Kewanee, IL

12,755 Population
6.7 square miles 1,900 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,900
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
54.8%
was 57.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.2%
was 5.8%
 
Percent Under 18
23.2%
was 24.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.0%
was 17.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
23.6%
was 18.0%
 
Median Household Income
$37,234
was $38,107
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.1
42.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
383.3
was 235.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,465.9
was 3,187.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
5,957
was 5,889
 
Median Rent
$570
was $573
 
Total Building Permits
2
was 3
 
Occupied Housing Units
5,283
was 5,257
 
Homeownership Rate
63.9%
was 65.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
2
was 3
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
887.4
was 877.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
26.1%
was 26.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.3
was 0.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.2
was 0.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.4%
was 98.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
78.5%
was 80.7%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
13.8%
was 14.4%
 

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