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Sangamon County, IL Public Records

Circuit Court
200 S 9th St, Rm 405
Springfield, IL 62701 www.sangamoncountycircuitclerk.org/
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM CST
P: 217-753-6674
F: 217-753-6665
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental health, adoption records released

Sangamon County, IL Vital Records

Contact the Sangamon County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Sangamon County
County Recorder
www.sangamoncountyrecorder.com/
8:30AM-5PM CST
Phone: 217-535-3150
Fax: 217-535-3159
Recorded Documents

Sangamon County Vital Certificates

Sangamon County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Sangamon County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 868.18 sq mi
Population (2009): 195,716
  • Females: 52.1%
  • White: 85.7%
  • Black/African American: 11.1%
  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 84.4%
Population Change (2000-2009): 6,758
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.9%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.4%
High School Graduates (2000): 88.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 28.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.36
Housing Units (2000): 85,459
Homeownership Rate (2000): 70.0%
Migration Flow to Sangamon County, IL from (2007-2008):

Sangamon County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $5,837,842
  • Construction: $291,055
  • Retail Trade: $331,357
  • Professional and Technical Services: $385,043
  • Healthcare: $993,938
  • Banking: $414,780
  • Retail Trade: $331,357
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $170,903
  • Manufacturing: $199,083
  • Farms: $35,114
  • Government: $1,861,889
Employed (2000): 97,526
Unemployed (2000): 4,135
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $36,301
Local Government Employment (2007): 10,391
Local Government Revenue (2007): $522,994 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $587,159 (thou. dol.)

Sangamon County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 2,588
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.4
Deaths (2007): 1,770
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 27
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.4

Sangamon County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 1,642
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 4
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 330
  • Aggravated Assault: 1,308
Property Crimes (2008): 7,126
  • Burglary: 1,754
  • Larceny-Theft: 5,051
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 321

Sangamon County Genealogy Records