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Logan County, Illinois
Map of Illinois highlighting Logan County
Location in the state of Illinois
Map of the U.S. highlighting Illinois
Illinois's location in the U.S.
Seat Lincoln
Largest city Lincoln
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

619 sq mi (1,603 km²)
618 sq mi (1,601 km²)
1 sq mi (2 km²), 0.14%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

31,183
50/sq mi (19/km²)
Founded 1839
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.co.logan.il.us

Logan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population was 31,183. Its county seat is Lincoln, Illinois[1].

The Lincoln Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Logan County.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 619 square miles (1,603 km²), of which 618 square miles (1,601 km²) is land and 1 square mile (2 km²) (0.14%) is water.

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Major highways

Townships

Aetna, Atlanta, Broadwell, Chester, Corwin, East Lincoln, Elkhart, Eminence, Hurlbut, Lake Fort, Mt. Pulaski, Oran, Orvil, Prairie Creek, Sheridan, West Lincoln

Adjacent counties

History

Established in 1839, Logan County was named after physician and State Representative John Logan, father of Union General John Alexander Logan.[1]

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 28,680
1910 30,216 5.4%
1920 29,562 −2.2%
1930 28,863 −2.4%
1940 29,438 2.0%
1950 30,671 4.2%
1960 33,656 9.7%
1970 33,538 −0.4%
1980 31,802 −5.2%
1990 30,798 −3.2%
2000 31,183 1.3%
IL Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 31,183 people, 11,113 households, and 7,579 families residing in the county. The population density was 50 people per square mile (19/km²). There were 11,872 housing units at an average density of 19 per square mile (7/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.69% White, 6.56% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. 1.61% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 37.3% were of German, 17.0% American, 10.9% Irish and 9.9% English ancestry according to Census 2000. 97.1% spoke English and 2.0% Spanish as their first language.

There were 11,113 households out of which 31.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.30% were married couples living together, 9.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.80% were non-families. 27.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 21.90% under the age of 18, 11.60% from 18 to 24, 29.70% from 25 to 44, 21.80% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $39,389, and the median income for a family was $48,655. Males had a median income of $33,015 versus $23,461 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,953. About 6.20% of families and 8.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.50% of those under age 18 and 7.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Logan County, Illinois.

References

External links

Coordinates: 40°08′N 89°22′W / 40.13°N 89.36°W / 40.13; -89.36


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Logan County, Illinois
Map
File:Map of Illinois highlighting Logan County.png
Location in the state of Illinois
Map of the USA highlighting Illinois
Illinois's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1839
Seat Lincoln
Largest City Lincoln
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.14%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

31183
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.co.logan.il.us

Logan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population was 31,183. Its county seat is Lincoln6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,603 km² (619 sq mi). 1,601 km² (618 sq mi) of it is land and 2 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.14%) is water.

Adjacent Counties

History

Established in 1839, Logan County was named after physician and State Representative John Logan, father of Union General John Alexander Logan.[1]

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 31,183 people, 11,113 households, and 7,579 families residing in the county. The population density was 19/km² (50/sq mi). There were 11,872 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 91.69% White, 6.56% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. 1.61% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 11,113 households out of which 31.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.30% were married couples living together, 9.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.80% were non-families. 27.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 21.90% under the age of 18, 11.60% from 18 to 24, 29.70% from 25 to 44, 21.80% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $39,389, and the median income for a family was $48,655. Males had a median income of $33,015 versus $23,461 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,953. About 6.20% of families and 8.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.50% of those under age 18 and 7.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Logan County, Illinois.

Coordinates: 40°08′N 89°22′W / 40.13, -89.36

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Logan County, Illinois. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.
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