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Kane County, Illinois

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Kane County, Illinois
Female persons, percent
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 516,522
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 515,269
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 20,944
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 17.3%
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 189,742
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 74.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $245,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,927
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $766
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,187
Building permits, 2021 1,333
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 181,845
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.89
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 88.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 31.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 94.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 89.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 85.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 34.7%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 5.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 69.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 62.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,058,328
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,291,429
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 851,565
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,685,953
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $12,565
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 29.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $83,374
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $37,548
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2020 12,951
Total employment, 2020 190,960
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 9,413,125
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -1.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 36,249
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 11,656
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,304
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,036
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,259
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,267
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,928
Population per square mile, 2020 994.5
Population per square mile, 2010 990.8
Land area in square miles, 2020 519.37
Land area in square miles, 2010 520.06
FIPS Code 17089
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., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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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