Iroquois County

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Iroquois County, Illinois

1001 E Grant St
Watseka, IL 60970
Phone: (815) 432-6960
Fax: (815) 432-3894

On the east-central border of IL, south of Kankakee; organized Feb 26, 1833 from Vermilion County. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe, a French transliteration of the Algonquian name 'real adders.'

Area (sq mi):: 1118.03 (land 1116.43; water 1.60) Population per square mile: 27.50
Population 2005: 30,677 State rank: 49 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.10%; 1990-2000 1.80% Population 2000: 31,334 (White 94.40%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 39.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,435; median household $38,071; Population below poverty level: 8.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,547-$24,407
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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1983) described composition and structure of savanna communities of the Iroquois County Conservation Area, and Johnson and Ebinger (1992, 1995) studied effects of fire on vegetation of the savanna at Hooper Branch Nature Preserve, Iroquois County, Illinois.
Effects of prescribed burns on the woody vegetation of a dry sand savanna, Hooper Branch Nature Preserve, Iroquois County, Illinois.
GE (NYSE: GE) will supply 300 megawatts of its latest wind turbine technology including operation and maintenance services for the Settlers Trail Wind Farm in Iroquois County, Illinois, and the Pioneer Trail Wind Farm in Iroquois and Ford Counties in Illinois.