Whiteside County IL Information


Whiteside County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 57,413
Daytime Population: Workers 23,367
Daytime Population: Residents 30,090
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 53,457
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 56,401
Population in Familes 45,570
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,012
Population Density2 84
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $49,554
Average Household Income $63,057
Per Capita Income $25,992


Total Housing Units 25,770 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,893 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,603 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,274 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $107,579
Average Home Value $136,250


Total Households 23,496
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 15,658
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 -0.26% -0.36%
Households -0.14% -0.29%
Families -0.3% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


Whiteside County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whiteside 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 # 25 76th
Population Density # 29 73rd
Diversity Index # 25 76th
Median Household Income # 53 49th
Per Capita Income # 53 49th

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