Will County (South) PUMA, IL

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Population

113,014

0.696% growth

Median Age

40


Median Household Income

$72,932

4.84% growth

Poverty Rate

7.71%


Number of Employees

52,879

0.349% growth

Median Property Value

$192,900

2.61% growth

About

In 2017, Will County (South) PUMA, IL had a population of 113k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $72,932. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Will County (South) PUMA, IL grew from 112,233 to 113,014, a 0.696% increase and its median household income grew from $69,562 to $72,932, a 4.84% increase.

The population of Will County (South) PUMA, IL is 77.8% White Alone, 13.3% Black or African American Alone, and 6.6% Hispanic or Latino. 6.28% of the people in Will County (South) PUMA, IL speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are Governors State University (1,721 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Will County (South) PUMA, IL is $192,900, and the homeownership rate is 80.4%. Most people in Will County (South) PUMA, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 32.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Will County (South) PUMA, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Will County (South) PUMA, IL employs 52.9k people. The largest industries in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are Construction (4,402 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,394 people), and Hospitals (2,822 people), and the highest paying industries are Not specified retail trade ($133,421), Clothing stores ($120,140), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($112,673).

Median household income in Will County (South) PUMA, IL is $72,932. Males in Will County (South) PUMA, IL have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,183. The income inequality in Will County (South) PUMA, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.432, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$72,932

2017 value

± $2,058

4.84%

1 Year Growth

± 3.58%

Households in Will County (South) PUMA, IL have a median annual income of $72,932, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $69,562 in 2016, which represents a 4.84% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$70,109

Average Male Salary

± $8,511

$53,183

Average Female Salary

± $8,975

In 2017, full-time male employees in Will County (South) PUMA, IL made 1.32 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Will County (South) PUMA, IL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Two or More Races

    $53,745 ± $50,892

  2. White

    $53,544 ± $6,124

  3. Asian

    $52,804 ± $34,968

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Will County (South) PUMA, IL workers was Two or More Races. These workers were paid 1 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 Will County (South) PUMA, IL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.432

2017 Wage GINI

0.435

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was 0.432 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.498% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Will County (South) PUMA, IL was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Will County (South) PUMA, IL in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was Vernon, Moraine, West Deerfield & Libertyville (Southeast) Townships PUMA, IL with a value of $138,556, followed by Northfield & New Trier Townships PUMA, IL and DuPage & Wheatland Townships PUMA, IL, with respective values of $122,004 and $104,719.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Will County (South) PUMA, 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

7.71% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Will County (South) PUMA, IL (8.65k out of 112k 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 Females 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    6,244 ± 490

  2. Black

    1,851 ± 341

  3. Hispanic

    1,024 ± 240

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Will County (South) PUMA, 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

52.9k

2017 Value

0.349%

1 Year growth

± 0.349%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Will County (South) PUMA, IL grew at a rate of 0.349%, from 52.7k employees to 52.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Will County (South) PUMA, IL, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,896 people), Registered nurses (1,656 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,630 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Will County (South) PUMA, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Will County (South) PUMA, IL, by number of employees, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,896 people), Registered nurses (1,656 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,630 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Will County (South) PUMA, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Locomotive engineers & operators (14 times higher than expected), Crane & tower operators (6.89 times), and Stationary engineers & boiler operators (4.92 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Will County (South) PUMA, IL, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($158,701), Social & community service managers ($128,817), and General & operations managers ($123,047).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

52.9k

2017 Value

0.349%

1 Year growth

± 0.349%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Will County (South) PUMA, IL grew at a rate of 0.349%, from 52.7k employees to 52.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Will County (South) PUMA, IL, are Construction (4,402 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,394 people), and Hospitals (2,822 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Will County (South) PUMA, IL, though some of these residents may live in Will County (South) PUMA, 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 Will County (South) PUMA, IL, by number of employees, are Construction (4,402 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,394 people), and Hospitals (2,822 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Will County (South) PUMA, IL has an unusually high number of Rail transportation (7.96 times higher than expected), Labor unions (6.56 times), and Natural gas distribution (4.62 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Will County (South) PUMA, IL, by average salary, are Not specified retail trade ($133,421), Clothing stores ($120,140), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($112,673).

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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

93.7% of the population of Will County (South) PUMA, IL has health coverage, with 61.7% on employee plans, 9.76% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 10.3% on non-group plans, and 0.769% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Will County (South) PUMA, 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).

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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%).

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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

6.3%

Uninsured

61.7%

Employer Coverage

9.76%

Medicaid

11.2%

Medicare

10.3%

Non-Group

0.769%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Will County (South) PUMA, IL stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 6.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Will County (South) PUMA, 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

Will County (South) PUMA, IL is home to a population of 113k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Will County (South) PUMA, IL residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Will County (South) PUMA, IL is composed of 87.9k White Alone residents (77.8%), 15k Black or African American Alone residents (13.3%), 7.46k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.6%), 1.63k Two or More Races residents (1.44%), 912 Asian Alone residents (0.807%), 59 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0522%), 52 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.046%), and 6 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00531%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are Spanish (3,692 speakers), Polish (446 speakers), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (300 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was 40. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Will County (South) PUMA, IL residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

3.12%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.5k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Will County (South) PUMA, IL residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was 3.12%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    952 ± 754 people

  2. Poland

    280 ± 410 people

  3. Philippines

    259 ± 395 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Will County (South) PUMA, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 952 Will County (South) PUMA, IL residents, followed by Poland with 280 and Philippines with 259.

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Will County (South) PUMA, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    87.9k ± 1.11k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    15k ± 721

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    7.46k ± 902

In 2017, there were 5.86 times more White Alone residents (87.9k people) in Will County (South) PUMA, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15k Black or African American Alone and 7.46k 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 Will County (South) PUMA, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    3,692 speakers (3.47%)

  2. Polish

    446 speakers (0.419%)

  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)

    300 speakers (0.282%)

6.28% of Will County (South) PUMA, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was Spanish. 3.47% of the overall population of Will County (South) PUMA, IL are native Spanish speakers. 0.419% speak Polish and 0.282% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,534 ± 217

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    836 ± 184

  3. Korea

    748 ± 165

Will County (South) PUMA, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Will County (South) PUMA, IL awarded 1,721 degrees. The student population of Will County (South) PUMA, IL is skewed towards women, with 2,017 male students and 3,802 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are White (719 and 46.7%), followed by Black or African American (514 and 33.4%), Hispanic or Latino (138 and 8.96%), and Unknown (97 and 6.29%).

The largest universities in Will County (South) PUMA, IL by number of degrees awarded are Governors State University (1,721 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are Computer Science (200 and 11.6%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (166 and 9.65%), and General Psychology (145 and 8.43%).

The median tuition costs in Will County (South) PUMA, IL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $8,160 and $16,320 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 123 degrees awarded

  2. 95 degrees awarded

  3. 166 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was General Psychology with 123 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Will County (South) PUMA, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,721 degrees awarded

$8,160

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Will County (South) PUMA, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Governors State University with 1,721 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

623

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,098

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 623 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Will County (South) PUMA, IL, which is 0.567 times less than the 1,098 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Will County (South) PUMA, IL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    719 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    514 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    138 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Will County (South) PUMA, IL were to White students. These 719 degrees mean that there were 1.4 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 514 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was $192,900 in 2017, which is 0.886 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $188,000 to $192,900, a 2.61% increase. The homeownership rate in Will County (South) PUMA, IL is 80.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Will County (South) PUMA, IL have an average commute time of 32.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Will County (South) PUMA, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$72,932

Median Household Income

± $2,058

41.3k

Number of Households

± 1,117

In 2017, the median household income of the 41.3k households in Will County (South) PUMA, IL grew to $72,932 from the previous year's value of $69,562.

The following chart displays the households in Will County (South) PUMA, 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

$192,900

2017 Median

± $3,456

$188,000

2016 Median

± $3,895

In 2017, the median property value in Will County (South) PUMA, IL grew to to $192,900 from the previous year's value of $188,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Will County (South) PUMA, 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 Will County (South) PUMA, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

80.4%

2017 Homeownership

79.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.4% of the housing units in Will County (South) PUMA, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Will County (South) PUMA, 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 Will County (South) PUMA, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Will County (South) PUMA, IL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

32.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Will County (South) PUMA, IL have a longer commute time (32.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.14% of the workforce in Will County (South) PUMA, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.1%

  2. Carpooled

    5.44%

  3. Public Transit

    3.9%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Will County (South) PUMA, IL was Drove Alone (86.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (5.44%) and those who Public Transit (3.9%).

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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