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Where is Ford County, Illinois?

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Ford County is a county equivalent area found in Illinois, USA. The county government of Ford is found in the county seat of Paxton.

With a total 1,259.36 sq. km of land and water area, Ford County, Illinois is the 2225th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 13,688 people, Ford County has a total 6277 households earning 48866 on average per year.

Ford County, Illinois - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 17053
Area Codes 217,815
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Paxton (population: 5,587), Gibson City (population: 4,299), Piper City (population: 1,076), Melvin (population: 680), Roberts (population: 521), Sibley (population: 474), Kempton (population: 423), Elliott (population: 300)
Land Area 5,285 sq miles
Water Area 486 sq miles
Household Income $48,866
Housing Units 6,277
Median Home Value $89,600
High School Grads 89% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 16% of population
Retail Spending $7,990 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $11,430 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.