Cicero, IL

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Population

83,735

0.282% decline

Median Age

29.3


Median Household Income

$44,110

4.17% growth

Poverty Rate

19.8%


Number of Employees

36,772

2.66% growth

Median Property Value

$139,100

7.83% growth

About

In 2017, Cicero, IL had a population of 83.7k people with a median age of 29.3 and a median household income of $44,110. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cicero, IL declined from 83,972 to 83,735, a -0.282% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,345 to $44,110, a 4.17% increase.

The population of Cicero, IL is 88.9% Hispanic or Latino, 6.89% White Alone, and 3.13% Black or African American Alone. 83.2% of the people in Cicero, IL speak a non-English language, and 72.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cicero, IL are Morton College (682 degrees awarded in 2016) and Bell Mar Beauty College (37 degrees).

The median property value in Cicero, IL is $139,100, and the homeownership rate is 48.4%. Most people in Cicero, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Cicero, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Cicero, IL employs 36.8k people. The largest industries in Cicero, IL are Manufacturing (7,707 people), Accommodation & Food Services (4,347 people), and Retail Trade (3,867 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($43,348), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($35,234), and Public Administration ($32,028).

Median household income in Cicero, IL is $44,110. Males in Cicero, 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 Cicero, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,110

2017 value

± $1,583

4.17%

1 Year Growth

± 5.13%

Households in Cicero, IL have a median annual income of $44,110, 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 $42,345 in 2016, which represents a 4.17% 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 Cicero, 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 Cicero, 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 Cicero, IL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cicero, 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 8145

  2. Census Tract 8140

  3. Census Tract 8135

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cicero, IL was Census Tract 8145 with a value of $59,327, followed by Census Tract 8140 and Census Tract 8135, with respective values of $52,602 and $52,212.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cicero, IL (16.4k out of 82.8k 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 6 - 11 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. Hispanic

    14,231 ± 906

  2. Other

    8,326 ± 740

  3. White

    5,971 ± 566

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cicero, IL is Hispanic, followed by Other and White.

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

36.8k

2017 Value

± 1,381

2.66%

1 Year growth

± 5.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cicero, IL grew at a rate of 2.66%, from 35.8k employees to 36.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cicero, IL, are Production Occupations (6,784 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,527 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,411 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cicero, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cicero, IL, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (6,784 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,527 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,411 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Cicero, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (3.18 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (3.14 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.02 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cicero, IL, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($63,702), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($59,922), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($55,278).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

36.8k

2017 Value

± 1,381

2.66%

1 Year growth

± 5.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cicero, IL grew at a rate of 2.66%, from 35.8k employees to 36.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cicero, IL, are Manufacturing (7,707 people), Accommodation & Food Services (4,347 people), and Retail Trade (3,867 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cicero, IL, though some of these residents may live in Cicero, 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 Cicero, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (7,707 people), Accommodation & Food Services (4,347 people), and Retail Trade (3,867 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Cicero, IL has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.07 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.96 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.61 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cicero, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($43,348), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($35,234), and Public Administration ($32,028).

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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

78.2% of the population of Cicero, IL has health coverage, with 33.1% on employee plans, 34% on Medicaid, 5.84% on Medicare, 4.94% on non-group plans, and 0.317% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Cicero, 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%).

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 

$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

21.8%

Uninsured

33.1%

Employer Coverage

34%

Medicaid

5.84%

Medicare

4.94%

Non-Group

0.317%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cicero, IL declined by 4.95% from 23% to 21.8%.

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

Cicero, IL is home to a population of 83.7k people, from which 72.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 40.2% of Cicero, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Cicero, IL is composed of 74.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (88.9%), 5.77k White Alone residents (6.89%), 2.62k Black or African American Alone residents (3.13%), 588 Asian Alone residents (0.702%), 154 Two or More Races residents (0.184%), 103 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.123%), 35 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0418%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Cicero, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (63,087 speakers), Polish (184 speakers), and Tagalog (166 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

18

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Cicero, IL was 29.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 18, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Cicero, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Cicero, IL residents was 29.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

40.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

40.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 40.2% of Cicero, IL residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cicero, IL was 40.1%, 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 Cicero, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Cicero, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

72.8%

2017 Citizenship

72.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 72.8% of Cicero, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Cicero, IL was 72.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    74.5k ± 3.04k

  2. White Alone

    5.77k ± 708

  3. Black or African American Alone

    2.62k ± 566

In 2017, there were 12.9 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (74.5k people) in Cicero, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.77k White Alone and 2.62k 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 Cicero, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    63,087 speakers (81.9%)

  2. Polish

    184 speakers (0.239%)

  3. Tagalog

    166 speakers (0.215%)

83.2% of Cicero, 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 Cicero, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 81.9% of the overall population of Cicero, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.239% speak Polish and 0.215% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    324 ± 120

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    285 ± 128

  3. Korea

    170 ± 115

Cicero, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Cicero, IL awarded 719 degrees. The student population of Cicero, IL is skewed towards women, with 1,832 male students and 2,616 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cicero, IL are Hispanic or Latino (584 and 81.2%), followed by White (76 and 10.6%), Unknown (30 and 4.17%), and Black or African American (15 and 2.09%).

The largest universities in Cicero, IL by number of degrees awarded are Morton College (682 and 94.9%) and Bell Mar Beauty College (37 and 5.15%).

The most popular majors in Cicero, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (182 and 25.3%), Biological & Physical Sciences (122 and 17%), and Child Care Provider (63 and 8.76%).

The median tuition costs in Cicero, 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. 182 degrees awarded

  2. 122 degrees awarded

  3. 38 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Cicero, IL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 182 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Cicero, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 682 degrees awarded

  2. 37 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Cicero, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Morton College with 682 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

265

Degrees Awarded to Men

454

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 265 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cicero, IL, which is 0.584 times less than the 454 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    584 degrees awarded

  2. White

    76 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    30 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Cicero, IL were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 584 degrees mean that there were 7.68 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 76 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cicero, IL was $139,100 in 2017, which is 0.639 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $129,000 to $139,100, a 7.83% increase. The homeownership rate in Cicero, IL is 48.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cicero, IL have an average commute time of 30.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cicero, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$44,110

Median Household Income

± $1,583

22.3k

Number of Households

± 992

In 2017, the median household income of the 22.3k households in Cicero, IL grew to $44,110 from the previous year's value of $42,345.

The following chart displays the households in Cicero, 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

$139,100

2017 Median

± $4,914

$129,000

2016 Median

± $6,291

In 2017, the median property value in Cicero, IL grew to to $139,100 from the previous year's value of $129,000.

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

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Rent vs Own

48.4%

2017 Homeownership

47.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 48.4% of the housing units in Cicero, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 47.8%.

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

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Commute Time

30.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cicero, IL have a longer commute time (30.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.96% of the workforce in Cicero, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    67.1%

  2. Carpooled

    16.7%

  3. Public Transit

    11%

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

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