Calhoun County, IL

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2022 Population
4,472
1.43% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
48.1
0.414% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
8.36%
21.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$88,059
17.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$160,900
7.84% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Calhoun County, IL had a population of 4.47k people with a median age of 48.1 and a median household income of $88,059. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Calhoun County, IL declined from 4,537 to 4,472, a −1.43% decrease and its median household income grew from $74,792 to $88,059, a 17.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Calhoun County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.18%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.738%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.671%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.201%).

None of the households in Calhoun County, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.9% of the residents in Calhoun County, IL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Calhoun County, IL was $160,900, and the homeownership rate was 89%.

Most people in Calhoun County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 48.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Calhoun County, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Calhoun County, IL is home to a population of 4.47k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.537% of Calhoun County, IL residents were born outside of the country (24 people).

In 2022, there were 29.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.25k people) in Calhoun County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 142 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 33 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.9%
2022 Citizenship
99.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.9% of Calhoun County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Calhoun County, IL was 99.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Calhoun County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.25k ± 62
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    142 ± 72.7
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    33 ± 35
0.805%
Hispanic Population
36 people

In 2022, there were 29.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.25k people) in Calhoun County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 142 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 33 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.805% of the people in Calhoun County, IL are hispanic (36 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Calhoun County, IL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.537%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
24 people
0.441%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
20 people

As of 2022, 0.537% of Calhoun County, IL residents (24 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Calhoun County, IL was 0.441%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    138 ± 46
  2. Korea
    81 ± 51
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    52 ± 44

Calhoun County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Calhoun County, IL employs 1.77k people. The largest industries in Calhoun County, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (301 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (195 people), and Educational Services (174 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($233,393), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($100,208), and Public Administration ($81,250).

Occupations

1.77k
2022 Value
± 232
−0.45%
1 Year decline
± 18.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Calhoun County, IL declined at a rate of −0.45%, from 1.78k employees to 1.77k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Calhoun County, IL, are Management Occupations (338 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (216 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (186 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Calhoun County, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.77k
2022 Value
± 232
−0.45%
1 Year decline
± 18.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Calhoun County, IL declined at a rate of −0.45%, from 1.78k employees to 1.77k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Calhoun County, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (301 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (195 people), and Educational Services (174 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Calhoun County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Calhoun County, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,655
Median earning men ± $20,076
$38,646
Median earning women ± $8,412

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($176,250), Public Administration ($119,271), and Manufacturing ($85,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,290), Manufacturing ($53,906), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,203).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.47%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 2.47% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 29
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  2. 29
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 14
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Calhoun County, IL went to Donald J. Trump with 73.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.3%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.62M), Some college (2.15M), and Bachelors Degree (2.1M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Calhoun County, IL was $160,900 in 2022, which is 0.571 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $149,200 to $160,900, a 7.84% increase. The homeownership rate in Calhoun County, IL is 89%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Calhoun County, IL have an average commute time of 48.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Calhoun County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$160,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,583
$1,073
Median Property Taxes
±$118

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Calhoun County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Calhoun County, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

89%
Homeownership
2022
65%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 89% of the housing units in Calhoun County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 91.1%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9513
  2. Census Tract 9512

The following map shows all of the tracts in Calhoun County, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$88,059
Median Household Income
± $7,593
1.21k
Number of Households
± 129

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.21k households in Calhoun County, IL grew to $88,059 from the previous year's value of $74,792.

The following chart displays the households in Calhoun County, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Calhoun County, IL is from Illinois.
0.477
2022 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2022, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.371% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.5%)
  3. Carpooled (8.19%)

In 2022, 75.4% of workers in Calhoun County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.5%) and those who carpooled to work (8.19%).

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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Commute Time

48.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Calhoun County, IL have a longer commute time (48.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 18.4% of the workforce in Calhoun County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Calhoun County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Calhoun County, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.36% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Calhoun County, IL (364 out of 4.36k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Calhoun County, IL is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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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Health

98.8% of the population of Calhoun County, IL has health coverage, with 50.7% on employee plans, 17.6% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 1.71% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.7% under 18 years, 15.1% between 18 and 34 years, 40% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

1.16%
Uninsured
50.7%
Employer Coverage
17.6%
Medicaid
15.4%
Medicare
13.3%
Non-Group
1.71%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Calhoun County, IL declined by 9.16% from 1.28% to 1.16%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.5% in Calhoun County, IL.

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