Congressional District 18, IL

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2019 Population
702,289
0.287% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
US Representative
Darin LaHood
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
40.7
0.489% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
9.59%
0.424% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$67,284
2.94% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$149,400
2.23% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Congressional District 18, IL had a population of 702k people with a median age of 40.7 and a median household income of $67,284. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 18, IL grew from 700,276 to 702,289, a 0.287% increase and its median household income grew from $65,362 to $67,284, a 2.94% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 18, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.9%), White (Hispanic) (2.13%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.08%). 0% of the households in Congressional District 18, IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

98.4% of the residents in Congressional District 18, IL are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 18, IL was $149,400, and the homeownership rate was 75.3%. Most people in Congressional District 18, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 18, IL was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 18, IL is home to a population of 702k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 3.81% of Congressional District 18, IL residents were born outside of the country (26.8k people).

In 2019, there were 23.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (619k people) in Congressional District 18, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 20.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 18, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    619k ± 6.93k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    26.7k ± 4.35k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    20.4k ± 1.57k
2.9%
Hispanic Population
20.3k people

In 2019, there were 23.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (619k people) in Congressional District 18, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 20.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.9% of the people in Congressional District 18, IL are hispanic (20.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 18, IL as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.81%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
26.8k people
3.88%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
27.2k people

As of 2019, 3.81% of Congressional District 18, IL residents (26.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 18, IL was 3.88%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 18, IL was 40.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Congressional District 18, IL are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 18, IL residents was 41.

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Citizenship

98.4%
2019 Citizenship
98.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.4% of Congressional District 18, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 18, IL was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    15,538 ± 1,663
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,693 ± 1,022
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,899 ± 871

Congressional District 18, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 18, IL is $67,284. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Congressional District 18, IL was Census Tract 8001 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 8004 and Census Tract 8453, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

The economy of Congressional District 18, IL employs 331k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 18, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (53,328 people), Retail Trade (36,205 people), and Manufacturing (35,986 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($86,043), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($68,602), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($62,366).

Wages

Median Household Income

$67,284
2019 value
± $2,008
2.94%
1 Year Growth
± 3.62%

Households in Congressional District 18, IL have a median annual income of $67,284, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $65,362 in 2018, which represents a 2.94% annual growth.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.59% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 18, IL (65.5k out of 683k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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. White
    55,574 ± 1,622
  2. Black
    5,456 ± 583
  3. Hispanic
    2,814 ± 353

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 18, IL is White, followed by Black 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

331k
2019 Value
± 8,697
−1.22%
1 Year decline
± 3.64%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 18, IL declined at a rate of −1.22%, from 335k employees to 331k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 18, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (37,485 people), Management Occupations (36,919 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (31,551 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 18, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 18, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (37,485 people), Management Occupations (36,919 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (31,551 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 18, IL, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($77,477), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($76,769), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($75,732).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

331k
2019 Value
± 8,697
−1.22%
1 Year decline
± 3.64%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 18, IL declined at a rate of −1.22%, from 335k employees to 331k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 18, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (53,328 people), Retail Trade (36,205 people), and Manufacturing (35,986 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 18, IL, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 18, 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 Congressional District 18, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (53,328 people), Retail Trade (36,205 people), and Manufacturing (35,986 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 18, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($86,043), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($68,602), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($62,366).

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Civics

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.

Congressional District 18, IL is currently represented by Darin LaHood in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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

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

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

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US Representatives from Congressional District 18, IL

Darin LaHood
District 18 Representative
Republican Party

Congressional District 18, IL is currently represented by Darin LaHood (Republican Party).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 18, IL was $149,400 in 2019, which is 0.621 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $152,800 to $149,400, a 2.23% decrease. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 18, IL is 75.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 18, IL have an average commute time of 19.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 18, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$149,400
2019 Median
± $3,373
$152,800
2018 Median
± $2,760

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 18, IL declined from to $149,400 from the previous year's value of $152,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 18, 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 Congressional District 18, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k 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.
$67,284
Median Household Income
± $2,008
281k
Number of Households
± 7,214

In 2019, the median household income of the 281k households in Congressional District 18, IL grew to $67,284 from the previous year's value of $65,362.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 18, 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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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Congressional District 18, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 18, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

75.3%
2019 Homeownership
74.8%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 75.3% of the housing units in Congressional District 18, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 18, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 18, IL have a shorter commute time (19.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Congressional District 18, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (84.5%)
  2. Carpooled (7.96%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.56%)

In 2019, 84.5% of workers in Congressional District 18, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.96%) and those who worked at home (4.56%).

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 Congressional District 18, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 18, IL have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

4.67%
Uninsured
54.3%
Employer Coverage
13.5%
Medicaid
14.8%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
0.923%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 18, IL grew by 16.8% from 4% to 4.67%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 18, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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