Crawford County, IL

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Population

19,214

1.17% decline

Median Age

42.5


Median Household Income

$47,468

0.22% growth

Poverty Rate

11.9%


Number of Employees

8,102

2% decline

Median Property Value

$82,900

1.1% growth

About

In 2017, Crawford County, IL had a population of 19.2k people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $47,468. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Crawford County, IL declined from 19,441 to 19,214, a -1.17% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,364 to $47,468, a 0.22% increase.

The population of Crawford County, IL is 91% White Alone, 4.13% Black or African American Alone, and 2.9% Hispanic or Latino. 4.09% of the people in Crawford County, IL speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Crawford County, IL are Lincoln Trail College (256 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Crawford County, IL is $82,900, and the homeownership rate is 78%. Most people in Crawford County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Crawford County, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Crawford County, IL employs 8.1k people. The largest industries in Crawford County, IL are Manufacturing (1,883 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (989 people), and Educational Services (799 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($61,793), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,750), and Public Administration ($51,221).

Median household income in Crawford County, IL is $47,468. Males in Crawford County, 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 Crawford County, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,468

2017 value

± $2,393

0.22%

1 Year Growth

± 7.73%

Households in Crawford County, IL have a median annual income of $47,468, 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 $47,364 in 2016, which represents a 0.22% 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 Crawford County, IL made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Crawford County, 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 Crawford County, 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 Crawford County, IL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Crawford County, 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 8801

  2. Census Tract 8806

  3. Census Tract 8802

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Crawford County, IL was Census Tract 8801 with a value of $63,040, followed by Census Tract 8806 and Census Tract 8802, with respective values of $51,694 and $48,214.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Crawford 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

11.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Crawford County, IL (2.06k out of 17.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    2,029 ± 242

  2. Hispanic

    14 ± 82

  3. Two Or More

    12 ± 80

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Crawford County, IL is White, 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

8.1k

2017 Value

± 467

-2%

1 Year decline

± 8.17%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Crawford County, IL declined at a rate of -2%, from 8.27k employees to 8.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Crawford County, IL, are Production Occupations (1,220 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,160 people), and Management Occupations (698 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Crawford County, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Crawford County, IL, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,220 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,160 people), and Management Occupations (698 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Crawford County, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.6 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.54 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.37 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Crawford County, IL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($114,028), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($106,250), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($65,964).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.1k

2017 Value

± 467

-2%

1 Year decline

± 8.17%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Crawford County, IL declined at a rate of -2%, from 8.27k employees to 8.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Crawford County, IL, are Manufacturing (1,883 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (989 people), and Educational Services (799 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Crawford County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Crawford 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 Crawford County, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,883 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (989 people), and Educational Services (799 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Crawford County, IL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.07 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.3 times), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.19 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Crawford County, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($61,793), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,750), and Public Administration ($51,221).

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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

92.7% of the population of Crawford County, IL has health coverage, with 45.9% on employee plans, 16.4% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 1.68% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Crawford County, IL see 1765 patients per year on average, which represents a 18.1% decrease from the previous year (2155 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2758 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 508 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

1765 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Crawford County, IL see an average of 1765 patients per year. This represents a 18.1% decrease from the previous year (2155 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Crawford County, IL in comparison to neighboring states.

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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

7.34%

Uninsured

45.9%

Employer Coverage

16.4%

Medicaid

15%

Medicare

13.7%

Non-Group

1.68%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Crawford County, IL declined by 16.1% from 8.76% to 7.34%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Crawford 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. 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

Crawford County, IL is home to a population of 19.2k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.54% of Crawford County, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Crawford County, IL is composed of 17.5k White Alone residents (91%), 794 Black or African American Alone residents (4.13%), 557 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.9%), 289 Two or More Races residents (1.5%), 68 Asian Alone residents (0.354%), 10 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.052%), 7 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0364%), and 2 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0104%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Crawford County, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (403 speakers), German (199 speakers), and Chinese (64 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Crawford County, IL was 42.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Crawford County, IL are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Crawford County, IL residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.54%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.57%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 1.54% of Crawford County, 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 Crawford County, IL was 1.57%, 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 Crawford County, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Crawford County, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Crawford County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Crawford County, IL was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    17.5k ± 43

  2. Black or African American Alone

    794 ± 223

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    557 ± 131

In 2017, there were 22 times more White Alone residents (17.5k people) in Crawford County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 794 Black or African American Alone and 557 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Crawford County, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    403 speakers (2.17%)

  2. German

    199 speakers (1.07%)

  3. Chinese

    64 speakers (0.345%)

4.09% of Crawford County, 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 Crawford County, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.17% of the overall population of Crawford County, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.07% speak German and 0.345% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    527 ± 91

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    205 ± 77

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    142 ± 67

Crawford County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Crawford County, IL awarded 256 degrees. The student population of Crawford County, IL is skewed towards women, with 394 male students and 540 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Crawford County, IL are White (245 and 95.7%), followed by Two or More Races (4 and 1.56%), Black or African American (3 and 1.17%), and Asian (2 and 0.781%).

The largest universities in Crawford County, IL by number of degrees awarded are Lincoln Trail College (256 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Crawford County, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (78 and 30.5%), General Studies (32 and 12.5%), and Telecommunications Technology (29 and 11.3%).

The median tuition costs in Crawford County, 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. 77 degrees awarded

  2. 32 degrees awarded

  3. 28 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Crawford County, IL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 77 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

256 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Crawford County, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lincoln Trail College with 256 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

135

Degrees Awarded to Men

121

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 135 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Crawford County, IL, which is 1.12 times more than the 121 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    245 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    4 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    3 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Crawford County, IL were to White students. These 245 degrees mean that there were 61.3 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 4 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Crawford County, IL was $82,900 in 2017, which is 0.381 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $82,000 to $82,900, a 1.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Crawford County, IL is 78%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Crawford County, IL have an average commute time of 15.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Crawford County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$47,468

Median Household Income

± $2,393

7.67k

Number of Households

± 445

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.67k households in Crawford County, IL grew to $47,468 from the previous year's value of $47,364.

The following chart displays the households in Crawford 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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Housing

Property Value

$82,900

2017 Median

± $3,125

$82,000

2016 Median

± $3,070

In 2017, the median property value in Crawford County, IL grew to to $82,900 from the previous year's value of $82,000.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Crawford County, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Crawford County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

78%

2017 Homeownership

79.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78% of the housing units in Crawford County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Crawford County, 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 Crawford County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Crawford County, IL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

15.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Crawford County, IL have a shorter commute time (15.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.788% of the workforce in Crawford County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.3%

  2. Carpooled

    10.6%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.41%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Crawford County, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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