Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL

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2022 Population
176,304
0.196% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.8
1.04% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.02%
1.33% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$127,929
6.73% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$353,600
15.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL had a population of 176k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $127,929. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL grew from 175,959 to 176,304, a 0.196% increase and its median household income grew from $119,865 to $127,929, a 6.73% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (16.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.4%), White (Hispanic) (6.11%), and Other (Hispanic) (6.09%).

30.1% of the households in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, 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.

92% of the residents in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL was $353,600, and the homeownership rate was 85%.

Most people in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33 minutes. The average car ownership in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL is home to a population of 176k people, from which 92% are citizens. As of 2022, 20.8% of Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL residents were born outside of the country (36.7k people).

In 2022, there were 3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89k people) in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 20.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL are Spanish (21,336 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (2,795 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (2,678 households).

Citizenship

92%
2022 Citizenship
91.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92% of Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL was 91.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    89k ± 1.99k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    29.7k ± 1.15k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    20.2k ± 1.65k
17.6%
Hispanic Population
31.1k people

In 2022, there were 3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89k people) in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 20.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.6% of the people in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL are hispanic (31.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

20.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
36.7k people
20.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
36.8k people

As of 2022, 20.8% of Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL residents (36.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL was 20.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    21,336 households (12.8%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    2,795 households (1.68%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    2,678 households (1.61%)

30.1% of the households in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL was Spanish. 12.8% of the households in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,938 ± 412
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,464 ± 325
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    971 ± 248

Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.32 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL employs 90.4k people. The largest industries in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL are Elementary & secondary schools (5,222 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,199 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,558 people), and the highest paying industries are Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing ($430,547), Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($200,705), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($190,280).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
41,520
Women
47.1%
46,707
Men
52.9%

The workforce of Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL in 2020 was 88,227 people, with 47.1% woman, and 52.9% men.

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Occupations

90.4k
2022 Value
0.5%
1 Year growth
± 0.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL grew at a rate of 0.5%, from 90k employees to 90.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL, are Other managers (3,299 people), Registered nurses (2,962 people), and Retail salespersons (1,873 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

90.4k
2022 Value
0.5%
1 Year growth
± 0.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL grew at a rate of 0.5%, from 90k employees to 90.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,222 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,199 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,558 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL, though some of these residents may live in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, 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

$73,225
Median earning men ± $2,944
$47,587
Median earning women ± $1,940

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($127,686), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($115,277), and Information ($108,029).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($76,604), Public Administration ($75,054), and Information ($71,391).

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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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

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

Measure

In 2022, 0.528% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.704% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (37.5k), High School or Equivalent (27.9k), and Some college (24.3k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL was $353,600 in 2022, which is 1.25 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $305,500 to $353,600, a 15.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL is 85%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL have an average commute time of 33 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL is $127,929. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL was Cook County (Northeast)--Northfield & New Trier Townships PUMA, IL with a value of $149,789, followed by Lake County (Southeast)--Vernon, Moraine & West Deerfield Townships PUMA, IL and Lake County (Southwest)--Ela, Fremont, Wauconda & Cuba Townships PUMA, IL, with respective values of $149,702 and $130,927.

Property

$353,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,001
$48,687
Median Property Taxes
±$1,362

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 Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

85%
Homeownership
2022
64.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 85% of the housing units in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 84.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL was Cook County (Northeast)--Northfield & New Trier Townships PUMA, IL with a value of $149,789, followed by Lake County (Southeast)--Vernon, Moraine & West Deerfield Townships PUMA, IL and Lake County (Southwest)--Ela, Fremont, Wauconda & Cuba Townships PUMA, IL, with respective values of $149,702 and $130,927.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, 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.
$127,929
Median Household Income
± $4,351
57.3k
Number of Households
± 1,796

In 2022, the median household income of the 57.3k households in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL grew to $127,929 from the previous year's value of $119,865.

The following chart displays the households in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.486
2022 Wage GINI in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL
0.482
2021 Wage GINI in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL

In 2022, the income inequality in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL was 0.486 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.838% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (69.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (18.3%)
  3. Carpooled (6.15%)

In 2022, 69.7% of workers in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (18.3%) and those who carpooled to work (6.15%).

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Commute Time

33 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL have a longer commute time (33 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.98% of the workforce in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, 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 Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage 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 Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.02% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL (8.81k out of 175k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL is Black, followed by White 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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Health

94.1% of the population of Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL has health coverage, with 65.7% on employee plans, 9.04% on Medicaid, 8.24% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 0.695% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Illinois see 1231 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.806% decrease from the previous year (1241 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1221 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 372 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,231 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Illinois

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,231 patients per year. This represents a 0.806% decrease from the previous year (1,241 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.9% under 18 years, 18.3% between 18 and 34 years, 43.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 11% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.94%
Uninsured
65.7%
Employer Coverage
9.04%
Medicaid
8.24%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
0.695%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Will County (Northwest)--Wheatland & DuPage Townships PUMA, IL grew by 8.82% from 5.46% to 5.94%.

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