Morton Grove, IL

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Population

23,391

0.094% decline

Median Age

47.1


Median Household Income

$79,978

5.52% growth

Poverty Rate

7.15%


Number of Employees

11,353

1.82% growth

Median Property Value

$290,500

2.4% growth

About

In 2017, Morton Grove, IL had a population of 23.4k people with a median age of 47.1 and a median household income of $79,978. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Morton Grove, IL declined from 23,413 to 23,391, a -0.094% decrease and its median household income grew from $75,797 to $79,978, a 5.52% increase.

The population of Morton Grove, IL is 58.4% White Alone, 29.3% Asian Alone, and 6.5% Hispanic or Latino. 52% of the people in Morton Grove, IL speak a non-English language, and 92.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Morton Grove, IL is $290,500, and the homeownership rate is 92.5%. Most people in Morton Grove, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Morton Grove, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Morton Grove, IL employs 11.4k people. The largest industries in Morton Grove, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,163 people), Retail Trade (1,387 people), and Manufacturing (1,163 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($85,662), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,875), and Information ($66,101).

Median household income in Morton Grove, IL is $79,978. Males in Morton Grove, 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 Morton Grove, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$79,978

2017 value

± $3,668

5.52%

1 Year Growth

± 5.94%

Households in Morton Grove, IL have a median annual income of $79,978, 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 $75,797 in 2016, which represents a 5.52% 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 Morton Grove, 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 Morton Grove, 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Morton Grove, IL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Morton Grove, 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 8085

  2. Census Tract 8084

  3. Census Tract 8053.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Morton Grove, IL was Census Tract 8085 with a value of $81,068, followed by Census Tract 8084 and Census Tract 8053.02, with respective values of $76,845 and $75,523.

The following map shows all of the places in Morton Grove, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.15% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Morton Grove, IL (1.66k out of 23.3k 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 Females 75+, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 35 - 44.

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

    726 ± 179

  2. Black

    335 ± 220

  3. Other

    319 ± 180

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

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

11.4k

2017 Value

± 623

1.82%

1 Year growth

± 7.81%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Morton Grove, IL grew at a rate of 1.82%, from 11.2k employees to 11.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Morton Grove, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,478 people), Management Occupations (1,267 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1,072 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Morton Grove, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Morton Grove, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,478 people), Management Occupations (1,267 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1,072 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Morton Grove, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.37 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.83 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.51 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Morton Grove, IL, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($102,813), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($85,625), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($81,406).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

11.4k

2017 Value

± 623

1.82%

1 Year growth

± 7.81%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Morton Grove, IL grew at a rate of 1.82%, from 11.2k employees to 11.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Morton Grove, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,163 people), Retail Trade (1,387 people), and Manufacturing (1,163 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Morton Grove, IL, though some of these residents may live in Morton Grove, 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 Morton Grove, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,163 people), Retail Trade (1,387 people), and Manufacturing (1,163 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Morton Grove, IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.91 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.64 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.38 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Morton Grove, IL, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($85,662), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,875), and Information ($66,101).

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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

93.9% of the population of Morton Grove, IL has health coverage, with 51.5% on employee plans, 11.6% on Medicaid, 17.8% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 0.378% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Morton Grove, 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

6.14%

Uninsured

51.5%

Employer Coverage

11.6%

Medicaid

17.8%

Medicare

12.7%

Non-Group

0.378%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Morton Grove, IL declined by 10.8% from 6.89% to 6.14%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Morton Grove, 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%.

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Diversity

Morton Grove, IL is home to a population of 23.4k people, from which 92.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 40.7% of Morton Grove, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Morton Grove, IL is composed of 13.7k White Alone residents (58.4%), 6.86k Asian Alone residents (29.3%), 1.52k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.5%), 770 Black or African American Alone residents (3.29%), 293 Some Other Race Alone residents (1.25%), 283 Two or More Races residents (1.21%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Morton Grove, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,273 speakers), Tagalog (1,187 speakers), and Korean (1,075 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.5

53

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Morton Grove, IL was 47.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 53. But people in Morton Grove, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Morton Grove, IL residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

40.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

40.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 40.7% of Morton Grove, 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 Morton Grove, IL was 40.1%, 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 Morton Grove, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Morton Grove, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

92.8%

2017 Citizenship

93.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 92.8% of Morton Grove, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Morton Grove, IL was 93.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    13.7k ± 659

  2. Asian Alone

    6.86k ± 417

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.52k ± 318

In 2017, there were 1.99 times more White Alone residents (13.7k people) in Morton Grove, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.86k Asian Alone and 1.52k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,273 speakers (5.72%)

  2. Tagalog

    1,187 speakers (5.33%)

  3. Korean

    1,075 speakers (4.83%)

52% of Morton Grove, 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 Morton Grove, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 5.72% of the overall population of Morton Grove, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 5.33% speak Tagalog and 4.83% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    184 ± 82

  2. World War II

    161 ± 53

  3. Korea

    118 ± 50

Morton Grove, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Morton Grove, IL was $290,500 in 2017, which is 1.34 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $283,700 to $290,500, a 2.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Morton Grove, IL is 92.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Morton Grove, IL have an average commute time of 29.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Morton Grove, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$79,978

Median Household Income

± $3,668

8.28k

Number of Households

± 517

In 2017, the median household income of the 8.28k households in Morton Grove, IL grew to $79,978 from the previous year's value of $75,797.

The following chart displays the households in Morton Grove, 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

$290,500

2017 Median

± $5,606

$283,700

2016 Median

± $6,092

In 2017, the median property value in Morton Grove, IL grew to to $290,500 from the previous year's value of $283,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Morton Grove, 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 Morton Grove, 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 Morton Grove, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Morton Grove, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

92.5%

2017 Homeownership

92.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 92.5% of the housing units in Morton Grove, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 92.5%.

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

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Commute Time

29.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Morton Grove, IL have a longer commute time (29.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.46% of the workforce in Morton Grove, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.2%

  2. Carpooled

    10.2%

  3. Public Transit

    6.06%

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

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