Demographics - Comparative

US CENSUS information for Alexander, Johnson and Pulaski Counties
People QuickFacts Alexander Johnson Pulaski Illinois
Population, 2009 estimate 7,914 13,730 6,218 12,910,409
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 -17.5% 6.6% -15.4% 4.0%
Population estimates base (April 1) 2000 9,590 12,880 7,348 12,419,658
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2009 6.7% 4.4% 6.7% 6.9%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2009 23.5% 17.9% 24.2% 24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2009 18.5% 14.6% 15.9% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2009 51.8% 39.4% 52.3% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2009 (a) 64.5% 82.9% 67.0% 79.0%
Black persons, percent, 2009 (a) 33.3% 15.9% 30.3% 14.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2009 (a) 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Asian persons, percent, 2009 (a) 0.5% 0.1% 1.1% 4.4%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2009 1.3% 0.7% 1.5% 1.3%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2009 (b) 1.6% 3.4% 2.1% 15.2%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2009 63.1% 79.7% 65.7% 64.6%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 63.5% 59.5% 65.1% 56.8%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 0.9% 1.5% 0.7% 12.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 3.1% 2.7% 2.3% 19.2%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 67.0% 67.1% 70.7% 81.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 6.9% 11.7% 7.1% 26.1%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 2,380 2,110 1,847 1,999,717
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 24.7 27.1 25.8 28
Housing units, 2009 4,629 5,307 3,442 5,292,016
Homeownership rate, 2000 71.8% 84.7% 75.6% 67.3%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 14.0% 4.0% 7.6% 34.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $33,400 $64,700 $33,300 $130,800
Households, 2000 3,808 4,183 2,893 4,591,779
Persons per household, 2000 2.36 2.43 2.44 2.63
Median household income, 2008 $28,725 $42,382 $31,261 $56,230
Per capita money income, 1999 $16,084 $17,990 $13,325 $23,104
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008 29.5% 17.0% 26.6% 12.2%
Business QuickFacts Alexander Johnson Pulaski Illinois
Private nonfarm establishments, 2008 125 186 104 321,942
Private nonfarm employment, 2008 1,300 1,585 998 5,464,130
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2008 -24.7% 41.0% -14.9% -0.7%
Nonemployer establishments, 2008 425 702 356 874,540
Total number of firms, 2002 502 824 404 958,120
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 58.0% S S 29.7%
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 25,610 52,049 23,012 131,469,518
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $2,708 $4,054 $3,201 $10,446
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 3,118 5,852 1,614 19,072,168
Federal spending, 2008 119,579 102,336 188,017 100,671,535
Geography QuickFacts Alexander Johnson Pulaski Illinois
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 236.38 344.63 200.79 55,583.58
Persons per square mile, 2000 40.6 37.3 36.6 223.4
FIPS Code 3 87 153 17

 

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Source: US Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts