Poplar Grove, IL

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Population

4,687

0.867% decline

Median Age

32.7


Median Household Income

$81,333

6.71% growth

Poverty Rate

6.49%


Number of Employees

2,225

6.43% decline

Median Property Value

$163,500

0.43% growth

About

In 2017, Poplar Grove, IL had a population of 4.69k people with a median age of 32.7 and a median household income of $81,333. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Poplar Grove, IL declined from 4,728 to 4,687, a -0.867% decrease and its median household income grew from $76,222 to $81,333, a 6.71% increase.

The population of Poplar Grove, IL is 80.1% White Alone, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.78% Black or African American Alone. 4.71% of the people in Poplar Grove, IL speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Poplar Grove, IL is $163,500, and the homeownership rate is 81.3%. Most people in Poplar Grove, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Poplar Grove, IL is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Poplar Grove, IL employs 2.23k people. The largest industries in Poplar Grove, IL are Manufacturing (386 people), Retail Trade (302 people), and Educational Services (286 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($105,769), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($81,793), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,694).

Median household income in Poplar Grove, IL is $81,333. Males in Poplar 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 Poplar Grove, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$81,333

2017 value

± $20,764

6.71%

1 Year Growth

± 31.6%

Households in Poplar Grove, IL have a median annual income of $81,333, 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 $76,222 in 2016, which represents a 6.71% 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 Poplar 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 Poplar 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Poplar 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 106.01

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Poplar Grove, IL was Census Tract 106.01 with a value of $60,625, 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

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.49% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Poplar Grove, IL (300 out of 4.62k 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 Females 25 - 34 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

    300 ± 155

  2. Black

    0 ± 56

  3. Native American

    0 ± 56

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

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

2.23k

2017 Value

± 409

-6.43%

1 Year decline

± 27.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Poplar Grove, IL declined at a rate of -6.43%, from 2.38k employees to 2.23k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Poplar Grove, IL, are Production Occupations (250 people), Sales & Related Occupations (248 people), and Transportation Occupations (191 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Poplar Grove, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Poplar Grove, IL, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (250 people), Sales & Related Occupations (248 people), and Transportation Occupations (191 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Poplar Grove, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (2.73 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.43 times), and Transportation Occupations (2.35 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Poplar Grove, IL, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($91,406), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($91,406), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($80,855).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.23k

2017 Value

± 409

-6.43%

1 Year decline

± 27.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Poplar Grove, IL declined at a rate of -6.43%, from 2.38k employees to 2.23k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Poplar Grove, IL, are Manufacturing (386 people), Retail Trade (302 people), and Educational Services (286 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Poplar Grove, IL, though some of these residents may live in Poplar 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 Poplar Grove, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (386 people), Retail Trade (302 people), and Educational Services (286 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Poplar Grove, IL has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.31 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.74 times), and Manufacturing (1.71 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Poplar Grove, IL, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($105,769), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($81,793), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,694).

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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

94.6% of the population of Poplar Grove, IL has health coverage, with 66.5% on employee plans, 8.59% on Medicaid, 6.41% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.712% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Poplar 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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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

5.35%

Uninsured

66.5%

Employer Coverage

8.59%

Medicaid

6.41%

Medicare

12.4%

Non-Group

0.712%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Poplar Grove, IL declined by 24% from 7.04% to 5.35%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Poplar 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%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Poplar Grove, IL is home to a population of 4.69k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.19% of Poplar Grove, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Poplar Grove, IL is composed of 3.75k White Alone residents (80.1%), 523 Hispanic or Latino residents (11.2%), 271 Black or African American Alone residents (5.78%), 77 Asian Alone residents (1.64%), 63 Two or More Races residents (1.34%), 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 Poplar Grove, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (89 speakers), Polish (59 speakers), and Italian (45 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.9

60

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 24.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Poplar Grove, IL was 32.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 60. But people in Poplar Grove, IL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Poplar Grove, IL residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.19%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.87%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 6.19% of Poplar Grove, 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 Poplar Grove, IL was 6.87%, 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 Poplar Grove, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Poplar Grove, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

97.7%

2017 Citizenship

97.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.7% of Poplar Grove, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Poplar Grove, IL was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    3.75k ± 690

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    523 ± 313

  3. Black or African American Alone

    271 ± 282

In 2017, there were 7.18 times more White Alone residents (3.75k people) in Poplar Grove, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 523 Hispanic or Latino and 271 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    89 speakers (1.88%)

  2. Polish

    59 speakers (1.25%)

  3. Italian

    45 speakers (0.951%)

4.71% of Poplar Grove, 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 Poplar Grove, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.88% of the overall population of Poplar Grove, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.25% speak Polish and 0.951% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    103 ± 84

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    69 ± 63

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    28 ± 46

Poplar Grove, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Poplar Grove, IL was $163,500 in 2017, which is 0.751 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $162,800 to $163,500, a 0.43% increase. The homeownership rate in Poplar Grove, IL is 81.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Poplar Grove, IL have an average commute time of 29.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Poplar 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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$81,333

Median Household Income

± $20,764

1.39k

Number of Households

± 287

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.39k households in Poplar Grove, IL grew to $81,333 from the previous year's value of $76,222.

The following chart displays the households in Poplar 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$163,500

2017 Median

± $8,150

$162,800

2016 Median

± $10,339

In 2017, the median property value in Poplar Grove, IL grew to to $163,500 from the previous year's value of $162,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Poplar 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 Poplar Grove, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

81.3%

2017 Homeownership

85.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81.3% of the housing units in Poplar Grove, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 85.1%.

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

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Commute Time

29.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Poplar Grove, IL have a longer commute time (29.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.61% of the workforce in Poplar Grove, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.6%

  2. Carpooled

    10.2%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.49%

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

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