|Woodford County, Illinois|
Location in the state of Illinois
Illinois's location in the U.S.
543 sq mi (1,406 km²)
528 sq mi (1,367 km²)
15 sq mi (38 km²), 2.73%
67/sq mi (26/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Geography[edit | edit source]
Adjacent Counties[edit | edit source]
- Marshall County (north)
- LaSalle County (northeast)
- Livingston County (east)
- McLean County (southeast)
- Tazewell County (southwest)
- Peoria County (west)
History[edit | edit source]
Woodford County was formed in 1841 out of Tazewell and McLean Counties. The County was named for Woodford County, which was named for General William Woodford, who was with General George Washington at Valley Forge.
Demographics[edit | edit source]
|IL Counties 1900-1990|
As of the census² of 2000, there were 35,469 people, 12,797 households, and 9,802 families residing in the county. The population density was 26/km² (67/sq mi). There were 13,487 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (26/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.47% White, 0.25% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. 0.68% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 12,797 households out of which 35.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.50% were married couples living together, 6.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.40% were non-families. 20.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.12.
In the county the population was spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 14.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.90 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $51,394, and the median income for a family was $58,305. Males had a median income of $42,150 versus $25,251 for females. The per capita income for the county was $21,956. About 2.90% of families and 4.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.80% of those under age 18 and 4.20% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns[edit | edit source]
- Bay View Gardens
- El Paso
- Germantown Hills
- Spring Bay
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