Piatt County, IL

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Population

16,433

0.219% decline

Median Age

43


Median Household Income

$67,360

2.6% decline

Poverty Rate

5.44%


Number of Employees

8,673

2.64% growth

Median Property Value

$128,100

1.51% growth

About

In 2017, Piatt County, IL had a population of 16.4k people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $67,360. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Piatt County, IL declined from 16,469 to 16,433, a -0.219% decrease and its median household income declined from $69,160 to $67,360, a -2.6% decrease.

The population of Piatt County, IL is 92.7% White Alone, 4.27% Two or More Races, and 1.27% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Piatt County, IL speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Piatt County, IL is $128,100, and the homeownership rate is 81.7%. Most people in Piatt County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Piatt County, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Piatt County, IL employs 8.67k people. The largest industries in Piatt County, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,118 people), Manufacturing (1,084 people), and Educational Services (1,000 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($103,182), Utilities ($53,487), and Manufacturing ($53,269).

Median household income in Piatt County, IL is $67,360. Males in Piatt County, 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 Piatt County, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$67,360

2017 value

± $4,426

-2.6%

1 Year Growth

± 8.63%

Households in Piatt County, IL have a median annual income of $67,360, 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 $69,160 in 2016, which represents a -2.6% 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 Piatt County, 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 9546

  2. Census Tract 9545

  3. Census Tract 9548

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Piatt County, IL was Census Tract 9546 with a value of $73,134, followed by Census Tract 9545 and Census Tract 9548, with respective values of $72,050 and $60,185.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.44% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Piatt County, IL (888 out of 16.3k 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 Males 6 - 11, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 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

    776 ± 155

  2. Two Or More

    51 ± 81

  3. Asian

    50 ± 85

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

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

8.67k

2017 Value

± 483

2.64%

1 Year growth

± 7.78%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Piatt County, IL grew at a rate of 2.64%, from 8.45k employees to 8.67k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Piatt County, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,219 people), Management Occupations (957 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (677 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Piatt County, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Piatt County, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,219 people), Management Occupations (957 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (677 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Piatt County, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.33 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.64 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.59 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Piatt County, IL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($82,112), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($80,000), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($74,440).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.67k

2017 Value

± 483

2.64%

1 Year growth

± 7.78%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Piatt County, IL grew at a rate of 2.64%, from 8.45k employees to 8.67k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Piatt County, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,118 people), Manufacturing (1,084 people), and Educational Services (1,000 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Piatt County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Piatt County, 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 Piatt County, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,118 people), Manufacturing (1,084 people), and Educational Services (1,000 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Piatt County, IL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.77 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.68 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.27 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Piatt County, IL, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($103,182), Utilities ($53,487), and Manufacturing ($53,269).

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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

95.9% of the population of Piatt County, IL has health coverage, with 57.2% on employee plans, 10.2% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 0.641% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Piatt County, IL see 2341 patients per year on average, which represents a 14% increase from the previous year (2054 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3312 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2366 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

2,341 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Piatt County, IL see an average of 2,341 patients per year. This represents a 14% increase from the previous year (2,054 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

4.06%

Uninsured

57.2%

Employer Coverage

10.2%

Medicaid

14.9%

Medicare

13%

Non-Group

0.641%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Piatt County, IL declined by 5.35% from 4.29% to 4.06%.

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

Piatt County, IL is home to a population of 16.4k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.17% of Piatt County, IL residents were born outside of the country (192 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Piatt County, IL is composed of 15.2k White Alone residents (92.7%), 701 Two or More Races residents (4.27%), 209 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.27%), 175 Black or African American Alone residents (1.06%), 64 Asian Alone residents (0.389%), 34 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.207%), 15 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0913%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Piatt County, IL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 10

In 2017, the median age of all people in Piatt County, IL was 43. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Piatt County, IL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Piatt County, IL residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.17%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

192 people

1.09%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

179 people

As of 2017, 1.17% of Piatt County, IL residents (192 people) 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 Piatt County, IL was 1.09%, 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

99.3%

2017 Citizenship

99.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.3% of Piatt County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Piatt County, IL was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    15.2k ± 220

  2. Two or More Races

    701 ± 206

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    209 ± 73.5

In 2017, there were 21.7 times more White Alone residents (15.2k people) in Piatt County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 701 Two or More Races and 209 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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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 Piatt County, 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 Piatt County, IL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Piatt County, 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

    411 ± 101

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    238 ± 80

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    209 ± 97

Piatt County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Piatt County, IL was $128,100 in 2017, which is 0.589 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $126,200 to $128,100, a 1.51% increase. The homeownership rate in Piatt County, IL is 81.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Piatt County, IL have an average commute time of 22.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Piatt County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$67,360

Median Household Income

± $4,426

6.68k

Number of Households

± 424

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.68k households in Piatt County, IL declined from $67,360 from the previous year's value of $69,160.

The following chart displays the households in Piatt County, 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

$128,100

2017 Median

± $7,063

$126,200

2016 Median

± $6,561

In 2017, the median property value in Piatt County, IL grew to to $128,100 from the previous year's value of $126,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Piatt County, 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 Piatt County, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

81.7%

2017 Homeownership

83.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81.7% of the housing units in Piatt County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 83.3%.

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

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Commute Time

22.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Piatt County, IL have a shorter commute time (22.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.14% of the workforce in Piatt County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.8%

  2. Carpooled

    9.09%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.25%

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

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