Thornton Township PUMA, IL

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Population

169,384

0.0443% decline

Median Age

37.6


Median Household Income

$42,781

3.45% growth

Number of Employees

67,778

0.752% growth

Median Property Value

$103,300

0.291% growth

About

In 2017, Thornton Township PUMA, IL had a population of 169k people with a median age of 37.6 and a median household income of $42,781. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Thornton Township PUMA, IL declined from 169,459 to 169,384, a -0.0443% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,353 to $42,781, a 3.45% increase.

The population of Thornton Township PUMA, IL is 69.7% Black or African American Alone, 16% White Alone, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino. 13% of the people in Thornton Township PUMA, IL speak a non-English language, and 96.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Thornton Township PUMA, IL are South Suburban College (703 degrees awarded in 2016), Trenz Beauty Academy (17 degrees), and Networks Barber College (15 degrees).

The median property value in Thornton Township PUMA, IL is $103,300, and the homeownership rate is 61%. Most people in Thornton Township PUMA, IL commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 33.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Thornton Township PUMA, IL is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Thornton Township PUMA, IL employs 67.8k people. The largest industries in Thornton Township PUMA, IL are Restaurants & Food Services (4,112 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,984 people), and Hospitals (3,609 people), and the highest paying industries are Public finance activities ($93,388), Sugar & confectionery products ($92,834), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($81,201).

Median household income in Thornton Township PUMA, IL is $42,781. Males in Thornton Township PUMA, IL have an average income that is 1.13 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,442. The income inequality in Thornton Township PUMA, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.408, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,781

2017 value

± $1,449

3.45%

1 Year Growth

± 4.05%

Households in Thornton Township PUMA, IL have a median annual income of $42,781, 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 $41,353 in 2016, which represents a 3.45% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$50,140

Average Male Salary

± $5,073

$44,442

Average Female Salary

± $4,807

In 2017, full-time male employees in Thornton Township PUMA, IL made 1.13 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Thornton Township 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. Two or More Races

    $44,714 ± $29,411

  2. Black

    $38,988 ± $3,707

  3. White

    $38,753 ± $5,737

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Thornton Township PUMA, IL workers was Two or More Races. These workers were paid 1.15 times more than Black workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.408

2017 Wage GINI

0.416

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was 0.408 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.89% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Thornton Township PUMA, IL was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Thornton Township 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 Thornton Township 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 Thornton Township PUMA, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Thornton Township PUMA, IL (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

67.8k

2017 Value

0.752%

1 Year growth

± 0.752%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Thornton Township PUMA, IL grew at a rate of 0.752%, from 67.3k employees to 67.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Thornton Township PUMA, IL, are Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (2,324 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,259 people), and Cashiers (1,855 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Thornton Township PUMA, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Thornton Township PUMA, IL, by number of employees, are Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (2,324 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,259 people), and Cashiers (1,855 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Thornton Township PUMA, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation attendants, except flight attendants (11.3 times higher than expected), Postal service clerks (8.02 times), and Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges (5.76 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Thornton Township PUMA, IL, by average salary, are Other Computer Occupations ($99,970), Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers ($92,654), and Sales representatives, services, all other ($92,538).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

67.8k

2017 Value

0.752%

1 Year growth

± 0.752%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Thornton Township PUMA, IL grew at a rate of 0.752%, from 67.3k employees to 67.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Thornton Township PUMA, IL, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,112 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,984 people), and Hospitals (3,609 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Thornton Township PUMA, IL, though some of these residents may live in Thornton Township 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 Thornton Township PUMA, IL, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,112 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,984 people), and Hospitals (3,609 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Thornton Township PUMA, IL has an unusually high number of Railroad rolling stock manufacturing (8.51 times higher than expected), Bus service & urban transit (7.33 times), and Rail transportation (5.82 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Thornton Township PUMA, IL, by average salary, are Public finance activities ($93,388), Sugar & confectionery products ($92,834), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($81,201).

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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 Thornton Township 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 Thornton Township PUMA, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Thornton Township 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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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%).

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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 Thornton Township PUMA, IL N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Thornton Township PUMA, 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

Thornton Township PUMA, IL is home to a population of 169k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Thornton Township PUMA, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Thornton Township PUMA, IL is composed of 118k Black or African American Alone residents (69.7%), 27k White Alone residents (16%), 21.3k Hispanic or Latino residents (12.6%), 1.79k Two or More Races residents (1.06%), 1.03k Asian Alone residents (0.607%), 140 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0827%), 119 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0703%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Thornton Township PUMA, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (16,344 speakers), African Languages (1,541 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (380 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was 37.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Thornton Township PUMA, IL are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Thornton Township PUMA, IL residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.17%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Thornton Township 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 Thornton Township PUMA, IL was 7.17%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    6,900 ± 1,997 people

  2. Nigeria

    1,345 ± 897 people

  3. Haiti

    388 ± 483 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Thornton Township PUMA, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 6,900 Thornton Township PUMA, IL residents, followed by Nigeria with 1,345 and Haiti with 388.

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Citizenship

96.1%

2017 Citizenship

96.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.1% of Thornton Township PUMA, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    118k ± 1.38k

  2. White Alone

    27k ± 978

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    21.3k ± 1.86k

In 2017, there were 4.37 times more Black or African American Alone residents (118k people) in Thornton Township PUMA, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27k White Alone and 21.3k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    16,344 speakers (10.2%)

  2. African Languages

    1,541 speakers (0.961%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    380 speakers (0.237%)

13% of Thornton Township 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 Thornton Township PUMA, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 10.2% of the overall population of Thornton Township PUMA, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.961% speak African Languages and 0.237% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

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    0 ± 0

Thornton Township PUMA, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Thornton Township PUMA, IL awarded 735 degrees. The student population of Thornton Township PUMA, IL is skewed towards women, with 1,254 male students and 2,540 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Thornton Township PUMA, IL are Black or African American (421 and 57.3%), followed by White (155 and 21.1%), Hispanic or Latino (128 and 17.4%), and Two or More Races (14 and 1.9%).

The largest universities in Thornton Township PUMA, IL by number of degrees awarded are South Suburban College (703 and 95.6%), Trenz Beauty Academy (17 and 2.31%), and Networks Barber College (15 and 2.04%).

The most popular majors in Thornton Township PUMA, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (136 and 18.5%), Biological & Physical Sciences (114 and 15.5%), and Child Care Provider (48 and 6.53%).

The median tuition costs in Thornton Township PUMA, 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

Most Common

  1. 136 degrees awarded

  2. 114 degrees awarded

  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 136 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Thornton Township PUMA, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 703 degrees awarded

  2. 17 degrees awarded

  3. 15 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Thornton Township PUMA, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was South Suburban College with 703 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

195

Degrees Awarded to Men

540

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 195 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Thornton Township PUMA, IL, which is 0.361 times less than the 540 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

    421 degrees awarded

  2. White

    155 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    128 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Thornton Township PUMA, IL were to Black or African American students. These 421 degrees mean that there were 2.72 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 155 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was $103,300 in 2017, which is 0.475 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $103,000 to $103,300, a 0.291% increase. The homeownership rate in Thornton Township PUMA, IL is 61%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Thornton Township PUMA, IL have an average commute time of 33.2 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Thornton Township PUMA, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$42,781

Median Household Income

± $1,449

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Thornton Township PUMA, IL grew to $42,781 from the previous year's value of $41,353.

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Housing

Property Value

$103,300

2017 Median

± $2,339

$103,000

2016 Median

± $2,297

In 2017, the median property value in Thornton Township PUMA, IL grew to to $103,300 from the previous year's value of $103,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Thornton Township 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 Thornton Township PUMA, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

61%

2017 Homeownership

61.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 61% of the housing units in Thornton Township PUMA, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Thornton Township PUMA, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Thornton Township PUMA, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Thornton Township PUMA, IL have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

33.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Thornton Township PUMA, IL have a longer commute time (33.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.39% of the workforce in Thornton Township PUMA, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Thornton Township PUMA, IL was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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