White County IL Information


White County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,400
Daytime Population: Workers 5,417
Daytime Population: Residents 7,824
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,241
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 14,009
Population in Familes 11,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 391
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $44,195
Average Household Income $58,357
Per Capita Income $25,319


Total Housing Units 7,172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,594 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,596 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 982 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $77,270
Average Home Value $103,303


Total Households 6,190
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 4,010
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 -0.25% -0.41%
Households -0.27% -0.43%
Families -0.45% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.55%


White County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares White 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 # 77 25th
Population Density # 78 24th
Diversity Index # 89 12th
Median Household Income # 81 22nd
Per Capita Income # 62 40th

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