In 2017, Sangamon County, IL had a population of 198k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $58,687. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sangamon County, IL declined from 198,639 to 198,134, a -0.254% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,742 to $58,687, a 3.43% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sangamon County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.6%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.12%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.89%), and White (Hispanic) (1.41%). N/A% of the people in Sangamon County, IL speak a non-English language, and 98.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Sangamon County, IL are University of Illinois at Springfield (1,898 degrees awarded in 2017), Lincoln Land Community College (1,709 degrees), and Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield (394 degrees).
The median property value in Sangamon County, IL is $136,100, and the homeownership rate is 69.4%. Most people in Sangamon County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Sangamon County, IL is 2 cars per household.