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Cass County, Illinois; Sangamon County, Illinois; Will County, Illinois

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Cass County, Illinois
Sangamon County, Illinois
Will County, Illinois
Female persons, percent
49.9%
52.0%
50.4%
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 12,147 194,672 690,743
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 13,641 197,465 677,580
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -11.0% -1.4% 1.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 13,642 197,465 677,560
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.0%
5.8%
5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.4%
22.1%
24.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.3%
18.4%
13.5%
Female persons, percent
49.9%
52.0%
50.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.7%
82.0%
79.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
5.1%
13.0%
12.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.3%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.8%
2.2%
6.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.5%
2.5%
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
19.3%
2.4%
18.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
74.6%
80.0%
62.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 797 12,642 29,993
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 11.1% 3.2% 12.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5,824 92,278 246,655
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 74.6% 68.9% 81.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $80,800 $141,200 $232,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $961 $1,287 $1,918
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $430 $541 $760
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $598 $820 $1,176
Building permits, 2019 3 325 1,600
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 5,043 83,711 229,498
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.44 2.30 2.96
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 88.9% 84.7% 90.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 17.4% 4.9% 20.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 84.7% 89.3% 93.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 76.2% 80.2% 89.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 84.0% 92.5% 91.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 15.1% 34.5% 34.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 6.9% 9.7% 5.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.1%
5.5%
6.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 64.8% 63.3% 68.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 61.2% 59.7% 63.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 439,213 1,313,535
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 15,677 2,559,578 2,467,555
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D D 20,627,242
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 500,995 3,372,045 14,925,142
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 119,823 3,128,622 7,862,106
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $8,984 $15,700 $11,519
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 20.4 19.6 33.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $52,373 $61,912 $86,961
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $26,992 $35,509 $36,524
Persons in poverty, percent
13.0%
12.2%
6.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 236 4,975 15,641
Total employment, 2018 4,283 83,917 229,996
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 180,150 3,601,143 10,818,482
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 1.7% -0.1% 0.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 691 12,140 50,716
All firms, 2012 1,011 14,862 53,577
Men-owned firms, 2012 539 6,901 29,269
Women-owned firms, 2012 409 5,904 18,811
Minority-owned firms, 2012 236 2,169 14,156
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 751 11,804 37,883
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 148 1,253 3,804
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 824 12,473 47,833
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 36.3 227.4 809.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 375.82 868.30 836.91
FIPS Code 17017 17167 17197
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., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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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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