Bolingbrook, IL

Census Place

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2022 Population
73,755
0.0705% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.9
1.34% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.9%
0.17% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$102,057
4.81% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$276,400
13.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bolingbrook, IL had a population of 73.8k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $102,057. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bolingbrook, IL declined from 73,807 to 73,755, a −0.0705% decrease and its median household income grew from $97,371 to $102,057, a 4.81% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bolingbrook, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (38.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (13%), Other (Hispanic) (10.4%), and White (Hispanic) (8.73%).

None of the households in Bolingbrook, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90.5% of the residents in Bolingbrook, IL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Bolingbrook, IL was $276,400, and the homeownership rate was 78.8%.

Most people in Bolingbrook, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Bolingbrook, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bolingbrook, IL is home to a population of 73.8k people, from which 90.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 21.2% of Bolingbrook, IL residents were born outside of the country (15.6k people).

In 2022, there were 2.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.4k people) in Bolingbrook, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.58k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

90.5%
2022 Citizenship
90.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.5% of Bolingbrook, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bolingbrook, IL was 90.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bolingbrook, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    28.4k ± 1.45k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    13.1k ± 1.35k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    9.58k ± 1.16k
27.2%
Hispanic Population
20k people

In 2022, there were 2.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.4k people) in Bolingbrook, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.58k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

27.2% of the people in Bolingbrook, IL are hispanic (20k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

21.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
15.6k people
21.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
15.8k people

As of 2022, 21.2% of Bolingbrook, IL residents (15.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bolingbrook, IL was 21.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,090 ± 295
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    551 ± 208
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    355 ± 150

Bolingbrook, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bolingbrook, IL employs 39.6k people. The largest industries in Bolingbrook, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,418 people), Manufacturing (5,386 people), and Retail Trade (4,510 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($94,102), Utilities ($92,000), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($91,902).

Occupations

39.6k
2022 Value
± 1,518
0.416%
1 Year growth
± 5.49%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bolingbrook, IL grew at a rate of 0.416%, from 39.4k employees to 39.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bolingbrook, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,713 people), Management Occupations (4,499 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,226 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bolingbrook, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

39.6k
2022 Value
± 1,518
0.416%
1 Year growth
± 5.49%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bolingbrook, IL grew at a rate of 0.416%, from 39.4k employees to 39.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bolingbrook, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,418 people), Manufacturing (5,386 people), and Retail Trade (4,510 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bolingbrook, IL, though some of these residents may live in Bolingbrook, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$55,111
Median earning men ± $2,990
$42,684
Median earning women ± $3,166

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($104,792), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($90,434), and Information ($77,794).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($74,821), Information ($73,438), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,440).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.62M), Some college (2.15M), and Bachelors Degree (2.1M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bolingbrook, IL was $276,400 in 2022, which is 0.98 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $242,600 to $276,400, a 13.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Bolingbrook, IL is 78.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bolingbrook, IL have an average commute time of 30.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bolingbrook, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bolingbrook, IL is $102,057. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Bolingbrook, IL was Census Tract 8801.18 with a value of $199,875, followed by Census Tract 8804.11 and Census Tract 8801.09, with respective values of $135,821 and $107,330.

Property

$276,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,171
$18,862
Median Property Taxes
±$829

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bolingbrook, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Bolingbrook, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.8%
Homeownership
2022
65.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.8% of the housing units in Bolingbrook, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8801.18
  2. Census Tract 8804.11
  3. Census Tract 8801.09

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bolingbrook, IL was Census Tract 8801.18 with a value of $199,875, followed by Census Tract 8804.11 and Census Tract 8801.09, with respective values of $135,821 and $107,330.

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

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Household Income

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$102,057
Median Household Income
± $3,469
24k
Number of Households
± 1,157

In 2022, the median household income of the 24k households in Bolingbrook, IL grew to $102,057 from the previous year's value of $97,371.

The following chart displays the households in Bolingbrook, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bolingbrook, IL is from Illinois.
0.477
2022 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2022, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.371% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.3%)
  3. Carpooled (7.29%)

In 2022, 75% of workers in Bolingbrook, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.3%) and those who carpooled to work (7.29%).

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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Commute Time

30.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bolingbrook, IL have a longer commute time (30.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.11% of the workforce in Bolingbrook, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

7.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bolingbrook, IL (5.79k out of 73.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

91.2% of the population of Bolingbrook, IL has health coverage, with 58.2% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 8.64% on Medicare, 9.5% on non-group plans, and 0.688% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Will County, IL see 1847 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.93% increase from the previous year (1812 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1701 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 681 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,847 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Will County, IL

Primary care physicians in Will County, IL see an average of 1,847 patients per year. This represents a 1.93% increase from the previous year (1,812 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.3% under 18 years, 21.5% between 18 and 34 years, 41.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 12% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.76%
Uninsured
58.2%
Employer Coverage
14.2%
Medicaid
8.64%
Medicare
9.5%
Non-Group
0.688%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bolingbrook, IL grew by 15.8% from 7.56% to 8.76%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bolingbrook, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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