Illinois Demographic Data

Illinois Demographic Summary

  • Population: 12,875,255
  • Area: 57,916.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 55,518.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 2,398.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 222.30 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 827.43 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

Illinois Heat Map by County Population

Sponsored

Illinois Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
6,511,820
50.9%
50.8
Male
6,289,720
49.1%
49.2
Total Population
12,801,500
 
 

Illinois Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
769,490
6.0% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
807,357
6.3% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
830,625
6.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
854,774
6.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
874,074
6.8% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
1,765,750
13.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,654,480
12.9% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
1,716,450
13.4% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
860,048
6.7% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
795,660
6.2% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
1,073,860
8.4% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
541,813
4.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
257,158
2.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
9,878,820
77.2%
77.2
Female
5,081,820
51.4%
51.3%
Male
4,797,000
48.6%
48.7%
21 Years and over
9,365,260
73.2%
73.1
62 Years and over
2,327,180
18.2%
18.8
65 Years and over
1,872,830
14.6%
15.2
Female
1,061,310
56.7%
55.8%
Male
811,520
43.3%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
38
0.0%
0.0

Illinois Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
12,480,100
97.5% 
96.8
White
9,123,760
71.3% 
72.6
Black or African American
1,813,480
14.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
30,470
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
684,783
5.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
239,310
1.9% 
1.2
Chinese
131,627
1.0% 
1.3
Filipino
117,460
0.9% 
0.9
Japanese
20,917
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
56,237
0.4% 
0.4
Vietnamese
27,735
0.2% 
0.6
Other Asian
91,497
0.7% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
4,851
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,529
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
1,160
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
1,265
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
897
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
822,784
6.4% 
5.1
Two or More Races
321,411
2.5% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
2,178,790
17.0% 
17.8
Mexican
1,723,720
13.5% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
209,638
1.6% 
1.7
Cuban
27,232
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
218,197
1.7% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
10,622,700
83.0% 
82.2

Illinois Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
429,910
5.0% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
536,517
6.2% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
2,250,390
26.0% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
1,823,130
21.0% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
682,989
7.9% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
1,813,840
20.9% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
1,128,440
13.0% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
966,427
11.2%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
7,698,789
88.8%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,942,280
33.9%
31.2

Illinois Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
3,688,520
35.5%
33.7
Now Married
4,892,140
47.1%
47.5
Divorced
1,035,061
10.0%
11.0
Separated
169,613
1.6%
2.0
Widowed
608,740
5.9%
5.8

Illinois Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
9,270,800
77.1%
78.4%
Languages other than english
2,761,240
22.9%
21.6%
Spanish
1,624,380
13.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
658,270
5.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
353,705
2.9%
3.5%
Other Languages
124,891
1.0%
1.1%

Illinois Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
337,376
7.0%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
207,545
4.3%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
449,050
9.3%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
425,938
8.8%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
593,665
12.3%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
823,785
17.1%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
616,501
12.8%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
726,580
15.1%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
312,819
6.5%
5.8
$200,000 or more
328,787
6.8%
6.4
Median household income
60,960
 
57,617
Per capita income
32,849
 
31,128

Illinois Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
63,637
1.0%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
561,993
9.0%
9.8
Construction
331,941
5.3%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,417,020
22.7%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
448,414
7.2%
6.6
Information
114,361
1.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
749,210
12.0%
10.1
Other services except public administration
295,637
4.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
730,983
11.7%
11.4
Public administration
229,330
3.7%
4.6
Retail trade
684,893
11.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
408,247
6.6%
5.2
Wholesale trade
195,755
3.1%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
451,879
7.3%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
2,341,650
37.6%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
877,277
14.1%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
1,481,300
23.8%
23.3
Service occupations
1,079,310
17.3%
18.1

Illinois Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
6,129,840
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
4,483,480
73.1%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
471,442
7.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
573,372
9.4%
5.1
Walked
184,968
3.0%
2.7
Other means
114,410
1.9%
1.8
Worked at home
302,177
4.9%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
28.9
 
26.6

Illinois Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
531,680
11.0%
8.7
1 vehicles
1,657,200
34.4%
33.2
2 vehicles
1,764,060
36.6%
37.1
3 or more
869,097
18.0%
21.0

Illinois Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,822,050
90.5%
87.6
Owner Occupied
3,146,860
65.3%
63.1
Renter Occupied
1,675,190
34.7%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
505,119
9.5%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.4
0.0%
2.5

Illinois Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
5,327,160
1 room
149,715
2.8%
2.4
2 rooms
121,604
2.3%
2.7
3 rooms
442,292
8.3%
9.1
4 rooms
842,573
15.8%
16.5
5 rooms
1,052,610
19.8%
19.8
6 rooms
938,987
17.6%
17.8
7 rooms
642,796
12.1%
12.0
8 rooms
488,123
9.2%
8.6
9 rooms or more
648,468
12.2%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Illinois Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
5,327,160
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
3,141,510
59.0%
61.5
1-unit, attached
302,044
5.7%
5.9
2-units
298,734
5.6%
3.6
3 or 4 units
343,654
6.5%
4.4
5 to 9 units
348,189
6.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
203,027
3.8%
4.4
20 or more units
556,427
10.4%
9.0
Mobile home
132,229
2.5%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,353
0.0%
0.1

Illinois Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,144,120
21.5%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
333,580
6.3%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
686,277
12.9%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
637,818
12.0%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
764,438
14.3%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
482,049
9.0%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
576,743
10.8%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Illinois Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
3,737,530
77.5%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
198,339
4.1%
4.7
Electricity
796,090
16.5%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
6,534
0.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
851
0.0%
0.1
Wood
22,615
0.5%
1.9
Solar energy
893
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
25,076
0.5%
0.5
No fuel used
34,115
0.7%
1.1

Illinois Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
2,013,760
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
23,304
1.2%
10.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
156,293
7.8%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
207,584
10.3%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
273,108
13.6%
4.4%
$500 to $999
351,579
17.5%
41.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
457,927
22.7%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
543,970
27.0%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
905,922
45.2%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
318,073
15.9%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
211,804
10.6%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
135,703
6.8%
7.0%
35.0% or more
431,726
21.6%
21.3%
Not Computed
10,537
0.0%
0.0%

Illinois Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,606,710 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
448,077
27.9%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
176,866
11.0%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
60,266
3.8%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
20,303
1.3%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
16,417
1.0%
1.8%
$500 to $999
696,627
43.4%
41.0%
Less than $500
188,156
11.7%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
68,476
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
950
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
211,862
13.6%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
221,133
14.2%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
202,257
13.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
166,541
10.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
140,141
9.0%
9.0%
35.0% or more
618,238
39.6%
40.7%
Not Computed
115,016
0.0%
0.0%

Illinois Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
3,146,860
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
202,912
6.4%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
473,824
15.1%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
499,072
15.9%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
509,933
16.2%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
660,146
21.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
528,636
16.8%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
221,004
7.0%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
51,331
1.6%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
186,500
 
205,000
Feel Safe
with Homefacts free home and neighborhood alert emails
  • 2 New Registered Offenders
  • 1 Former Drug Lab Reported
  • Environmental Hazards
    and more
Feel Safe with Homefacts
free home and neighborhood alert emails