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Peoria County, Illinois; DeKalb County, Illinois; Edwards County, Illinois; Stephenson County, Illinois; Edgar County, Illinois

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Peoria County, Illinois
DeKalb County, Illinois
Edwards County, Illinois
Stephenson County, Illinois
Edgar County, Illinois
Female persons, percent
51.5%
50.4%
51.1%
51.4%
51.0%
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 179,179 104,897 6,395 44,498 17,161
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 186,496 105,162 6,721 47,708 18,576
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -3.9% -0.3% -4.9% -6.7% -7.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 186,494 105,160 6,721 47,711 18,576
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.9%
5.7%
5.8%
5.6%
5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.7%
21.4%
22.5%
21.3%
20.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.6%
12.9%
21.9%
23.4%
22.5%
Female persons, percent
51.5%
50.4%
51.1%
51.4%
51.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
73.5%
86.3%
97.3%
85.4%
97.8%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
18.8%
8.3%
0.5%
10.4%
0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.5%
0.5%
0.3%
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
4.1%
2.7%
0.4%
0.7%
0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
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Z
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Two or More Races, percent
3.1%
2.1%
1.3%
3.1%
1.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.1%
11.7%
1.4%
4.3%
1.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
69.4%
75.8%
96.4%
81.8%
96.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 9,765 5,251 449 3,191 1,234
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 5.4% 6.5% 0.5% 2.5% 0.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 83,631 41,308 3,193 21,879 8,818
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 65.1% 57.0% 80.2% 69.9% 76.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $129,800 $173,100 $79,300 $97,800 $82,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,234 $1,635 $923 $1,104 $981
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $531 $711 $367 $495 $430
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $798 $930 $495 $651 $611
Building permits, 2019 71 97 NA 16 3
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 73,253 38,150 2,773 19,739 7,542
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.42 2.62 2.31 2.24 2.26
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 86.8% 78.8% 89.8% 86.8% 86.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 8.1% 11.9% 2.1% 3.8% 1.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 87.7% 93.9% 85.5% 85.5% 84.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 78.0% 88.2% 78.4% 78.6% 78.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 90.9% 92.3% 92.0% 92.5% 90.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 30.6% 32.3% 13.9% 19.6% 17.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 7.9% 7.7% 10.3% 10.1% 12.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.9%
6.5%
5.8%
6.2%
6.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 61.5% 67.8% 59.5% 61.7% 60.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 58.2% 64.4% 53.9% 58.4% 55.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 383,480 135,939 2,808 47,609 D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,664,957 503,120 5,937 329,321 65,470
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 6,197,509 1,339,383 D 1,145,224 714,764
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,782,010 353,244 D D 227,396
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,576,723 1,052,737 55,047 521,557 156,994
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,761 $10,054 $8,236 $11,107 $8,630
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 18.4 26.0 22.5 22.1 20.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $55,842 $63,317 $51,080 $48,805 $53,647
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $32,041 $29,430 $28,255 $27,911 $27,797
Persons in poverty, percent
14.8%
13.0%
11.8%
11.5%
13.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 4,394 1,973 146 1,045 356
Total employment, 2018 108,245 27,446 1,948 14,659 6,478
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 6,291,718 1,133,833 90,861 677,198 242,340
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 3.5% 1.9% -4.6% -0.9% -2.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 9,508 6,184 423 2,719 883
All firms, 2012 12,430 6,954 448 3,177 1,002
Men-owned firms, 2012 6,782 3,708 223 1,580 403
Women-owned firms, 2012 4,190 2,491 200 1,229 343
Minority-owned firms, 2012 2,200 809 F 440 F
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 9,485 5,909 418 2,593 939
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,269 693 91 255 36
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 10,300 5,930 334 2,738 887
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 301.2 166.6 30.2 84.5 29.8
Land area in square miles, 2010 619.21 631.31 222.42 564.52 623.37
FIPS Code 17143 17037 17047 17177 17045
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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