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Edgar County, Illinois

115 W Court St Rm J County Courthouse
Paris, IL 61944
Phone: (217) 466-7433
Fax: (217) 466-7430

On the east-central border of IL south of Danville; organized Jan 3, 1823 from Clark County. Name Origin: For John Edgar; pioneer merchant and politician

Area (sq mi):: 624.18 (land 623.55; water 0.63) Population per square mile: 30.70
Population 2005: 19,157 State rank: 60 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 0.60% Population 2000: 19,704 (White 96.70%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,857; median household $35,203; Population below poverty level: 10.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,412-$21,757
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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