Henderson County, IL

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Population

6,927

0.56% decline

Median Age

49.2


Median Household Income

$47,428

2.62% growth

Poverty Rate

11.3%


Number of Employees

3,331

1.28% growth

Median Property Value

$88,100

5.13% growth

About

In 2017, Henderson County, IL had a population of 6.93k people with a median age of 49.2 and a median household income of $47,428. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Henderson County, IL declined from 6,966 to 6,927, a -0.56% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,216 to $47,428, a 2.62% increase.

The population of Henderson County, IL is 96.3% White Alone, 1.54% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.967% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Henderson County, IL speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Henderson County, IL is $88,100, and the homeownership rate is 79.4%. Most people in Henderson County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Henderson County, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Henderson County, IL employs 3.33k people. The largest industries in Henderson County, IL are Manufacturing (652 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (580 people), and Retail Trade (279 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($104,688), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,558), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,592).

Median household income in Henderson County, IL is $47,428. Males in Henderson County, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Henderson County, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,428

2017 value

± $3,256

2.62%

1 Year Growth

± 10.9%

Households in Henderson County, IL have a median annual income of $47,428, 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 $46,216 in 2016, which represents a 2.62% 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 Illinois made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois 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 Illinois by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Henderson County, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9735

  2. Census Tract 9734

  3. Census Tract 9733

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Henderson County, IL was Census Tract 9735 with a value of $50,649, followed by Census Tract 9734 and Census Tract 9733, with respective values of $47,042 and $44,688.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Henderson County, IL (774 out of 6.86k 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 6 - 11, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    708 ± 120

  2. Two Or More

    66 ± 77

  3. Hispanic

    25 ± 72

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Henderson County, IL is White, followed by Two Or More 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

3.33k

2017 Value

± 245

1.28%

1 Year growth

± 10.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Henderson County, IL grew at a rate of 1.28%, from 3.29k employees to 3.33k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Henderson County, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (411 people), Production Occupations (401 people), and Management Occupations (274 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Henderson County, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Henderson County, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (411 people), Production Occupations (401 people), and Management Occupations (274 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Henderson County, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.08 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.83 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.82 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Henderson County, IL, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($64,167), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($52,813), and Transportation Occupations ($50,263).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.33k

2017 Value

± 245

1.28%

1 Year growth

± 10.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Henderson County, IL grew at a rate of 1.28%, from 3.29k employees to 3.33k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Henderson County, IL, are Manufacturing (652 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (580 people), and Retail Trade (279 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Henderson County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Henderson 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 Henderson County, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (652 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (580 people), and Retail Trade (279 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Henderson County, IL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.58 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.93 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Henderson County, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($104,688), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,558), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,592).

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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

92.8% of the population of Henderson County, IL has health coverage, with 45.6% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 19.4% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 1.81% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Henderson County, IL see 6995 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.14% increase from the previous year (6916 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 624 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 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

6,995 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Henderson County, IL see an average of 6,995 patients per year. This represents a 1.14% increase from the previous year (6,916 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

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

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.22%

Uninsured

45.6%

Employer Coverage

13.9%

Medicaid

19.4%

Medicare

12.1%

Non-Group

1.81%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Henderson County, IL declined by 1.09% from 7.3% to 7.22%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Henderson County, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Henderson County, IL is home to a population of 6.93k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.13% of Henderson County, IL residents were born outside of the country (78 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Henderson County, IL is composed of 6.67k White Alone residents (96.3%), 107 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.54%), 67 Two or More Races residents (0.967%), 49 Asian Alone residents (0.707%), 22 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.318%), 10 Black or African American Alone residents (0.144%), 2 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0289%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Henderson County, IL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

49

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 11.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Henderson County, IL was 49.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 49, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Henderson County, IL are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Henderson County, IL residents was 49.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.13%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

78 people

1.15%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

80 people

As of 2017, 1.13% of Henderson County, IL residents (78 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Henderson County, IL was 1.15%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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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 Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Illinois residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

99.3%

2017 Citizenship

99.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.3% of Henderson County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Henderson County, IL was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.67k ± 5

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    107 ± 43.5

  3. Two or More Races

    67 ± 54.1

In 2017, there were 62.3 times more White Alone residents (6.67k people) in Henderson County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 107 Hispanic or Latino and 67 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Henderson County, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Henderson County, IL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Henderson County, IL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    335 ± 80

  2. Korea

    72 ± 25

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    68 ± 39

Henderson County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.65 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Henderson County, IL was $88,100 in 2017, which is 0.405 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $83,800 to $88,100, a 5.13% increase. The homeownership rate in Henderson County, IL is 79.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Henderson County, IL have an average commute time of 23.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Henderson County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$47,428

Median Household Income

± $3,256

3.02k

Number of Households

± 228

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.02k households in Henderson County, IL grew to $47,428 from the previous year's value of $46,216.

The following chart displays the households in Henderson 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$88,100

2017 Median

± $5,202

$83,800

2016 Median

± $4,301

In 2017, the median property value in Henderson County, IL grew to to $88,100 from the previous year's value of $83,800.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

79.4%

2017 Homeownership

78.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 79.4% of the housing units in Henderson County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

23.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Henderson County, IL have a shorter commute time (23.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.29% of the workforce in Henderson County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.4%

  2. Carpooled

    6.53%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.69%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Henderson County, IL was Drove Alone (85.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.53%) and those who Worked At Home (4.69%).

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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