Schuyler County, Illinois


Schuyler County, Illinois

Infobox U.S. County
county = Schuyler County
state = Illinois


seallink =


map size = 150
founded = 1825
seat = Rushville
largest city = Rushville
area_total_sq_mi = 441
area_total_km2 = 1143
area_land_sq_mi = 437
area_land_km2 = 1133
area_water_sq_mi = 4
area_water_km2 = 11
area percentage = 0.92%
census yr = 2000
pop = 7189
density_sq_mi = 16
density_km2 = 6
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset= -5
footnotes =
web= www.schuylercountyillinois.com|

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 Rushville, IllinoisGR|6.

Geography

According to the 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) of it is land and 4 square miles (11 km²) of it (0.92%) is water.

Townships

Bainbridge, Birmingham, Brooklyn, Browning, Buena Vista, Camden, Frederick, Hickory, Huntsville, Littleton, Oakland, Rushville, Woodstock

Adjacent counties

*McDonough County (north)
*Fulton County (northeast)
*Mason County (east)
*Cass County (southeast)
*Brown County (south)
*Adams County (southwest)
*Hancock County (northwest)

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

USCensusPop
1900= 16129
1910= 14852
1920= 13285
1930= 11676
1940= 11430
1950= 9613
1960= 8746
1970= 8135
1980= 8365
1990= 7498
2000= 7189
footnote= [http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/il190090.txt IL Counties 1900-1990]
As of the censusGR|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

*Browning
*Camden
*Littleton
*Rushville

Unincorporated communities

*Bader
*Bluff City
*Birmingham
*Brooklyn
*Doddsville
*Frederick
*Huntsville
*Layton
*Merritt
*Neelys
*Oxville
*Pleasantville
*Ray
*Riggston
*Sheldons Grove

Townships

Schuyler County is divided into these townships:

External links

* [http://www.schuylercountyillinois.com Schuyler Tourism]
* [http://www.bestillinoishunts.com Schuyler Hunting Information]
* [http://www.sos.state.il.us/departments/archives/irad/schuyler.html Schuyler Fact Sheet]


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