Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL

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Population

140,187

0.0463% decline

Median Age

33.2


Median Household Income

$49,313

2.52% growth

Poverty Rate

17.1%


Number of Employees

63,267

0.0963% decline

Median Property Value

$126,700

2.59% growth

About

In 2017, Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL had a population of 140k people with a median age of 33.2 and a median household income of $49,313. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL declined from 140,252 to 140,187, a -0.0463% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,100 to $49,313, a 2.52% increase.

The population of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL is 46.2% Hispanic or Latino, 28.8% White Alone, and 19.5% Black or African American Alone. 43.3% of the people in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL speak a non-English language, and 84% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL are State Career College (56 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL is $126,700, and the homeownership rate is 54.3%. Most people in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL employs 63.3k people. The largest industries in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL are Restaurants & Food Services (5,002 people), Construction (3,064 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,778 people), and the highest paying industries are Legal services ($155,227), Architectural, engineering & related services ($112,250), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($110,578).

Median household income in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL is $49,313. Males in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,905. The income inequality in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.428, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,313

2017 value

± $1,808

2.52%

1 Year Growth

± 5.07%

Households in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL have a median annual income of $49,313, 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 $48,100 in 2016, which represents a 2.52% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$47,615

Average Male Salary

± $7,136

$37,905

Average Female Salary

± $4,649

In 2017, full-time male employees in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL made 1.26 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $44,050 ± $36,596

  2. White

    $40,631 ± $5,383

  3. Black

    $35,946 ± $7,721

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.428

2017 Wage GINI

0.434

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL was 0.428 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.27% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships 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 Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships 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 Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships 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

17.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL (23.5k out of 138k 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 Males 6 - 11 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

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

63.3k

2017 Value

-0.0963%

1 Year decline

± -0.0963%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL declined at a rate of -0.0963%, from 63.3k employees to 63.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL, are Cashiers (2,141 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,000 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (1,874 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL, by number of employees, are Cashiers (2,141 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,000 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (1,874 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Packers & packagers, hand (8.38 times higher than expected), Electrical, electronics, & electromechanical assemblers (5.45 times), and Firstline supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, & groundskeeping workers (5.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL, by average salary, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($297,577), Chief executives & legislators ($170,232), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing ($104,373).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

63.3k

2017 Value

-0.0963%

1 Year decline

± -0.0963%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL declined at a rate of -0.0963%, from 63.3k employees to 63.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,002 people), Construction (3,064 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,778 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL, though some of these residents may live in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships 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 Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,002 people), Construction (3,064 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,778 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL has an unusually high number of Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing (9.04 times higher than expected), Aluminum production & processing (7.81 times), and Not specified manufacturing industries (6.82 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL, by average salary, are Legal services ($155,227), Architectural, engineering & related services ($112,250), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($110,578).

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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 ($75B) and Pharmaceuticals ($66.8B).

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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

82.1% of the population of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL has health coverage, with 39.3% on employee plans, 25.8% on Medicaid, 7.58% on Medicare, 7.17% on non-group plans, and 2.24% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships 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

17.9%

Uninsured

39.3%

Employer Coverage

25.8%

Medicaid

7.58%

Medicare

7.17%

Non-Group

2.24%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 17.9%.

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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

Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL is home to a population of 140k people, from which 84% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL is composed of 64.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (46.2%), 40.4k White Alone residents (28.8%), 27.4k Black or African American Alone residents (19.5%), 3.55k Asian Alone residents (2.53%), 3.2k Two or More Races residents (2.28%), 629 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.449%), 227 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.162%), and 26 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0185%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL are Spanish (51,938 speakers), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (1,493 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (290 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL was 33.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

24.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

34.6k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL residents (N/A people) 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 Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL was 24.7%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    24,205 ± 3,474 people

  2. Honduras

    2,357 ± 1,182 people

  3. Philippines

    2,094 ± 1,115 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 24,205 Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL residents, followed by Honduras with 2,357 and Philippines with 2,094.

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Citizenship

84%

2017 Citizenship

83.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 84% of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL was 83.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    64.8k ± 2.58k

  2. White Alone

    40.4k ± 1.32k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    27.4k ± 1.24k

In 2017, there were 1.6 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (64.8k people) in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 40.4k White Alone and 27.4k 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 Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    51,938 speakers (39.8%)

  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)

    1,493 speakers (1.14%)

  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    290 speakers (0.222%)

43.3% of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL was Spanish. 39.8% of the overall population of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL are native Spanish speakers. 1.14% speak Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) and 0.222% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,231 ± 308

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,210 ± 247

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    970 ± 257

Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.84 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL awarded 56 degrees. The student population of Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL is skewed towards women, with 13 male students and 122 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL are Hispanic or Latino (24 and 42.9%), followed by Black or African American (20 and 35.7%), Asian (9 and 16.1%), and White (3 and 5.36%).

The largest universities in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL by number of degrees awarded are State Career College (56 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL are Medical Assistant (34 and 60.7%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (17 and 30.4%), and Dental Assisting (5 and 8.93%).

The median tuition costs in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships 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. 34 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL was Medical Assistant with 34 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

56 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was State Career College with 56 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3

Degrees Awarded to Men

53

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 3 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL, which is 0.0566 times less than the 53 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    24 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    20 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    9 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 24 degrees mean that there were 1.2 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 20 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL was $126,700 in 2017, which is 0.582 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $123,500 to $126,700, a 2.59% increase. The homeownership rate in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL is 54.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships 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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$49,313

Median Household Income

± $1,808

46.9k

Number of Households

± 1,458

In 2017, the median household income of the 46.9k households in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL grew to $49,313 from the previous year's value of $48,100.

The following chart displays the households in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships 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

$126,700

2017 Median

± $4,309

$123,500

2016 Median

± $3,509

In 2017, the median property value in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL grew to to $126,700 from the previous year's value of $123,500.

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

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Rent vs Own

54.3%

2017 Homeownership

53.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 54.3% of the housing units in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships 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 Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

26.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL have a longer commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.42% of the workforce in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.7%

  2. Carpooled

    14.8%

  3. Public Transit

    3.31%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL was Drove Alone (76.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (14.8%) and those who Public Transit (3.31%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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