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Union County, Illinois; Iroquois County, Illinois

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Union County, Illinois
Iroquois County, Illinois
Female persons, percent
49.9%
50.8%
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 16,653 27,114
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 17,806 29,719
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -6.5% -8.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 17,808 29,718
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.4%
5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.1%
21.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.9%
22.0%
Female persons, percent
49.9%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
95.7%
96.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.3%
1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
1.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.3%
7.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
91.0%
89.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,325 1,887
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 3.2% 3.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,010 13,502
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 77.6% 76.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $101,500 $99,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,026 $1,063
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $441 $460
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $570 $665
Building permits, 2019 12 23
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 6,669 11,779
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.50 2.35
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 92.6% 88.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 5.3% 6.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 73.3% 84.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 63.2% 77.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 87.7% 89.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 22.8% 15.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 13.3% 10.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.1%
7.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 54.9% 61.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 48.7% 56.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 22,533
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 72,600 105,218
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D 515,157
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 40,200 822,411
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 167,103 287,375
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,469 $9,828
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 24.8 23.7
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $49,182 $51,825
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $25,416 $26,976
Persons in poverty, percent
17.4%
9.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 367 655
Total employment, 2018 3,551 5,923
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 102,835 201,926
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -1.9% 1.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,009 1,847
All firms, 2012 1,322 2,174
Men-owned firms, 2012 785 1,113
Women-owned firms, 2012 440 702
Minority-owned firms, 2012 118 116
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,153 1,990
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 198 149
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,036 1,940
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 43.1 26.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 413.46 1,117.32
FIPS Code 17181 17075
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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