Calumet City, IL

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Population

37,091

0.0566% decline

Median Age

35.6


Median Household Income

$42,403

3.81% growth

Poverty Rate

21.5%


Number of Employees

15,770

0.407% growth

Median Property Value

$101,100

0.394% decline

About

In 2017, Calumet City, IL had a population of 37.1k people with a median age of 35.6 and a median household income of $42,403. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Calumet City, IL declined from 37,112 to 37,091, a -0.0566% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,845 to $42,403, a 3.81% increase.

The population of Calumet City, IL is 76% Black or African American Alone, 13.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.76% White Alone. 15% of the people in Calumet City, IL speak a non-English language, and 95.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Calumet City, IL are Trenz Beauty Academy (17 degrees awarded in 2016) and Networks Barber College (15 degrees).

The median property value in Calumet City, IL is $101,100, and the homeownership rate is 54.3%. Most people in Calumet City, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Calumet City, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Calumet City, IL employs 15.8k people. The largest industries in Calumet City, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,020 people), Retail Trade (1,891 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (1,817 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,805), Utilities ($64,583), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,762).

Median household income in Calumet City, IL is $42,403. Males in Calumet City, 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 Calumet City, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,403

2017 value

± $3,551

3.81%

1 Year Growth

± 10.1%

Households in Calumet City, IL have a median annual income of $42,403, 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 $40,845 in 2016, which represents a 3.81% 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 Calumet City, IL made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Calumet City, IL 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

  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 Calumet City, 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 Calumet City, IL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Calumet City, 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 8279.01

  2. Census Tract 8261

  3. Census Tract 8262.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Calumet City, IL was Census Tract 8279.01 with a value of $77,482, followed by Census Tract 8261 and Census Tract 8262.02, with respective values of $52,619 and $46,036.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

21.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Calumet City, IL (7.95k out of 36.9k 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 Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 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

    6,275 ± 742

  2. White

    1,420 ± 306

  3. Hispanic

    1,319 ± 298

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

15.8k

2017 Value

± 1,058

0.407%

1 Year growth

± 9.47%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Calumet City, IL grew at a rate of 0.407%, from 15.7k employees to 15.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Calumet City, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,883 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,604 people), and Transportation Occupations (1,284 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Calumet City, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Calumet City, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,883 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,604 people), and Transportation Occupations (1,284 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Calumet City, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.42 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (2.23 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (2.17 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Calumet City, IL, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($79,357), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($65,982), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($64,583).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

15.8k

2017 Value

± 1,058

0.407%

1 Year growth

± 9.47%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Calumet City, IL grew at a rate of 0.407%, from 15.7k employees to 15.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Calumet City, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,020 people), Retail Trade (1,891 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (1,817 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Calumet City, IL, though some of these residents may live in Calumet City, 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 Calumet City, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,020 people), Retail Trade (1,891 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (1,817 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Calumet City, IL has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.7 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.7 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Calumet City, IL, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,805), Utilities ($64,583), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,762).

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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

87.8% of the population of Calumet City, IL has health coverage, with 36.1% on employee plans, 33.6% on Medicaid, 9.99% on Medicare, 7.39% on non-group plans, and 0.658% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Calumet City, 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

12.2%

Uninsured

36.1%

Employer Coverage

33.6%

Medicaid

9.99%

Medicare

7.39%

Non-Group

0.658%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Calumet City, IL declined by 21.2% from 15.5% to 12.2%.

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

Calumet City, IL is home to a population of 37.1k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 9.23% of Calumet City, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Calumet City, IL is composed of 28.2k Black or African American Alone residents (76%), 4.93k Hispanic or Latino residents (13.3%), 3.62k White Alone residents (9.76%), 225 Two or More Races residents (0.607%), 84 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.226%), 31 Asian Alone residents (0.0836%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Calumet City, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (4,079 speakers), African Languages (706 speakers), and Polish (84 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.5

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Calumet City, IL was 35.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Calumet City, IL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Calumet City, IL residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.23%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

9.88%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 9.23% of Calumet City, 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 Calumet City, IL was 9.88%, 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 Calumet City, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Calumet City, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

95.3%

2017 Citizenship

94.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.3% of Calumet City, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Calumet City, IL was 94.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    28.2k ± 782

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4.93k ± 887

  3. White Alone

    3.62k ± 432

In 2017, there were 5.73 times more Black or African American Alone residents (28.2k people) in Calumet City, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.93k Hispanic or Latino and 3.62k 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 Calumet City, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    4,079 speakers (11.7%)

  2. African Languages

    706 speakers (2.02%)

  3. Polish

    84 speakers (0.24%)

15% of Calumet City, 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 Calumet City, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 11.7% of the overall population of Calumet City, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 2.02% speak African Languages and 0.24% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    630 ± 176

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    288 ± 162

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    137 ± 89

Calumet City, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Calumet City, IL awarded 32 degrees. The student population of Calumet City, IL is skewed towards women, with 21 male students and 70 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Calumet City, IL are Black or African American (28 and 87.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (4 and 12.5%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Calumet City, IL by number of degrees awarded are Trenz Beauty Academy (17 and 53.1%) and Networks Barber College (15 and 46.9%).

The most popular majors in Calumet City, IL are Barbering (15 and 46.9%), General Cosmetology (12 and 37.5%), and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (3 and 9.38%).

The median tuition costs in Calumet City, 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. 15 degrees awarded

  2. 12 degrees awarded

  3. 0 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Calumet City, IL was Barbering with 15 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 17 degrees awarded

  2. 15 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Calumet City, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Trenz Beauty Academy with 17 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

15

Degrees Awarded to Men

17

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 15 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Calumet City, IL, which is 0.882 times less than the 17 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Calumet City, IL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    28 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Calumet City, IL were to Black or African American students. These 28 degrees mean that there were 7 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 4 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Calumet City, IL was $101,100 in 2017, which is 0.465 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $101,500 to $101,100, a 0.394% decrease. The homeownership rate in Calumet City, IL is 54.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Calumet City, IL have an average commute time of 33.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Calumet City, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$42,403

Median Household Income

± $3,551

13.5k

Number of Households

± 901

In 2017, the median household income of the 13.5k households in Calumet City, IL grew to $42,403 from the previous year's value of $40,845.

The following chart displays the households in Calumet City, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$101,100

2017 Median

± $5,605

$101,500

2016 Median

± $5,205

In 2017, the median property value in Calumet City, IL declined from to $101,100 from the previous year's value of $101,500.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

54.3%

2017 Homeownership

56.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 54.3% of the housing units in Calumet City, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 56.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Calumet City, 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 Calumet City, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Calumet City, IL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

33.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Calumet City, IL have a longer commute time (33.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.66% of the workforce in Calumet City, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.7%

  2. Public Transit

    11.1%

  3. Carpooled

    7.53%

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

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