Ottawa is a city in the United States, located at the confluence of the Illinois and Fox Rivers in La Sall County, Illinois. The population is 18,768 people (2010). The city is the administrative center of La Salle County and is part of the Ottawa Street Metropolitan.
Ottawa is located at coordinates 41 ° 21′12 н N. w. 88 ° 49′55 ″ W (41.353379, -88.831850). According to the US Census Bureau, in 2010 the city had an area of 33.15 km, of which 31.08 km was land and 2.07 km was water. In 2017, the area was 34.89 km, of which 32.67 km was land and 2.23 km was water.
According to the 2010 census, the city had a population of 18,768 in 7,783 households of 4,871 families. The population density was 566 people / km². There were 8569 dwellings (258 / km²).
Racial composition of the population:
1.5% belonged to two or more races. The share of Hispanics was 7.5% of all residents.
According to the age range, the population was distributed as follows: 23.3% - persons under 18 years of age, 60.1% - persons aged 18-64 years, 16.6% - persons aged 65 years and older. The median age of the resident was 40.2 years. There were 95.4 males per 100 females in the city; per 100 women aged 18 and over - 92.8 men also over 18 years.
The average income per household was $ 61,988 (median $ 46,477) and the average income per family was $ 73,970 (median $ 59,658). The median income was $ 49,145 for men and $ 31,094 for women. 15.4% of people were below the poverty line, including 25.2% of children under the age of 18 and 10.8% of people aged 65 and older.
The civilian employed population was 8,543. Main sectors of employment: education, health care and social assistance - 21.0%, retail trade - 18.1%, manufacturing - 10.8%, arts, entertainment and recreation - 10.7%.
City of Ottawa, Illinois