Edwardsville, IL

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Population

24,823

0.882% decline

Median Age

29.6


Median Household Income

$72,832

6.4% growth

Poverty Rate

12%


Number of Employees

12,468

2.44% growth

Median Property Value

$202,500

4.22% growth

About

In 2017, Edwardsville, IL had a population of 24.8k people with a median age of 29.6 and a median household income of $72,832. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Edwardsville, IL declined from 25,044 to 24,823, a -0.882% decrease and its median household income grew from $68,454 to $72,832, a 6.4% increase.

The population of Edwardsville, IL is 81.7% White Alone, 11.7% Black or African American Alone, and 2.36% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Edwardsville, IL speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Edwardsville, IL are Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (3,340 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Edwardsville, IL is $202,500, and the homeownership rate is 67.5%. Most people in Edwardsville, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Edwardsville, IL is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Edwardsville, IL employs 12.5k people. The largest industries in Edwardsville, IL are Educational Services (1,723 people), Retail Trade (1,515 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,423 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($101,053), Manufacturing ($66,524), and Finance & Insurance ($66,336).

Median household income in Edwardsville, IL is $72,832. Males in Edwardsville, 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 Edwardsville, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$72,832

2017 value

± $5,045

6.4%

1 Year Growth

± 10.2%

Households in Edwardsville, IL have a median annual income of $72,832, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $68,454 in 2016, which represents a 6.4% 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 Edwardsville, 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 4037.01

  2. Census Tract 4031.21

  3. Census Tract 4031.22

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Edwardsville, IL was Census Tract 4037.01 with a value of $88,462, followed by Census Tract 4031.21 and Census Tract 4031.22, with respective values of $87,813 and $85,132.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Edwardsville, IL (2.6k out of 21.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 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

    2,323 ± 427

  2. Black

    164 ± 137

  3. Hispanic

    114 ± 126

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Edwardsville, 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

12.5k

2017 Value

± 843

2.44%

1 Year growth

± 9.54%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Edwardsville, IL grew at a rate of 2.44%, from 12.2k employees to 12.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Edwardsville, IL, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,880 people), Management Occupations (1,341 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,334 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Edwardsville, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Edwardsville, IL, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,880 people), Management Occupations (1,341 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,334 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Edwardsville, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (1.9 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.56 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.53 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Edwardsville, IL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($98,409), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($74,038), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($73,669).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

12.5k

2017 Value

± 843

2.44%

1 Year growth

± 9.54%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Edwardsville, IL grew at a rate of 2.44%, from 12.2k employees to 12.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Edwardsville, IL, are Educational Services (1,723 people), Retail Trade (1,515 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,423 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Edwardsville, IL, though some of these residents may live in Edwardsville, 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 Edwardsville, IL, by number of employees, are Educational Services (1,723 people), Retail Trade (1,515 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,423 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Edwardsville, IL has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.69 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.49 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Edwardsville, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($101,053), Manufacturing ($66,524), and Finance & Insurance ($66,336).

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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

96.9% of the population of Edwardsville, IL has health coverage, with 66.8% on employee plans, 6.58% on Medicaid, 8.53% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.84% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Edwardsville, 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

3.11%

Uninsured

66.8%

Employer Coverage

6.58%

Medicaid

8.53%

Medicare

13.1%

Non-Group

1.84%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Edwardsville, IL declined by 10.5% from 3.48% to 3.11%.

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

Edwardsville, IL is home to a population of 24.8k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.48% of Edwardsville, IL residents were born outside of the country (1.11k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Edwardsville, IL is composed of 20.3k White Alone residents (81.7%), 2.92k Black or African American Alone residents (11.7%), 587 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.36%), 549 Asian Alone residents (2.21%), 403 Two or More Races residents (1.62%), 90 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.363%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

30

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.2

34

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 12

In 2017, the median age of all people in Edwardsville, IL was 29.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 34. But people in Edwardsville, IL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Edwardsville, IL residents was 30.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.48%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.11k people

4.72%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.18k people

As of 2017, 4.48% of Edwardsville, IL residents (1.11k 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 Edwardsville, IL was 4.72%, 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

97.9%

2017 Citizenship

97.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.9% of Edwardsville, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Edwardsville, IL was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    20.3k ± 654

  2. Black or African American Alone

    2.92k ± 497

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    587 ± 258

In 2017, there were 6.95 times more White Alone residents (20.3k people) in Edwardsville, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.92k Black or African American Alone and 587 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 Edwardsville, IL as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    535 ± 127

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    387 ± 167

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    304 ± 125

Edwardsville, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Edwardsville, IL awarded 3,340 degrees. The student population of Edwardsville, IL is skewed towards women, with 6,315 male students and 7,481 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Edwardsville, IL are White (2,603 and 81.7%), followed by Black or African American (307 and 9.63%), Hispanic or Latino (90 and 2.82%), and Two or More Races (81 and 2.54%).

The largest universities in Edwardsville, IL by number of degrees awarded are Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (3,340 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Edwardsville, IL are Registered Nursing (401 and 12%), General Business Administration & Management (337 and 10.1%), and General Psychology (210 and 6.29%).

The median tuition costs in Edwardsville, IL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $7,576 and $8,472 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 172 degrees awarded

  2. 401 degrees awarded

  3. 272 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Edwardsville, IL was General Psychology with 172 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

3,340 degrees awarded

$7,576

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Edwardsville, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville with 3,340 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,428

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,912

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,428 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Edwardsville, IL, which is 0.747 times less than the 1,912 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,603 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    307 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    90 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Edwardsville, IL were to White students. These 2,603 degrees mean that there were 8.48 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 307 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Edwardsville, IL was $202,500 in 2017, which is 0.882 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $194,300 to $202,500, a 4.22% increase. The homeownership rate in Edwardsville, IL is 67.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Edwardsville, IL have an average commute time of 22.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Edwardsville, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$202,500

2017 Median

± $11,916

$194,300

2016 Median

± $11,668

In 2017, the median property value in Edwardsville, IL grew to to $202,500 from the previous year's value of $194,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Edwardsville, 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 Edwardsville, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$72,832

Median Household Income

± $5,045

8.46k

Number of Households

± 619

In 2017, the median household income of the 8.46k households in Edwardsville, IL grew to $72,832 from the previous year's value of $68,454.

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

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Rent vs Own

67.5%

2017 Homeownership

68.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.5% of the housing units in Edwardsville, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.2%.

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

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Commute Time

22.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Edwardsville, IL have a shorter commute time (22.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.21% of the workforce in Edwardsville, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.8%

  2. Worked At Home

    6.29%

  3. Carpooled

    4.46%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Edwardsville, IL was Drove Alone (83.8%), followed by those who Worked At Home (6.29%) and those who Carpooled (4.46%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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