Jacksonville, IL

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Population

39,551

1.05% decline

Median Age

41.6


Median Household Income

$49,306

3.56% growth

Poverty Rate

14.9%


Number of Employees

18,126

0.434% decline

Median Property Value

$101,100

3.59% growth

About

In 2017, Jacksonville, IL had a population of 39.6k people with a median age of 41.6 and a median household income of $49,306. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jacksonville, IL declined from 39,970 to 39,551, a -1.05% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,611 to $49,306, a 3.56% increase.

The population of Jacksonville, IL is 90.1% White Alone, 5.34% Black or African American Alone, and 2.18% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Jacksonville, IL speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jacksonville, IL are Illinois College (286 degrees awarded in 2017), MacMurray College (152 degrees), and Mr John's School of Cosmetology & Nails-Jacksonville (12 degrees).

The median property value in Jacksonville, IL is $101,100, and the homeownership rate is 69.8%. Most people in Jacksonville, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Jacksonville, IL is 2 cars per household.

Jacksonville, IL borders St. Louis, MO-IL and Springfield, IL.

Economy

The economy of Jacksonville, IL employs 18.1k people. The largest industries in Jacksonville, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,872 people), Retail Trade (2,120 people), and Educational Services (2,086 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,656), Public Administration ($54,524), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,000).

Median household income in Jacksonville, IL is $49,306. Males in Jacksonville, 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 Jacksonville, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,306

2017 value

± $2,682

3.56%

1 Year Growth

± 7.4%

Households in Jacksonville, IL have a median annual income of $49,306, 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 $47,611 in 2016, which represents a 3.56% 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 Jacksonville, 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)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jacksonville, IL was DuPage County, IL with a value of $93,750, followed by Kendall County, IL and Lake County, IL, with respective values of $89,862 and $87,133.

The following map shows all of the counties in Jacksonville, 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

14.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jacksonville, IL (5.35k out of 35.8k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

    4,655 ± 363

  2. Black

    399 ± 175

  3. Two Or More

    188 ± 155

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

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

18.1k

2017 Value

± 716

-0.434%

1 Year decline

± 5.58%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jacksonville, IL declined at a rate of -0.434%, from 18.2k employees to 18.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jacksonville, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,762 people), Management Occupations (1,879 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,826 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jacksonville, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jacksonville, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,762 people), Management Occupations (1,879 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,826 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Jacksonville, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.76 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.59 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.55 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jacksonville, IL, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($80,307), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($71,071), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($67,981).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

18.1k

2017 Value

± 716

-0.434%

1 Year decline

± 5.58%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jacksonville, IL declined at a rate of -0.434%, from 18.2k employees to 18.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jacksonville, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,872 people), Retail Trade (2,120 people), and Educational Services (2,086 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jacksonville, IL, though some of these residents may live in Jacksonville, 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 Jacksonville, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,872 people), Retail Trade (2,120 people), and Educational Services (2,086 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Jacksonville, IL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.68 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.55 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.42 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jacksonville, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($72,656), Public Administration ($54,524), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,000).

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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

94.5% of the population of Jacksonville, IL has health coverage, with 47.7% on employee plans, 17.5% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 0.942% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Jacksonville, 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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Illinois in comparison to neighboring states.

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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

5.48%

Uninsured

47.7%

Employer Coverage

17.5%

Medicaid

13.6%

Medicare

14.7%

Non-Group

0.942%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jacksonville, IL declined by 21.9% from 7.01% to 5.48%.

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

Jacksonville, IL is home to a population of 39.6k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.88% of Jacksonville, IL residents were born outside of the country (743 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Jacksonville, IL is composed of 35.6k White Alone residents (90.1%), 2.11k Black or African American Alone residents (5.34%), 863 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.18%), 600 Two or More Races residents (1.52%), 240 Asian Alone residents (0.607%), 102 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.258%), 8 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0202%), and 3 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.00759%).

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

24

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Jacksonville, IL was 41.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 24. But people in Jacksonville, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Jacksonville, IL residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.88%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

743 people

1.87%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

749 people

As of 2017, 1.88% of Jacksonville, IL residents (743 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 Jacksonville, IL was 1.87%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Jacksonville, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Jacksonville, IL was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    35.6k ± 4

  2. Black or African American Alone

    2.11k ± 169

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    863 ± 119

In 2017, there were 16.9 times more White Alone residents (35.6k people) in Jacksonville, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.11k Black or African American Alone and 863 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,145 ± 140

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    386 ± 139

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    365 ± 109

Jacksonville, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.97 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Jacksonville, IL awarded 450 degrees. The student population of Jacksonville, IL is skewed towards women, with 706 male students and 789 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jacksonville, IL are White (341 and 77.3%), followed by Black or African American (52 and 11.8%), Hispanic or Latino (29 and 6.58%), and Two or More Races (12 and 2.72%).

The largest universities in Jacksonville, IL by number of degrees awarded are Illinois College (286 and 63.6%), MacMurray College (152 and 33.8%), and Mr John's School of Cosmetology & Nails-Jacksonville (12 and 2.67%).

The most popular majors in Jacksonville, IL are General Psychology (60 and 13.3%), General Biological Sciences (43 and 9.56%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (33 and 7.33%).

The median tuition costs in Jacksonville, IL are $28,465 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. 33 degrees awarded

  2. 60 degrees awarded

  3. 43 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Jacksonville, IL was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 33 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Jacksonville, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 286 degrees awarded

  2. 152 degrees awarded

  3. 12 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$28,465

Median Private

In 2017, the Jacksonville, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Illinois College with 286 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

197

Degrees Awarded to Men

253

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 197 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jacksonville, IL, which is 0.779 times less than the 253 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Jacksonville, IL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    341 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    52 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    29 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Jacksonville, IL were to White students. These 341 degrees mean that there were 6.56 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 52 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jacksonville, IL was $101,100 in 2017, which is 0.44 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $97,600 to $101,100, a 3.59% increase. The homeownership rate in Jacksonville, IL is 69.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Jacksonville, IL have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Jacksonville, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$101,100

2017 Median

± $4,374

$97,600

2016 Median

± $3,017

In 2017, the median property value in Jacksonville, IL grew to to $101,100 from the previous year's value of $97,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jacksonville, 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 Jacksonville, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$49,306

Median Household Income

± $2,682

16k

Number of Households

± 687

In 2017, the median household income of the 16k households in Jacksonville, IL grew to $49,306 from the previous year's value of $47,611.

The following chart displays the households in Jacksonville, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

69.8%

2017 Homeownership

70.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.8% of the housing units in Jacksonville, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined 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 Jacksonville, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jacksonville, IL have a shorter commute time (19.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.34% of the workforce in Jacksonville, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82%

  2. Carpooled

    8.76%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.79%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Jacksonville, IL was Drove Alone (82%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.76%) and those who Worked At Home (3.79%).

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

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