Oak Brook, IL

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Population

8,108

1.5% growth

Median Age

56.7


Median Household Income

$132,500

8.17% decline

Poverty Rate

3.4%


Number of Employees

3,266

1.74% growth

Median Property Value

$784,700

4.93% decline

About

In 2017, Oak Brook, IL had a population of 8.11k people with a median age of 56.7 and a median household income of $132,500. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Oak Brook, IL grew from 7,988 to 8,108, a 1.5% increase and its median household income declined from $144,286 to $132,500, a -8.17% decrease.

The population of Oak Brook, IL is 62.5% White Alone, 27.8% Asian Alone, and 3.66% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Oak Brook, IL speak a non-English language, and 95.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Oak Brook, IL are G Skin & Beauty Institute (171 degrees awarded in 2016) and PCCTI IT and Healthcare (106 degrees).

The median property value in Oak Brook, IL is $784,700, and the homeownership rate is 95%. Most people in Oak Brook, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Oak Brook, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Oak Brook, IL employs 3.27k people. The largest industries in Oak Brook, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (924 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (372 people), and Retail Trade (268 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($149,318), Manufacturing ($128,036), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($116,250).

Median household income in Oak Brook, IL is $132,500. Males in Oak Brook, 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 Oak Brook, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$132,500

2017 value

± $15,236

-8.17%

1 Year Growth

± 18.3%

Households in Oak Brook, IL have a median annual income of $132,500, 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 $144,286 in 2016, which represents a -8.17% 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 Illinois 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 Illinois 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 Oak Brook, 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 8446.02

  2. Census Tract 8185

  3. Census Tract 8445.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oak Brook, IL was Census Tract 8446.02 with a value of $91,951, followed by Census Tract 8185 and Census Tract 8445.01, with respective values of $76,068 and $71,667.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oak Brook, IL (271 out of 7.98k 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 45 - 54, followed by Males 65 - 74 and then Males 16 - 17.

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

    246 ± 106

  2. Asian

    25 ± 78

  3. Black

    0 ± 76

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oak Brook, 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

3.27k

2017 Value

± 318

1.74%

1 Year growth

± 13.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Oak Brook, IL grew at a rate of 1.74%, from 3.21k employees to 3.27k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oak Brook, IL, are Management Occupations (711 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (680 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (471 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oak Brook, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Oak Brook, IL, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (711 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (680 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (471 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Oak Brook, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (5.22 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (2.53 times), and Management Occupations (2.14 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Oak Brook, IL, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($206,154), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($205,481), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($162,772).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.27k

2017 Value

± 318

1.74%

1 Year growth

± 13.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Oak Brook, IL grew at a rate of 1.74%, from 3.21k employees to 3.27k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oak Brook, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (924 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (372 people), and Retail Trade (268 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oak Brook, IL, though some of these residents may live in Oak Brook, 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 Oak Brook, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (924 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (372 people), and Retail Trade (268 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Oak Brook, IL has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (3.06 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (2.04 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.97 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Oak Brook, IL, by median earnings, are Health Care & Social Assistance ($149,318), Manufacturing ($128,036), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($116,250).

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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 ($75B) and Pharmaceuticals ($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

95.6% of the population of Oak Brook, IL has health coverage, with 40.9% on employee plans, 2.51% on Medicaid, 28.8% on Medicare, 23% on non-group plans, and 0.288% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Oak Brook, 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

4.43%

Uninsured

40.9%

Employer Coverage

2.51%

Medicaid

28.8%

Medicare

23%

Non-Group

0.288%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oak Brook, IL grew by 13.1% from 3.92% to 4.43%.

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

Oak Brook, IL is home to a population of 8.11k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 27.1% of Oak Brook, IL residents were born outside of the country (2.2k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Oak Brook, IL is composed of 5.07k White Alone residents (62.5%), 2.25k Asian Alone residents (27.8%), 297 Two or More Races residents (3.66%), 232 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.86%), 217 Black or African American Alone residents (2.68%), 29 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.358%), 10 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.123%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Oak Brook, IL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

54

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.4

63

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Oak Brook, IL was 56.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 54, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 63. But people in Oak Brook, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Oak Brook, IL residents was 55.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

27.1%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.2k people

26.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.11k people

As of 2017, 27.1% of Oak Brook, IL residents (2.2k people) 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 Oak Brook, IL was 26.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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

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Citizenship

95.4%

2017 Citizenship

96.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.4% of Oak Brook, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Oak Brook, IL was 96.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    5.07k ± 334

  2. Asian Alone

    2.25k ± 280

  3. Two or More Races

    297 ± 187

In 2017, there were 2.25 times more White Alone residents (5.07k people) in Oak Brook, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.25k Asian Alone and 297 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Oak Brook, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Oak Brook, IL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Oak Brook, IL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    139 ± 81

  2. Korea

    96 ± 42

  3. World War II

    64 ± 42

Oak Brook, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Oak Brook, IL awarded 277 degrees. The student population of Oak Brook, IL is skewed towards women, with 26 male students and 497 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Oak Brook, IL are Black or African American (105 and 37.9%), followed by White (96 and 34.7%), Hispanic or Latino (56 and 20.2%), and Asian (12 and 4.33%).

The largest universities in Oak Brook, IL by number of degrees awarded are G Skin & Beauty Institute (171 and 61.7%) and PCCTI IT and Healthcare (106 and 38.3%).

The most popular majors in Oak Brook, IL are Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (142 and 51.3%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (55 and 19.9%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (51 and 18.4%).

The median tuition costs in Oak Brook, IL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Oak Brook, IL was Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist with 142 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Oak Brook, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 171 degrees awarded

  2. 106 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Oak Brook, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was G Skin & Beauty Institute with 171 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

11

Degrees Awarded to Men

266

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 11 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Oak Brook, IL, which is 0.0414 times less than the 266 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    105 degrees awarded

  2. White

    96 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    56 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Oak Brook, IL were to Black or African American students. These 105 degrees mean that there were 1.09 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 96 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oak Brook, IL was $784,700 in 2017, which is 3.61 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $825,400 to $784,700, a 4.93% decrease. The homeownership rate in Oak Brook, IL is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Oak Brook, IL have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Oak Brook, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$132,500

Median Household Income

± $15,236

3.1k

Number of Households

± 289

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.1k households in Oak Brook, IL declined from $132,500 from the previous year's value of $144,286.

The following chart displays the households in Oak Brook, 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 $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$784,700

2017 Median

± $66,249

$825,400

2016 Median

± $68,796

In 2017, the median property value in Oak Brook, IL declined from to $784,700 from the previous year's value of $825,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Oak Brook, 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 Oak Brook, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

95%

2017 Homeownership

94%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 95% of the housing units in Oak Brook, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 94%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Oak Brook, 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

27.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oak Brook, IL have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.511% of the workforce in Oak Brook, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.6%

  2. Worked At Home

    8.94%

  3. Carpooled

    6.86%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Oak Brook, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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