Scott County IL Information

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Scott County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Scott County IL Housing Affordability Index is 236
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Scott County IL Wealth Index is 77
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 5,224
Population in Households 5,181
Population in Familes 4,231
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density 21
Diversity Index1 6
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,241
Average Household Income $69,854
Per Capita Income $29,239
Wealth Index3 77

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,459 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,681 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 505 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 273 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $99,276
Housing Affordability Index2 236
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,186
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,474
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.27% -0.57%
Households -0.14% -0.47%
Families -0.3% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

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Scott County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scott County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 99 4th
Population Density # 94 9th
Diversity Index # 101 2nd
Median Household Income # 50 52nd
Per Capita Income # 37 65th

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