Alsip, IL

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Population

19,302

0.171% decline

Median Age

35.9


Median Household Income

$52,432

2.23% decline

Poverty Rate

10.1%


Number of Employees

9,318

0.0858% decline

Median Property Value

$167,900

2.57% growth

About

In 2017, Alsip, IL had a population of 19.3k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $52,432. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Alsip, IL declined from 19,335 to 19,302, a -0.171% decrease and its median household income declined from $53,628 to $52,432, a -2.23% decrease.

The population of Alsip, IL is 54.6% White Alone, 23.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 20% Black or African American Alone. 27.1% of the people in Alsip, IL speak a non-English language, and 95.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Alsip, IL is $167,900, and the homeownership rate is 60.2%. Most people in Alsip, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Alsip, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Alsip, IL employs 9.32k people. The largest industries in Alsip, IL are Retail Trade (1,431 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,170 people), and Manufacturing (882 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($60,571), Public Administration ($55,833), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,786).

Median household income in Alsip, IL is $52,432. Males in Alsip, 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 Alsip, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,432

2017 value

± $5,135

-2.23%

1 Year Growth

± 14%

Households in Alsip, IL have a median annual income of $52,432, 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 $53,628 in 2016, which represents a -2.23% 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 Alsip, 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 Alsip, 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Alsip, 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 8233.02

  2. Census Tract 8233.03

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Alsip, IL was Census Tract 8233.02 with a value of $54,792, followed by Census Tract 8233.03 and N/A, with respective values of $49,656 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Alsip, IL (1.95k out of 19.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 55 - 64.

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

    1,273 ± 293

  2. Black

    599 ± 206

  3. Hispanic

    317 ± 149

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

9.32k

2017 Value

± 733

-0.0858%

1 Year decline

± 11.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Alsip, IL declined at a rate of -0.0858%, from 9.33k employees to 9.32k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Alsip, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,787 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,133 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (670 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Alsip, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Alsip, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,787 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,133 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (670 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Alsip, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (2.12 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.86 times), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1.47 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Alsip, IL, by median earnings, are Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($80,270), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,731), and Protective Service Occupations ($71,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.32k

2017 Value

± 733

-0.0858%

1 Year decline

± 11.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Alsip, IL declined at a rate of -0.0858%, from 9.33k employees to 9.32k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Alsip, IL, are Retail Trade (1,431 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,170 people), and Manufacturing (882 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Alsip, IL, though some of these residents may live in Alsip, 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 Alsip, IL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,431 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,170 people), and Manufacturing (882 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Alsip, IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.21 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.9 times), and Retail Trade (1.35 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Alsip, IL, by median earnings, are Construction ($60,571), Public Administration ($55,833), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,786).

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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

93.1% of the population of Alsip, IL has health coverage, with 54.4% on employee plans, 17.4% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 7.41% on non-group plans, and 1.42% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Alsip, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.89%

Uninsured

54.4%

Employer Coverage

17.4%

Medicaid

12.4%

Medicare

7.41%

Non-Group

1.42%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Alsip, IL declined by 23.3% from 8.97% to 6.89%.

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

Alsip, IL is home to a population of 19.3k people, from which 95.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 10.7% of Alsip, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Alsip, IL is composed of 10.5k White Alone residents (54.6%), 4.45k Hispanic or Latino residents (23.1%), 3.85k Black or African American Alone residents (20%), 265 Two or More Races residents (1.37%), 166 Asian Alone residents (0.86%), 27 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.14%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Alsip, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (3,531 speakers), Arabic (570 speakers), and Polish (271 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 2

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Alsip, IL was 35.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Alsip, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Alsip, IL residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

13.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 10.7% of Alsip, 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 Alsip, IL was 13.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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

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Citizenship

95.5%

2017 Citizenship

93.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.5% of Alsip, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Alsip, IL was 93.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    10.5k ± 631

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4.45k ± 899

  3. Black or African American Alone

    3.85k ± 595

In 2017, there were 2.37 times more White Alone residents (10.5k people) in Alsip, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.45k Hispanic or Latino and 3.85k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    3,531 speakers (19.7%)

  2. Arabic

    570 speakers (3.17%)

  3. Polish

    271 speakers (1.51%)

27.1% of Alsip, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Alsip, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 19.7% of the overall population of Alsip, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 3.17% speak Arabic and 1.51% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    486 ± 156

  2. Korea

    152 ± 113

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    74 ± 54

Alsip, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Alsip, IL was $167,900 in 2017, which is 0.772 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $163,700 to $167,900, a 2.57% increase. The homeownership rate in Alsip, IL is 60.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Alsip, IL have an average commute time of 31.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Alsip, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$52,432

Median Household Income

± $5,135

7.32k

Number of Households

± 601

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.32k households in Alsip, IL declined from $52,432 from the previous year's value of $53,628.

The following chart displays the households in Alsip, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$167,900

2017 Median

± $4,803

$163,700

2016 Median

± $5,053

In 2017, the median property value in Alsip, IL grew to to $167,900 from the previous year's value of $163,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Alsip, 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 Alsip, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

60.2%

2017 Homeownership

61.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60.2% of the housing units in Alsip, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

31.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Alsip, IL have a longer commute time (31.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.21% of the workforce in Alsip, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.7%

  2. Carpooled

    9.24%

  3. Public Transit

    7.13%

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

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