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Encyclopedia > Richland County, Illinois
Richland County, Illinois
Map
Map of Illinois highlighting Richland County
Location in the state of Illinois
Map of the USA highlighting Illinois
Illinois's location in the USA
Statistics
Formed
Seat [[Olney, Illinois|Olney]]
Largest City [[{{{largest city}}}, Illinois|{{{largest city}}}]]
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

938 km² (362 mi²)
933 km² (360 mi²)
5 km² (2 mi²), 0.52%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

16,149
17/km² 

Richland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population is 16,149. Its county seat is Olney, Illinois6. Image File history File links Map_of_Illinois_highlighting_Richland_County. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_IL.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Illinois ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Olney is a city in Richland County, Illinois, United States. ... Olney is a city in Richland County, Illinois, United States. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Olney is a city in Richland County, Illinois, United States. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 938 km² (362 mi²). 933 km² (360 mi²) of it is land and 5 km² (2 mi²) of it (0.52%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent Counties

Jasper County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Crawford County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Wabash County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Edwards County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1950. ...

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 16,391
1910 15,970 -2.6%
1920 14,044 -12.1%
1930 14,053 0.1%
1940 17,137 21.9%
1950 16,889 -1.4%
1960 16,299 -3.5%
1970 16,829 3.3%
1980 17,587 4.5%
1990 16,545 -5.9%
2000 16,149 -2.4%
IL Counties 1900-1990

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 16,149 people, 6,660 households, and 4,535 families residing in the county. The population density was 17/km² (45/mi²). There were 7,468 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (21/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.16% White, 0.29% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. 0.77% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1900 US Census The Twelfth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 76,212,168, an increase of 21. ... The Thirteenth United States Census was taken in 1910. ... The Fourteenth United States Census was taken in 1920. ... The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twetieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,542,199, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 6,660 households out of which 30.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.80% were married couples living together, 8.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.90% were non-families. 27.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.92. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 26.60% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 17.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 93.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.80 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $31,185, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $28,955 versus $19,693 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,847. About 9.80% of families and 12.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.60% of those under age 18 and 7.00% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

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Springfield (capital)
Topics History | Government | Economy | Culture
Regions American Bottom | Central Illinois | Champaign-Urbana | Chicagoland | Coulee Region | Forgottonia | Fox Valley | Little Egypt | St. Louis Metro-East | Northern Illinois | Northwestern Illinois | Quad Cities | River Bend | Wabash Valley
Major cities Aurora | Belleville | Bloomington/Normal | Carbondale | Champaign/Urbana | Chicago | Danville | Decatur | DeKalb | East St. Louis | Elgin | Freeport | Galesburg | Joliet | Kankakee | Moline/Rock Island | Naperville | Peoria | Quincy | Rockford | Springfield | Waukegan
Counties Adams | Alexander | Bond | Boone | Brown | Bureau | Calhoun | Carroll | Cass | Champaign | Christian | Clark | Clay | Clinton | Coles | Cook | Crawford | Cumberland | DeKalb | DeWitt | Douglas | DuPage | Edgar | Edwards | Effingham | Fayette | Ford | Franklin | Fulton | Gallatin | Greene | Grundy | Hamilton | Hancock | Hardin | Henderson | Henry | Iroquois | Jackson | Jasper | Jefferson | Jersey | Jo Daviess | Johnson | Kane | Kankakee | Kendall | Knox | LaSalle | Lake | Lawrence | Lee | Livingston | Logan | Macon | Macoupin | Madison | Marion | Marshall | Mason | Massac | McDonough | McHenry | McLean | Menard | Mercer | Monroe | Montgomery | Morgan | Moultrie | Ogle | Peoria | Perry | Piatt | Pike | Pope | Pulaski | Putnam | Randolph | Richland | Rock Island | Saline | Sangamon | Schuyler | Scott | Shelby | St. Clair | Stark | Stephenson | Tazewell | Union | Vermilion | Wabash | Warren | Washington | Wayne | White | Whiteside | Will | Williamson | Winnebago | Woodford

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Richland County, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (362 words)
Richland County is a county located in the state of Illinois.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 26.60% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 17.60% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $31,185, and the median income for a family is $40,000.
Richland County Olney, Illinois (Counties) (192 words)
Richland county was created in 1841 from parts of Clay County and Lawrence County.
It is located in southeastern Illinois, one county removed from the Ohio River and is named for Richland County, Ohio, which in turn was named for the fertility of the area.
Olney serves as the county seat is and the county population on July 1, 1999, was 16,654, an increase of 109 over the 1990 census.
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