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Edgar County
  • County in Illinois

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade B+
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
  4. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  5. Diversity
    grade C minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B+
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  11. Commute
    grade B

editorial

Edgar County is located in Illinois with a population of 17,407. In Edgar County, most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Edgar County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$82,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$611
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    451.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    33
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    44
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    583.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    638.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    121.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

Working in Edgar County

Jobs
grade unavailable
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,647
National
$62,843

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