Menard County IL Information


Menard County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,547
Daytime Population: Workers 2,734
Daytime Population: Residents 5,826
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,560
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 12,393
Population in Familes 10,385
Population in Group Qrtrs 154
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $57,953
Average Household Income $74,709
Per Capita Income $31,039


Total Housing Units 5,781 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,971 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,166 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 644 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $112,345
Average Home Value $138,353


Total Households 5,137
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 3,644
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 -0.17% -0.44%
Households -0.01% -0.34%
Families -0.15% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.76%


Menard County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Menard 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 # 84 19th
Population Density # 63 39th
Diversity Index # 74 28th
Median Household Income # 16 85th
Per Capita Income # 14 87th

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