Illinois Pope County Public Schools

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Pope County, IL

Map of Pope County, ILPope County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 370.9 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 11.4 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 14.4%. On the 2000 census form, 98.6% of the population reported only one race, with 3.8% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.9% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.33 persons compared to an average family size of 2.84 persons.

In 2005 Public administration was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $32,447. Per capita income grew by 20.1% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 4,211 Covered Employment 695
Growth (%) since 1990 -3.7% Average wage per job $23,171
Households (2000) 1,769 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 5.9%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 2,066 Average wage per job $20,254
Unemployment Rate (2005) 6.2 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 11.4%
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $21,193 Average wage per job $14,029
Median Household Income (2003) $30,621 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 14.0 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 75.8 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County D
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 10.5 Average wage per job D

1. POPE CO HIGH SCHOOL
Address: Rt 2 Box 22, Golconda, IL 62938
Phone: (618) 683-3071
County: Pope County
Enrollment: 158
Grades: 9-12

2. POPE County
Enrollment: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: Rt 2 Box 22, Golconda, IL 62938
Phone: (618) 683-4011
County: Pope County
Enrollment: 381
Grades: PK-8