List of Illinois Counties by Population
County
Population
Gallatin
6,445
Fulton 38,250
Franklin 39,018
Ford 14,241
Fayette 21,802
Effingham 34,264
Edwards 6,971
Edgar 19,704
DuPage 904,161
Douglas 19,922
De Witt 16,798
DeKalb 88,969
Cumberland 11,253
Crawford 20,452
Cook 5,376,741
Coles 53,196
Clinton 35,535
Clay 14,560
Clark 17,008
Christian 35,372
Champaign 179,669
Cass 13,695
Carroll 16,674
Calhoun 5,084
Bureau 35,503
Brown 6,950
Boone 41,786
Bond 17,633
Alexander 9,590
Adams 68,277
Woodford 35,469
Winnebago 278,418
Williamson 61,296
Will 502,266
Whiteside 60,653
White 15,371
Wayne 17,151
Washington 15,148
Warren 18,735
Wabash 12,937
Vermillion 83,919
Union 18,293
Tazewell 128,495
Stephenson 48,979
Stark 6,332
Shelby 22,893
Scott 5,537
Schuyler 7,189
Sangamon 188,951
Saline 26,733
St. Clair 256,082
Rock Island 149,374
Richland 16,149
Randolph 33,893
Putnam 6,086
Pulaski 7,348
Pope 4,413
Pike 17,384
Piatt 16,365
Perry 23,094
Peoria 183,433
Ogle 51,032
Moultrie 14,287
Morgan 36,616
Montgomery 30,652
Monroe 27,619
Mercer 16,957
Menard 12,486
Massac 15,161
Mason 16,038
Marshall 13,180
Marion 41,691
Madison 258,941
Macoupin 49,019
Macon 114,706
McLean 150,433
McHenry 260,077
McDonough 32,913
Logan 31,183
Livingston 39,678
Lee 36,062
Lawrence 15,452
La Salle 111,509
Lake 644,356
Knox 55,836
Kendall 54,544
Kankakee 103,833
Kane 404,119
Johnson 12,878
Jo Daviess 22,289
Jersey 21,668
Jefferson 40,045
Jasper 10,117
Jackson 59,612
Iroquois 31,334
Henry 51,020
Henderson 8,213
Hardin 4,800
Hancock 20,121
Hamilton 8,621
Grundy 37,535
Greene 14,761
People QuickFacts Illinois USA
Population, 2006 estimate 12,831,970 299,398,484
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 3.3% 6.4%
Population, 2000 12,419,293 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2006 6.9% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2006 25.1% 24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2006 12.0% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2006 50.8% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2006 (a) 79.3% 80.1%
Black persons, percent, 2006 (a) 15.0% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2006 (a) 0.3% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2006 (a) 4.2% 4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2006 (a) 0.1% 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2006 1.1% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2006 (b) 14.7% 14.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2006 65.3% 66.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 56.8% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 12.3% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 19.2% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 81.4% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 26.1% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 1,999,717 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 28.0 25.5
Housing units, 2006 5,199,589 126,316,181
Homeownership rate, 2000 67.3% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 34.0% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $130,800 $119,600
Households, 2000 4,591,779 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.63 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $47,711 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $23,104 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 11.9% 12.7%
Business QuickFacts Illinois USA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 318,9271 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 5,235,8661 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 -4.8%1 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2005 835,236 20,392,068
Total number of firms, 2002 958,120 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 7.2% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.4% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 4.6% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 0.1% 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 4.1% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 29.7% 28.2%
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 188,365,216 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 317,467,059 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 131,469,518 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $10,446 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 19,072,168 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 58,802 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 76,828,3601 2,143,781,7272
Geography QuickFacts Illinois USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 55,583.58 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 223.4 79.6
FIPS Code 17

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