Rock Island County PUMA, IL

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Population

146,205

0.226% decline

Median Age

40


Median Household Income

$51,426

2.43% growth

Poverty Rate

14.6%


Number of Employees

65,666

0.146% decline

Median Property Value

$115,600

0.873% growth

About

In 2017, Rock Island County PUMA, IL had a population of 146k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $51,426. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rock Island County PUMA, IL declined from 146,536 to 146,205, a -0.226% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,208 to $51,426, a 2.43% increase.

The population of Rock Island County PUMA, IL is 72.6% White Alone, 12.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.63% Black or African American Alone. 12.6% of the people in Rock Island County PUMA, IL speak a non-English language, and 95% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rock Island County PUMA, IL are Black Hawk College (858 degrees awarded in 2016), Augustana College (758 degrees), and Midwest Technical Institute-Moline (201 degrees).

The median property value in Rock Island County PUMA, IL is $115,600, and the homeownership rate is 69%. Most people in Rock Island County PUMA, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Rock Island County PUMA, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Rock Island County PUMA, IL employs 65.7k people. The largest industries in Rock Island County PUMA, IL are Restaurants & Food Services (4,118 people), Construction (3,830 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,595 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($139,865), Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($111,566), and Administration of human resource programs ($92,129).

Median household income in Rock Island County PUMA, IL is $51,426. Males in Rock Island County PUMA, IL have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,308. The income inequality in Rock Island County PUMA, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.446, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,426

2017 value

± $957

2.43%

1 Year Growth

± 2.9%

Households in Rock Island County PUMA, IL have a median annual income of $51,426, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,208 in 2016, which represents a 2.43% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$55,196

Average Male Salary

± $6,700

$44,308

Average Female Salary

± $6,582

In 2017, full-time male employees in Rock Island County PUMA, IL made 1.25 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Rock Island County PUMA, IL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $56,223 ± $43,868

  2. White

    $41,645 ± $4,364

  3. American Indian

    $38,533 ± $37,969

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Rock Island County PUMA, IL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.35 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.446

2017 Wage GINI

0.443

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Rock Island County PUMA, IL was 0.446 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.812% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Rock Island County PUMA, IL was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Rock Island County PUMA, IL in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rock Island County PUMA, IL was Vernon, Moraine, West Deerfield & Libertyville (Southeast) Townships PUMA, IL with a value of $138,556, followed by Northfield & New Trier Townships PUMA, IL and DuPage & Wheatland Townships PUMA, IL, with respective values of $122,004 and $104,719.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Rock Island County PUMA, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rock Island County PUMA, IL (20.6k out of 141k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males < 5.

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

    13,783 ± 763

  2. Black

    4,146 ± 403

  3. Hispanic

    3,117 ± 375

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rock Island County PUMA, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

65.7k

2017 Value

-0.146%

1 Year decline

± -0.146%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rock Island County PUMA, IL declined at a rate of -0.146%, from 65.8k employees to 65.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rock Island County PUMA, IL, are Retail salespersons (1,859 people), Cashiers (1,772 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,727 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rock Island County PUMA, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Rock Island County PUMA, IL, by number of employees, are Retail salespersons (1,859 people), Cashiers (1,772 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,727 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Rock Island County PUMA, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Residential advisors (6.79 times higher than expected), Butchers & other meat, poultry, & fish processing workers (6.67 times), and Food processing workers, all other (4.87 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Rock Island County PUMA, IL, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($272,788), Computer & information systems managers ($153,135), and Financial managers ($130,492).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

65.7k

2017 Value

-0.146%

1 Year decline

± -0.146%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rock Island County PUMA, IL declined at a rate of -0.146%, from 65.8k employees to 65.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rock Island County PUMA, IL, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,118 people), Construction (3,830 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,595 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rock Island County PUMA, IL, though some of these residents may live in Rock Island County PUMA, 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 Rock Island County PUMA, IL, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,118 people), Construction (3,830 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,595 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Rock Island County PUMA, IL has an unusually high number of Agricultural implement manufacturing (59.2 times higher than expected), Aluminum production & processing (21.1 times), and Ordnance (12.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Rock Island County PUMA, IL, by average salary, are Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($139,865), Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($111,566), and Administration of human resource programs ($92,129).

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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

N/A% of the population of Rock Island County PUMA, IL has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Rock Island County PUMA, 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%).

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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rock Island County PUMA, IL N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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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

Rock Island County PUMA, IL is home to a population of 146k people, from which 95% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Rock Island County PUMA, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Rock Island County PUMA, IL is composed of 106k White Alone residents (72.6%), 18.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (12.6%), 14.1k Black or African American Alone residents (9.63%), 3.56k Two or More Races residents (2.44%), 3.51k Asian Alone residents (2.4%), 310 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.212%), 177 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.121%), and 53 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0363%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Rock Island County PUMA, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (10,323 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (1,307 speakers), and Other Asian Languages (1,092 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Rock Island County PUMA, IL was 40. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Rock Island County PUMA, IL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Rock Island County PUMA, IL residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.93%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Rock Island County PUMA, IL residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rock Island County PUMA, IL was 7.93%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,707 ± 1,657 people

  2. India

    785 ± 686 people

  3. Togo

    693 ± 645 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Rock Island County PUMA, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 4,707 Rock Island County PUMA, IL residents, followed by India with 785 and Togo with 693.

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Citizenship

95%

2017 Citizenship

95%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95% of Rock Island County PUMA, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Rock Island County PUMA, IL was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    106k ± 131

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    18.4k ± 1.05k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    14.1k ± 541

In 2017, there were 5.78 times more White Alone residents (106k people) in Rock Island County PUMA, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.4k Hispanic or Latino and 14.1k 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 Rock Island County PUMA, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    10,323 speakers (7.49%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    1,307 speakers (0.949%)

  3. Other Asian Languages

    1,092 speakers (0.793%)

12.6% of Rock Island County PUMA, 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 Rock Island County PUMA, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 7.49% of the overall population of Rock Island County PUMA, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.949% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0.793% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,713 ± 320

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,432 ± 269

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,071 ± 201

Rock Island County PUMA, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.59 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Rock Island County PUMA, IL awarded 1,903 degrees. The student population of Rock Island County PUMA, IL is skewed towards women, with 3,593 male students and 5,032 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rock Island County PUMA, IL are White (1,464 and 77.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (202 and 10.7%), Black or African American (115 and 6.09%), and Two or More Races (54 and 2.86%).

The largest universities in Rock Island County PUMA, IL by number of degrees awarded are Black Hawk College (858 and 45.1%), Augustana College (758 and 39.8%), and Midwest Technical Institute-Moline (201 and 10.6%).

The most popular majors in Rock Island County PUMA, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (229 and 12%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (120 and 6.31%), and General Biological Sciences (117 and 6.15%).

The median tuition costs in Rock Island County PUMA, IL are $31,962 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

Most Common

  1. 48 degrees awarded

  2. 117 degrees awarded

  3. 98 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Rock Island County PUMA, IL was General Psychology with 48 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 858 degrees awarded

  2. 758 degrees awarded

  3. 201 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$31,962

Median Private

In 2016, the Rock Island County PUMA, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Black Hawk College with 858 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

724

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,179

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 724 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rock Island County PUMA, IL, which is 0.614 times less than the 1,179 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Rock Island County PUMA, IL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,464 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    202 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    115 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Rock Island County PUMA, IL were to White students. These 1,464 degrees mean that there were 7.25 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 202 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rock Island County PUMA, IL was $115,600 in 2017, which is 0.531 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $114,600 to $115,600, a 0.873% increase. The homeownership rate in Rock Island County PUMA, IL is 69%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Rock Island County PUMA, IL have an average commute time of 18.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Rock Island County PUMA, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$51,426

Median Household Income

± $957

60.1k

Number of Households

± 1,466

In 2017, the median household income of the 60.1k households in Rock Island County PUMA, IL grew to $51,426 from the previous year's value of $50,208.

The following chart displays the households in Rock Island County PUMA, 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

$115,600

2017 Median

± $1,962

$114,600

2016 Median

± $1,952

In 2017, the median property value in Rock Island County PUMA, IL grew to to $115,600 from the previous year's value of $114,600.

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

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Rent vs Own

69%

2017 Homeownership

69.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69% of the housing units in Rock Island County PUMA, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Rock Island County PUMA, 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 Rock Island County PUMA, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rock Island County PUMA, IL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

18.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rock Island County PUMA, IL have a shorter commute time (18.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.01% of the workforce in Rock Island County PUMA, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.1%

  2. Carpooled

    8.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.67%

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

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