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

441 sq mi (1,143 km²)
437 sq mi (1,133 km²)
4 sq mi (11 km²), 0.92%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

7,189
16/sq mi (6/km²)
Founded 1825
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.schuylercountyillinois.com

Schuyler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population was 7,189. Its county seat is Rushville, Illinois[1].

Contents

Geography

According to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 441 square miles (1,143 km²), of which 437 square miles (1,133 km²) is land and 4 square miles (11 km²) (0.92%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

History

Schuyler County was formed in 1825 out of Pike and Fulton Counties. It is named in honor of Philip Schuyler, member of the Continental Congress and Senator from New York.

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 16,129
1910 14,852 −7.9%
1920 13,285 −10.6%
1930 11,676 −12.1%
1940 11,430 −2.1%
1950 9,613 −15.9%
1960 8,746 −9.0%
1970 8,135 −7.0%
1980 8,365 2.8%
1990 7,498 −10.4%
2000 7,189 −4.1%
IL Counties 1900-1990

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 7,189 people, 2,975 households, and 2,070 families residing in the county. The population density was 16 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 3,304 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.80% White, 0.22% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. 0.54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 31.9% were of American, 22.7% German, 14.2% English and 9.8% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 2,975 households out of which 28.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.70% were married couples living together, 7.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.40% were non-families. 27.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.10% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 19.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,233, and the median income for a family was $41,489. Males had a median income of $29,253 versus $21,235 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,158. About 6.80% of families and 10.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.70% of those under age 18 and 13.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated communities

Townships

Schuyler County is divided into these townships:

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links

Coordinates: 40°10′N 90°37′W / 40.16°N 90.61°W / 40.16; -90.61


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Schuyler County, Illinois
Map
File:Map of Illinois highlighting Schuyler County.png
Location in the state of Illinois
Map of the USA highlighting Illinois
Illinois's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1825
Seat Rushville
Largest City Rushville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.92%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

7189
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Schuyler County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population is 7,189. Its county seat is Rushville6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,143 km² (441 sq mi). 1,133 km² (437 sq mi) of it is land and 11 km² (4 sq mi) of it (0.92%) is water.

Adjacent Counties

History

Schuyler County was formed in 1825 out of Pike and Fulton Counties. It is named in honor of Philip Schuyler, member of the Continental Congress and Senator from New York.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 7,189 people, 2,975 households, and 2,070 families residing in the county. The population density was 6/km² (16/sq mi). There were 3,304 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.80% White, 0.22% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. 0.54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,975 households out of which 28.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.70% were married couples living together, 7.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.40% were non-families. 27.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.10% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 19.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,233, and the median income for a family was $41,489. Males had a median income of $29,253 versus $21,235 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,158. About 6.80% of families and 10.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.70% of those under age 18 and 13.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Census designated places

External links

Coordinates: 40°10′N 90°37′W / 40.16, -90.61

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