Will County (South) PUMA, IL

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2022 Population
115,730
0.0467% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.8
1.24% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.59%
0.861% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$93,374
8.56% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$246,500
12.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
57,869
2.16% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Will County (South) PUMA, IL had a population of 116k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $93,374. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Will County (South) PUMA, IL grew from 115,676 to 115,730, a 0.0467% increase and its median household income grew from $86,014 to $93,374, a 8.56% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.2%), White (Hispanic) (3.31%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.95%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.58%).

6.76% of the households in Will County (South) PUMA, 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.

98.4% of the residents in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are Governors State University (1,206 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was $246,500, and the homeownership rate was 82%.

Most people in Will County (South) PUMA, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Will County (South) PUMA, IL is home to a population of 116k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.17% of Will County (South) PUMA, IL residents were born outside of the country (4.82k people).

In 2022, there were 4.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (84.1k people) in Will County (South) PUMA, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.83k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are Spanish (4,973 households), Polish (520 households), and Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (429 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
58,430
Women
50.5%
57,380
Men
49.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 115,810 inhabitants, with 49.5% men, and 50.5% women.

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Citizenship

98.4%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.4% of Will County (South) PUMA, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Will County (South) PUMA, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    84.1k ± 1.59k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.6k ± 1.03k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    3.83k ± 728
8.39%
Hispanic Population
9.71k people

In 2022, there were 4.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (84.1k people) in Will County (South) PUMA, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.83k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.39% of the people in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are hispanic (9.71k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,923 ± 1,068 people
  2. Poland
    614 ± 607 people
  3. Nigeria
    469 ± 531 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Will County (South) PUMA, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 1,923 Will County (South) PUMA, IL residents, followed by Poland with 614 and Nigeria with 469.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.17%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.82k people
3.36%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.88k people

As of 2022, 4.17% of Will County (South) PUMA, IL residents (4.82k 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 Will County (South) PUMA, IL was 3.36%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,973 households (4.56%)
  2. Polish
    520 households (0.477%)
  3. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    429 households (0.393%)

6.76% of the households in Will County (South) PUMA, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was Spanish. 4.56% of the households in Will County (South) PUMA, IL reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,698 ± 216
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    846 ± 192
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    765 ± 196

Will County (South) PUMA, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Will County (South) PUMA, IL employs 57.9k people. The largest industries in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are Construction (4,911 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,986 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,131 people), and the highest paying industries are Computer Systems Design ($183,936), Petroleum refining ($150,917), and Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills ($140,745).

Males in Will County (South) PUMA, IL have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $63,900. The income inequality in Will County (South) PUMA, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
25,533
Women
46.1%
29,869
Men
53.9%

The workforce of Will County (South) PUMA, IL in 2020 was 55,402 people, with 46.1% woman, and 53.9% men.

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Occupations

57.9k
2022 Value
2.16%
1 Year growth
± 2.16%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Will County (South) PUMA, IL grew at a rate of 2.16%, from 56.6k employees to 57.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Will County (South) PUMA, IL, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,188 people), Registered nurses (1,617 people), and Other managers (1,461 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Will County (South) PUMA, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

57.9k
2022 Value
2.16%
1 Year growth
± 2.16%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Will County (South) PUMA, IL grew at a rate of 2.16%, from 56.6k employees to 57.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Will County (South) PUMA, IL, are Construction (4,911 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,986 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,131 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Will County (South) PUMA, IL, though some of these residents may live in Will County (South) PUMA, 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

$67,134
Median earning men ± $2,720
$39,288
Median earning women ± $2,027

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($94,196), Information ($92,880), and Construction ($87,114).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($64,000), Information ($61,844), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($57,304).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

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.

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US Representatives from Illinois

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

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Education

In 2022, universities in Will County (South) PUMA, IL awarded 1,206 degrees. The student population of Will County (South) PUMA, IL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,600 male students and 2,827 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are White (428 and 38.1%), followed by Black or African American (387 and 34.4%), Hispanic or Latino (172 and 15.3%), and Unknown (73 and 6.49%).

The largest universities in Will County (South) PUMA, IL by number of degrees awarded are Governors State University (1,206 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are General Business Administration & Management (112 and 9.29%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (103 and 8.54%), and General Psychology (96 and 7.96%).

The median tuition cost in Will County (South) PUMA, IL for a public four year colleges is $7,512 for in-state students and $15,024 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Will County (South) PUMA, IL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 57.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 29.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 4,427 (36.1% men and 63.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 4,427 students enrolled in Will County (South) PUMA, IL, 36.1% men and 63.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 1,566 records, of which 72.4% were women and 27.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 87 degrees awarded
  2. 79 degrees awarded
  3. 103 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was General Psychology with 87 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,206 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Governors State University with 1,206 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 429 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Will County (South) PUMA, IL, which is 0.552 times less than the 777 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 428 degrees mean that there were 1.11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 387 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($7,512) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,956) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.718% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.731% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Will County (South) PUMA, IL in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (30k), Some college (22.9k), and Bachelors Degree (15.1k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was $246,500 in 2022, which is 0.874 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $218,700 to $246,500, a 12.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Will County (South) PUMA, IL is 82%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Will County (South) PUMA, IL have an average commute time of 32.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Will County (South) PUMA, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Will County (South) PUMA, IL is $93,374. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was Cook County (Northeast)--Northfield & New Trier Townships PUMA, IL with a value of $149,789, followed by Lake County (Southeast)--Vernon, Moraine & West Deerfield Townships PUMA, IL and Lake County (Southwest)--Ela, Fremont, Wauconda & Cuba Townships PUMA, IL, with respective values of $149,702 and $130,927.

Property

$246,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,775
$35,402
Median Property Taxes
±$1,181

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Rent vs Own

82%
Homeownership
2022
63%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82% of the housing units in Will County (South) PUMA, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was Cook County (Northeast)--Northfield & New Trier Townships PUMA, IL with a value of $149,789, followed by Lake County (Southeast)--Vernon, Moraine & West Deerfield Townships PUMA, IL and Lake County (Southwest)--Ela, Fremont, Wauconda & Cuba Townships PUMA, IL, with respective values of $149,702 and $130,927.

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Household Income

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$93,374
Median Household Income
± $3,006
43.2k
Number of Households
± 1,521

In 2022, the median household income of the 43.2k households in Will County (South) PUMA, IL grew to $93,374 from the previous year's value of $86,014.

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Wage Distribution

0.45
2022 Wage GINI in Will County (South) PUMA, IL
0.438
2021 Wage GINI in Will County (South) PUMA, IL

In 2022, the income inequality in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.75% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Will County (South) PUMA, IL was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Will County (South) PUMA, IL in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.69%)
  3. Carpooled (6.36%)

In 2022, 80% of workers in Will County (South) PUMA, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.69%) and those who carpooled to work (6.36%).

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Commute Time

32.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Will County (South) PUMA, IL have a longer commute time (32.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.66% of the workforce in Will County (South) PUMA, 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 Will County (South) PUMA, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Will County (South) PUMA, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.59% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Will County (South) PUMA, IL (7.57k out of 115k 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 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Will County (South) PUMA, IL is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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Health

96.1% of the population of Will County (South) PUMA, IL has health coverage, with 61.6% on employee plans, 11.1% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 9.74% on non-group plans, and 0.725% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Illinois see 1231 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.806% decrease from the previous year (1241 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1221 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 372 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,231 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Illinois

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,231 patients per year. This represents a 0.806% decrease from the previous year (1,241 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.4% under 18 years, 19.7% between 18 and 34 years, 41.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.91%
Uninsured
61.6%
Employer Coverage
11.1%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
9.74%
Non-Group
0.725%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Will County (South) PUMA, IL grew by 5.58% from 3.7% to 3.91%.

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