65,362
Per Capita Income $27,557


Total Housing Units 6,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,960 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,642 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 680 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $94,778
Average Home Value $117,494


Total Households 5,602
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 3,695
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.21% -0.49%
Households -0.16% -0.47%
Families -0.33% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   3.14%


Ford County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ford 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 # 78 25th
Population Density # 81 20th
Diversity Index # 61 41st
Median Household Income # 49 53rd
Per Capita Income # 45 57th

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