Pope County IL Information


Pope County Subdivisions

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Pope County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forPope County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Illinois Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Illinois Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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


Total Population 4,120
Population in Households 3,749
Population in Familes 3,011
Population in Group Qrtrs 371
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $41,104
Average Household Income $52,256
Per Capita Income $22,364


Total Housing Units 2,473 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,473 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 229 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 771 (31.2%)
Median Home Value $113,676
Average Home Value $147,946


Total Households 1,702
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 1,109
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 -0.98% -1.02%
Households -0.87% -0.97%
Families -1.04% -1.09%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.57%


Pope County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pope 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 # 102 1st
Population Density # 102 1st
Diversity Index # 49 54th
Median Household Income # 95 8th
Per Capita Income # 98 5th

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

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features
  4. Research Public Schools & Attendance Zones

Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Illinois July 1, 2018 Data
Highest or Lowest: