Itasca, IL

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Population

8,692

2.23% growth

Median Age

45.2


Median Household Income

$84,726

2.99% growth

Poverty Rate

3.49%


Number of Employees

4,985

5.48% growth

Median Property Value

$312,300

10.6% growth

About

In 2017, Itasca, IL had a population of 8.69k people with a median age of 45.2 and a median household income of $84,726. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Itasca, IL grew from 8,502 to 8,692, a 2.23% increase and its median household income grew from $82,269 to $84,726, a 2.99% increase.

The population of Itasca, IL is 78.3% White Alone, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.64% Asian Alone. 26.8% of the people in Itasca, IL speak a non-English language, and 94.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Itasca, IL is $312,300, and the homeownership rate is 68.3%. Most people in Itasca, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28 minutes. The average car ownership in Itasca, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Itasca, IL employs 4.99k people. The largest industries in Itasca, IL are Manufacturing (584 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (477 people), and Construction (468 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($75,156), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,389), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,065).

Median household income in Itasca, IL is $84,726. Males in Itasca, 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 Itasca, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$84,726

2017 value

± $7,790

2.99%

1 Year Growth

± 11.8%

Households in Itasca, IL have a median annual income of $84,726, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $82,269 in 2016, which represents a 2.99% 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 Itasca, IL made 1.37 times more than female 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 Itasca, IL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Itasca, 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 8402.02

  2. Census Tract 8402.01

  3. Census Tract 8410.03

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Itasca, IL was Census Tract 8402.02 with a value of $90,599, followed by Census Tract 8402.01 and Census Tract 8410.03, with respective values of $83,966 and $68,792.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.49% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Itasca, IL (299 out of 8.58k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 18 - 24.

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

    238 ± 118

  2. Asian

    34 ± 85

  3. Black

    24 ± 78

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Itasca, IL is White, followed by Asian and Black.

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

4.99k

2017 Value

± 475

5.48%

1 Year growth

± 12.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Itasca, IL grew at a rate of 5.48%, from 4.73k employees to 4.99k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Itasca, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (744 people), Sales & Related Occupations (653 people), and Management Occupations (542 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Itasca, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Itasca, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (744 people), Sales & Related Occupations (653 people), and Management Occupations (542 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Itasca, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.65 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.46 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.33 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Itasca, IL, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($92,969), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($86,458), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($85,208).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.99k

2017 Value

± 475

5.48%

1 Year growth

± 12.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Itasca, IL grew at a rate of 5.48%, from 4.73k employees to 4.99k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Itasca, IL, are Manufacturing (584 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (477 people), and Construction (468 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Itasca, IL, though some of these residents may live in Itasca, 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 Itasca, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (584 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (477 people), and Construction (468 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Itasca, IL has an unusually high number of Wholesale Trade (2.75 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.21 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Itasca, IL, by median earnings, are Information ($75,156), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,389), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,065).

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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 with $75B and Pharmaceuticals and $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

97.6% of the population of Itasca, IL has health coverage, with 61.7% on employee plans, 6.93% on Medicaid, 14.5% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 0.629% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Itasca, 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).

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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

2.36%

Uninsured

61.7%

Employer Coverage

6.93%

Medicaid

14.5%

Medicare

13.9%

Non-Group

0.629%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Itasca, IL declined by 46.2% from 4.39% to 2.36%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Itasca, 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

Itasca, IL is home to a population of 8.69k people, from which 94.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 16.9% of Itasca, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Itasca, IL is composed of 6.81k White Alone residents (78.3%), 1.02k Hispanic or Latino residents (11.8%), 577 Asian Alone residents (6.64%), 187 Black or African American Alone residents (2.15%), 82 Two or More Races residents (0.943%), 13 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.15%), 6 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.069%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Itasca, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (634 speakers), Polish (498 speakers), and Italian (350 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.4

53

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Itasca, IL was 45.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 53. But people in Itasca, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Itasca, IL residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

16.9%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

16.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 16.9% of Itasca, IL residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Itasca, IL was 16.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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

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Citizenship

94.3%

2017 Citizenship

93%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.3% of Itasca, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Itasca, IL was 93%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.81k ± 378

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.02k ± 374

  3. Asian Alone

    577 ± 142

In 2017, there were 6.66 times more White Alone residents (6.81k people) in Itasca, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.02k Hispanic or Latino and 577 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    634 speakers (7.87%)

  2. Polish

    498 speakers (6.18%)

  3. Italian

    350 speakers (4.35%)

26.8% of Itasca, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Itasca, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 7.87% of the overall population of Itasca, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 6.18% speak Polish and 4.35% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    183 ± 93

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    77 ± 63

  3. Korea

    54 ± 52

Itasca, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Itasca, IL was $312,300 in 2017, which is 1.44 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $282,300 to $312,300, a 10.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Itasca, IL is 68.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Itasca, IL have an average commute time of 28 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Itasca, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$84,726

Median Household Income

± $7,790

3.37k

Number of Households

± 365

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.37k households in Itasca, IL grew to $84,726 from the previous year's value of $82,269.

The following chart displays the households in Itasca, 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$312,300

2017 Median

± $15,662

$282,300

2016 Median

± $14,997

In 2017, the median property value in Itasca, IL grew to to $312,300 from the previous year's value of $282,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Itasca, 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 Itasca, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Itasca, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Itasca, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

68.3%

2017 Homeownership

66.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.3% of the housing units in Itasca, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Itasca, 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 Itasca, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Itasca, IL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

28 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Itasca, IL have a longer commute time (28 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Itasca, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.5%

  2. Carpooled

    5.74%

  3. Public Transit

    4.64%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Itasca, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

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