In 2019, Sangamon County, IL had a population of 197k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $61,912. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Sangamon County, IL declined from 197,661 to 196,861, a −0.405% decrease and its median household income grew from $60,466 to $61,912, a 2.39% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sangamon County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.38%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%), and White (Hispanic) (1.54%). 0% of the households in Sangamon County, IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.4% of the residents in Sangamon County, IL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Sangamon County, IL are Lincoln Land Community College (1,538 degrees awarded in 2019), University of Illinois at Springfield (1,303 degrees), and Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield (471 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Sangamon County, IL was $141,200, and the homeownership rate was 68.9%. Most people in Sangamon County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Sangamon County, IL was 2 cars per household.