Pope County, IL has a population of 4,255 people with a median age of 50.6 and a median household income of $39,243. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Pope County, IL declined from 4,331 to 4,255, a 1.75% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,223 to $39,243, a 0.05% increase.
The population of Pope County, IL is 91% White, 4.7% Black, and 1.97% Hispanic. 1.01% of the people in Pope County, IL speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Pope County, IL are Shawnee Community College, with 651 graduates, Southeastern Illinois College, with 508 graduates, and Wabash Valley College, with 283 graduates.
The median property value in Pope County, IL is $89,300, and the homeownership rate is 84.5%. Most people in Pope County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Pope County, IL is 2 cars per household.
Pope County, IL is the 101st most populated county in Illinois and borders Hardin County, IL; Johnson County, IL; Massac County, IL; Saline County, IL; Williamson County, IL; and Livingston County, KY& 1 more.