Stephenson County IL Information

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Stephenson County IL Housing Affordability Index is 174
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

Stephenson County IL Wealth Index is 71
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 46,009
Population in Households 45,174
Population in Familes 35,984
Population in Group Qrtrs 835
Population Density 82
Diversity Index1 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,083
Average Household Income $66,159
Per Capita Income $27,886
Wealth Index3 71

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 22,081 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,134 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,217 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,730 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $108,113
Housing Affordability Index2 174
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,351
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 12,481
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 -0.39% -0.66%
Households -0.27% -0.59%
Families -0.45% -0.71%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

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Stephenson County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stephenson 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 # 33 69th
Population Density # 31 72nd
Diversity Index # 28 74th
Median Household Income # 63 39th
Per Capita Income # 52 50th

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