Rolling Meadows, IL

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Population

23,418

0.175% growth

Median Age

38


Median Household Income

$65,173

0.569% decline

Poverty Rate

7.75%


Number of Employees

11,978

0.556% decline

Median Property Value

$224,400

1.81% growth

About

In 2017, Rolling Meadows, IL had a population of 23.4k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $65,173. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rolling Meadows, IL grew from 23,377 to 23,418, a 0.175% increase and its median household income declined from $65,546 to $65,173, a -0.569% decrease.

The population of Rolling Meadows, IL is 60.5% White Alone, 23.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.86% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Rolling Meadows, IL speak a non-English language, and 84.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rolling Meadows, IL are Northwest Suburban College (64 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Rolling Meadows, IL is $224,400, and the homeownership rate is 71.4%. Most people in Rolling Meadows, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Rolling Meadows, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Rolling Meadows, IL employs 12k people. The largest industries in Rolling Meadows, IL are Manufacturing (1,443 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,390 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,307 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,438), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,321), and Information ($61,250).

Median household income in Rolling Meadows, IL is $65,173. Males in Rolling Meadows, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Rolling Meadows, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$65,173

2017 value

± $3,379

-0.569%

1 Year Growth

± 7.73%

Households in Rolling Meadows, IL have a median annual income of $65,173, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $65,546 in 2016, which represents a -0.569% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Rolling Meadows, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8041.02

  2. Census Tract 8041.06

  3. Census Tract 8035

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rolling Meadows, IL was Census Tract 8041.02 with a value of $132,650, followed by Census Tract 8041.06 and Census Tract 8035, with respective values of $107,177 and $102,188.

The following map shows all of the places in Rolling Meadows, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.75% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rolling Meadows, IL (1.8k out of 23.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Males 55 - 64.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    972 ± 228

  2. Hispanic

    811 ± 278

  3. Other

    621 ± 266

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rolling Meadows, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

12k

2017 Value

± 828

-0.556%

1 Year decline

± 9.89%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rolling Meadows, IL declined at a rate of -0.556%, from 12k employees to 12k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rolling Meadows, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,686 people), Management Occupations (1,243 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,177 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rolling Meadows, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Rolling Meadows, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,686 people), Management Occupations (1,243 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,177 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Rolling Meadows, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.11 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.68 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Rolling Meadows, IL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($233,214), Management Occupations ($84,543), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($81,300).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

12k

2017 Value

± 828

-0.556%

1 Year decline

± 9.89%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rolling Meadows, IL declined at a rate of -0.556%, from 12k employees to 12k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rolling Meadows, IL, are Manufacturing (1,443 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,390 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,307 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rolling Meadows, IL, though some of these residents may live in Rolling Meadows, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Rolling Meadows, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,443 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,390 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,307 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Rolling Meadows, IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.07 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.68 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.52 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Rolling Meadows, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($83,438), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,321), and Information ($61,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $82.9B

  2. $78.3B

  3. $75B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $82.9B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($78.3B) and Gasoline ($75B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$952B

2020 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

37.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $952B. This is expected to increase 37.7% to $1.31T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $69.2B

  2. $54.7B

  3. $36.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $69.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $54.7B and Michigan and $36.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89.7% of the population of Rolling Meadows, IL has health coverage, with 56.1% on employee plans, 12.5% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 0.194% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Rolling Meadows, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Rolling Meadows, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.3%

Uninsured

56.1%

Employer Coverage

12.5%

Medicaid

10.8%

Medicare

10.1%

Non-Group

0.194%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rolling Meadows, IL declined by 19.9% from 12.9% to 10.3%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Rolling Meadows, IL is home to a population of 23.4k people, from which 84.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 26.4% of Rolling Meadows, IL residents were born outside of the country (6.17k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Rolling Meadows, IL is composed of 14.2k White Alone residents (60.5%), 5.53k Hispanic or Latino residents (23.6%), 2.31k Asian Alone residents (9.86%), 978 Black or African American Alone residents (4.18%), 320 Two or More Races residents (1.37%), 118 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.504%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.2

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Rolling Meadows, IL was 38. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Rolling Meadows, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Rolling Meadows, IL residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

26.4%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.17k people

27.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

6.33k people

As of 2017, 26.4% of Rolling Meadows, IL residents (6.17k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rolling Meadows, IL was 27.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Illinois residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

84.6%

2017 Citizenship

85.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 84.6% of Rolling Meadows, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Rolling Meadows, IL was 85.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    14.2k ± 822

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    5.53k ± 1.13k

  3. Asian Alone

    2.31k ± 533

In 2017, there were 2.56 times more White Alone residents (14.2k people) in Rolling Meadows, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.53k Hispanic or Latino and 2.31k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Rolling Meadows, IL as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    321 ± 101

  2. Korea

    141 ± 85

  3. World War II

    69 ± 45

Rolling Meadows, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Rolling Meadows, IL awarded 64 degrees. The student population of Rolling Meadows, IL is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 41 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rolling Meadows, IL are Asian (25 and 39.1%), followed by White (19 and 29.7%), Hispanic or Latino (18 and 28.1%), and Black or African American (1 and 1.56%).

The largest universities in Rolling Meadows, IL by number of degrees awarded are Northwest Suburban College (64 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Rolling Meadows, IL are Pharmacy Technician (32 and 50%), Medical Assistant (17 and 26.6%), and Dental Assisting (11 and 17.2%).

The median tuition costs in Rolling Meadows, IL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 32 degrees awarded

  2. 17 degrees awarded

  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Rolling Meadows, IL was Pharmacy Technician with 32 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Rolling Meadows, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

64 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Rolling Meadows, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northwest Suburban College with 64 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

6

Degrees Awarded to Men

58

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 6 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rolling Meadows, IL, which is 0.103 times less than the 58 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    25 degrees awarded

  2. White

    19 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    18 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Rolling Meadows, IL were to Asian students. These 25 degrees mean that there were 1.32 times more Asian students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 19 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rolling Meadows, IL was $224,400 in 2017, which is 0.977 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $220,400 to $224,400, a 1.81% increase. The homeownership rate in Rolling Meadows, IL is 71.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Rolling Meadows, IL have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Rolling Meadows, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$224,400

2017 Median

± $8,967

$220,400

2016 Median

± $9,023

In 2017, the median property value in Rolling Meadows, IL grew to to $224,400 from the previous year's value of $220,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Rolling Meadows, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rolling Meadows, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$65,173

Median Household Income

± $3,379

8.93k

Number of Households

± 651

In 2017, the median household income of the 8.93k households in Rolling Meadows, IL declined from $65,173 from the previous year's value of $65,546.

The following chart displays the households in Rolling Meadows, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Rolling Meadows, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rolling Meadows, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

71.4%

2017 Homeownership

70.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.4% of the housing units in Rolling Meadows, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Rolling Meadows, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rolling Meadows, IL have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.22% of the workforce in Rolling Meadows, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76%

  2. Carpooled

    11.6%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.43%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Rolling Meadows, IL was Drove Alone (76%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.6%) and those who Worked At Home (5.43%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Rolling Meadows, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rolling Meadows, IL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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