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United States; Illinois

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United States
Illinois
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 327,167,434 12,741,080
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 327,167,434 12,741,080
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 308,758,105 12,831,572
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 6.0% -0.7%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 308,745,538 12,830,632
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.1%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.4%
22.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.0%
15.6%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
50.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
76.5%
76.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
13.4%
14.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.3%
0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.9%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.7%
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
18.3%
17.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
60.4%
61.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 18,939,219 614,725
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 13.4% 14.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 138,537,078 5,376,064
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 63.8% 66.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $193,500 $179,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,515 $1,633
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $474 $603
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $982 $952
Building permits, 2018 1,328,827 21,510
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 118,825,921 4,818,452
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.63 2.61
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 85.4% 86.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 21.3% 22.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 87.2% 86.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 78.1% 78.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 87.3% 88.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 30.9% 33.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 8.7% 7.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.0%
8.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 63.0% 65.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 58.2% 60.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 708,138,598 27,937,381
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,040,441,203 83,431,778
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,696,729,632 281,037,755
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,208,023,478 295,456,992
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,219,821,871 166,634,514
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,443 $12,942
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 26.4 28.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $57,652 $61,229
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $31,177 $32,924
Persons in poverty, percent
11.8%
12.1%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 7,860,674 321,1351
Total employment, 2017 128,591,812 5,497,6291
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 6,725,346,754 301,443,6411
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 1.5% -0.3%1
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 25,701,671 985,260
All firms, 2012 27,626,360 1,135,017
Men-owned firms, 2012 14,844,597 609,648
Women-owned firms, 2012 9,878,397 417,500
Minority-owned firms, 2012 7,952,386 311,684
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 18,987,918 795,129
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,521,682 89,110
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 24,070,685 1,006,885
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 87.4 231.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 3,531,905.43 55,518.93
FIPS Code 00 17
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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