Sangamon County

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Sangamon County, Illinois

200 S 9th St
Springfield, IL 62701
Phone: (217) 753-6706
Fax: (217) 535-3233

In central IL, east of Decatur; organized Jan 30, 1821 from Bond and Madison counties. Name Origin: For the Sangamon River, which flows through the county; from Ojibway, possibly 'the outlet' or 'the land of plenty to eat.'

Area (sq mi):: 877.01 (land 868.18; water 8.82) Population per square mile: 222.10
Population 2005: 192,789 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 2.00%; 1990-2000 5.90% Population 2000: 188,951 (White 86.80%; Black or African American 9.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 1.10%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 37.30
Income 2000: per capita $23,173; median household $42,957; Population below poverty level: 9.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,914-$31,118
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 19.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Springfield County seat (114,738)

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