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McHenry County, Illinois; Illinois; United States

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McHenry County, Illinois
Illinois
United States
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 308,570 12,741,080 327,167,434
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 308,570 12,741,080 327,167,434
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 308,827 12,831,572 308,758,105
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) -0.1% -0.7% 6.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 308,760 12,830,632 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.5%
6.0%
6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.5%
22.4%
22.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.6%
15.6%
16.0%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
50.9%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
93.1%
76.9%
76.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.7%
14.6%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.6%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.0%
5.9%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
2.0%
2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
13.4%
17.4%
18.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
80.6%
61.0%
60.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 15,488 614,725 18,939,219
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 9.2% 14.0% 13.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 118,814 5,376,064 138,537,078
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 79.4% 66.1% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $212,600 $179,700 $193,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,824 $1,633 $1,515
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $742 $603 $474
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $1,146 $952 $982
Building permits, 2018 482 21,510 1,328,827
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 110,860 4,818,452 118,825,921
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.76 2.61 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 89.2% 86.9% 85.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 14.1% 22.8% 21.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 93.1% 86.7% 87.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 88.9% 78.4% 78.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 92.8% 88.6% 87.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 33.2% 33.4% 30.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 5.7% 7.1% 8.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.0%
8.1%
10.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 70.8% 65.2% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 64.9% 60.4% 58.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 435,670 27,937,381 708,138,598
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 83,431,778 2,040,441,203
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,163,195 281,037,755 5,696,729,632
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,932,495 295,456,992 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,664,358 166,634,514 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $11,892 $12,942 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 33.6 28.7 26.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $82,230 $61,229 $57,652
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $36,208 $32,924 $31,177
Persons in poverty, percent
6.1%
12.1%
11.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 7,991 319,6051 7,757,807
Total employment, 2016 87,782 5,513,0711 126,752,238
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 3,871,685 295,308,4701 6,435,142,055
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 2.5% 1.6%1 2.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 22,722 985,260 25,701,671
All firms, 2012 27,080 1,135,017 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 15,243 609,648 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 8,835 417,500 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 2,906 311,684 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 23,462 795,129 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,133 89,110 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 23,969 1,006,885 24,070,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 511.9 231.1 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 603.17 55,518.93 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 17111 17 00
Value Notes

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

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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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