Woodford County, IL

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2022 Population
38,414
0.407% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.1
0.25% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.46%
20.5% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$80,093
4.72% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$186,100
8.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
18,599
0.0108% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Woodford County, IL had a population of 38.4k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $80,093. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Woodford County, IL declined from 38,571 to 38,414, a −0.407% decrease and its median household income grew from $76,486 to $80,093, a 4.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Woodford County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.03%), White (Hispanic) (0.919%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.638%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.508%).

None of the households in Woodford 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.

99.4% of the residents in Woodford County, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Woodford County, IL are Eureka College (143 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Woodford County, IL was $186,100, and the homeownership rate was 82.3%.

Most people in Woodford County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Woodford County, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Woodford County, IL is home to a population of 38.4k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.6% of Woodford County, IL residents were born outside of the country (616 people).

In 2022, there were 46.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.4k people) in Woodford County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 780 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 353 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Woodford County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Woodford County, IL was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Woodford County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    36.4k ± 169
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    780 ± 172
  3. White (Hispanic)
    353 ± 175
1.93%
Hispanic Population
740 people

In 2022, there were 46.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.4k people) in Woodford County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 780 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 353 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.93% of the people in Woodford County, IL are hispanic (740 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    622,347 ± 18,890 people
  2. India
    165,336 ± 9,918 people
  3. Poland
    123,006 ± 8,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 622,347 Illinois residents, followed by India with 165,336 and Poland with 123,006.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
616 people
1.73%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
668 people

As of 2022, 1.6% of Woodford County, IL residents (616 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 Woodford County, IL was 1.73%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    651 ± 130
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    291 ± 129
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    269 ± 111

Woodford County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Woodford County, IL employs 18.6k people. The largest industries in Woodford County, IL are Manufacturing (2,956 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,716 people), and Educational Services (2,104 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($99,013), Manufacturing ($79,823), and Utilities ($75,900).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,581. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

18.6k
2022 Value
± 893
−0.0108%
1 Year decline
± 6.73%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Woodford County, IL declined at a rate of −0.0108%, from 18.6k employees to 18.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Woodford County, IL, are Management Occupations (2,146 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,052 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,507 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Woodford County, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

18.6k
2022 Value
± 893
−0.0108%
1 Year decline
± 6.73%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Woodford County, IL declined at a rate of −0.0108%, from 18.6k employees to 18.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Woodford County, IL, are Manufacturing (2,956 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,716 people), and Educational Services (2,104 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Woodford County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Woodford 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

$63,546
Median earning men ± $3,440
$37,021
Median earning women ± $3,431

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,781), Manufacturing ($83,125), and Public Administration ($77,635).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($68,455), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,350), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,206).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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. 195
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 187
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 184
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Woodford County, IL went to Donald J. Trump with 69.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (28.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.47%).

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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Woodford County, IL awarded 143 degrees. The student population of Woodford County, IL in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 295 male students and 264 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Woodford County, IL are White (119 and 83.8%), followed by Black or African American (11 and 7.75%), Hispanic or Latino (4 and 2.82%), and Two or More Races (4 and 2.82%).

The largest universities in Woodford County, IL by number of degrees awarded are Eureka College (143 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Woodford County, IL are General Business Administration & Management (22 and 15.4%), Criminal Justice And Corrections, General (19 and 13.3%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (15 and 10.5%).

The median tuition cost in Woodford County, IL for private four year colleges is $27,450.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Woodford County, IL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 86.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 559 (52.8% men and 47.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 559 students enrolled in Woodford County, IL, 52.8% men and 47.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 397 records, of which 55.4% were women and 44.6% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Woodford County, IL was General Business Administration & Management with 22 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
143 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Eureka College with 143 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 66 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Woodford County, IL, which is 0.857 times less than the 77 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 119 degrees mean that there were 10.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 11 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($27,450) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($930) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

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.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Woodford County, IL was $186,100 in 2022, which is 0.66 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $172,000 to $186,100, a 8.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Woodford County, IL is 82.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Woodford County, IL have an average commute time of 24.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Woodford County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Woodford County, IL is $80,093. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Woodford County, IL was Census Tract 305.01 with a value of $114,920, followed by Census Tract 306.02 and Census Tract 304, with respective values of $94,712 and $87,567.

In 2022, 8.89% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Woodford County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.309%.

Property

$186,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,333
$12,118
Median Property Taxes
±$626

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 Woodford County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

82.3%
Homeownership
2022
61.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82.3% of the housing units in Woodford County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 305.01
  2. Census Tract 306.02
  3. Census Tract 304

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Woodford County, IL was Census Tract 305.01 with a value of $114,920, followed by Census Tract 306.02 and Census Tract 304, with respective values of $94,712 and $87,567.

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

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Household Income

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$80,093
Median Household Income
± $4,024
14.7k
Number of Households
± 760

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.7k households in Woodford County, IL grew to $80,093 from the previous year's value of $76,486.

The following chart displays the households in Woodford 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 Woodford 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 (80.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.78%)
  3. Carpooled (7.18%)

In 2022, 80.4% of workers in Woodford County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.78%) and those who carpooled to work (7.18%).

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Commute Time

24.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Woodford County, IL have a shorter commute time (24.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.55% of the workforce in Woodford 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 Woodford County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Woodford County, IL have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 8.89% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Woodford County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.309%.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.46% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Woodford County, IL (2.79k out of 37.4k 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 Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Woodford County, 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 6.7% of the children was living in poverty in Woodford County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 73.3 in Woodford County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 29.5 per 100,000 population.

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Health

95.4% of the population of Woodford County, IL has health coverage, with 57.5% on employee plans, 11% on Medicaid, 14.5% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.43% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Woodford County, IL see 2024 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.25% increase from the previous year (1923 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5442 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2930 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,024 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Woodford County, IL

Primary care physicians in Woodford County, IL see an average of 2,024 patients per year. This represents a 5.25% increase from the previous year (1,923 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Woodford County, IL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26% under 18 years, 17.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.62%
Uninsured
57.5%
Employer Coverage
11%
Medicaid
14.5%
Medicare
10.9%
Non-Group
1.43%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Woodford County, IL grew by 7.08% from 4.31% to 4.62%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 67.6 in Woodford County, IL.

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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 32% in Woodford County, IL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.66% in Woodford County, IL.

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