Henderson County, IL

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2020 Population
6,737
1.06% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
50.8
1.6% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
8.61%
10.3% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$55,759
3.88% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$85,800
6.74% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Henderson County, IL had a population of 6.74k people with a median age of 50.8 and a median household income of $55,759. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Henderson County, IL declined from 6,809 to 6,737, a −1.06% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,676 to $55,759, a 3.88% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Henderson County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.84%), White (Hispanic) (1.66%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.668%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.163%).

None of the households in Henderson County, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.5% of the residents in Henderson County, IL are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Henderson County, IL was $85,800, and the homeownership rate was 83.1%.

Most people in Henderson County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Henderson County, IL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Henderson County, IL is home to a population of 6.74k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.34% of Henderson County, IL residents were born outside of the country (90 people).

In 2020, there were 51.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.43k people) in Henderson County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 124 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 112 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2020 Citizenship
99.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.5% of Henderson County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Henderson County, IL was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Henderson County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.43k ± 23
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    124 ± 52.3
  3. White (Hispanic)
    112 ± 20
1.83%
Hispanic Population
123 people

In 2020, there were 51.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.43k people) in Henderson County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 124 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 112 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.83% of the people in Henderson County, IL are hispanic (123 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.34%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
90 people
1.26%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
86 people

As of 2020, 1.34% of Henderson County, IL residents (90 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Henderson County, IL was 1.26%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    306 ± 72
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    76 ± 47
  3. World War II
    49 ± 52

Henderson County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Henderson County, IL employs 3.24k people. The largest industries in Henderson County, IL are Manufacturing (626 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (366 people), and Retail Trade (293 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($123,750), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($67,500), and Wholesale Trade ($60,556).

Occupations

3.24k
2020 Value
± 278
−1.55%
1 Year decline
± 11.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Henderson County, IL declined at a rate of −1.55%, from 3.29k employees to 3.24k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Henderson County, IL, are Management Occupations (419 people), Production Occupations (357 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (329 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Henderson County, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.24k
2020 Value
± 278
−1.55%
1 Year decline
± 11.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Henderson County, IL declined at a rate of −1.55%, from 3.29k employees to 3.24k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Henderson County, IL, are Manufacturing (626 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (366 people), and Retail Trade (293 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,639
Median earning men ± $3,688
$30,329
Median earning women ± $2,490

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($70,357), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,250), and Wholesale Trade ($61,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,500), Public Administration ($50,729), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($48,512).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 47
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 38
    Wholesale Trade
  3. 22
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $134B
  2. $110B
  3. $86.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Electronics with $134B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($110B) and Mixed freight ($86.9B).

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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$1T
2020 Value in Illinois
$1.94T
Projected 2050 Value in Illinois
93.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $1T. This is expected to increase 93.1% to $1.94T by 2050.

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. $79.7B
  2. $55.8B
  3. $41.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $79.7B, followed by Wisconsin with $55.8B and Michigan and $41.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Henderson County, IL went to Donald J. Trump with 65.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.34%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.879% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.877% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.59M), Some college (2.22M), and Bachelors Degree (2.03M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Henderson County, IL was $85,800 in 2020, which is 0.373 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $92,000 to $85,800, a 6.74% decrease. The homeownership rate in Henderson County, IL is 83.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Henderson County, IL have an average commute time of 28.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Henderson County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Henderson County, IL is $55,759. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Henderson County, IL was Census Tract 9734 with a value of $70,208, followed by Census Tract 9735 and Census Tract 9733, with respective values of $59,844 and $44,560.

Property

$85,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,643
$2,517
Median Property Taxes
±$236

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units 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.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Henderson County, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

83.1%
Homeownership
2020
63.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 83.1% of the housing units in Henderson County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9734
  2. Census Tract 9735
  3. Census Tract 9733

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Henderson County, IL was Census Tract 9734 with a value of $70,208, followed by Census Tract 9735 and Census Tract 9733, with respective values of $59,844 and $44,560.

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

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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.
$55,759
Median Household Income
± $3,334
3.03k
Number of Households
± 254

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.03k households in Henderson County, IL grew to $55,759 from the previous year's value of $53,676.

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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Henderson County, IL is from Illinois.
0.479
2020 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2020, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.707% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (86.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (5.29%)
  3. Carpooled (5.19%)

In 2020, 86.5% of workers in Henderson County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (5.29%) and those who carpooled to work (5.19%).

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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Commute Time

28.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Henderson County, IL have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.09% of the workforce in Henderson County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.61% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Henderson County, IL (575 out of 6.68k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 35 - 44.

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

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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95.8% of the population of Henderson County, IL has health coverage, with 46.8% on employee plans, 15.2% on Medicaid, 19.5% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.8% on military or VA plans.

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

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.4% under 18 years, 15.1% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.22%
Uninsured
46.8%
Employer Coverage
15.2%
Medicaid
19.5%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.8%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Henderson County, IL declined by 27.3% from 5.8% to 4.22%.

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 Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 34% in Henderson County, IL.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Henderson County, IL.

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