Richland County IL Information


Richland County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,199
Daytime Population: Workers 7,445
Daytime Population: Residents 8,510
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,955
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 15,835
Population in Familes 12,661
Population in Group Qrtrs 364
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $44,968
Average Household Income $60,645
Per Capita Income $25,314


Total Housing Units 7,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,728 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,982 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 840 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $94,801
Average Home Value $133,402


Total Households 6,710
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 4,372
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 -0.03% -0.09%
Households -0.03% -0.1%
Families -0.21% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.88%


Richland County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richland 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 # 70 32nd
Population Density # 53 48th
Diversity Index # 72 30th
Median Household Income # 77 25th
Per Capita Income # 63 39th

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