Putnam County IL Information


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


Total Population 5,759
Population in Households 5,757
Population in Familes 4,723
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $56,115
Average Household Income $74,311
Per Capita Income $31,294


Total Housing Units 3,074 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,012 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 413 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 649 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $149,885
Average Home Value $169,868


Total Households 2,425
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,654
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 -0.51% -0.75%
Households -0.41% -0.69%
Families -0.57% -0.81%
Median Household Income   4.4%
Per Capita Income   3.49%


Putnam County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Putnam 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 # 97 6th
Population Density # 68 35th
Diversity Index # 57 45th
Median Household Income # 23 78th
Per Capita Income # 17 84th

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