Wabash County IL Information


Wabash County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,456
Daytime Population: Workers 4,074
Daytime Population: Residents 5,999
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,073
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 11,368
Population in Familes 9,155
Population in Group Qrtrs 88
Population Density2 51
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $50,484
Average Household Income $62,481
Per Capita Income $26,616


Total Housing Units 5,522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,504 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,364 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 654 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $88,643
Average Home Value $123,338


Total Households 4,868
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 3,175
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 -0.58% -0.5%
Households -0.4% -0.39%
Families -0.57% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.64%


Wabash County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wabash 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 # 86 17th
Population Density # 47 55th
Diversity Index # 68 34th
Median Household Income # 41 61st
Per Capita Income # 45 57th

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