Calumet Park, IL

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Population

8,337

0.204% growth

Median Age

40.7


Median Household Income

$46,250

0.218% decline

Poverty Rate

18.5%


Number of Employees

3,602

7.65% growth

Median Property Value

$110,200

0.181% decline

About

In 2017, Calumet Park, IL had a population of 8.34k people with a median age of 40.7 and a median household income of $46,250. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Calumet Park, IL grew from 8,320 to 8,337, a 0.204% increase and its median household income declined from $46,351 to $46,250, a -0.218% decrease.

The population of Calumet Park, IL is 84.2% Black or African American Alone, 10.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.29% White Alone. 6.2% of the people in Calumet Park, IL speak a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Calumet Park, IL is $110,200, and the homeownership rate is 70%. Most people in Calumet Park, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 32.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Calumet Park, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Calumet Park, IL employs 3.6k people. The largest industries in Calumet Park, IL are Retail Trade (526 people), Manufacturing (519 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (483 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,583), Transportation & Warehousing ($57,917), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($55,125).

Median household income in Calumet Park, IL is $46,250. Males in Calumet Park, 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 Park, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,250

2017 value

± $6,900

-0.218%

1 Year Growth

± 20.5%

Households in Calumet Park, IL have a median annual income of $46,250, 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 $46,351 in 2016, which represents a -0.218% 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 Park, 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 Calumet Park, 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 Calumet Park, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8214.02

  2. Census Tract 8214.01

  3. Census Tract 8212

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Calumet Park, IL was Census Tract 8214.02 with a value of $50,572, followed by Census Tract 8214.01 and Census Tract 8212, with respective values of $40,165 and $31,753.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Calumet Park, IL (1.54k out of 8.34k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 6 - 11.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    1,072 ± 271

  2. Hispanic

    415 ± 200

  3. Two Or More

    216 ± 159

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Calumet Park, IL is Black, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

3.6k

2017 Value

± 455

7.65%

1 Year growth

± 17.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Calumet Park, IL grew at a rate of 7.65%, from 3.35k employees to 3.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Calumet Park, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (615 people), Transportation Occupations (397 people), and Production Occupations (332 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Calumet Park, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Calumet Park, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (615 people), Transportation Occupations (397 people), and Production Occupations (332 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Calumet Park, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (5.25 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (3.02 times), and Material Moving Occupations (2.16 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Calumet Park, IL, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($66,786), Transportation Occupations ($65,121), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($59,569).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.6k

2017 Value

± 455

7.65%

1 Year growth

± 17.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Calumet Park, IL grew at a rate of 7.65%, from 3.35k employees to 3.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Calumet Park, IL, are Retail Trade (526 people), Manufacturing (519 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (483 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Calumet Park, IL, though some of these residents may live in Calumet Park, 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 Park, IL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (526 people), Manufacturing (519 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (483 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Calumet Park, IL has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (3.15 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.51 times), and Manufacturing (1.42 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Calumet Park, IL, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,583), Transportation & Warehousing ($57,917), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($55,125).

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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

86.9% of the population of Calumet Park, IL has health coverage, with 46.7% on employee plans, 20.1% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 8.58% on non-group plans, and 0.648% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Calumet Park, 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%).

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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

13.1%

Uninsured

46.7%

Employer Coverage

20.1%

Medicaid

10.8%

Medicare

8.58%

Non-Group

0.648%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Calumet Park, IL declined by 18.7% from 16.1% to 13.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Calumet Park, 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 Park, IL is home to a population of 8.34k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.28% of Calumet Park, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Calumet Park, IL is composed of 7.02k Black or African American Alone residents (84.2%), 848 Hispanic or Latino residents (10.2%), 274 White Alone residents (3.29%), 162 Two or More Races residents (1.94%), 30 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.36%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Calumet Park, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (406 speakers), African Languages (43 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (21 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.5

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 28.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Calumet Park, IL was 40.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Calumet Park, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Calumet Park, IL residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.28%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.05%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 5.28% of Calumet Park, 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 Park, IL was 5.05%, 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 Calumet Park, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Calumet Park, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

97.5%

2017 Citizenship

97.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.5% of Calumet Park, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Calumet Park, IL was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    7.02k ± 534

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    848 ± 533

  3. White Alone

    274 ± 125

In 2017, there were 8.28 times more Black or African American Alone residents (7.02k people) in Calumet Park, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 848 Hispanic or Latino and 274 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 Park, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    406 speakers (5.05%)

  2. African Languages

    43 speakers (0.534%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    21 speakers (0.261%)

6.2% of Calumet Park, 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 Park, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 5.05% of the overall population of Calumet Park, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.534% speak African Languages and 0.261% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    194 ± 89

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    37 ± 43

  3. Korea

    29 ± 33

Calumet Park, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Calumet Park, IL was $110,200 in 2017, which is 0.506 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $110,400 to $110,200, a 0.181% decrease. The homeownership rate in Calumet Park, IL is 70%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Calumet Park, IL have an average commute time of 32.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Calumet Park, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$46,250

Median Household Income

± $6,900

3.12k

Number of Households

± 396

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.12k households in Calumet Park, IL declined from $46,250 from the previous year's value of $46,351.

The following chart displays the households in Calumet Park, 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

$110,200

2017 Median

± $6,034

$110,400

2016 Median

± $6,336

In 2017, the median property value in Calumet Park, IL declined from to $110,200 from the previous year's value of $110,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Calumet Park, 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 Park, 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 Park, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Calumet Park, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70%

2017 Homeownership

67%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70% of the housing units in Calumet Park, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67%.

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

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Commute Time

32.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Calumet Park, IL have a longer commute time (32.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.73% of the workforce in Calumet Park, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.8%

  2. Public Transit

    8.12%

  3. Carpooled

    4.61%

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

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