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The economy of Winnebago County, IL employs 131,794 people. The economy of Winnebago County, IL is specialized in Manufacturing; Utilities; and Transportation & Warehousing, which employ respectively 2.37; 1.29; and 1.11 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Winnebago County, IL are Manufacturing (29,430), Healthcare & Social Assistance (18,125), and Retail trade (14,889), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($80,625), Utilities ($76,635), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($44,648).

Median household income in Winnebago County, IL is $49,749. Males in Winnebago County, IL have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,320. The income inequality of Winnebago County, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.488 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Winnebago County, IL. In Winnebago County, IL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 75 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,268. St. Clair County, IL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Illinois.


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Winnebago County, IL is home to a population of 285,873 people, from which 95.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Winnebago County, IL is composed of 199,193 White residents (69.7%), 35,691 Hispanic residents (12.5%), 34,679 Black residents (12.1%), 8,294 Two+ residents (2.9%), and 7,155 Asian residents (2.5%). The most common foreign languages in Winnebago County, IL are Spanish (24,066 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (1,351 speakers), and Laotian (1,135 speakers), but compared to other places, Winnebago County, IL has a relative high number of Laotian (1,135 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (1,351 speakers), and Polish (1,031 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Winnebago County, IL awarded 3,288 degrees. The student population of Winnebago County, IL is skewed towards females, with 988 male students and 2,300 female students. Most students in Winnebago County, IL are White (2,337 and 71.1%), followed by Black or African American (350 and 10.6%), Hispanic or Latino (309 and 9.4%), and Unknown (105 and 3.19%). The largest universities in Winnebago County, IL by number of graduates are Rock Valley College (1,626 and 49.5%), Rasmussen College-Illinois (834 and 25.4%), and Rockford University (397 and 12.1%). The most popular majors in Winnebago County, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (605 and 18.4%), Biological & Physical Sciences (178 and 5.41%), and Registered Nursing (83 and 2.52%). The median tuition costs in Winnebago County, IL are N/A for private four year colleges, and $29,050 and $29,050 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Winnebago County, IL is $117,400, which is 0.57 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $117,800 to $117,400, a 0.34% increase. The homeownership rate of Winnebago County, IL is 62.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Winnebago County, IL have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Winnebago County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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