Waterman, IL

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Population

1,415

7.33% decline

Median Age

38


Median Household Income

$66,719

4.95% growth

Poverty Rate

6.67%


Number of Employees

752

3.84% decline

Median Property Value

$152,800

0.0654% decline

About

In 2017, Waterman, IL had a population of 1.42k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $66,719. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Waterman, IL declined from 1,527 to 1,415, a -7.33% decrease and its median household income grew from $63,571 to $66,719, a 4.95% increase.

The population of Waterman, IL is 92.2% White Alone, 4.03% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.53% Two or More Races. 5.96% of the people in Waterman, IL speak a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Waterman, IL is $152,800, and the homeownership rate is 70.8%. Most people in Waterman, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Waterman, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Waterman, IL employs 752 people. The largest industries in Waterman, IL are Educational Services (108 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (101 people), and Manufacturing (84 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,333), Construction ($66,250), and Finance & Insurance ($61,500).

Median household income in Waterman, IL is $66,719. Males in Waterman, 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 Waterman, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,719

2017 value

± $10,415

4.95%

1 Year Growth

± 24.2%

Households in Waterman, IL have a median annual income of $66,719, 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 $63,571 in 2016, which represents a 4.95% 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 Waterman, 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 Waterman, 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 Waterman, 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. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Waterman, IL was N/A with a value of N/A, 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

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.67% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Waterman, IL (94 out of 1.41k 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 Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

    82 ± 51

  2. Two Or More

    12 ± 56

  3. Hispanic

    7 ± 56

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Waterman, IL is White, followed by Two Or More 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

752

2017 Value

± 101

-3.84%

1 Year decline

± 19.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Waterman, IL declined at a rate of -3.84%, from 782 employees to 752 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Waterman, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (87 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (82 people), and Management Occupations (67 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Waterman, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Waterman, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (87 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (82 people), and Management Occupations (67 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Waterman, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.36 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.32 times), and Material Moving Occupations (2.29 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Waterman, IL, by median earnings, are Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($76,563), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($73,750), and Health Technologists & Technicians ($71,667).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

752

2017 Value

± 101

-3.84%

1 Year decline

± 19.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Waterman, IL declined at a rate of -3.84%, from 782 employees to 752 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Waterman, IL, are Educational Services (108 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (101 people), and Manufacturing (84 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Waterman, IL, though some of these residents may live in Waterman, 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 Waterman, IL, by number of employees, are Educational Services (108 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (101 people), and Manufacturing (84 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Waterman, IL has an unusually high number of Wholesale Trade (1.83 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.63 times), and Educational Services (1.55 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Waterman, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($83,333), Construction ($66,250), and Finance & Insurance ($61,500).

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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

91.8% of the population of Waterman, IL has health coverage, with 58.1% on employee plans, 16% on Medicaid, 9.12% on Medicare, 7.63% on non-group plans, and 0.919% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Waterman, 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

8.2%

Uninsured

58.1%

Employer Coverage

16%

Medicaid

9.12%

Medicare

7.63%

Non-Group

0.919%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Waterman, IL grew by 4.32% from 7.86% to 8.2%.

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

Waterman, IL is home to a population of 1.42k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.11% of Waterman, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Waterman, IL is composed of 1.31k White Alone residents (92.2%), 57 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.03%), 50 Two or More Races residents (3.53%), 3 Black or African American Alone residents (0.212%), 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 Waterman, IL are Other Indo-European Languages (51 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (25 speakers), and Vietnamese (6 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.4

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Waterman, IL was 38. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Waterman, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Waterman, IL residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.11%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.08%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 3.11% of Waterman, 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 Waterman, IL was 3.08%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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

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Citizenship

97.5%

2017 Citizenship

97.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.5% of Waterman, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Waterman, IL was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.31k ± 160

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    57 ± 47.1

  3. Two or More Races

    50 ± 57.1

In 2017, there were 22.9 times more White Alone residents (1.31k people) in Waterman, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 57 Hispanic or Latino and 50 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Other Indo-European Languages

    51 speakers (3.53%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    25 speakers (1.73%)

  3. Vietnamese

    6 speakers (0.416%)

5.96% of Waterman, 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 Waterman, IL was Other Indo-European Languages. 3.53% of the overall population of Waterman, IL are native Other Indo-European Languages speakers. 1.73% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 0.416% speak Other Indo-European Languages, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (1990s)

    27 ± 19

  2. Vietnam

    21 ± 20

  3. Korea

    11 ± 14

Waterman, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Waterman, IL was $152,800 in 2017, which is 0.702 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $152,900 to $152,800, a 0.0654% decrease. The homeownership rate in Waterman, IL is 70.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Waterman, IL have an average commute time of 33.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Waterman, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$66,719

Median Household Income

± $10,415

507

Number of Households

± 74

In 2017, the median household income of the 507 households in Waterman, IL grew to $66,719 from the previous year's value of $63,571.

The following chart displays the households in Waterman, 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

$152,800

2017 Median

± $7,101

$152,900

2016 Median

± $6,497

In 2017, the median property value in Waterman, IL declined from to $152,800 from the previous year's value of $152,900.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

70.8%

2017 Homeownership

69.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.8% of the housing units in Waterman, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.5%.

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

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Commute Time

33.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Waterman, IL have a longer commute time (33.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.62% of the workforce in Waterman, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.5%

  2. Carpooled

    7.59%

  3. Walked

    3.03%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Waterman, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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