Greene County, IL

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Population

13,311

0.59% decline

Poverty Rate

17.9%


Median Age

42.7


Median Household Income

$44,502

3.78% growth

Number of Employees

5,854

0.51% decline

Median Property Value

$76,900

0.259% decline

About

In 2017, Greene County, IL had a population of 13.3k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $44,502. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Greene County, IL declined from 13,390 to 13,311, a -0.59% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,880 to $44,502, a 3.78% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Greene County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.28%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.18%), White (Hispanic) (0.383%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.24%). N/A% of the people in Greene County, IL speak a non-English language, and 99.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Greene County, IL is $76,900, and the homeownership rate is 78.2%. Most people in Greene County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Greene County, IL is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Greene County, IL employs 5.85k people. The largest industries in Greene County, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (966 people), Manufacturing (835 people), and Retail Trade (791 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($115,078), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,511).

Median household income in Greene County, IL is $44,502. Males in Greene County, 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 Greene County, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,502

2017 value

± $2,341

3.78%

1 Year Growth

± 7.33%

Households in Greene County, IL have a median annual income of $44,502, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,880 in 2016, which represents a 3.78% 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.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Illinois by number of full-time 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Illinois by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Greene County, 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 9738

  2. Census Tract 9740

  3. Census Tract 9736

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greene County, IL was Census Tract 9738 with a value of $50,870, followed by Census Tract 9740 and Census Tract 9736, with respective values of $49,886 and $46,883.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Greene County, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greene County, IL (2.31k out of 12.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

    2,256 ± 222

  2. Two Or More

    46 ± 78

  3. Hispanic

    36 ± 79

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Greene County, IL is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

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

5.85k

2017 Value

± 340

-0.51%

1 Year decline

± 8.12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greene County, IL declined at a rate of -0.51%, from 5.88k employees to 5.85k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greene County, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (763 people), Production Occupations (588 people), and Management Occupations (532 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greene County, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Greene County, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (763 people), Production Occupations (588 people), and Management Occupations (532 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Greene County, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.02 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.97 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.94 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Greene County, IL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($82,946), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($53,947), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($51,125).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.85k

2017 Value

± 340

-0.51%

1 Year decline

± 8.12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greene County, IL declined at a rate of -0.51%, from 5.88k employees to 5.85k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greene County, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (966 people), Manufacturing (835 people), and Retail Trade (791 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greene County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Greene County, 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 Greene County, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (966 people), Manufacturing (835 people), and Retail Trade (791 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Greene County, IL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.75 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.53 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Greene County, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($115,078), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,511).

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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

92.1% of the population of Greene County, IL has health coverage, with 39.2% on employee plans, 24.4% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 1.51% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Greene County, IL see 4414 patients per year on average, which represents a 31.4% increase from the previous year (3358 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2619 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 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

4,414 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Greene County, IL see an average of 4,414 patients per year. This represents a 31.4% increase from the previous year (3,358 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Greene County, IL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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

7.93%

Uninsured

39.2%

Employer Coverage

24.4%

Medicaid

15.4%

Medicare

11.6%

Non-Group

1.51%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greene County, IL declined by 5.1% from 8.36% to 7.93%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Greene County, 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

Greene County, IL is home to a population of 13.3k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.338% of Greene County, IL residents were born outside of the country (45 people).

In 2017, there were 75.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.9k people) in Greene County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 170 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 157 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 30.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Greene County, IL was 42.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Greene County, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Greene County, IL residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.338%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

45 people

0.56%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

75 people

As of 2017, 0.338% of Greene County, IL residents (45 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greene County, IL was 0.56%, 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

99.9%

2017 Citizenship

99.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.9% of Greene County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Greene County, IL was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Greene County, IL

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    12.9k ± 17

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    170 ± 63

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    157 ± 56.6

In 2017, there were 75.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.9k people) in Greene County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 170 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 157 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Greene County, IL as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    398 ± 69

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    105 ± 52

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    99 ± 36

Greene County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greene County, IL was $76,900 in 2017, which is 0.335 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $77,100 to $76,900, a 0.259% decrease. The homeownership rate in Greene County, IL is 78.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Greene County, IL have an average commute time of 26.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Greene County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$76,900

2017 Median

± $2,872

$77,100

2016 Median

± $2,370

In 2017, the median property value in Greene County, IL declined from to $76,900 from the previous year's value of $77,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Greene County, 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 Greene County, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $70k - $80k range.

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Household Income

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$44,502

Median Household Income

± $2,341

5.09k

Number of Households

± 279

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.09k households in Greene County, IL grew to $44,502 from the previous year's value of $42,880.

The following chart displays the households in Greene County, 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

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Greene County, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greene County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

78.2%

2017 Homeownership

77%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.2% of the housing units in Greene County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77%.

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

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Commute Time

26.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greene County, IL have a longer commute time (26.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.73% of the workforce in Greene County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.6%

  2. Carpooled

    9.37%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.12%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Greene County, IL was Drove Alone (81.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.37%) and those who Worked At Home (4.12%).

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 Greene County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greene County, IL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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