Cook County, IL

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2019 Population
5.15M
0.584% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
37.2
0.541% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
14.4%
5.13% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$69,429
9.59% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$261,400
2.15% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
2.6M
0.404% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Cook County, IL had a population of 5.15M people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $69,429. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Cook County, IL declined from 5.18M to 5.15M, a −0.584% decrease and its median household income grew from $63,353 to $69,429, a 9.59% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cook County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (41.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.7%), White (Hispanic) (14.8%), Other (Hispanic) (9.16%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.56%). 35.3% of the households in Cook County, IL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 90.2% of the residents in Cook County, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cook County, IL are Northwestern University (8,794 degrees awarded in 2019), University of Illinois at Chicago (8,137 degrees), and DePaul University (6,423 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Cook County, IL was $261,400, and the homeownership rate was 56.7%. Most people in Cook County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Cook County, IL was 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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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Diversity

Cook County, IL is home to a population of 5.15M people, from which 90.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 49.4% of Cook County, IL residents were born outside of the country (2.54M people).

In 2019, there were 1.84 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.15M people) in Cook County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.17M Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 762k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Cook County, IL are Spanish (1,008,076 speakers), Polish (113,463 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (71,915 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cook County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.15M ± 2.28k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.17M ± 7.03k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    762k ± 22.6k
25.6%
Hispanic Population
1.32M people

In 2019, there were 1.84 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.15M people) in Cook County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.17M Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 762k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

25.6% of the people in Cook County, IL are hispanic (1.32M people).

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,008,076 speakers (20.8%)
  2. Polish
    113,463 speakers (2.34%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    71,915 speakers (1.49%)

35.3% of Cook County, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Cook County, IL was Spanish. 20.8% of the overall population of Cook County, IL are native Spanish speakers. 2.34% speak Polish and 1.49% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

49.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.54M people
21.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.1M people

As of 2019, 49.4% of Cook County, IL residents (2.54M people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cook County, IL was 21.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
47
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.4

In 2019, the median age of all people in Cook County, IL was 37.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Cook County, IL are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Cook County, IL residents was 37.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    599,327 ± 18,552 people
  2. India
    156,360 ± 9,648 people
  3. Poland
    120,839 ± 8,494 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 599,327 Illinois residents, followed by India with 156,360 and Poland with 120,839.

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Citizenship

90.2%
2019 Citizenship
90%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 90.2% of Cook County, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Cook County, IL was 90%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    50,242 ± 3,120
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    24,596 ± 3,303
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    16,788 ± 2,306

Cook County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Cook County, IL is $69,429. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Cook County, IL was Census Tract 8001 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 8004 and Census Tract 8006, with respective values of $250,001 and $238,182.

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,663. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Cook County, IL employs 2.6M people. The largest industries in Cook County, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (362,775 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (275,713 people), and Manufacturing (250,766 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($84,604), Utilities ($81,234), and Finance & Insurance ($77,527).

Wages

Median Household Income

$69,429
2019 value
± $1,100
9.59%
1 Year Growth
± 2.14%

Households in Cook County, IL have a median annual income of $69,429, 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 $63,353 in 2018, which represents a 9.59% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Cook County, IL compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,281
Average Male Salary in Illinois
± $1,207
$57,663
Average Female Salary in Illinois
± $943

In 2019, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.32 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. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $99,939 ± $70,113
  2. Asian
    $73,285 ± $3,261
  3. White
    $61,664 ± $841

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.36 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Illinois.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cook County, IL is from Illinois.
0.479
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.48
2018 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2019, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.179% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8001
  2. Census Tract 8004
  3. Census Tract 8006

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cook County, IL was Census Tract 8001 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 8004 and Census Tract 8006, with respective values of $250,001 and $238,182.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cook County, IL (734k out of 5.11M 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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
    298,160 ± 3,977
  2. White
    278,117 ± 4,052
  3. Hispanic
    218,222 ± 3,634

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

2.6M
2019 Value
± 28,563
0.404%
1 Year growth
± 1.49%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Cook County, IL grew at a rate of 0.404%, from 2.59M employees to 2.6M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cook County, IL, are Management Occupations (296,757 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (261,102 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (246,932 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cook County, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cook County, IL, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (296,757 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (261,102 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (246,932 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cook County, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (1.62 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.31 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.25 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cook County, IL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($102,080), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($83,977), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($83,226).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.6M
2019 Value
± 28,563
0.404%
1 Year growth
± 1.49%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Cook County, IL grew at a rate of 0.404%, from 2.59M employees to 2.6M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cook County, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (362,775 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (275,713 people), and Manufacturing (250,766 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cook County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Cook County, 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 Cook County, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (362,775 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (275,713 people), and Manufacturing (250,766 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cook County, IL has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (1.51 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.39 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.35 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cook County, IL, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($84,604), Utilities ($81,234), and Finance & Insurance ($77,527).

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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 Cook County, IL went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 74.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (21%), followed by Other (4.33%). 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.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Cook County, IL
74.7% for the Democratic 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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Education

In 2019, universities in Cook County, IL awarded 84,607 degrees. The student population of Cook County, IL is skewed towards women, with 128,097 male students and 178,999 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cook County, IL are White (35,083 and 46.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (16,227 and 21.4%), Black or African American (10,621 and 14%), and Asian (7,728 and 10.2%).

The largest universities in Cook County, IL by number of degrees awarded are Northwestern University (8,794 and 10.4%), University of Illinois at Chicago (8,137 and 9.62%), and DePaul University (6,423 and 7.59%).

The most popular majors in Cook County, IL are General Business Administration & Management (5,425 and 6.41%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (5,381 and 6.36%), and Biological & Physical Sciences (2,286 and 2.7%).

The median tuition costs in Cook County, IL are $29,880 for private four year colleges, and $9,698 and $19,397 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,553 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 1,327 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 1,292 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cook County, IL was General Psychology with 1,553 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 8,794 degrees awarded
  2. 8,137 degrees awarded
  3. 6,423 degrees awarded
$9,698
Median In-State Public
$29,880
Median Private

In 2019, the Cook County, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northwestern University with 8,794 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

35,973
Degrees Awarded to Men
48,634
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 35,973 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cook County, IL, which is 0.74 times less than the 48,634 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Cook County, IL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    35,083 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    16,227 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    10,621 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Cook County, IL was White students. These 35,083 degrees mean that there were 2.16 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 16,227 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cook County, IL was $261,400 in 2019, which is 1.09 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $255,900 to $261,400, a 2.15% increase. The homeownership rate in Cook County, IL is 56.7%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Cook County, IL have an average commute time of 31.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cook County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$261,400
2019 Median
± $3,278
$255,900
2018 Median
± $2,659

In 2019, the median property value in Cook County, IL grew to to $261,400 from the previous year's value of $255,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cook County, 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 Cook County, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k 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.
$69,429
Median Household Income
± $1,100
1.99M
Number of Households
± 23,384

In 2019, the median household income of the 1.99M households in Cook County, IL grew to $69,429 from the previous year's value of $63,353.

The following chart displays the households in Cook County, 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 Cook County, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cook County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

56.7%
2019 Homeownership
57.2%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 56.7% of the housing units in Cook County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.2%.

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

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Commute Time

31.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cook County, IL have a longer commute time (31.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 3.12% of the workforce in Cook County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (60.4%)
  2. Public Transit (19.4%)
  3. Carpooled (7.81%)

In 2019, 60.4% of workers in Cook County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (19.4%) and those who carpooled to work (7.81%).

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 Cook County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cook County, IL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

90.5% of the population of Cook County, IL has health coverage, with 51.9% on employee plans, 18.3% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 8.26% on non-group plans, and 0.543% 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 Cook County, IL see 1055 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.59% decrease from the previous year (1072 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1058 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 345 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

1,055 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cook County, IL

Primary care physicians in Cook County, IL see an average of 1,055 patients per year. This represents a 1.59% decrease from the previous year (1,072 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cook 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

9.48%
Uninsured
51.9%
Employer Coverage
18.3%
Medicaid
11.5%
Medicare
8.26%
Non-Group
0.543%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cook County, IL grew by 6.37% from 8.92% to 9.48%.

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