In 2020, Sangamon County, IL had a population of 196k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $61,743. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Sangamon County, IL declined from 196,861 to 195,963, a −0.456% decrease and its median household income declined from $61,912 to $61,743, a −0.273% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sangamon County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.81%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%), and White (Hispanic) (1.36%).
None of the households in Sangamon County, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.5% of the residents in Sangamon County, IL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Sangamon County, IL are Lincoln Land Community College (1,554 degrees awarded in 2020), University of Illinois at Springfield (1,187 degrees), and Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield (409 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Sangamon County, IL was $144,100, and the homeownership rate was 70%. Most people in Sangamon County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Sangamon County, IL was 2 cars per household.