Edwards County, IL

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Population
6,507
0.959% 1-year decline
Median Age
43.3

Poverty Rate
10.3%

Median Household Income
$49,766
0.27% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$76,500
4.08% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
3,043
2.97% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Edwards County, IL had a population of 6.51k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $49,766. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Edwards County, IL declined from 6,570 to 6,507, a -0.959% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,632 to $49,766, a 0.27% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Edwards County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.03%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.63%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (0.523%), and White (Hispanic) (0.43%). NaNk% of the people in Edwards County, IL speak a non-English language, and 99.8% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Edwards County, IL was $76,500, and the homeownership rate was 82.4%. Most people in Edwards County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Edwards County, IL was 2 cars per household.

Edwards County, IL borders .

Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Edwards County, IL went to Donald J. Trump with 83% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (13%), followed by Other (4.03%). The most partisan county was Wayne County, IL with 84.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Edwards County, IL
83% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in the United States
  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 the United States was Wayne County, IL with 84.3% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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Diversity

Edwards County, IL is home to a population of 6.51k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 0.461% of Edwards County, IL residents were born outside of the country (30 people).

In 2018, there were 93.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.29k people) in Edwards County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 67 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 41 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Edwards County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.29k ± 15
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    67 ± 43.7
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    41 ± 39
1.38%
Hispanic Population
90 people

In 2018, there were 93.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.29k people) in Edwards County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 67 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 41 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.38% of the people in Edwards County, IL are hispanic (90 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.461%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
30 people
0.715%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
47 people

As of 2018, 0.461% of Edwards County, IL residents (30 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Edwards County, IL was 0.715%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

43
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
47
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 19.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in Edwards County, IL was 43.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Edwards County, IL are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Edwards County, IL residents was 44.

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Global Diversity

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

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

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Citizenship

99.8%
2018 Citizenship
99.7%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.8% of Edwards County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Edwards County, IL was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    156 ± 36
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    65 ± 36
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    46 ± 28

Edwards County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Edwards County, IL is $49,766. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Edwards County, IL was Census Tract 9570 with a value of $62,986, followed by Census Tract 9569 and Census Tract 9571, with respective values of $50,152 and $39,875.

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The economy of Edwards County, IL employs 3.04k people. The largest industries in Edwards County, IL are Manufacturing (678 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (420 people), and Retail Trade (348 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,667), Public Administration ($59,063), and Wholesale Trade ($54,219).

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,766
2018 value
± $2,324
0.27%
1 Year Growth
± 7.91%

Households in Edwards County, IL have a median annual income of $49,766, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,632 in 2017, which represents a 0.27% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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Average Male Salary in N/A
± N/A
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Average Female Salary in N/A
± N/A

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Edwards County, IL is from Edwards County, IL.
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This chart shows the number of workers in Edwards 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 9570
  2. Census Tract 9569
  3. Census Tract 9571

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Edwards County, IL was Census Tract 9570 with a value of $62,986, followed by Census Tract 9569 and Census Tract 9571, with respective values of $50,152 and $39,875.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Edwards County, IL (659 out of 6.41k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 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
    625 ± 96
  2. Hispanic
    27 ± 74
  3. Two Or More
    21 ± 73

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Edwards 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

3.04k
2018 Value
± 218
-2.97%
1 Year decline
± 10.5%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Edwards County, IL declined at a rate of -2.97%, from 3.14k employees to 3.04k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Edwards County, IL, are Production Occupations (471 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (296 people), and Management Occupations (240 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Edwards County, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Edwards County, IL, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (471 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (296 people), and Management Occupations (240 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Edwards County, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.35 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.7 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.11 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Edwards County, IL, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($74,236), Protective Service Occupations ($73,889), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($72,386).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.04k
2018 Value
± 218
-2.97%
1 Year decline
± 10.5%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Edwards County, IL declined at a rate of -2.97%, from 3.14k employees to 3.04k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Edwards County, IL, are Manufacturing (678 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (420 people), and Retail Trade (348 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Edwards County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Edwards 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 Edwards County, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (678 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (420 people), and Retail Trade (348 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Edwards County, IL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.28 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (5.4 times), and Manufacturing (2.21 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Edwards County, IL, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,667), Public Administration ($59,063), and Wholesale Trade ($54,219).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Edwards County, IL was $76,500 in 2018, which is 0.333 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $73,500 to $76,500, a 4.08% increase. The homeownership rate in Edwards County, IL is 82.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Edwards County, IL have an average commute time of 20.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Edwards County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$76,500
2018 Median
± $5,340
$73,500
2017 Median
± $5,406

In 2018, the median property value in Edwards County, IL grew to to $76,500 from the previous year's value of $73,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Edwards 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 Edwards County, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A 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.
$49,766
Median Household Income
± $2,324
2.78k
Number of Households
± 191

In 2018, the median household income of the 2.78k households in Edwards County, IL grew to $49,766 from the previous year's value of $49,632.

The following chart displays the households in Edwards 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

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

82.4%
2018 Homeownership
83.5%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 82.4% of the housing units in Edwards County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 83.5%.

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

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Commute Time

20.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Edwards County, IL have a shorter commute time (20.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.31% of the workforce in Edwards County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (84.6%)
  2. Carpooled (6.48%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.58%)

In 2018, 84.6% of workers in Edwards County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.48%) and those who worked at home (5.58%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

94.4% of the population of Edwards County, IL has health coverage, with 47.4% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 15.6% on Medicare, 15.9% on non-group plans, and 1.4% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Edwards County, IL see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a NaNk% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6523 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2174 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

0 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Edwards County, IL

Primary care physicians in Edwards County, IL see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a NaNk% change from the previous year (0 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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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 Coverage

5.59%
Uninsured
47.4%
Employer Coverage
14.1%
Medicaid
15.6%
Medicare
15.9%
Non-Group
1.4%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Edwards County, IL declined by 8.66% from 6.12% to 5.59%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Edwards 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 false, at 12.7%.

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