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McHenry County, Illinois; Coles County, Illinois; Greene County, Illinois; Stephenson County, Illinois; DeKalb County, Illinois; DuPage County, Illinois

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McHenry County, Illinois
Coles County, Illinois
Greene County, Illinois
Stephenson County, Illinois
DeKalb County, Illinois
DuPage County, Illinois
Female persons, percent
50.2%
51.5%
49.7%
51.4%
50.5%
50.9%
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 307,774 50,621 12,969 44,498 104,897 922,921
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 308,570 50,885 13,044 44,753 104,143 928,589
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 308,882 53,876 13,886 47,708 105,162 916,741
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 308,827 53,876 13,886 47,711 105,160 916,771
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -0.4% -6.0% -6.6% -6.7% -0.3% 0.7%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) -0.1% -5.6% -6.1% -6.2% -1.0% 1.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 308,760 53,873 13,886 47,711 105,160 916,924
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.5%
4.9%
5.2%
5.4%
5.6%
5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.5%
18.1%
21.3%
21.4%
21.4%
22.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.6%
16.9%
19.6%
22.7%
12.6%
15.5%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
51.5%
49.7%
51.4%
50.5%
50.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
93.1%
92.8%
97.2%
85.7%
86.6%
79.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.7%
4.0%
1.3%
10.3%
8.1%
5.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.5%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.0%
1.0%
0.3%
0.7%
2.8%
12.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
Z
Z
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.6%
1.7%
0.9%
3.0%
2.0%
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
13.4%
2.7%
1.3%
4.2%
11.4%
14.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
80.6%
90.7%
96.1%
82.2%
76.3%
66.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 15,224 3,188 1,114 3,268 5,171 33,751
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 9.6% 2.4% 0.6% 2.3% 6.9% 19.0%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 118,814 23,489 6,426 21,926 41,248 361,429
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 79.3% 61.6% 79.1% 68.7% 57.0% 73.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $219,600 $97,600 $77,400 $97,000 $169,800 $299,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,848 $1,010 $947 $1,082 $1,606 $2,118
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $761 $459 $400 $494 $690 $852
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,175 $671 $591 $639 $914 $1,280
Building permits, 2018 482 13 3 12 118 1,439
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 111,812 21,139 5,005 19,609 37,703 341,823
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.74 2.26 2.58 2.28 2.64 2.69
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 89.1% 76.1% 89.5% 86.3% 77.6% 87.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 14.4% 3.8% 0.9% 3.5% 11.7% 27.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 94.2% 87.0% 78.6% 84.2% 92.8% 92.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 90.5% 77.0% 68.7% 76.9% 86.2% 88.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 92.8% 90.5% 87.9% 92.9% 92.4% 92.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 33.7% 25.6% 12.4% 19.3% 31.4% 48.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 5.9% 11.6% 10.8% 10.1% 7.4% 5.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.0%
6.9%
6.4%
6.3%
6.3%
6.4%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 70.3% 60.9% 57.9% 62.2% 67.4% 69.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 64.4% 57.7% 56.8% 58.2% 64.2% 62.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 435,670 84,677 D 47,609 135,939 2,424,272
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 367,190 22,945 329,321 503,120 7,846,517
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,163,195 D D 1,145,224 1,339,383 18,896,683
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,932,495 627,411 321,517 D 353,244 65,510,373
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,664,358 701,272 125,553 521,557 1,052,737 17,758,770
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $11,892 $13,070 $9,248 $11,107 $10,054 $19,137
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 33.6 16.6 28.1 21.8 25.8 29.6
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $84,803 $44,071 $46,052 $48,016 $61,086 $88,711
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $38,047 $26,790 $23,946 $27,453 $28,073 $43,982
Persons in poverty, percent
5.9%
20.0%
13.9%
12.7%
13.1%
6.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2017 7,961 1,174 219 1,054 1,980 34,041
Total employment, 2017 85,331 18,674 1,621 14,785 26,946 581,197
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) 3,874,527 692,903 52,747 667,412 1,074,925 34,883,615
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 -2.8% -1.0% -7.9% 2.6% -1.3% -3.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 22,722 2,588 782 2,797 6,078 85,046
All firms, 2012 27,080 3,582 974 3,177 6,954 98,579
Men-owned firms, 2012 15,243 1,873 597 1,580 3,708 56,343
Women-owned firms, 2012 8,835 1,004 251 1,229 2,491 31,321
Minority-owned firms, 2012 2,906 223 30 440 809 19,026
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 23,462 3,143 919 2,593 5,909 75,928
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,133 350 102 255 693 6,395
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 23,969 2,866 836 2,738 5,930 87,812
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 511.9 106.0 25.6 84.5 166.6 2,799.8
Land area in square miles, 2010 603.17 508.29 543.02 564.52 631.31 327.50
FIPS Code 17111 17029 17061 17177 17037 17043
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.

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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