Ludlow, IL

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Population

439

5.28% growth

Median Age

34.8


Median Household Income

$44,028

8.56% growth

Poverty Rate

26.4%


Number of Employees

166

7.79% growth

Median Property Value

$70,700

12% growth

About

In 2017, Ludlow, IL had a population of 439 people with a median age of 34.8 and a median household income of $44,028. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ludlow, IL grew from 417 to 439, a 5.28% increase and its median household income grew from $40,556 to $44,028, a 8.56% increase.

The population of Ludlow, IL is 90% White Alone, 5.92% Black or African American Alone, and 1.82% Asian Alone. 4.09% of the people in Ludlow, IL speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Ludlow, IL is $70,700, and the homeownership rate is 60.7%. Most people in Ludlow, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Ludlow, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Ludlow, IL employs 166 people. The largest industries in Ludlow, IL are Manufacturing (54 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (27 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (13 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,500), Other Services Except Public Administration ($39,063), and Manufacturing ($31,964).

Median household income in Ludlow, IL is $44,028. Males in Ludlow, 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 Ludlow, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,028

2017 value

± $7,000

8.56%

1 Year Growth

± 31.7%

Households in Ludlow, IL have a median annual income of $44,028, 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 $40,556 in 2016, which represents a 8.56% 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 Ludlow, 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 Ludlow, 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 Ludlow, 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. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ludlow, IL was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ludlow, IL (116 out of 439 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females < 5, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 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

    105 ± 48

  2. Black

    6 ± 56

  3. Two Or More

    5 ± 54

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ludlow, IL is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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

166

2017 Value

± 55

7.79%

1 Year growth

± 44.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ludlow, IL grew at a rate of 7.79%, from 154 employees to 166 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ludlow, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (30 people), Production Occupations (29 people), and Material Moving Occupations (23 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ludlow, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ludlow, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (30 people), Production Occupations (29 people), and Material Moving Occupations (23 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ludlow, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (5.3 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (3.27 times), and Production Occupations (3.01 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ludlow, IL, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($56,000), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($56,000), and Management, Business, Science, & Arts Occupations ($42,188).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

166

2017 Value

± 55

7.79%

1 Year growth

± 44.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ludlow, IL grew at a rate of 7.79%, from 154 employees to 166 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ludlow, IL, are Manufacturing (54 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (27 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (13 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ludlow, IL, though some of these residents may live in Ludlow, 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 Ludlow, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (54 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (27 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (13 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ludlow, IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (6.21 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (3.21 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.16 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ludlow, IL, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,500), Other Services Except Public Administration ($39,063), and Manufacturing ($31,964).

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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

82.9% of the population of Ludlow, IL has health coverage, with 36.2% on employee plans, 27.6% on Medicaid, 7.97% on Medicare, 9.79% on non-group plans, and 1.37% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Ludlow, 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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1240 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 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%).

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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

17.1%

Uninsured

36.2%

Employer Coverage

27.6%

Medicaid

7.97%

Medicare

9.79%

Non-Group

1.37%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ludlow, IL declined by 18.1% from 20.9% to 17.1%.

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

Ludlow, IL is home to a population of 439 people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.05% of Ludlow, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Ludlow, IL is composed of 395 White Alone residents (90%), 26 Black or African American Alone residents (5.92%), 8 Asian Alone residents (1.82%), 6 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.37%), 4 Two or More Races residents (0.911%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Ludlow, IL are Tagalog (7 speakers), Portuguese or Portuguese Creole (5 speakers), and Spanish or Spanish Creole (2 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.9

63

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 12.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Ludlow, IL was 34.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 63. But people in Ludlow, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Ludlow, IL residents was 29.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.05%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.16%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.05% of Ludlow, IL residents 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 Ludlow, IL was 2.16%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Ludlow, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Ludlow, IL was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    395 ± 88

  2. Black or African American Alone

    26 ± 21

  3. Asian Alone

    8 ± 10

In 2017, there were 15.2 times more White Alone residents (395 people) in Ludlow, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26 Black or African American Alone and 8 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 Ludlow, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Tagalog

    7 speakers (2.05%)

  2. Portuguese or Portuguese Creole

    5 speakers (1.46%)

  3. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2 speakers (0.585%)

4.09% of Ludlow, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Ludlow, IL was Tagalog. 2.05% of the overall population of Ludlow, IL are native Tagalog speakers. 1.46% speak Portuguese or Portuguese Creole and 0.585% speak Tagalog, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    11 ± 15

  2. Vietnam

    8 ± 12

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    3 ± 12

Ludlow, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ludlow, IL was $70,700 in 2017, which is 0.325 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $63,100 to $70,700, a 12% increase. The homeownership rate in Ludlow, IL is 60.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Ludlow, IL have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ludlow, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$44,028

Median Household Income

± $7,000

145

Number of Households

± 35

In 2017, the median household income of the 145 households in Ludlow, IL grew to $44,028 from the previous year's value of $40,556.

The following chart displays the households in Ludlow, 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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Housing

Property Value

$70,700

2017 Median

± $14,047

$63,100

2016 Median

± $15,981

In 2017, the median property value in Ludlow, IL grew to to $70,700 from the previous year's value of $63,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Ludlow, 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 Ludlow, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $70k - $80k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

60.7%

2017 Homeownership

58.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60.7% of the housing units in Ludlow, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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Commute Time

23.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ludlow, IL have a shorter commute time (23.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Ludlow, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.5%

  2. Carpooled

    23.5%

  3. Public Transit

    0%

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

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