Thornton Township PUMA, IL

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
165,305
0.966% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.2
0.268% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
20%
1.96% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$50,245
7.48% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$112,000
4.77% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
68,869
0.0261% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Thornton Township PUMA, IL had a population of 165k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $50,245. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Thornton Township PUMA, IL declined from 166,917 to 165,305, a −0.966% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,750 to $50,245, a 7.48% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Thornton Township PUMA, IL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (70.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (13%), White (Hispanic) (8.75%), Other (Hispanic) (3.14%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.82%).

13.5% of the households in Thornton Township PUMA, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.4% of the residents in Thornton Township PUMA, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cook County (Southeast)--Thornton Township PUMA, IL are South Suburban College (684 degrees awarded in 2020), Trenz Beauty Academy (111 degrees), and Networks Barber College (18 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was $112,000, and the homeownership rate was 62.8%.

Most people in Thornton Township PUMA, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Thornton Township PUMA, IL is home to a population of 165k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2018, 6.96% of Thornton Township PUMA, IL residents were born outside of the country (11.7k people).

In 2020, there were 5.41 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (116k people) in Thornton Township PUMA, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 14.5k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Thornton Township PUMA, IL are Spanish (16,382 households), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (886 households), and Vietnamese (489 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
89,362
Women
54.1%
75,873
Men
45.9%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 165,235 inhabitants, with 45.9% men, and 54.1% women.

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Citizenship

96.4%
2020 Citizenship
96%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.4% of Thornton Township PUMA, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Thornton Township PUMA, IL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    116k ± 2.2k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    21.4k ± 1.47k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    14.5k ± 1.43k
13.9%
Hispanic Population
22.9k people

In 2020, there were 5.41 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (116k people) in Thornton Township PUMA, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 14.5k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.9% of the people in Thornton Township PUMA, IL are hispanic (22.9k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    7,673 ± 2,100 people
  2. Nigeria
    840 ± 710 people
  3. Philippines
    353 ± 461 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Thornton Township PUMA, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 7,673 Thornton Township PUMA, IL residents, followed by Nigeria with 840 and Philippines with 353.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.96%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
11.7k people
7.17%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
12.1k people

As of 2018, 6.96% of Thornton Township PUMA, IL residents (11.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was 7.17%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    16,382 households (10.6%)
  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    886 households (0.572%)
  3. Vietnamese
    489 households (0.316%)

13.5% of the households in Thornton Township PUMA, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was Spanish. 10.6% of the households in Thornton Township PUMA, IL reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,284 ± 347
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,015 ± 266
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    867 ± 245

Thornton Township PUMA, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Thornton Township PUMA, IL employs 68.9k people. The largest industries in Thornton Township PUMA, IL are Restaurants & Food Services (4,589 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,974 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,324 people), and the highest paying industries are Scientific research & development services ($114,460), Business, professional, political, & similar organizations ($95,999), and National security & international affairs ($88,576).

Males in Thornton Township PUMA, IL have an average income that is 1.04 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,079. The income inequality in Thornton Township PUMA, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.403, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
37,858
Women
55%
31,011
Men
45%

The workforce of Thornton Township PUMA, IL in 2020 was 68,869 people, with 55% woman, and 45% men.

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Occupations

68.9k
2020 Value
0.0261%
1 Year growth
± 0.0261%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Thornton Township PUMA, IL grew at a rate of 0.0261%, from 68.9k employees to 68.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Thornton Township PUMA, IL, are Cashiers (2,365 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,064 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,941 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Thornton Township PUMA, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

68.9k
2020 Value
0.0261%
1 Year growth
± 0.0261%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Thornton Township PUMA, IL grew at a rate of 0.0261%, from 68.9k employees to 68.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Thornton Township PUMA, IL, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,589 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,974 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,324 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Thornton Township PUMA, IL, though some of these residents may live in Thornton Township PUMA, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$36,909
Median earning men ± $1,462
$31,320
Median earning women ± $933

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($64,519), Information ($58,108), and Construction ($45,603).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($51,357), Construction ($50,636), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,576).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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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. $138B
  2. $87.2B
  3. $79.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Electronics with $138B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($87.2B) and Mixed freight ($79.8B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.03T
2020 Value in Illinois
$1.94T
Projected 2050 Value in Illinois
88.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.03T. This is expected to increase 88.6% to $1.94T by 2050.

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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. $77.4B
  2. $56.8B
  3. $46.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $77.4B, followed by Wisconsin with $56.8B and California and $46.1B.

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Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

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In 2020, universities in Thornton Township PUMA, IL awarded 813 degrees. The student population of Thornton Township PUMA, IL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,248 male students and 2,405 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Thornton Township PUMA, IL are Black or African American (456 and 56.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (169 and 20.8%), White (157 and 19.3%), and Asian (12 and 1.48%).

The largest universities in Thornton Township PUMA, IL by number of degrees awarded are South Suburban College (684 and 84.1%), Trenz Beauty Academy (111 and 13.7%), and Networks Barber College (18 and 2.21%).

The most popular majors in Cook County (Southeast)--Thornton Township PUMA, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (346 and 42.6%), Nail Specialist & Manicurist (82 and 10.1%), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (47 and 5.78%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 3,653 students enrolled in Thornton Township PUMA, IL, 34.2% men and 65.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 2,094 records, of which 71.8% were women and 28.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 167 degree-majors awarded
  2. 38 degree-majors awarded
  3. 24 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Cook County (Southeast)--Thornton Township PUMA, IL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 167 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Cook County (Southeast)--Thornton Township PUMA, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 684 degrees awarded
  2. 111 degrees awarded
  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was South Suburban College with 684 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 245 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Thornton Township PUMA, IL, which is 0.431 times less than the 568 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 456 degrees mean that there were 2.7 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 169 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($10,500) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($533) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.9% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.818% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Thornton Township PUMA, IL in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (38.5k), Some college (38k), and Secondary Education (20.7k).

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The median property value in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was $112,000 in 2020, which is 0.487 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $106,900 to $112,000, a 4.77% increase. The homeownership rate in Thornton Township PUMA, IL is 62.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Thornton Township PUMA, IL have an average commute time of 34.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Thornton Township PUMA, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Thornton Township PUMA, IL is $50,245. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was Vernon, Moraine, West Deerfield & Libertyville (Southeast) Townships PUMA, IL with a value of $138,417, followed by Northfield & New Trier Townships PUMA, IL and DuPage & Wheatland Townships PUMA, IL, with respective values of $130,865 and $114,796.

Property

$112,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,674
$38,216
Median Property Taxes
±$1,473

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Thornton Township PUMA, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.8%
Homeownership
2020
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 62.8% of the housing units in Thornton Township PUMA, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was Vernon, Moraine, West Deerfield & Libertyville (Southeast) Townships PUMA, IL with a value of $138,417, followed by Northfield & New Trier Townships PUMA, IL and DuPage & Wheatland Townships PUMA, IL, with respective values of $130,865 and $114,796.

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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.
$50,245
Median Household Income
± $2,111
60.9k
Number of Households
± 2,109

In 2020, the median household income of the 60.9k households in Thornton Township PUMA, IL grew to $50,245 from the previous year's value of $46,750.

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Wage Distribution

0.403
2020 Wage GINI in Thornton Township PUMA, IL
0.406
2019 Wage GINI in Thornton Township PUMA, IL

In 2020, the income inequality in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was 0.403 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.667% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Thornton Township PUMA, IL was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Thornton Township PUMA, IL in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (71.9%)
  2. Public Transit (10.8%)
  3. Carpooled (8.31%)

In 2020, 71.9% of workers in Thornton Township PUMA, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (10.8%) and those who carpooled to work (8.31%).

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Commute Time

34.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Thornton Township PUMA, IL have a longer commute time (34.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.73% of the workforce in Thornton Township PUMA, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

20% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Thornton Township PUMA, IL (32.6k out of 163k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Thornton Township PUMA, IL is Black, followed by White 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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90.4% of the population of Thornton Township PUMA, IL has health coverage, with 40.8% on employee plans, 30.1% on Medicaid, 11.1% on Medicare, 7.37% on non-group plans, and 0.942% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Illinois see 1241 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1250 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1242 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 408 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Illinois, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,241 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Illinois

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,241 patients per year. This represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1,250 patients).

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.8% under 18 years, 21.1% between 18 and 34 years, 38.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.2% were men and 55.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.63%
Uninsured
40.8%
Employer Coverage
30.1%
Medicaid
11.1%
Medicare
7.37%
Non-Group
0.942%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Thornton Township PUMA, IL grew by 1.96% from 9.45% to 9.63%.

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