Illinois is home to more than 12 million residents, making it the most populous of the 50 United States. Illinois ranks in total area (57,916.00 square miles) and NRth in population density (222.30 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 37.5 years, with 76.8% of the population 18 year and over.
According to Homefacts' records there are currently 29,745 criminal and sex offenders in Illinois (approximately 23.10 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Illinois is 6.8% .