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Stephenson County, Illinois; Randolph County, Illinois

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Stephenson County, Illinois
Randolph County, Illinois
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 44,498 31,782
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 44,498 31,782
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 47,708 33,480
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -6.7% -5.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 47,711 33,476
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.3%
19.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
23.4%
19.4%
Female persons, percent
51.4%
44.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
85.4%
87.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
10.4%
10.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
3.1%
1.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.3%
3.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
81.8%
84.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 3,268 2,305
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 2.3% 1.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 21,879 13,971
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 68.7% 75.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $97,000 $104,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,082 $1,051
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $494 $393
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $639 $663
Building permits, 2019 16 31
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 19,609 11,873
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.28 2.39
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 86.3% 86.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 3.5% 3.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 84.2% 82.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 76.9% 73.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 92.9% 83.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 19.3% 12.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 10.1% 10.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.2%
6.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 62.2% 50.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 58.2% 52.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 47,609 29,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 329,321 260,402
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,145,224 609,319
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 406,351
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 521,557 373,355
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $11,107 $11,329
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 21.8 25.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $48,016 $52,107
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $27,453 $25,340
Persons in poverty, percent
12.7%
13.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 1,045 651
Total employment, 2018 14,659 11,097
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 677,198 413,388
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -0.9% 1.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 2,719 1,371
All firms, 2012 3,177 1,787
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,580 967
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,229 537
Minority-owned firms, 2012 440 66
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,593 1,639
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 255 239
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,738 1,407
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 84.5 58.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 564.52 575.50
FIPS Code 17177 17157
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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