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Rock Island County Statistics

Facts

Land area427.6 square miles
Population Density345 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)147,258
Population change-0.2%
Under 5 years of age6.3%
Under 1822.4%
65 and over17.2%
Females50.8%
White85
Hispanic or Latino of any race12.3
Asian2.2%
Two or more races2.6%
Black or African American9.6%
Native American0.5%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school87%
Had a bachelor degree or higher21.8%
Veterans12,099

Households and Housing

Households60,456
Persons per household2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more85.9%
Median household income$48,702
The Per capita income$26,455
Live below the poverty line13.3%
Housing units65,593
Multi-unit structures22%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$113,800
Residents owning their homes70.2%

Business Facts

Total number of firms9,360
Women-owned firms29.4%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms2.9%
Black-owned firms5.1%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$1,711,386
Retail sales per capita$11,636
Manufacturers shipments$3,714,268
Merchant wholesaler sales$1,437,502
Source US Census Data