Alorton, IL

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Population

1,865

2.25% decline

Median Age

29


Median Household Income

$19,450

3.23% decline

Poverty Rate

51.1%


Number of Employees

556

9.15% decline

Median Property Value

$41,100

9.6% growth

About

In 2017, Alorton, IL had a population of 1.87k people with a median age of 29 and a median household income of $19,450. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Alorton, IL declined from 1,908 to 1,865, a -2.25% decrease and its median household income declined from $20,100 to $19,450, a -3.23% decrease.

The population of Alorton, IL is 97.7% Black or African American Alone, 0.912% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.697% White Alone. 1.32% of the people in Alorton, IL speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Alorton, IL is $41,100, and the homeownership rate is 44.6%. Most people in Alorton, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Alorton, IL is 1 car per household.

Economy

The economy of Alorton, IL employs 556 people. The largest industries in Alorton, IL are Retail Trade (121 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (112 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (60 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($49,000), Public Administration ($44,583), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($33,750).

Median household income in Alorton, IL is $19,450. Males in Alorton, 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 Alorton, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$19,450

2017 value

± $4,357

-3.23%

1 Year Growth

± 34.4%

Households in Alorton, IL have a median annual income of $19,450, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $20,100 in 2016, which represents a -3.23% 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 Alorton, IL 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 Alorton, IL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 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 Alorton, IL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Alorton, 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 5029

  2. Census Tract 5025

  3. Census Tract 5028

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Alorton, IL was Census Tract 5029 with a value of $27,480, followed by Census Tract 5025 and Census Tract 5028, with respective values of $26,384 and $15,297.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

51.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Alorton, IL (948 out of 1.86k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

    935 ± 152

  2. White

    13 ± 59

  3. Native American

    0 ± 56

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Alorton, IL is Black, followed by White and Native American.

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

556

2017 Value

± 110

-9.15%

1 Year decline

± 30%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Alorton, IL declined at a rate of -9.15%, from 612 employees to 556 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Alorton, IL, are Sales & Related Occupations (135 people), Personal Care & Service Occupations (58 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (54 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Alorton, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Alorton, IL, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (135 people), Personal Care & Service Occupations (58 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (54 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Alorton, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.78 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.69 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.38 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Alorton, IL, by median earnings, are Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($62,500), Office & Administrative Support Occupations ($41,500), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($34,375).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

556

2017 Value

± 110

-9.15%

1 Year decline

± 30%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Alorton, IL declined at a rate of -9.15%, from 612 employees to 556 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Alorton, IL, are Retail Trade (121 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (112 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (60 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Alorton, IL, though some of these residents may live in Alorton, 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 Alorton, IL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (121 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (112 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (60 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Alorton, IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.71 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (3.23 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.98 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Alorton, IL, by median earnings, are Information ($49,000), Public Administration ($44,583), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($33,750).

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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 with $75B and Pharmaceuticals and $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

88.4% of the population of Alorton, IL has health coverage, with 17.8% on employee plans, 57.2% on Medicaid, 8.36% on Medicare, 3.65% on non-group plans, and 1.39% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Alorton, 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

11.6%

Uninsured

17.8%

Employer Coverage

57.2%

Medicaid

8.36%

Medicare

3.65%

Non-Group

1.39%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Alorton, IL declined by 14.3% from 13.6% to 11.6%.

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

Alorton, IL is home to a population of 1.87k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.322% of Alorton, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Alorton, IL is composed of 1.82k Black or African American Alone residents (97.7%), 17 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.912%), 13 White Alone residents (0.697%), 5 Two or More Races residents (0.268%), 5 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.268%), 2 Asian Alone residents (0.107%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Alorton, IL are African Languages (17 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (3 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (2 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Alorton, IL was 29. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Alorton, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Alorton, IL residents was 29.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.322%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0.262%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 0.322% of Alorton, IL residents 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 Alorton, IL was 0.262%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Alorton, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Alorton, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

100%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Alorton, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Alorton, IL was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    1.82k ± 237

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    17 ± 33.8

  3. White Alone

    13 ± 21

In 2017, there were 107 times more Black or African American Alone residents (1.82k people) in Alorton, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17 Hispanic or Latino and 13 White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Alorton, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. African Languages

    17 speakers (1.02%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    3 speakers (0.181%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    2 speakers (0.12%)

1.32% of Alorton, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Alorton, IL was African Languages. 1.02% of the overall population of Alorton, IL are native African Languages speakers. 0.181% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 0.12% speak African Languages, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    35 ± 29

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    24 ± 25

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    16 ± 19

Alorton, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Alorton, IL was $41,100 in 2017, which is 0.189 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $37,500 to $41,100, a 9.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Alorton, IL is 44.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Alorton, IL have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Alorton, IL is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$19,450

Median Household Income

± $4,357

707

Number of Households

± 110

In 2017, the median household income of the 707 households in Alorton, IL declined from $19,450 from the previous year's value of $20,100.

The following chart displays the households in Alorton, 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$41,100

2017 Median

± $11,442

$37,500

2016 Median

± $11,500

In 2017, the median property value in Alorton, IL grew to to $41,100 from the previous year's value of $37,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Alorton, 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 Alorton, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $20k - $25k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Alorton, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Alorton, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

44.6%

2017 Homeownership

43.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 44.6% of the housing units in Alorton, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 43.9%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Alorton, IL have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.798% of the workforce in Alorton, 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

    9.11%

  3. Carpooled

    6.45%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Alorton, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Carpooled.

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