Schuyler County is located in west-central Illinois. The County Seat is Rushville and the largest city is Rushville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.schuylercountyillinois.com/government/index.html. The 2014 population estimate is 7,330 and the 2010 census population was 7,544. The land area is 437.27 square miles and there are 17.3 persons per square mile.
95.6% of the population is White, 3.3% is Black or African American, 1.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.6% is two or more races. 88.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $76,600, there are 3,056 households, an average of 2.31 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,656, the median household income is $48,138, and 15.9% of the persons in Schuyler County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 508. Retail sales (in $1000) were $53,090, and sales per capita were $7,647.
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