Pope County, IL

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Population

4,360

2.47% growth

Median Age

52.2


Median Household Income

$41,139

4.83% growth

Poverty Rate

12.7%


Number of Employees

1,330

0.681% growth

Median Property Value

$84,100

5.82% decline

About

In 2017, Pope County, IL had a population of 4.36k people with a median age of 52.2 and a median household income of $41,139. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Pope County, IL grew from 4,255 to 4,360, a 2.47% increase and its median household income grew from $39,243 to $41,139, a 4.83% increase.

The population of Pope County, IL is 90.5% White Alone, 4.89% Black or African American Alone, and 1.93% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Pope County, IL speak a non-English language, and 99.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Pope County, IL is $84,100, and the homeownership rate is 85.4%. Most people in Pope County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Pope County, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Pope County, IL employs 1.33k people. The largest industries in Pope County, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (199 people), Retail Trade (161 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (153 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($63,646), Construction ($54,079), and Transportation & Warehousing ($50,625).

Median household income in Pope County, IL is $41,139. Males in Pope 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 Pope County, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,139

2017 value

± $7,065

4.83%

1 Year Growth

± 21%

Households in Pope County, IL have a median annual income of $41,139, 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 $39,243 in 2016, which represents a 4.83% 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 Pope 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 9712

  2. Census Tract 9713

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pope County, IL was Census Tract 9712 with a value of $46,375, followed by Census Tract 9713 and N/A, with respective values of $34,896 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Pope County, 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

12.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pope County, IL (531 out of 4.17k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

    518 ± 123

  2. Black

    13 ± 62

  3. Hispanic

    13 ± 62

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

1.33k

2017 Value

± 213

0.681%

1 Year growth

± 21.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pope County, IL grew at a rate of 0.681%, from 1.32k employees to 1.33k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pope County, IL, are Production Occupations (172 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (150 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (134 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pope County, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Pope County, IL, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (172 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (150 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (134 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Pope County, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (2.29 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.24 times), and Production Occupations (2.23 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Pope County, IL, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($74,167), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($64,375), and Protective Service Occupations ($63,571).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.33k

2017 Value

± 213

0.681%

1 Year growth

± 21.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pope County, IL grew at a rate of 0.681%, from 1.32k employees to 1.33k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pope County, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (199 people), Retail Trade (161 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (153 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pope County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Pope 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 Pope County, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (199 people), Retail Trade (161 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (153 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Pope County, IL has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (4.59 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.69 times), and Utilities (1.66 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Pope County, IL, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($63,646), Construction ($54,079), and Transportation & Warehousing ($50,625).

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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

95.3% of the population of Pope County, IL has health coverage, with 34.5% on employee plans, 20.6% on Medicaid, 24.1% on Medicare, 14.6% on non-group plans, and 1.6% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Pope County, IL see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4157 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

0 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pope County, IL see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 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

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%).

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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

4.67%

Uninsured

34.5%

Employer Coverage

20.6%

Medicaid

24.1%

Medicare

14.6%

Non-Group

1.6%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pope County, IL declined by 26.4% from 6.34% to 4.67%.

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

Pope County, IL is home to a population of 4.36k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.4% of Pope County, IL residents were born outside of the country (61 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Pope County, IL is composed of 3.94k White Alone residents (90.5%), 213 Black or African American Alone residents (4.89%), 84 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.93%), 67 Two or More Races residents (1.54%), 45 Asian Alone residents (1.03%), 7 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.161%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

52

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.7

57

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 19.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Pope County, IL was 52.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 52, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 57. But people in Pope County, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Pope County, IL residents was 51.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.4%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

61 people

1.01%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

43 people

As of 2017, 1.4% of Pope County, IL residents (61 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 Pope County, IL was 1.01%, 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

99.7%

2017 Citizenship

99.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.7% of Pope County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Pope County, IL was 99.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    3.94k ± 126

  2. Black or African American Alone

    213 ± 106

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    84 ± 67.7

In 2017, there were 18.5 times more White Alone residents (3.94k people) in Pope County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 213 Black or African American Alone and 84 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 Pope 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 Pope 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 Pope County, IL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Pope 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

    149 ± 61

  2. Korea

    90 ± 38

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    43 ± 32

Pope County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.66 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pope County, IL was $84,100 in 2017, which is 0.386 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $89,300 to $84,100, a 5.82% decrease. The homeownership rate in Pope County, IL is 85.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Pope County, IL have an average commute time of 31.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Pope 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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$41,139

Median Household Income

± $7,065

1.64k

Number of Households

± 191

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.64k households in Pope County, IL grew to $41,139 from the previous year's value of $39,243.

The following chart displays the households in Pope 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

$84,100

2017 Median

± $6,465

$89,300

2016 Median

± $18,751

In 2017, the median property value in Pope County, IL declined from to $84,100 from the previous year's value of $89,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Pope 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 Pope County, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

85.4%

2017 Homeownership

84.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 85.4% of the housing units in Pope County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 84.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Pope 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 Pope County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pope County, IL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

31.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pope County, IL have a longer commute time (31.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.85% of the workforce in Pope County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.9%

  2. Carpooled

    6.16%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.92%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Pope County, IL was Drove Alone (82.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.16%) and those who Worked At Home (5.92%).

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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