Population & Demographics
I-88 West has the skilled, flexible workforce you need to help your business stay strong and expand. I-88 West is comprised of Lee and Whiteside counties, with surrounding communities Dixon, Sterling and Rock Falls.
The I-88 West region has a population just below 100,000.
Our residents are about 15% more likely to own their own home than the national average (68.44% in Lee county and 70.5% in Whiteside county, compared to the U.S. average of 60.2%).
- Owner-occupied housing: 68.44% (U.S. equivalent: 60.2%)
|2009 Demographic Information|
|Lee County||Whiteside County|
|High School Graduate||36.7%||37.8%|
|Some College, no degree||23.9%||23.5%|
|Persons below poverty level (IL. Avg. 11.9%)||9.8%||11.2%|
Source: US Census 2008