Normal, IL

Census Place

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2020 Population
54,699
0.35% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
25.2
2.44% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
24.9%
1.4% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$58,381
0.465% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$169,300
0.529% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
27,760
4.33% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Normal, IL had a population of 54.7k people with a median age of 25.2 and a median household income of $58,381. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Normal, IL declined from 54,891 to 54,699, a −0.35% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,111 to $58,381, a 0.465% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Normal, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.83%), White (Hispanic) (3.47%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.16%).

None of the households in Normal, IL 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.

97% of the residents in Normal, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Normal, IL are Illinois State University (5,939 degrees awarded in 2020), Heartland Community College (1,195 degrees), and Paul Mitchell the School-Normal (44 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Normal, IL was $169,300, and the homeownership rate was 56.8%.

Most people in Normal, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Normal, IL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Normal, IL is home to a population of 54.7k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.67% of Normal, IL residents were born outside of the country (3.1k people).

In 2020, there were 6.74 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.3k people) in Normal, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.27k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.09k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97%
2020 Citizenship
96.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97% of Normal, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Normal, IL was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Normal, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    42.3k ± 1.02k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.27k ± 757
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.09k ± 485
5.21%
Hispanic Population
2.85k people

In 2020, there were 6.74 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.3k people) in Normal, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.27k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.09k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.21% of the people in Normal, IL are hispanic (2.85k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    628,401 ± 18,975 people
  2. India
    158,225 ± 9,705 people
  3. Poland
    127,303 ± 8,716 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 628,401 Illinois residents, followed by India with 158,225 and Poland with 127,303.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.67%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.1k people
5.65%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.1k people

As of 2020, 5.67% of Normal, IL residents (3.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Normal, IL was 5.65%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    588 ± 198
  2. Vietnam
    444 ± 142
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    269 ± 149

Normal, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.32 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Normal, IL employs 27.8k people. The largest industries in Normal, IL are Educational Services (5,672 people), Finance & Insurance (3,851 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,618 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($73,401), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,229), and Public Administration ($65,061).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,880. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

27.8k
2020 Value
± 1,425
−4.33%
1 Year decline
± 7.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Normal, IL declined at a rate of −4.33%, from 29k employees to 27.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Normal, IL, are Sales & Related Occupations (3,299 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,234 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (2,607 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Normal, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

27.8k
2020 Value
± 1,425
−4.33%
1 Year decline
± 7.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Normal, IL declined at a rate of −4.33%, from 29k employees to 27.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Normal, IL, are Educational Services (5,672 people), Finance & Insurance (3,851 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,618 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Normal, IL, though some of these residents may live in Normal, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,938
Median earning men ± $4,799
$23,517
Median earning women ± $2,331

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,163), Manufacturing ($61,776), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($60,526).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($65,924), Wholesale Trade ($63,289), and Construction ($61,195).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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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. $138B
  2. $87.2B
  3. $79.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Electronics with $138B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($87.2B) and Mixed freight ($79.8B).

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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$1.03T
2020 Value in Illinois
$1.94T
Projected 2050 Value in Illinois
88.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.03T. This is expected to increase 88.6% to $1.94T by 2050.

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. $77.4B
  2. $56.8B
  3. $46.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $77.4B, followed by Wisconsin with $56.8B and California and $46.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Normal, IL awarded 7,215 degrees. The student population of Normal, IL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 10,640 male students and 14,730 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Normal, IL are White (5,507 and 78.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (615 and 8.78%), Black or African American (431 and 6.15%), and Two or More Races (209 and 2.98%).

The largest universities in Normal, IL by number of degrees awarded are Illinois State University (5,939 and 82.3%), Heartland Community College (1,195 and 16.6%), and Paul Mitchell the School-Normal (44 and 0.61%).

The most popular majors in Normal, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (701 and 9.72%), General Marketing & Marketing Management (291 and 4.03%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (255 and 3.53%).

The median tuition cost in Normal, IL for a public four year colleges is $10,741 for in-state students and $19,904 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Normal, IL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 81.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 26.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 25,370 (41.9% men and 58.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 25,370 students enrolled in Normal, IL, 41.9% men and 58.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 17,885 records, of which 58.5% were women and 41.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 255 degree-majors awarded
  2. 245 degree-majors awarded
  3. 291 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Normal, IL was Elementary Education & Teaching with 255 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Normal, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,939 degrees awarded
  2. 1,195 degrees awarded
  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Illinois State University with 5,939 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 3,002 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Normal, IL, which is 0.713 times less than the 4,213 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 5,507 degrees mean that there were 8.95 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 615 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($10,741) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,374) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($900) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.879% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.877% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.59M), Some college (2.22M), and Bachelors Degree (2.03M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Normal, IL was $169,300 in 2020, which is 0.737 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $170,200 to $169,300, a 0.529% decrease. The homeownership rate in Normal, IL is 56.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Normal, IL have an average commute time of 16.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Normal, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Normal, IL is $58,381. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Normal, IL was Census Tract 52.01 with a value of $109,844, followed by Census Tract 1.05 and Census Tract 5.02, with respective values of $85,081 and $82,788.

Property

$169,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,691
$11,093
Median Property Taxes
±$662

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Normal, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Normal, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

56.8%
Homeownership
2020
66.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 56.8% of the housing units in Normal, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.4%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Normal, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 52.01
  2. Census Tract 1.05
  3. Census Tract 5.02

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Normal, IL was Census Tract 52.01 with a value of $109,844, followed by Census Tract 1.05 and Census Tract 5.02, with respective values of $85,081 and $82,788.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$58,381
Median Household Income
± $3,044
19.5k
Number of Households
± 1,143

In 2020, the median household income of the 19.5k households in Normal, IL grew to $58,381 from the previous year's value of $58,111.

The following chart displays the households in Normal, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Normal, IL is from Illinois.
0.479
2020 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2020, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.707% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.3%)
  2. Walked (8.14%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.14%)

In 2020, 77.3% of workers in Normal, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (8.14%) and those who worked at home (6.14%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

16.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Normal, IL have a shorter commute time (16.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.03% of the workforce in Normal, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Normal, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Normal, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

24.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Normal, IL (12.1k out of 48.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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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96.5% of the population of Normal, IL has health coverage, with 55.9% on employee plans, 9.67% on Medicaid, 9.54% on Medicare, 20.9% on non-group plans, and 0.449% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in McLean County, IL see 1800 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.39% increase from the previous year (1758 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1491 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 378 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Illinois, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,800 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in McLean County, IL

Primary care physicians in McLean County, IL see an average of 1,800 patients per year. This represents a 2.39% increase from the previous year (1,758 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in McLean County, IL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Illinois across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.4% under 18 years, 40.5% between 18 and 34 years, 27.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.2% were men and 53.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.51%
Uninsured
55.9%
Employer Coverage
9.67%
Medicaid
9.54%
Medicare
20.9%
Non-Group
0.449%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Normal, IL declined by 11.1% from 3.95% to 3.51%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Normal, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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