Cairo, IL

Census Place

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2019 Population
2,120
16.1% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
37.9
8.29% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
34%
11.3% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$26,439
2.29% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$28,200
6.93% 1-year decline
2019 Employed Population
720
21.2% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Cairo, IL had a population of 2.12k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $26,439. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Cairo, IL declined from 2,528 to 2,120, a −16.1% decrease and its median household income grew from $25,847 to $26,439, a 2.29% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cairo, IL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (66.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (28.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.26%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%), and White (Hispanic) (0.802%). 0% of the households in Cairo, IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

100% of the residents in Cairo, IL are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Cairo, IL was $28,200, and the homeownership rate was 68.1%. Most people in Cairo, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Cairo, IL was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Cairo, IL is home to a population of 2.12k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2019, 0% of Cairo, IL residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2019, there were 2.33 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.42k people) in Cairo, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 607 White (Non-Hispanic) and 48 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cairo, IL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.42k ± 215
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    607 ± 153
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    48 ± 59
0.802%
Hispanic Population
17 people

In 2019, there were 2.33 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.42k people) in Cairo, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 607 White (Non-Hispanic) and 48 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.802% of the people in Cairo, IL are hispanic (17 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    644,788 ± 19,210 people
  2. India
    156,084 ± 9,640 people
  3. Poland
    130,079 ± 8,810 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 644,788 Illinois residents, followed by India with 156,084 and Poland with 130,079.

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Citizenship

100%
2019 Citizenship
99.4%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 100% of Cairo, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Cairo, IL was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    59 ± 37
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    43 ± 36
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    21 ± 28

Cairo, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Illinois, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Illinois (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Illinois across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Cairo, IL is $26,439. In 2019, the place with the highest median household income in Cairo, IL was Census Tract 9578 with a value of $30,625, followed by Census Tract 9579 and N/A, with respective values of $26,552 and N/A.

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,164. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Cairo, IL employs 720 people. The largest industries in Cairo, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (155 people), Retail Trade (145 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (89 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($53,571), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,645), and Manufacturing ($42,143).

Wages

Median Household Income

$26,439
2019 value
± $2,405
2.29%
1 Year Growth
± 14.1%

Households in Cairo, IL have a median annual income of $26,439, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $25,847 in 2018, which represents a 2.29% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$75,849
Average Male Salary in Illinois
± $1,220
$56,164
Average Female Salary in Illinois
± $916

In 2019, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Illinois by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Illinois
  1. Asian
    $71,781 ± $3,365
  2. White
    $60,455 ± $832
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $58,312 ± $36,766

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Illinois.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Illinois by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cairo, IL is from Illinois.
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.482
2018 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2019, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0501% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9578
  2. Census Tract 9579
  3. N/A

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cairo, IL was Census Tract 9578 with a value of $30,625, followed by Census Tract 9579 and N/A, with respective values of $26,552 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

34% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cairo, IL (694 out of 2.04k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 45 - 54.

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
    513 ± 133
  2. White
    150 ± 69
  3. Native American
    31 ± 61

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

720
2019 Value
± 172
−21.2%
1 Year decline
± 39.7%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Cairo, IL declined at a rate of −21.2%, from 914 employees to 720 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cairo, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (160 people), Healthcare Support Occupations (77 people), and Management Occupations (69 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cairo, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cairo, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (160 people), Healthcare Support Occupations (77 people), and Management Occupations (69 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Cairo, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (3.27 times higher than expected), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1.94 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cairo, IL, by median earnings, are Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($72,868), Management Occupations ($55,598), and Management, Business, Science, & Arts Occupations ($51,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

720
2019 Value
± 172
−21.2%
1 Year decline
± 39.7%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Cairo, IL declined at a rate of −21.2%, from 914 employees to 720 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cairo, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (155 people), Retail Trade (145 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (89 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cairo, IL, though some of these residents may live in Cairo, 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 Cairo, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (155 people), Retail Trade (145 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (89 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Cairo, IL has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.59 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (2.36 times), and Retail Trade (1.8 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cairo, IL, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($53,571), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,645), and Manufacturing ($42,143).

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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. $122B
  2. $88.6B
  3. $84.5B

In 2018, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Electronics with $122B, followed by Gasoline ($88.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($84.5B).

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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$1.07T
2018 Value in Illinois
$2.16T
Projected 2045 Value in Illinois
101% growth

In 2018, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.07T. This is expected to increase 101% to $2.16T 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. $75.5B
  2. $51.8B
  3. $48B

In 2018, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $75.5B, followed by Wisconsin with $51.8B and Michigan and $48B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Alexander County, IL went to Donald J. Trump with 52.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (44.3%), followed by Other (3.09%). The most partisan county was Wayne County, IL with 84.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Alexander County, IL
52.6% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Illinois
  1. 84.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 83% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 79.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Illinois was Wayne County, IL with 84.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Illinois colored by their party leaning.

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 18 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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cairo, IL was $28,200 in 2019, which is 0.117 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $30,300 to $28,200, a 6.93% decrease. The homeownership rate in Cairo, IL is 68.1%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Cairo, IL have an average commute time of 31.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cairo, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$28,200
2019 Median
± $6,084
$30,300
2018 Median
± $7,124

In 2019, the median property value in Cairo, IL declined from to $28,200 from the previous year's value of $30,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cairo, 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 Cairo, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $20k - $25k 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.
$26,439
Median Household Income
± $2,405
813
Number of Households
± 135

In 2019, the median household income of the 813 households in Cairo, IL grew to $26,439 from the previous year's value of $25,847.

The following chart displays the households in Cairo, 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

68.1%
2019 Homeownership
59.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 68.1% of the housing units in Cairo, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Cairo, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

31.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cairo, IL have a longer commute time (31.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 11.2% of the workforce in Cairo, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (89.4%)
  2. Public Transit (7.54%)
  3. Worked At Home (1.68%)

In 2019, 89.4% of workers in Cairo, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (7.54%) and those who worked at home (1.68%).

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

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Health

94.2% of the population of Cairo, IL has health coverage, with 23.3% on employee plans, 45.9% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 2.2% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Alexander County, IL see 6060 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.04% decrease from the previous year (6315 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1920 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 213 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wayne County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (19.9%). Additionally, Vermilion County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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6,060 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Alexander County, IL

Primary care physicians in Alexander County, IL see an average of 6,060 patients per year. This represents a 4.04% decrease from the previous year (6,315 patients).

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

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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 in Illinois
$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

5.83%
Uninsured
23.3%
Employer Coverage
45.9%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
2.2%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cairo, IL declined by 27.4% from 8.03% to 5.83%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cairo, 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. 19.9% prevalence
  2. 18.5% prevalence
  3. 18.3% prevalence

Wayne County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 19.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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