Hickory Hills, IL

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Population

13,852

0.0433% decline

Poverty Rate

10.3%


Median Age

38.4


Median Household Income

$63,865

3.5% growth

Number of Employees

6,414

2.97% growth

Median Property Value

$215,600

0.462% decline

About

In 2017, Hickory Hills, IL had a population of 13.9k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $63,865. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hickory Hills, IL declined from 13,858 to 13,852, a -0.0433% decrease and its median household income grew from $61,708 to $63,865, a 3.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hickory Hills, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (81%), White (Hispanic) (11.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.19%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.32%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.06%). N/A% of the people in Hickory Hills, IL speak a non-English language, and 91% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hickory Hills, IL are Star Truck Driving School-Hickory Hills (317 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Hickory Hills, IL is $215,600, and the homeownership rate is 72.2%. Most people in Hickory Hills, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 32.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Hickory Hills, IL is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Hickory Hills, IL employs 6.41k people. The largest industries in Hickory Hills, IL are Manufacturing (1,117 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (778 people), and Retail Trade (695 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($71,771), Manufacturing ($60,174), and Wholesale Trade ($55,795).

Median household income in Hickory Hills, IL is $63,865. Males in Hickory Hills, 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 Hickory Hills, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$63,865

2017 value

± $4,974

3.5%

1 Year Growth

± 11.5%

Households in Hickory Hills, IL have a median annual income of $63,865, 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 $61,708 in 2016, which represents a 3.5% 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 Hickory Hills, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8237.04

  2. Census Tract 8237.02

  3. Census Tract 8237.05

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hickory Hills, IL was Census Tract 8237.04 with a value of $86,482, followed by Census Tract 8237.02 and Census Tract 8237.05, with respective values of $53,930 and $52,212.

The following map shows all of the places in Hickory Hills, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hickory Hills, IL (1.42k out of 13.8k 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 Males 35 - 44, followed by Males 25 - 34 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

    1,350 ± 288

  2. Hispanic

    99 ± 90

  3. Two Or More

    36 ± 88

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hickory Hills, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

6.41k

2017 Value

± 551

2.97%

1 Year growth

± 11.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hickory Hills, IL grew at a rate of 2.97%, from 6.23k employees to 6.41k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hickory Hills, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (959 people), Sales & Related Occupations (724 people), and Production Occupations (552 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hickory Hills, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hickory Hills, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (959 people), Sales & Related Occupations (724 people), and Production Occupations (552 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hickory Hills, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (1.71 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.65 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.6 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hickory Hills, IL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($81,719), Management Occupations ($74,231), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($71,600).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.41k

2017 Value

± 551

2.97%

1 Year growth

± 11.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hickory Hills, IL grew at a rate of 2.97%, from 6.23k employees to 6.41k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hickory Hills, IL, are Manufacturing (1,117 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (778 people), and Retail Trade (695 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hickory Hills, IL, though some of these residents may live in Hickory Hills, 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 Hickory Hills, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,117 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (778 people), and Retail Trade (695 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hickory Hills, IL has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.15 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.72 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.38 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hickory Hills, IL, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($71,771), Manufacturing ($60,174), and Wholesale Trade ($55,795).

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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

90% of the population of Hickory Hills, IL has health coverage, with 47.4% on employee plans, 18.1% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.23% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Hickory Hills, IL see 1062 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1062 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1134 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 444 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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1,062 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Cook County, IL see an average of 1,062 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,062 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

10%

Uninsured

47.4%

Employer Coverage

18.1%

Medicaid

12.4%

Medicare

10.9%

Non-Group

1.23%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hickory Hills, IL declined by 7.46% from 10.8% to 10%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hickory Hills, 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%.

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Diversity

Hickory Hills, IL is home to a population of 13.9k people, from which 91% are citizens. As of 2017, 27.3% of Hickory Hills, IL residents were born outside of the country (3.78k people).

In 2017, there were 6.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.2k people) in Hickory Hills, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.63k White (Hispanic) and 442 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.6

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hickory Hills, IL was 38.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Hickory Hills, IL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Hickory Hills, IL residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

27.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.78k people

25.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.5k people

As of 2017, 27.3% of Hickory Hills, IL residents (3.78k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hickory Hills, IL was 25.3%, 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

91%

2017 Citizenship

91.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91% of Hickory Hills, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hickory Hills, IL was 91.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hickory Hills, IL

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    11.2k ± 587

  2. White (Hispanic)

    1.63k ± 574

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    442 ± 234

In 2017, there were 6.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.2k people) in Hickory Hills, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.63k White (Hispanic) and 442 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Hickory Hills, IL as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    257 ± 87

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    77 ± 61

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    72 ± 77

Hickory Hills, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Hickory Hills, IL awarded 317 degrees. The student population of Hickory Hills, IL is skewed towards N/A, with N/A male students and N/A female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hickory Hills, IL are Black or African American (158 and 50.5%), followed by White (117 and 37.4%), Hispanic or Latino (36 and 11.5%), and Asian (1 and 0.319%).

The largest universities in Hickory Hills, IL by number of degrees awarded are Star Truck Driving School-Hickory Hills (317 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Hickory Hills, IL are Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (317 and 100%).

The median tuition costs in Hickory Hills, IL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 317 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Hickory Hills, IL was Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor with 317 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Hickory Hills, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

317 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Hickory Hills, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Star Truck Driving School-Hickory Hills with 317 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

294

Degrees Awarded to Men

23

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 294 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hickory Hills, IL, which is 12.8 times more than the 23 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Hickory Hills, IL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    158 degrees awarded

  2. White

    117 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    36 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Hickory Hills, IL were to Black or African American students. These 158 degrees mean that there were 1.35 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 117 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hickory Hills, IL was $215,600 in 2017, which is 0.939 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $216,600 to $215,600, a 0.462% decrease. The homeownership rate in Hickory Hills, IL is 72.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hickory Hills, IL have an average commute time of 32.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hickory Hills, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$215,600

2017 Median

± $9,176

$216,600

2016 Median

± $9,281

In 2017, the median property value in Hickory Hills, IL declined from to $215,600 from the previous year's value of $216,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hickory Hills, 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 Hickory Hills, 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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$63,865

Median Household Income

± $4,974

4.88k

Number of Households

± 462

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.88k households in Hickory Hills, IL grew to $63,865 from the previous year's value of $61,708.

The following chart displays the households in Hickory Hills, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

72.2%

2017 Homeownership

73.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.2% of the housing units in Hickory Hills, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.5%.

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

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Commute Time

32.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hickory Hills, IL have a longer commute time (32.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.48% of the workforce in Hickory Hills, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.3%

  2. Carpooled

    5.47%

  3. Public Transit

    4.82%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Hickory Hills, IL was Drove Alone (85.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (5.47%) and those who Public Transit (4.82%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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