Carroll County is located in northwest Illinois. The County Seat is Mount Carroll and the largest city is Savanna. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.carroll-county.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 14,715 and the 2010 census population was 15,388. The land area is 444.81 square miles and there are 34.6 persons per square mile.
96.7% of the population is White, 1.1% is Black or African American, 3.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 88.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $100,100, there are 6,671 households, an average of 2.24 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,118, the median household income is $47,985, and 13.7% of the persons in Carroll County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,669. Retail sales (in $1000) were $88,717, and sales per capita were $5,593.
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