Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL

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Population

144,690

0.418% decline

Median Age

41.5


Median Household Income

$49,210

3.14% growth

Poverty Rate

17.1%


Number of Employees

63,777

1.29% growth

Median Property Value

$97,600

1.24% growth

About

In 2017, Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL had a population of 145k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $49,210. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL declined from 145,298 to 144,690, a -0.418% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,714 to $49,210, a 3.14% increase.

The population of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL is 83.4% White Alone, 10.5% Black or African American Alone, and 3.36% Hispanic or Latino. 3.29% of the people in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL are Lewis and Clark Community College (1,457 degrees awarded in 2016), CALC Institute of Technology (107 degrees), and Alvareitas College of Cosmetology-Godfrey (18 degrees).

The median property value in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL is $97,600, and the homeownership rate is 68.5%. Most people in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL employs 63.8k people. The largest industries in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL are Restaurants & Food Services (4,616 people), Construction (3,984 people), and Hospitals (3,469 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($103,604), Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($98,745), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($93,376).

Median household income in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL is $49,210. Males in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,500. The income inequality in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.42, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,210

2017 value

± $1,507

3.14%

1 Year Growth

± 4.04%

Households in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL have a median annual income of $49,210, 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 $47,714 in 2016, which represents a 3.14% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$56,706

Average Male Salary

± $7,241

$42,500

Average Female Salary

± $4,660

In 2017, full-time male employees in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $43,830 ± $4,317

  2. Two or More Races

    $38,859 ± $29,047

  3. Other

    $33,831 ± $36,181

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL workers was White. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.42

2017 Wage GINI

0.426

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL was 0.42 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.42% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL was Vernon, Moraine, West Deerfield & Libertyville (Southeast) Townships PUMA, IL with a value of $138,556, followed by Northfield & New Trier Townships PUMA, IL and DuPage & Wheatland Townships PUMA, IL, with respective values of $122,004 and $104,719.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, 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

17.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL (24.5k out of 143k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 6 - 11.

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

    16,864 ± 937

  2. Black

    6,517 ± 540

  3. Hispanic

    1,091 ± 255

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL is White, followed by Black 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

63.8k

2017 Value

1.29%

1 Year growth

± 1.29%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL grew at a rate of 1.29%, from 63k employees to 63.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,276 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,803 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,734 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL, by number of employees, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,276 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,803 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,734 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Metal furnace operators, tenders, pourers, & casters (15.6 times higher than expected), Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders (7.52 times), and Highway maintenance workers (6.44 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($201,618), Chief executives & legislators ($185,492), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($142,677).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

63.8k

2017 Value

1.29%

1 Year growth

± 1.29%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL grew at a rate of 1.29%, from 63k employees to 63.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,616 people), Construction (3,984 people), and Hospitals (3,469 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL, though some of these residents may live in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, 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 Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,616 people), Construction (3,984 people), and Hospitals (3,469 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL has an unusually high number of Ordnance (22 times higher than expected), Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) production & processing (19.7 times), and Petroleum refining (9.06 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL, by average salary, are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($103,604), Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($98,745), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($93,376).

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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

$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

92.3% of the population of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL has health coverage, with 45.9% on employee plans, 20.6% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.41% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, 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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1,240 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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

7.65%

Uninsured

45.9%

Employer Coverage

20.6%

Medicaid

13.5%

Medicare

10.9%

Non-Group

1.41%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 7.65%.

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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

Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL is home to a population of 145k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL is composed of 121k White Alone residents (83.4%), 15.2k Black or African American Alone residents (10.5%), 4.86k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.36%), 2.79k Two or More Races residents (1.92%), 900 Asian Alone residents (0.622%), 189 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.131%), 81 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.056%), and 17 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0117%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL are Spanish (2,725 speakers), German (380 speakers), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (210 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL was 41.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

1.98%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.88k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL was 1.98%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,067 ± 799 people

  2. Germany

    262 ± 397 people

  3. Canada

    219 ± 363 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 1,067 Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL residents, followed by Germany with 262 and Canada with 219.

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    121k ± 1.06k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    15.2k ± 734

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4.86k ± 819

In 2017, there were 7.93 times more White Alone residents (121k people) in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.2k Black or African American Alone and 4.86k 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 Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    2,725 speakers (2.01%)

  2. German

    380 speakers (0.28%)

  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)

    210 speakers (0.155%)

3.29% of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL was Spanish. 2.01% of the overall population of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL are native Spanish speakers. 0.28% speak German and 0.155% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    4,203 ± 299

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,492 ± 293

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,256 ± 221

Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.82 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL awarded 1,582 degrees. The student population of Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL is skewed towards women, with 3,356 male students and 4,062 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL are White (1,360 and 86%), followed by Black or African American (144 and 9.11%), Unknown (38 and 2.4%), and Hispanic or Latino (19 and 1.2%).

The largest universities in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL by number of degrees awarded are Lewis and Clark Community College (1,457 and 92.1%), CALC Institute of Technology (107 and 6.76%), and Alvareitas College of Cosmetology-Godfrey (18 and 1.14%).

The most popular majors in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL are Biological & Physical Sciences (370 and 23.4%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (110 and 6.95%), and Medical Assistant (84 and 5.31%).

The median tuition costs in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, 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. 370 degrees awarded

  2. 78 degrees awarded

  3. 71 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL was Biological & Physical Sciences with 370 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,457 degrees awarded

  2. 107 degrees awarded

  3. 18 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lewis and Clark Community College with 1,457 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

606

Degrees Awarded to Men

976

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 606 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL, which is 0.621 times less than the 976 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,360 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    144 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    38 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL were to White students. These 1,360 degrees mean that there were 9.44 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 144 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL was $97,600 in 2017, which is 0.449 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $96,400 to $97,600, a 1.24% increase. The homeownership rate in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL is 68.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$49,210

Median Household Income

± $1,507

60.2k

Number of Households

± 1,615

In 2017, the median household income of the 60.2k households in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL grew to $49,210 from the previous year's value of $47,714.

The following chart displays the households in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, 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

$97,600

2017 Median

± $1,687

$96,400

2016 Median

± $1,535

In 2017, the median property value in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL grew to to $97,600 from the previous year's value of $96,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, 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 Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

68.5%

2017 Homeownership

68.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.5% of the housing units in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, 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 Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.37% of the workforce in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.5%

  2. Carpooled

    7.83%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.54%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Granite City, Alton, Wood River Cities & Godfrey Village PUMA, IL was Drove Alone (85.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.83%) and those who Worked At Home (2.54%).

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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