Moultrie County

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Moultrie County, Illinois

County Courthouse 10 S Main St Suite 6
Sullivan, IL 61951
Phone: (217) 728-4389
Fax: (217) 728-8178

In central IL southwest of Decatur; organized Feb 16, 1843 from Macon and Shelby counties. Name Origin: For Gen. William Moultrie (1731-1805), an officer in the Revolutionary War and governor of SC (1785-87; 1792-94)

Area (sq mi):: 344.47 (land 335.60; water 8.87) Population per square mile: 43.20
Population 2005: 14,510 State rank: 79 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 2.60% Population 2000: 14,287 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,562; median household $40,084; Population below poverty level: 7.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,194-$23,668
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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