LaSalle County is located in northern Illinois. The County Seat is Ottawa and the largest city is Ottawa. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lasallecounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 111,241 and the 2010 census population was 113,922. The land area is 1,135.12 square miles and there are 100.4 persons per square mile.
95.3% of the population is White, 2.2% is Black or African American, 8.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 88.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $125,200, there are 44,257 households, an average of 2.50 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,709, the median household income is $52,640, and 12.2% of the persons in LaSalle County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 8,452. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,739,926, and sales per capita were $15,466. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.1%.
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