Population 12,875,255

Homefacts State Report

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% .

Schools view a full school report for Illinois

4,265 Public Schools

Crime view a full crime report for Illinois

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in Illinois by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Illinois crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

29,745 Registered Sex Offenders found in Illinois

A search for our database shows there are 29,745 registered Sex Offenders in Illinois. Illinois has a ratio of 23.10 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 7,195 incarcerated Sex Offenders in Illinois. As well as 5 offenders whose location is unknown in Illinois due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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Illinois Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Illinois

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

Real Estate search Illinois real estate

Search for real estate in Illinois by selecting one of the top for sale, foreclosure or rental markets links listed. For nearby or other top Illinois real estate, home values or foreclosures, see our additional real estate links.

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$195,000 compared to March 2015
Median Sales Price
$178,000 compared to March 2015

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

40,758 Foreclosures

median foreclosure price

Foreclosure Status Distribution

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19,933 Building Permits

Illinois building permits average per year since 2001 is 33,086. In 2005, there was a high number of building permits with 59,398 and a low number of building permits in 2009 of 8,551. 50.37% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Building Permits By Year

Environmental Hazards

91,939 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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Demographics view full Illinois demographics report

Unemployment view full Illinois unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Illinois has ranged from 3.7% in October 2006 to 12.2% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for Illinois is 6.8% for March 2016. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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State Representatives

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner
  • Sen. Richard J. Durbin
  • Sen. Mark Kirk
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