Montgomery County is located in central Illinois. The County Seat is Hillsboro and the largest city is Litchfield. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.montgomeryco.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 29,359 and the 2010 census population was 30,104. The land area is 703.69 square miles and there are 42.8 persons per square mile.
95.3% of the population is White, 3.3% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.7% is two or more races. 85.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $79,500, there are 11,192 households, an average of 2.19 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,917, the median household income is $41,952, and 14.1% of the persons in Montgomery County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,543. Retail sales (in $1000) were $401,515, and sales per capita were $13,479. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 31.2%.
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