Johnson County, IL

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Population

12,899

0.256% growth

Median Age

42.5


Median Household Income

$45,743

3.54% growth

Poverty Rate

13.9%


Number of Employees

4,165

4.12% decline

Median Property Value

$96,600

0.625% growth

About

In 2017, Johnson County, IL had a population of 12.9k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $45,743. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Johnson County, IL grew from 12,866 to 12,899, a 0.256% increase and its median household income grew from $44,179 to $45,743, a 3.54% increase.

The population of Johnson County, IL is 84.7% White Alone, 11.1% Black or African American Alone, and 3.33% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Johnson County, IL speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Johnson County, IL is $96,600, and the homeownership rate is 81.5%. Most people in Johnson County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Johnson County, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Johnson County, IL employs 4.17k people. The largest industries in Johnson County, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (833 people), Educational Services (523 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (374 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,917), Public Administration ($55,750), and Utilities ($54,643).

Median household income in Johnson County, IL is $45,743. Males in Johnson 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 Johnson County, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,743

2017 value

± $3,322

3.54%

1 Year Growth

± 9.2%

Households in Johnson County, IL have a median annual income of $45,743, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,179 in 2016, which represents a 3.54% 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 Johnson 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 9777

  2. Census Tract 9776

  3. Census Tract 9778

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Johnson County, IL was Census Tract 9777 with a value of $59,750, followed by Census Tract 9776 and Census Tract 9778, with respective values of $45,777 and $37,477.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Johnson County, IL (1.47k out of 10.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 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

    1,445 ± 171

  2. Hispanic

    23 ± 84

  3. Two Or More

    13 ± 78

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Johnson County, IL is White, followed by Hispanic 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

4.17k

2017 Value

± 307

-4.12%

1 Year decline

± 10.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Johnson County, IL declined at a rate of -4.12%, from 4.34k employees to 4.17k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Johnson County, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (590 people), Management Occupations (374 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (362 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Johnson County, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Johnson County, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (590 people), Management Occupations (374 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (362 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Johnson County, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.79 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.69 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Johnson County, IL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($77,941), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($67,557), and Protective Service Occupations ($67,202).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.17k

2017 Value

± 307

-4.12%

1 Year decline

± 10.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Johnson County, IL declined at a rate of -4.12%, from 4.34k employees to 4.17k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Johnson County, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (833 people), Educational Services (523 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (374 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Johnson County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Johnson 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 Johnson County, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (833 people), Educational Services (523 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (374 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Johnson County, IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.23 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.76 times), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.51 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Johnson County, IL, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,917), Public Administration ($55,750), and Utilities ($54,643).

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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. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline ($75B) and Pharmaceuticals ($66.8B).

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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$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% 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. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

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

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Health

94.3% of the population of Johnson County, IL has health coverage, with 45.2% on employee plans, 16.8% on Medicaid, 17.6% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 2.53% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, IL see 12762 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.28% increase from the previous year (12601 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4301 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 269 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

12,762 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, IL see an average of 12,762 patients per year. This represents a 1.28% increase from the previous year (12,601 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%).

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Access and Quality

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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%).

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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

5.74%

Uninsured

45.2%

Employer Coverage

16.8%

Medicaid

17.6%

Medicare

12.2%

Non-Group

2.53%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Johnson County, IL declined by 24.7% from 7.62% to 5.74%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Johnson 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

Johnson County, IL is home to a population of 12.9k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.17% of Johnson County, IL residents were born outside of the country (151 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Johnson County, IL is composed of 10.9k White Alone residents (84.7%), 1.43k Black or African American Alone residents (11.1%), 430 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.33%), 69 Two or More Races residents (0.535%), 20 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.155%), 19 Asian Alone residents (0.147%), 10 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0775%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Johnson County, IL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 18.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Johnson County, IL was 42.5. 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 Johnson County, IL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Johnson County, IL residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.17%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

151 people

1.24%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

160 people

As of 2017, 1.17% of Johnson County, IL residents (151 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 Johnson County, IL was 1.24%, 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

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Johnson County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Johnson County, IL was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    10.9k ± 195

  2. Black or African American Alone

    1.43k ± 195

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    430 ± 55.6

In 2017, there were 7.64 times more White Alone residents (10.9k people) in Johnson County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.43k Black or African American Alone and 430 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 Johnson County, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Johnson County, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Johnson County, IL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Johnson County, IL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    394 ± 74

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    164 ± 61

  3. Korea

    149 ± 62

Johnson County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Johnson County, IL was $96,600 in 2017, which is 0.444 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $96,000 to $96,600, a 0.625% increase. The homeownership rate in Johnson County, IL is 81.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Johnson County, IL have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Johnson County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$45,743

Median Household Income

± $3,322

4.49k

Number of Households

± 303

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.49k households in Johnson County, IL grew to $45,743 from the previous year's value of $44,179.

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

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Housing

Property Value

$96,600

2017 Median

± $6,341

$96,000

2016 Median

± $6,231

In 2017, the median property value in Johnson County, IL grew to to $96,600 from the previous year's value of $96,000.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

81.5%

2017 Homeownership

82.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81.5% of the housing units in Johnson County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 82.9%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

23.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Johnson County, IL have a shorter commute time (23.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.6% of the workforce in Johnson County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.4%

  2. Worked At Home

    5.87%

  3. Carpooled

    5.19%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Johnson County, IL was Drove Alone (83.4%), followed by those who Worked At Home (5.87%) and those who Carpooled (5.19%).

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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