In 2018, Illinois had a population of 12.7M people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $65,030. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Illinois declined from 12.8M to 12.7M, a -0.476% decrease and its median household income grew from $62,992 to $65,030, a 3.24% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Illinois are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.8%), White (Hispanic) (10.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.59%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (5.4%). 23.5% of the people in Illinois speak a non-English language, and 93.2% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Illinois are University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (13,181 degrees awarded in 2017), Chamberlain University-Illinois (9,808 degrees), and Northwestern University (9,012 degrees).
The median property value in Illinois is $203,400, and the homeownership rate is 66%. Most people in Illinois commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Illinois is 2 cars per household.