Franklin Park, IL

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Population

18,257

0.18% decline

Median Age

39.1


Median Household Income

$60,091

4.89% growth

Poverty Rate

7.65%


Number of Employees

9,565

0.994% decline

Median Property Value

$180,700

5.49% growth

About

In 2017, Franklin Park, IL had a population of 18.3k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $60,091. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Franklin Park, IL declined from 18,290 to 18,257, a -0.18% decrease and its median household income grew from $57,288 to $60,091, a 4.89% increase.

The population of Franklin Park, IL is 48.6% White Alone, 46.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.17% Asian Alone. 58.3% of the people in Franklin Park, IL speak a non-English language, and 84.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Franklin Park, IL is $180,700, and the homeownership rate is 72.4%. Most people in Franklin Park, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Franklin Park, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Franklin Park, IL employs 9.57k people. The largest industries in Franklin Park, IL are Manufacturing (2,040 people), Retail Trade (1,007 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (918 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($102,772), Public Administration ($83,516), and Construction ($52,716).

Median household income in Franklin Park, IL is $60,091. Males in Franklin Park, 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 Franklin Park, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,091

2017 value

± $4,385

4.89%

1 Year Growth

± 11.2%

Households in Franklin Park, IL have a median annual income of $60,091, 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 $57,288 in 2016, which represents a 4.89% 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 Franklin Park, IL made 1.37 times more than female 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 Franklin Park, 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 Franklin Park, IL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Franklin Park, 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 8115

  2. Census Tract 8114.01

  3. Census Tract 8114.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Franklin Park, IL was Census Tract 8115 with a value of $65,759, followed by Census Tract 8114.01 and Census Tract 8114.02, with respective values of $57,011 and $54,417.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.65% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Franklin Park, IL (1.39k out of 18.2k 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 Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 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. White

    897 ± 216

  2. Hispanic

    809 ± 257

  3. Other

    364 ± 204

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Franklin Park, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

9.57k

2017 Value

± 638

-0.994%

1 Year decline

± 9.68%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Franklin Park, IL declined at a rate of -0.994%, from 9.66k employees to 9.57k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Franklin Park, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,685 people), Production Occupations (1,285 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (951 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Franklin Park, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Franklin Park, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,685 people), Production Occupations (1,285 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (951 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Franklin Park, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.32 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.9 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.59 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Franklin Park, IL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($105,156), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($100,357), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,154).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.57k

2017 Value

± 638

-0.994%

1 Year decline

± 9.68%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Franklin Park, IL declined at a rate of -0.994%, from 9.66k employees to 9.57k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Franklin Park, IL, are Manufacturing (2,040 people), Retail Trade (1,007 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (918 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Franklin Park, IL, though some of these residents may live in Franklin Park, 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 Franklin Park, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,040 people), Retail Trade (1,007 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (918 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Franklin Park, IL has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.11 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.95 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.61 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Franklin Park, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($102,772), Public Administration ($83,516), and Construction ($52,716).

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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

87.6% of the population of Franklin Park, IL has health coverage, with 53.7% on employee plans, 16.4% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 5.7% on non-group plans, and 0.515% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Franklin Park, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 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

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1240 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 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%).

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

12.4%

Uninsured

53.7%

Employer Coverage

16.4%

Medicaid

11.2%

Medicare

5.7%

Non-Group

0.515%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Franklin Park, IL declined by 12% from 14.1% to 12.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Franklin Park, 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

Franklin Park, IL is home to a population of 18.3k people, from which 84.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 31.5% of Franklin Park, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Franklin Park, IL is composed of 8.87k White Alone residents (48.6%), 8.46k Hispanic or Latino residents (46.4%), 579 Asian Alone residents (3.17%), 268 Two or More Races residents (1.47%), 42 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.23%), 34 Black or African American Alone residents (0.186%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Franklin Park, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (6,644 speakers), Polish (2,147 speakers), and Tagalog (457 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.6

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Franklin Park, IL was 39.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Franklin Park, IL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Franklin Park, IL residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

31.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

34.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 31.5% of Franklin Park, IL residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Franklin Park, IL was 34.3%, 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 Franklin Park, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Franklin Park, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

84.1%

2017 Citizenship

82.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 84.1% of Franklin Park, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Franklin Park, IL was 82.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    8.87k ± 629

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    8.46k ± 1k

  3. Asian Alone

    579 ± 270

In 2017, there were 1.05 times more White Alone residents (8.87k people) in Franklin Park, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.46k Hispanic or Latino and 579 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    6,644 speakers (38.3%)

  2. Polish

    2,147 speakers (12.4%)

  3. Tagalog

    457 speakers (2.64%)

58.3% of Franklin Park, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Franklin Park, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 38.3% of the overall population of Franklin Park, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 12.4% speak Polish and 2.64% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    164 ± 77

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    66 ± 59

  3. World War II

    61 ± 39

Franklin Park, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Franklin Park, IL was $180,700 in 2017, which is 0.83 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $171,300 to $180,700, a 5.49% increase. The homeownership rate in Franklin Park, IL is 72.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Franklin Park, IL have an average commute time of 28.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Franklin Park, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$60,091

Median Household Income

± $4,385

6.4k

Number of Households

± 516

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.4k households in Franklin Park, IL grew to $60,091 from the previous year's value of $57,288.

The following chart displays the households in Franklin Park, 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

$180,700

2017 Median

± $6,742

$171,300

2016 Median

± $5,401

In 2017, the median property value in Franklin Park, IL grew to to $180,700 from the previous year's value of $171,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Franklin Park, 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 Franklin Park, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

72.4%

2017 Homeownership

73.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.4% of the housing units in Franklin Park, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.2%.

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

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Commute Time

28.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Franklin Park, IL have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.7% of the workforce in Franklin Park, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79%

  2. Carpooled

    9.16%

  3. Public Transit

    5.46%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Franklin Park, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

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