Ottawa, IL Micropolitan Statistical Area

The Ottawa, IL Micropolitan Statistical Area,[1] as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of three counties in north central Illinois, anchored by the city of Ottawa. Peru (until 2020) and Streator (until 2013) are former primary cities.

Location of the Ottawa Micropolitan Statistical Area in Illinois

As of the 2010 census, the μSA had a population of 154,908.[2] An estimate by the Census Bureau, as of July 1, 2012, placed the population at 153,182, a decrease of 1.11%, but still making it the fourth-largest micropolitan statistical area in the United States.[2]



Places with more than 10,000 inhabitantsEdit

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LaSalle CountyEdit

Putnam CountyEdit


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 153,098 people, 60,014 households, and 41,459 families residing within the Micropolitan Area. The racial makeup of the Area was 95.50% White, 1.23% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.57% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.01% of the population.

The median income for a household in the Ottawa Micropolitan area was $42,011, and the median income for a family was $49,576. Males had a median income of $38,628 versus $21,706 for females. The per capita income for the area was $19,506.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Some parts of this county are also considered by some groups to be part of the Chicago metropolitan area.


  1. ^ Revised Delineations of Metropolitan Statistical Areas, Micropolitan Statistical Areas, and Combined Statistical Areas, and Guidance on Uses of the Delineations of These Areas, March 6, 2020
  2. ^ a b "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012 (CBSA-EST2012-01)". Population Division. United States Census Bureau. March 2013. Archived from the original (CSV) on 1 April 2013. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
  3. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 41°21′12″N 88°49′51″W / 41.35333°N 88.83083°W / 41.35333; -88.83083