DuPage County, IL

County

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Population
928,589
0.165% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
Median Age
39.5

Poverty Rate
6.77%

Median Household Income
$93,750
4.72% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$317,800
2.91% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
498,676
0.897% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, DuPage County, IL had a population of 929k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $93,750. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of DuPage County, IL declined from 930,128 to 928,589, a -0.165% decrease and its median household income grew from $89,521 to $93,750, a 4.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in DuPage County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (66.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (12.2%), White (Hispanic) (9.74%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.44%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.52%). 28.1% of the people in DuPage County, IL speak a non-English language, and 91.6% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in DuPage County, IL was $317,800, and the homeownership rate was 73%. Most people in DuPage County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.7 minutes. The average car ownership in DuPage County, IL was 2 cars per household.

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
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Illinois. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Illinois across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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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.

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.

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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Diversity

DuPage County, IL is home to a population of 929k people, from which 91.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 19.1% of DuPage County, IL residents were born outside of the country (177k people).

In 2018, there were 5.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (615k people) in DuPage County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 90.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in DuPage County, IL are Spanish (93,174 speakers), Polish (20,575 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (12,423 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in DuPage County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    615k ± 407
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    113k ± 1.94k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    90.4k ± 5.47k
14.5%
Hispanic Population
134k people

In 2018, there were 5.45 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (615k people) in DuPage County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 90.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.5% of the people in DuPage County, IL are hispanic (134k people).

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    93,174 speakers (10.7%)
  2. Polish
    20,575 speakers (2.36%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    12,423 speakers (1.42%)

28.1% of DuPage County, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in DuPage County, IL was Spanish. 10.7% of the overall population of DuPage County, IL are native Spanish speakers. 2.36% speak Polish and 1.42% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

19.1%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
177k people
18.9%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
176k people

As of 2018, 19.1% of DuPage County, IL residents (177k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in DuPage County, IL was 18.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

36
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in DuPage County, IL was 39.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in DuPage County, IL are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all DuPage County, IL residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for DuPage County, IL.

In N/A, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of DuPage County, IL was N/A, the natal country of N/A DuPage County, IL residents, followed by N/A with N/A and N/A with N/A.

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Citizenship

91.6%
2018 Citizenship
92.2%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 91.6% of DuPage County, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in DuPage County, IL was 92.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    11,480 ± 1,211
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,731 ± 1,076
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,493 ± 766

DuPage County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in DuPage County, IL is $93,750. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in DuPage County, IL was Census Tract 8453 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 8452 and Census Tract 8440.02, with respective values of $200,577 and $186,786.

Males in N/A have an average income that is N/A times higher than the average income of females, which is N/A. The income inequality in N/A (measured using the Gini index) is N/A, which is N/A than the national average.

The economy of DuPage County, IL employs 499k people. The largest industries in DuPage County, IL are Manufacturing (64,216 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (61,580 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (53,631 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($112,200), Utilities ($110,333), and Finance & Insurance ($84,943).

Wages

Median Household Income

$93,750
2018 value
± $3,311
4.72%
1 Year Growth
± 4.07%

Households in DuPage County, IL have a median annual income of $93,750, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $89,521 in 2017, which represents a 4.72% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in DuPage 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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Average Male Salary in N/A
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Average Female Salary in N/A
± N/A

In N/A, full-time male employees in N/A made N/A times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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In N/A the highest paid race/ethnicity of N/A workers was N/A. These workers were paid N/A times more than N/A workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in N/A.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for DuPage County, IL is from DuPage County, IL.
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  1. N/A
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This chart shows the number of workers in DuPage County, IL 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 8453
  2. Census Tract 8452
  3. Census Tract 8440.02

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in DuPage County, IL was Census Tract 8453 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 8452 and Census Tract 8440.02, with respective values of $200,577 and $186,786.

The following map shows all of the tracts in DuPage 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

6.77% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in DuPage County, IL (62.2k out of 919k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 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
    38,531 ± 1,345
  2. Hispanic
    16,288 ± 953
  3. Black
    8,073 ± 701

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

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

499k
2018 Value
± 10,543
0.897%
1 Year growth
± 2.93%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in DuPage County, IL grew at a rate of 0.897%, from 494k employees to 499k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in DuPage County, IL, are Management Occupations (65,612 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (61,126 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (56,506 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of DuPage County, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of DuPage County, IL, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (65,612 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (61,126 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (56,506 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, DuPage County, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.54 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.54 times), and Management Occupations (1.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of DuPage County, IL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($100,376), Management Occupations ($98,591), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($90,154).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

499k
2018 Value
± 10,543
0.897%
1 Year growth
± 2.93%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in DuPage County, IL grew at a rate of 0.897%, from 494k employees to 499k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in DuPage County, IL, are Manufacturing (64,216 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (61,580 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (53,631 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of DuPage County, IL, though some of these residents may live in DuPage 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 DuPage County, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (64,216 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (61,580 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (53,631 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, DuPage County, IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.68 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.66 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in DuPage County, IL, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($112,200), Utilities ($110,333), and Finance & Insurance ($84,943).

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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 ($75B) and Pharmaceuticals ($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 in Illinois
$1.31T
Projected 2045 Value in Illinois
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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Housing & Living

The median property value in DuPage County, IL was $317,800 in 2018, which is 1.38 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $308,800 to $317,800, a 2.91% increase. The homeownership rate in DuPage County, IL is 73%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in DuPage County, IL have an average commute time of 27.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in DuPage County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$317,800
2018 Median
± $4,784
$308,800
2017 Median
± $4,837

In 2018, the median property value in DuPage County, IL grew to to $317,800 from the previous year's value of $308,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in DuPage 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 DuPage 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.
$93,750
Median Household Income
± $3,311
346k
Number of Households
± 8,563

In 2018, the median household income of the 346k households in DuPage County, IL grew to $93,750 from the previous year's value of $89,521.

The following chart displays the households in DuPage 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

73%
2018 Homeownership
74.3%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 73% of the housing units in DuPage County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in DuPage County, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in DuPage County, IL have a longer commute time (27.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.1% of the workforce in DuPage County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (76.6%)
  2. Carpooled (7%)
  3. Public Transit (6.88%)

In 2018, 76.6% of workers in DuPage County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7%) and those who used public transit to get to work (6.88%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in DuPage County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in DuPage County, IL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

94.3% of the population of DuPage County, IL has health coverage, with 62.5% on employee plans, 9.17% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 0.414% 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 DuPage County, IL see 751 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.133% decrease from the previous year (752 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 969 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 394 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, St. Clair County and Stephenson 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

751 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in DuPage County, IL

Primary care physicians in DuPage County, IL see an average of 751 patients per year. This represents a 0.133% decrease from the previous year (752 patients).

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

5.66%
Uninsured
62.5%
Employer Coverage
9.17%
Medicaid
11.7%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
0.414%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in DuPage County, IL grew by 7.52% from 5.27% to 5.66%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in DuPage 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

St. Clair County and Stephenson 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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