Richton Park, IL

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Population

13,661

0.0512% decline

Median Age

40.1


Median Household Income

$53,179

0.957% decline

Poverty Rate

20.2%


Number of Employees

5,715

6.48% decline

Median Property Value

$142,900

3.48% growth

About

In 2017, Richton Park, IL had a population of 13.7k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $53,179. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Richton Park, IL declined from 13,668 to 13,661, a -0.0512% decrease and its median household income declined from $53,693 to $53,179, a -0.957% decrease.

The population of Richton Park, IL is 84.3% Black or African American Alone, 10.7% White Alone, and 2.5% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Richton Park, IL speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Richton Park, IL are Ultimate Touch Barber College (16 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Richton Park, IL is $142,900, and the homeownership rate is 55.4%. Most people in Richton Park, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 34 minutes. The average car ownership in Richton Park, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Richton Park, IL employs 5.72k people. The largest industries in Richton Park, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,241 people), Transportation & Warehousing (700 people), and Manufacturing (645 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,656), Public Administration ($82,880), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($64,828).

Median household income in Richton Park, IL is $53,179. Males in Richton Park, 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 Richton Park, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,179

2017 value

± $8,574

-0.957%

1 Year Growth

± 19.4%

Households in Richton Park, IL have a median annual income of $53,179, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,693 in 2016, which represents a -0.957% 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 Richton Park, 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 8300.08

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Richton Park, IL was Census Tract 8300.08 with a value of $83,095, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Richton Park, IL (2.72k out of 13.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    2,475 ± 447

  2. White

    186 ± 124

  3. Hispanic

    65 ± 86

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Richton Park, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

5.72k

2017 Value

± 552

-6.48%

1 Year decline

± 14.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Richton Park, IL declined at a rate of -6.48%, from 6.11k employees to 5.72k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Richton Park, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,070 people), Transportation Occupations (412 people), and Production Occupations (366 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Richton Park, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Richton Park, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,070 people), Transportation Occupations (412 people), and Production Occupations (366 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Richton Park, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (2.73 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (1.98 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.85 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Richton Park, IL, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($90,417), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($79,907), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($75,152).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.72k

2017 Value

± 552

-6.48%

1 Year decline

± 14.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Richton Park, IL declined at a rate of -6.48%, from 6.11k employees to 5.72k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Richton Park, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,241 people), Transportation & Warehousing (700 people), and Manufacturing (645 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Richton Park, IL, though some of these residents may live in Richton Park, 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 Richton Park, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,241 people), Transportation & Warehousing (700 people), and Manufacturing (645 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Richton Park, IL has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.87 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.62 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.57 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Richton Park, IL, by median earnings, are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,656), Public Administration ($82,880), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($64,828).

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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

87.3% of the population of Richton Park, IL has health coverage, with 56.4% on employee plans, 13.5% on Medicaid, 9.36% on Medicare, 6.67% on non-group plans, and 1.39% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Richton Park, 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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cook County, IL in comparison to neighboring states.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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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

12.7%

Uninsured

56.4%

Employer Coverage

13.5%

Medicaid

9.36%

Medicare

6.67%

Non-Group

1.39%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Richton Park, IL grew by 2.05% from 12.4% to 12.7%.

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

Richton Park, IL is home to a population of 13.7k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.3% of Richton Park, IL residents were born outside of the country (587 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Richton Park, IL is composed of 11.5k Black or African American Alone residents (84.3%), 1.46k White Alone residents (10.7%), 342 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.5%), 200 Asian Alone residents (1.46%), 140 Two or More Races residents (1.02%), 10 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0732%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.4

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Richton Park, IL was 40.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Richton Park, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Richton Park, IL residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

587 people

4.84%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

662 people

As of 2017, 4.3% of Richton Park, IL residents (587 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 Richton Park, IL was 4.84%, 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

98.6%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.6% of Richton Park, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Richton Park, IL was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    11.5k ± 407

  2. White Alone

    1.46k ± 284

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    342 ± 193

In 2017, there were 7.89 times more Black or African American Alone residents (11.5k people) in Richton Park, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.46k White Alone and 342 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 Richton Park, IL as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    275 ± 145

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    116 ± 67

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    38 ± 55

Richton Park, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Richton Park, IL awarded 16 degrees. The student population of Richton Park, IL is skewed towards men, with 26 male students and 13 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Richton Park, IL are Black or African American (16 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%), and Hispanic or Latino (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Richton Park, IL by number of degrees awarded are Ultimate Touch Barber College (16 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Richton Park, IL are Barbering (16 and 100%) and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (0 and 0%).

The median tuition costs in Richton Park, 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. 16 degrees awarded

  2. 0 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Richton Park, IL was Barbering with 16 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Richton Park, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

16 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Richton Park, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Ultimate Touch Barber College with 16 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

15

Degrees Awarded to Men

1

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 15 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Richton Park, IL, which is 15 times more than the 1 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    16 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    0 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Richton Park, IL were to Black or African American students. These 16 degrees mean that there were N/A times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Richton Park, IL was $142,900 in 2017, which is 0.622 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $138,100 to $142,900, a 3.48% increase. The homeownership rate in Richton Park, IL is 55.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Richton Park, IL have an average commute time of 34 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Richton Park, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$142,900

2017 Median

± $9,216

$138,100

2016 Median

± $7,684

In 2017, the median property value in Richton Park, IL grew to to $142,900 from the previous year's value of $138,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Richton Park, 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 Richton Park, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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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.

$53,179

Median Household Income

± $8,574

5.04k

Number of Households

± 515

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.04k households in Richton Park, IL declined from $53,179 from the previous year's value of $53,693.

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

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Rent vs Own

55.4%

2017 Homeownership

54.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 55.4% of the housing units in Richton Park, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.8%.

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

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Commute Time

34 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Richton Park, IL have a longer commute time (34 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.66% of the workforce in Richton Park, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.5%

  2. Public Transit

    10.1%

  3. Carpooled

    3.31%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Richton Park, IL was Drove Alone (79.5%), followed by those who Public Transit (10.1%) and those who Carpooled (3.31%).

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 Richton Park, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Richton Park, IL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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