Vermilion County is located in east-central Illinois. The County Seat is Danville and the largest city is Danville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.vermilion.il.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 79,728 and the 2010 census population was 81,625. The land area is 898.37 square miles and there are 90.9 persons per square mile.
83.3% of the population is White, 13.4% is Black or African American, 4.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% is two or more races. 85.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $75,300, there are 31,575 households, an average of 2.51 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,225, the median household income is $41,400, and 19.6% of the persons in Vermilion County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 5,845. Retail sales (in $1000) were $757,887, and sales per capita were $9,367. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.4%.
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