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

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Table

Will County, Illinois
Sangamon County, Illinois
Pope County, Illinois
Female persons, percent
50.0%
51.7%
48.5%
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
697,252
194,734
3,779
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
696,355
196,343
3,763
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.1%
-0.8%
0.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 696,355 196,343 3,763
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 677,560 197,465 4,470
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.5%
5.6%
3.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.0%
22.1%
11.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
14.0%
18.8%
29.5%
Female persons, percent
50.0%
51.7%
48.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
78.4%
81.2%
91.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
12.5%
13.5%
5.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
0.3%
0.8%
Asian alone, percent(a)
6.4%
2.2%
0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Z
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.1%
2.7%
1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
18.9%
2.6%
2.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
61.0%
79.1%
89.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 27,670 11,979 509
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 12.1% 3.0% 1.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 252,679 93,260 2,357
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 81.4% 70.0% 79.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $239,400 $144,100 $114,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,932 $1,295 $1,070
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $774 $546 $423
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,183 $829 $325
Building permits, 2021 1,970 317 0
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 232,395 84,093 1,618
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.93 2.28 2.44
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 90.6% 85.8% 84.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 20.2% 4.6% 1.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 94.9% 90.6% 72.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 90.9% 81.4% 60.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 91.5% 92.5% 88.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 34.8% 34.1% 16.5%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 5.9% 9.8% 15.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.9%
5.6%
8.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 68.8% 62.3% 33.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 63.6% 59.1% 34.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,500,753 490,814 D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,757,612 3,032,786 3,638
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,955,332 310,697 NA
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 8,424,019 3,023,994 9,034
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $12,202 $15,338 $2,155
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 33.0 19.8 32.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $90,800 $61,743 $43,140
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $37,967 $35,549 $22,690
Persons in poverty, percent
7.2%
12.8%
15.6%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 15,842 4,820 49
Total employment, 2020 246,188 81,131 361
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 11,720,295 3,667,216 6,409
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 4.3% -1.6% 8.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 51,484 11,978 292
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 13,029 3,803 S
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,152 2,115 S
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,335 641 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,946 S S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 9,917 2,970 S
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 498 334 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 11,212 2,792 S
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 833.1 226.1 10.2
Population per square mile, 2010 809.6 227.4 12.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 835.88 868.26 368.87
Land area in square miles, 2010 836.91 868.30 368.77
FIPS Code 17197 17167 17151
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.

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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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