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Sangamon County, Illinois; Pope County, Illinois; Will County, Illinois

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Sangamon County, Illinois
Pope County, Illinois
Will County, Illinois
Female persons, percent
52.0%
48.6%
50.4%
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 194,672 4,177 690,743
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 197,465 4,474 677,580
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -1.4% -6.6% 1.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 197,465 4,470 677,560
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 X X X
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.8%
2.7%
5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.1%
12.0%
24.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.4%
28.3%
13.5%
Female persons, percent
52.0%
48.6%
50.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
82.0%
92.1%
79.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
13.0%
5.4%
12.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
0.7%
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.2%
0.4%
6.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.5%
1.3%
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.4%
1.7%
18.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
80.0%
90.5%
62.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 12,642 476 29,993
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 3.2% 1.2% 12.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 92,278 2,502 246,655
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 68.9% 82.5% 81.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $141,200 $93,000 $232,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,287 $1,070 $1,918
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $541 $414 $760
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $820 $313 $1,176
Building permits, 2020 322 0 1,775
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 83,711 1,694 229,498
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.30 2.34 2.96
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 84.7% 88.7% 90.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 4.9% 1.9% 20.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 89.3% 68.9% 93.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 80.2% 60.6% 89.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 92.5% 86.0% 91.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 34.5% 13.1% 34.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 9.7% 19.5% 5.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
5.5%
7.6%
6.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 63.3% 37.5% 68.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 59.7% 35.3% 63.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 439,213 639 1,313,535
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,559,578 D 2,467,555
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 0 20,627,242
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,372,045 0 14,925,142
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,128,622 11,495 7,862,106
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,700 $2,691 $11,519
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 19.6 36.5 33.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $61,912 $38,056 $86,961
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $35,509 $22,065 $36,524
Persons in poverty, percent
12.2%
16.9%
6.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 4,885 48 15,832
Total employment, 2019 82,451 334 236,021
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 3,630,405 5,417 11,262,874
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 -1.7% 4.7% 2.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 12,140 265 50,716
All firms, 2012 14,862 272 53,577
Men-owned firms, 2012 6,901 90 29,269
Women-owned firms, 2012 5,904 118 18,811
Minority-owned firms, 2012 2,169 F 14,156
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 11,804 262 37,883
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,253 44 3,804
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 12,473 221 47,833
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 227.4 12.1 809.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 868.30 368.77 836.91
FIPS Code 17167 17151 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.

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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