Washington Park, IL

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Population

3,989

0.993% decline

Median Age

35.8


Median Household Income

$25,390

6.74% growth

Poverty Rate

48.2%


Number of Employees

881

1.45% decline

Median Property Value

$46,400

2.32% decline

About

In 2017, Washington Park, IL had a population of 3.99k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $25,390. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Washington Park, IL declined from 4,029 to 3,989, a -0.993% decrease and its median household income grew from $23,787 to $25,390, a 6.74% increase.

The population of Washington Park, IL is 94.6% Black or African American Alone, 2.56% White Alone, and 1.55% Hispanic or Latino. 1.94% of the people in Washington Park, IL speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Washington Park, IL is $46,400, and the homeownership rate is 46.4%. Most people in Washington Park, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Washington Park, IL is 1 car per household.

Economy

The economy of Washington Park, IL employs 881 people. The largest industries in Washington Park, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (216 people), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (123 people), and Manufacturing (102 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($31,212), Manufacturing ($29,141), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($26,964).

Median household income in Washington Park, IL is $25,390. Males in Washington Park, 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 Washington Park, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$25,390

2017 value

± $9,624

6.74%

1 Year Growth

± 48.9%

Households in Washington Park, IL have a median annual income of $25,390, 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 $23,787 in 2016, which represents a 6.74% 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 Washington Park, 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 Washington Park, 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 Washington Park, 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 5024.01

  2. Census Tract 5013

  3. Census Tract 5022

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Washington Park, IL was Census Tract 5024.01 with a value of $33,310, followed by Census Tract 5013 and Census Tract 5022, with respective values of $23,026 and $21,152.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

48.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Washington Park, IL (1.79k out of 3.71k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females < 5 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. Black

    1,767 ± 280

  2. Two Or More

    22 ± 57

  3. White

    0 ± 56

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

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

881

2017 Value

± 194

-1.45%

1 Year decline

± 30.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Washington Park, IL declined at a rate of -1.45%, from 894 employees to 881 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Washington Park, IL, are Material Moving Occupations (162 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (112 people), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (106 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Washington Park, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Washington Park, IL, by number of employees, are Material Moving Occupations (162 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (112 people), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (106 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Washington Park, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (7.03 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (3.61 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (3.24 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Washington Park, IL, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($34,276), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($33,947), and Management, Business, Science, & Arts Occupations ($27,045).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

881

2017 Value

± 194

-1.45%

1 Year decline

± 30.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Washington Park, IL declined at a rate of -1.45%, from 894 employees to 881 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Washington Park, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (216 people), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (123 people), and Manufacturing (102 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Washington Park, IL, though some of these residents may live in Washington Park, 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 Washington Park, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (216 people), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (123 people), and Manufacturing (102 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Washington Park, IL has an unusually high number of Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (3.22 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.9 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.84 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Washington Park, IL, by median earnings, are Construction ($31,212), Manufacturing ($29,141), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($26,964).

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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

83.7% of the population of Washington Park, IL has health coverage, with 12.4% on employee plans, 56.8% on Medicaid, 8.3% on Medicare, 4.89% on non-group plans, and 1.29% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Washington Park, 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

16.3%

Uninsured

12.4%

Employer Coverage

56.8%

Medicaid

8.3%

Medicare

4.89%

Non-Group

1.29%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Washington Park, IL declined by 20.2% from 20.4% to 16.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Washington Park, 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

Washington Park, IL is home to a population of 3.99k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, 0% of Washington Park, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Washington Park, IL is composed of 3.78k Black or African American Alone residents (94.6%), 102 White Alone residents (2.56%), 62 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.55%), 50 Two or More Races residents (1.25%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 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 Washington Park, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (68 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (7 speakers), and French Creole (0 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 Washington Park, IL was 35.8. 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 Washington Park, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Washington Park, IL residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 0% of Washington Park, 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 Washington Park, IL was 0%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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

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Citizenship

100%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Washington Park, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Washington Park, IL was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    3.78k ± 93

  2. White Alone

    102 ± 51

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    62 ± 57.3

In 2017, there were 37 times more Black or African American Alone residents (3.78k people) in Washington Park, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 102 White Alone and 62 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. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    68 speakers (1.76%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    7 speakers (0.181%)

  3. French Creole

    0 speakers (0%)

1.94% of Washington Park, 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 Washington Park, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.76% of the overall population of Washington Park, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.181% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    83 ± 61

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    36 ± 41

  3. Korea

    8 ± 16

Washington Park, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Washington Park, IL was $46,400 in 2017, which is 0.213 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $47,500 to $46,400, a 2.32% decrease. The homeownership rate in Washington Park, IL is 46.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Washington Park, IL have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Washington Park, IL is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$25,390

Median Household Income

± $9,624

1.25k

Number of Households

± 214

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.25k households in Washington Park, IL grew to $25,390 from the previous year's value of $23,787.

The following chart displays the households in Washington Park, 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$46,400

2017 Median

± $9,104

$47,500

2016 Median

± $9,662

In 2017, the median property value in Washington Park, IL declined from to $46,400 from the previous year's value of $47,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Washington Park, 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 Washington Park, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $50k - $60k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Washington Park, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Washington Park, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

46.4%

2017 Homeownership

45.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 46.4% of the housing units in Washington Park, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 45.3%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Washington Park, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Washington Park, IL have 1 car, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Washington Park, IL have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.19% of the workforce in Washington Park, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    68.8%

  2. Public Transit

    15.7%

  3. Carpooled

    7.38%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Washington Park, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Carpooled.

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