Iroquois County, IL

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2022 Population
27,043
1.17% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
44.5
0.679% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.7%
3.81% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$62,866
7.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$120,900
8.24% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Iroquois County, IL had a population of 27k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $62,866. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Iroquois County, IL declined from 27,362 to 27,043, a −1.17% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,481 to $62,866, a 7.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Iroquois County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.5%), Other (Hispanic) (3.83%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.44%), White (Hispanic) (2.13%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.52%).

None of the households in Iroquois County, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98% of the residents in Iroquois County, IL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Iroquois County, IL was $120,900, and the homeownership rate was 79.2%.

Most people in Iroquois County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Iroquois County, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Iroquois County, IL is home to a population of 27k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.39% of Iroquois County, IL residents were born outside of the country (918 people).

In 2022, there were 23.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.9k people) in Iroquois County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.04k Other (Hispanic) and 659 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2022 Citizenship
98%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98% of Iroquois County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Iroquois County, IL was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Iroquois County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    23.9k ± 104
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    1.04k ± 172
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    659 ± 113
7.55%
Hispanic Population
2.04k people

In 2022, there were 23.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.9k people) in Iroquois County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.04k Other (Hispanic) and 659 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.55% of the people in Iroquois County, IL are hispanic (2.04k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Iroquois County, IL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.39%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
918 people
3.28%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
898 people

As of 2022, 3.39% of Iroquois County, IL residents (918 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Iroquois County, IL was 3.28%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    585 ± 103
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    221 ± 73
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    206 ± 69

Iroquois County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.65 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Iroquois County, IL employs 12.3k people. The largest industries in Iroquois County, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,977 people), Manufacturing (1,584 people), and Retail Trade (1,441 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($126,544), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,690), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,729).

Occupations

12.3k
2022 Value
± 530
−0.387%
1 Year decline
± 6.12%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Iroquois County, IL declined at a rate of −0.387%, from 12.4k employees to 12.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Iroquois County, IL, are Management Occupations (1,512 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,278 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,012 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Iroquois County, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

12.3k
2022 Value
± 530
−0.387%
1 Year decline
± 6.12%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Iroquois County, IL declined at a rate of −0.387%, from 12.4k employees to 12.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Iroquois County, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,977 people), Manufacturing (1,584 people), and Retail Trade (1,441 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Iroquois County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Iroquois County, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,818
Median earning men ± $2,631
$32,205
Median earning women ± $2,403

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($105,114), Public Administration ($68,058), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,605).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,875), Information ($40,474), and Construction ($39,688).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 219
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 164
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 158
    Wholesale Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Iroquois County, IL went to Donald J. Trump with 77.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (20.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.05%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.62M), Some college (2.15M), and Bachelors Degree (2.1M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Iroquois County, IL was $120,900 in 2022, which is 0.429 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $111,700 to $120,900, a 8.24% increase. The homeownership rate in Iroquois County, IL is 79.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Iroquois County, IL have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Iroquois County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Iroquois County, IL is $62,866. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Iroquois County, IL was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $88,229, followed by Census Tract 9507 and Census Tract 9508, with respective values of $74,438 and $73,158.

Property

$120,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,366
$8,880
Median Property Taxes
±$452

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Iroquois County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

79.2%
Homeownership
2022
61.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.2% of the housing units in Iroquois County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9502
  2. Census Tract 9507
  3. Census Tract 9508

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Iroquois County, IL was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $88,229, followed by Census Tract 9507 and Census Tract 9508, with respective values of $74,438 and $73,158.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Iroquois County, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$62,866
Median Household Income
± $3,233
11.2k
Number of Households
± 520

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.2k households in Iroquois County, IL grew to $62,866 from the previous year's value of $58,481.

The following chart displays the households in Iroquois County, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Iroquois County, IL is from Illinois.
0.477
2022 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2022, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.371% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.4%)
  2. Carpooled (8.53%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.11%)

In 2022, 81.4% of workers in Iroquois County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.53%) and those who worked at home (6.11%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Iroquois County, IL have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.44% of the workforce in Iroquois County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Iroquois County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Iroquois County, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Iroquois County, IL (2.82k out of 26.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Iroquois County, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.1% of the population of Iroquois County, IL has health coverage, with 44.3% on employee plans, 20.4% on Medicaid, 16.4% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 1.17% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Iroquois County, IL see 2465 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.75% decrease from the previous year (2509 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2671 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 314 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,465 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Iroquois County, IL

Primary care physicians in Iroquois County, IL see an average of 2,465 patients per year. This represents a 1.75% decrease from the previous year (2,509 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Iroquois County, IL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 16.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.87%
Uninsured
44.3%
Employer Coverage
20.4%
Medicaid
16.4%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
1.17%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Iroquois County, IL declined by 2.03% from 5.99% to 5.87%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Iroquois County, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 46.6 in Iroquois County, IL.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.7% in Iroquois County, IL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.73% in Iroquois County, IL.

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