Pope county is located in south Illinois. Pope county has 368.77 square miles of land area and 5.53 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Pope county population is 4,362, which has shrunk 1.16% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Pope county median household income is $39,395 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.11% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Pope county median house value is $107,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 112.65% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 34.33% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Pope county is worse than the state average in quality. The Pope county area code is 618.
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