Illinois Census Returns by County, 1810-2000

 

Table 1:  1810-1820

County

1810

% of Total

1818

% of Total

1820

% of Total

Adams

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-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Alexander

-----

-----

-----

-----

626

1.13%

Bond

-----

-----

1,398

3.47%

2,931

5.31%

Calhoun

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Clark

-----

-----

-----

-----

931

1.69%

Clay

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Clinton

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Crawford

-----

-----

2,839

7.05%

3,022

5.47%

Edgar

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Edwards

-----

-----

2,243

5.57%

3,444

6.24%

Fayette

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Franklin

-----

-----

1,281

3.18%

1,763

3.19%

Fulton

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Gallatin

-----

-----

3,849

9.56%

3,155

5.71%

Greene

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Hamilton

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Hancock

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Henry

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Jackson

-----

-----

1,619

4.02%

1,542

2.79%

Jefferson

-----

-----

-----

-----

691

1.25%

Jo Daviess

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Johnson

-----

-----

767

1.91%

843

1.53%

Knox

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Lawrence

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Macon

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Macoupin

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Madison

-----

-----

6,303

15.66%

13,550

24.54%

Marion

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Mercer

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Monroe

-----

-----

1,517

3.77%

1,537

2.78%

Montgomery

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Morgan

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Perry

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Pike

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Pope  

-----

-----

2,069

5.14%

2,610

4.73%

Putnam-Peoria

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Randolph     

7,275

59%

2,974

7.39%

3,492

6.32%

Saint Clair

5,007

41%

5,039

12.52%

5,253

9.51%

Sangamon

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Schuyler

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Shelby

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Tazewell

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Union 

-----

-----

2,709

6.73%

2,362

4.28%

Vermilion

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Wabash

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Warren

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

Washington

-----

-----

1,819

4.52%

1,517

2.75%

Wayne

-----

-----

-----

-----

1,114

2.02%

White

-----

-----

3,832

9.52%

4,828

8.74%

Total

12,282

 

40,258

 

55,211

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 2:  1830-1850

 

County

1830

% of Total

1840

% of Total

1850

% of Total

Adams

2,186

1.39%

14,476

3.04%

26,508

3.11%

Alexander

1,390

0.88%

3,313

0.70%

2,484

0.29%

Bond

3,124

1.98%

5,060

1.06%

6,144

0.72%

Boone

-----

-----

1,705

0.36%

7,624

0.90%

Brown

-----

-----

4,183

0.88%

7,198

0.85%

Bureau

-----

-----

3,067

0.64%

8,841

1.04%

Calhoun

1,090

0.69%

1,741

0.37%

3,231

0.38%

Carroll

-----

-----

1,023

0.21%

4,586

0.54%

Cass

-----

-----

2,981

0.63%

7,253

0.85%

Champaign

-----

-----

1,475

0.31%

2,649

0.31%

Christian

-----

-----

1,897

0.40%

3,203

0.38%

Clark

3,940

2.50%

7,453

1.57%

9,532

1.12%

Clay

755

0.48%

3,228

0.68%

4,289

0.50%

Clinton

2,330

1.48%

3,718

0.78%

5,139

0.60%

Coles

-----

-----

9,616

2.02%

9,335

1.10%

Cook

-----

-----

10,201

2.14%

43,385

5.10%

Crawford

3,117

1.98%

4,422

0.93%

7,135

0.84%

Cumberland

-----

-----

-----

-----

3,718

0.44%

De Kalb

-----

-----

1,697

0.36%

7,540

0.89%

De Witt

-----

-----

3,247

0.68%

5,002

0.59%

Du Page

-----

-----

3,535

0.74%

9,290

1.09%

Edgar

4,071

2.59%

8,225

1.73%

10,692

1.26%

Edwards

1,649

1.05%

3,070

0.64%

3,524

0.41%

Effingham

-----

-----

1,675

0.35%

3,799

0.45%

Fayette

2,704

1.72%

6,328

1.33%

8,075

0.95%

Franklin

4,083

2.59%

3,682

0.77%

5,681

0.67%

Fulton

1,841

1.17%

13,142

2.76%

22,508

2.64%

Gallatin

7,405

4.70%

10,760

2.26%

5,448

0.64%

Greene

7,674

4.87%

11,951

2.51%

12,429

1.46%

Grundy

-----

-----

-----

-----

3,023

0.36%

Hamilton

2,616

1.66%

3,945

0.83%

6,362

0.75%

Hancock

483

0.31%

9,946

2.09%

14,652

1.72%

Hardin

-----

-----

1,378

0.29%

2,887

0.34%

Henderson

-----

-----

-----

-----

4,612

0.54%

Henry

41

0.03%

1,260

0.26%

3,807

0.45%

Iroquois

-----

-----

1,695

0.36%

4,149

0.49%

Jackson

1,828

1.16%

3,566

0.75%

5,862

0.69%

Jasper

-----

-----

1,472

0.31%

3,220

0.38%

Jefferson

2,555

1.62%

5,762

1.21%

8,109

0.95%

Jersey

-----

-----

4,535

0.95%

7,354

0.86%

Jo Daviess

2,111

1.34%

6,180

1.30%

18,604

2.18%

Johnson

1,596

1.01%

3,626

0.76%

4,114

0.48%

Kane

-----

-----

6,501

1.37%

16,703

1.96%

Kendall

-----

-----

-----

-----

7,730

0.91%

Knox

274

0.17%

7,060

1.48%

13,279

1.56%

La Salle

-----

-----

9,348

1.96%

17,815

2.09%

Lake

-----

-----

2,634

0.55%

14,226

1.67%

Lawrence

3,668

2.33%

7,092

1.49%

6,121

0.72%

Lee

-----

-----

2,035

0.43%

5,292

0.62%

Livingston

-----

-----

759

0.16%

1,552

0.18%

Logan

-----

-----

2,333

0.49%

5,128

0.60%

Macon

1,122

0.71%

3,039

0.64%

3,988

0.47%

Macoupin

1,990

1.26%

7,826

1.64%

12,355

1.45%

Madison

6,221

3.95%

14,433

3.03%

20,441

2.40%

Marion

2,125

1.35%

4,742

1.00%

6,720

0.79%

Marshall

-----

-----

1,849

0.39%

5,180

0.61%

Mason

-----

-----

-----

-----

5,921

0.70%

Massac

-----

-----

-----

-----

4,092

0.48%

McDonough

-----

-----

5,308

1.11%

7,616

0.89%

McHenry

-----

-----

2,578

0.54%

14,978

1.76%

McLean

-----

-----

6,565

1.38%

10,163

1.19%

Menard

-----

-----

4,431

0.93%

6,349

0.75%

Mercer

26

0.02%

2,352

0.49%

5,246

0.62%

Monroe

2,000

1.27%

4,481

0.94%

7,679

0.90%

Montgomery

2,953

1.88%

4,490

0.94%

6,277

0.74%

Morgan

12,714

8.08%

19,547

4.10%

16,064

1.89%

Moultrie

-----

-----

-----

-----

3,234

0.38%

Ogle

-----

-----

3,479

0.73%

10,020

1.18%

Peoria

-----

-----

6,153

1.29%

17,547

2.06%

Perry

1,215

0.77%

3,222

0.68%

5,278

0.62%

Piatt

-----

-----

-----

-----

1,606

0.19%

Pike

2,396

1.52%

11,728

2.46%

18,819

2.21%

Pope

3,316

2.11%

4,094

0.86%

3,975

0.47%

Pulaski

-----

-----

-----

-----

2,265

0.27%

Putnam

1,310

0.83%

2,131

0.45%

3,924

0.46%

Randolph

4,429

2.81%

7,944

1.67%

11,079

1.30%

Richland

-----

-----

-----

-----

4,012

0.47%

Rock Island

-----

-----

2,610

0.55%

6,937

0.81%

Saint Clair

7,078

4.50%

13,631

2.86%

20,180

2.37%

Saline

-----

-----

-----

-----

5,588

0.66%

Sangamon

12,960

8.23%

14,716

3.09%

19,228

2.26%

Schuyler

2,959

1.88%

6,972

1.46%

10,573

1.24%

Scott

-----

-----

6,215

1.31%

7,914

0.93%

Shelby

2,972

1.89%

6,659

1.40%

7,807

0.92%

Stark

-----

-----

1,573

0.33%

3,710

0.44%

Stephenson

-----

-----

2,800

0.59%

11,666

1.37%

Tazewell

4,716

3.00%

7,221

1.52%

12,052

1.42%

Union 

3,239

2.06%

5,524

1.16%

7,615

0.89%

Vermilion

5,836

3.71%

9,303

1.95%

11,492

1.35%

Wabash

2,710

1.72%

4,240

0.89%

4,690

0.55%

Warren

308

0.20%

6,739

1.42%

8,176

0.96%

Washington

1,675

1.06%

4,810

1.01%

6,953

0.82%

Wayne

2,553

1.62%

5,133

1.08%

6,825

0.80%

White

6,091

3.87%

7,919

1.66%

8,925

1.05%

Whiteside

-----

-----

2,514

0.53%

5,361

0.63%

Will

-----

-----

10,167

2.14%

16,703

1.96%

Williamson

-----

-----

4,457

0.94%

7,216

0.85%

Winnebago

-----

-----

4,609

0.97%

11,773

1.38%

Woodford

-----

-----

-----

-----

4,415

0.52%

Total

157,445

 

476,202

 

851,470

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 3:  1860-1880

 

County

1860

% of Total

1870

% of Total

1880

% of Total

Adams

41,323

2.41%

56,362

2.22%

59,135

1.92%

Alexander

4,707

0.27%

10,564

0.42%

14,808

0.48%

Bond

9,815

0.57%

13,152

0.52%

14,866

0.48%

Boone

11,678

0.68%

12,942

0.51%

11,508

0.37%

Brown

9,938

0.58%

12,205

0.48%

13,041

0.42%

Bureau

26,426

1.54%

32,415

1.28%

33,172

1.08%

Calhoun

5,144

0.30%

6,562

0.26%

7,467

0.24%

Carroll

11,733

0.69%

16,705

0.66%

16,976

0.55%

Cass

11,235

0.66%

11,580

0.46%

14,493

0.47%

Champaign

14,629

0.85%

32,737

1.29%

40,863

1.33%

Christian

10,492

0.61%

20,363

0.80%

28,227

0.92%

Clark

14,987

0.88%

18,719

0.74%

21,894

0.71%

Clay

9,336

0.55%

15,875

0.63%

16,192

0.53%

Clinton

10,941

0.64%

16,285

0.64%

18,714

0.61%

Coles

14,203

0.83%

25,235

0.99%

27,042

0.88%

Cook

144,954

8.47%

349,966

13.78%

607,524

19.74%

Crawford

11,551

0.67%

13,889

0.55%

16,197

0.53%

Cumberland

8,311

0.49%

12,223

0.48%

13,759

0.45%

De Kalb

19,086

1.11%

23,265

0.92%

26,768

0.87%

De Witt

10,820

0.63%

14,768

0.58%

17,010

0.55%

Douglas

7,140

0.42%

13,484

0.53%

15,853

0.52%

Du Page

14,701

0.86%

16,685

0.66%

19,161

0.62%

Edgar

16,925

0.99%

21,450

0.84%

25,499

0.83%

Edwards

5,454

0.32%

7,565

0.30%

8,597

0.28%

Effingham

7,816

0.46%

15,653

0.62%

18,920

0.61%

Fayette

11,189

0.65%

19,638

0.77%

23,241

0.76%

Ford

1,979

0.12%

9,103

0.36%

15,099

0.49%

Franklin

9,393

0.55%

12,652

0.50%

16,129

0.52%

Fulton

33,338

1.95%

38,291

1.51%

41,240

1.34%

Gallatin

8,055

0.47%

11,134

0.44%

12,861

0.42%

Greene

16,093

0.94%

20,277

0.80%

23,010

0.75%

Grundy

10,379

0.61%

14,938

0.59%

16,732

0.54%

Hamilton

9,915

0.58%

13,014

0.51%

16,712

0.54%

Hancock

29,061

1.70%

35,935

1.41%

35,337

1.15%

Hardin

3,759

0.22%

5,113

0.20%

6,024

0.20%

Henderson

9,501

0.56%

12,582

0.50%

10,722

0.35%

Henry

20,660

1.21%

35,506

1.40%

36,597

1.19%

Iroquois

12,325

0.72%

25,782

1.02%

35,451

1.15%

Jackson

9,589

0.56%

19,634

0.77%

22,505

0.73%

Jasper

8,364

0.49%

11,234

0.44%

14,515

0.47%

Jefferson

12,965

0.76%

17,864

0.70%

20,686

0.67%

Jersey

12,051

0.70%

15,054

0.59%

15,542

0.50%

Jo Daviess

27,325

1.60%

27,820

1.10%

27,528

0.89%

Johnson

9,342

0.55%

11,248

0.44%

13,078

0.42%

Kane

30,062

1.76%

39,091

1.54%

44,939

1.46%

Kankakee

15,412

0.90%

24,352

0.96%

25,047

0.81%

Kendall

13,074

0.76%

12,399

0.49%

13,083

0.43%

Knox

28,663

1.67%

39,522

1.56%

38,344

1.25%

La Salle

48,332

2.82%

60,792

2.39%

70,403

2.29%

Lake

18,257

1.07%

21,014

0.83%

21,296

0.69%

Lawrence

9,214

0.54%

12,533

0.49%

13,663

0.44%

Lee

17,651

1.03%

27,171

1.07%

27,491

0.89%

Livingston

11,637

0.68%

31,471

1.24%

38,450

1.25%

Logan

14,272

0.83%

23,053

0.91%

25,037

0.81%

Macon

13,738

0.80%

26,481

1.04%

30,665

1.00%

Macoupin

24,602

1.44%

32,726

1.29%

37,692

1.22%

Madison

31,251

1.83%

44,131

1.74%

50,126

1.63%

Marion

12,739

0.74%

20,622

0.81%

23,686

0.77%

Marshall

13,437

0.78%

16,956

0.67%

15,055

0.49%

Mason

10,931

0.64%

16,184

0.64%

16,242

0.53%

Massac

6,213

0.36%

9,581

0.38%

10,443

0.34%

McDonough

20,069

1.17%

26,509

1.04%

27,970

0.91%

McHenry

22,089

1.29%

23,762

0.94%

24,908

0.81%

McLean

28,772

1.68%

53,988

2.13%

60,100

1.95%

Menard

9,584

0.56%

11,735

0.46%

13,024

0.42%

Mercer

15,042

0.88%

18,769

0.74%

19,502

0.63%

Monroe

12,832

0.75%

12,982

0.51%

13,682

0.44%

Montgomery

13,979

0.82%

25,314

1.00%

28,078

0.91%

Morgan

22,122

1.29%

28,463

1.12%

31,514

1.02%

Moultrie

6,385

0.37%

10,385

0.41%

13,699

0.45%

Ogle

22,888

1.34%

27,492

1.08%

29,937

0.97%

Peoria

36,601

2.14%

47,540

1.87%

55,355

1.80%

Perry

9,552

0.56%

13,723

0.54%

16,007

0.52%

Piatt

6,127

0.36%

10,953

0.43%

15,583

0.51%

Pike

27,249

1.59%

30,768

1.21%

33,751

1.10%

Pope

6,742

0.39%

11,437

0.45%

13,256

0.43%

Pulaski

3,943

0.23%

8,752

0.34%

9,507

0.31%

Putnam

5,587

0.33%

6,280

0.25%

5,554

0.18%

Randolph

17,205

1.01%

20,859

0.82%

25,690

0.83%

Richland

9,711

0.57%

12,803

0.50%

15,545

0.51%

Rock Island

21,005

1.23%

29,783

1.17%

38,302

1.24%

Saint Clair

37,694

2.20%

51,068

2.01%

61,806

2.01%

Saline

9,331

0.55%

12,714

0.50%

15,940

0.52%

Sangamon

32,274

1.89%

46,352

1.82%

52,894

1.72%

Schuyler

14,684

0.86%

17,419

0.69%

16,249

0.53%

Scott

9,069

0.53%

10,530

0.41%

10,741

0.35%

Shelby

14,613

0.85%

25,476

1.00%

30,270

0.98%

Stark

9,004

0.53%

10,751

0.42%

11,207

0.36%

Stephenson

25,112

1.47%

30,608

1.21%

31,963

1.04%

Tazewell

21,470

1.25%

27,903

1.10%

29,666

0.96%

Union 

11,181

0.65%

16,518

0.65%

18,102

0.59%

Vermilion

19,800

1.16%

30,388

1.20%

41,588

1.35%

Wabash

7,313

0.43%

8,841

0.35%

9,945

0.32%

Warren

18,336

1.07%

23,174

0.91%

22,933

0.75%

Washington

13,731

0.80%

17,599

0.69%

21,112

0.69%

Wayne

12,223

0.71%

19,758

0.78%

21,291

0.69%

White

12,403

0.72%

16,846

0.66%

23,087

0.75%

Whiteside

18,737

1.09%

27,503

1.08%

30,885

1.00%

Will

29,321

1.71%

43,013

1.69%

53,422

1.74%

Williamson

12,205

0.71%

17,329

0.68%

19,324

0.63%

Winnebago

24,491

1.43%

29,301

1.15%

30,505

0.99%

Woodford

13,282

0.78%

18,956

0.75%

21,620

0.70%

Total

1,711,871

 

2,539,891

 

3,077,871

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 4:  1890-1910

 

County

1890

% of Total

1900

% of Total

1910

% of Total

Adams

61,888

1.62%

67,058

1.39%

64,588

1.15%

Alexander

16,563

0.43%

19,384

0.40%

22,741

0.40%

Bond

14,550

0.38%

16,078

0.33%

17,075

0.30%

Boone

12,203

0.32%

15,791

0.33%

15,481

0.27%

Brown

11,951

0.31%

11,557

0.24%

10,397

0.18%

Bureau

35,014

0.92%

41,112

0.85%

43,975

0.78%

Calhoun

7,652

0.20%

8,917

0.18%

8,610

0.15%

Carroll

18,320

0.48%

18,963

0.39%

18,035

0.32%

Cass

15,963

0.42%

17,222

0.36%

17,372

0.31%

Champaign

43,159

1.13%

47,622

0.99%

51,829

0.92%

Christian

30,531

0.80%

32,790

0.68%

34,594

0.61%

Clark

21,899

0.57%

24,033

0.50%

23,517

0.42%

Clay

16,662

0.44%

19,553

0.41%

18,661

0.33%

Clinton

17,411