In 2020, Illinois had a population of 12.7M people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $68,428. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Illinois declined from 12.8M to 12.7M, a −0.427% decrease and its median household income grew from $65,886 to $68,428, a 3.86% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Illinois are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.9%), White (Hispanic) (8.94%), Other (Hispanic) (5.76%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.52%).
23% of the households in Illinois 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.
93.3% of the residents in Illinois are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Illinois are University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (14,594 degrees awarded in 2020), Chamberlain University-Illinois (11,990 degrees), and Northwestern University (8,930 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Illinois was $202,100, and the homeownership rate was 66.3%. Most people in Illinois drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29 minutes. The average car ownership in Illinois was 2 cars per household.