Illinois State Guides

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State Guides

flightsAirports and Airlines: Airports in the state of Illinois.
blue pagesBlue Pages: State facts, information and gov links.
chambers of commerceChambers of Commerce: Chambers of Commerce throughout the state.
collegeColleges and Trade Schools: College and University information and Campus locations.
worldCounties in Illinois: List of Counties in the State.
educationEducation: Education related sites for students, parents, educators and administrators.
golfGolf Courses: Golf Courses in the state, Golf Associations and Golfing Sites.
governmentGovernment Links: Local and State Government Sites.
hospitalsHospitals & Medical Facilities: Directory of Hospitals and Medical facilities in the state.
legalLegal Resources: Attorneys, Bar Associations, Courts, Documents and Records.
newspaperMedia: Television, Radio Stations, and Newspapers in Illinois.
newspaperNewspapers: Newspapers Publications throughout the state.
radioRadio Stations: AM and FM Radio Stations in the state of Illinois.
shopShopping Malls: Find local of shopping malls and shopping centers.
small businessSmall Business Resources: Resources for small businesses. Start, ManAge, or Promote a business.
worldState Facts: State specific information, facts, figures, slogans and symbols.
televisionTelevision: Local television stations, cable TV, Satellite TV and broadcasting sites.
worldTowns and Cities: Official Town and City Websites in the state of Illinois.
worldTravel and Tourism: Visitor and Travel information, secure online reservations.
yellow pagesYellow Pages: Business Directory.
Zoos: Directory of Zoos, Aquariums, Animal Sanctuaries, Safaris, and Preserves.

Interactive Illinois Counties Map

Population Over Time

According to census 2019 five year estimate, the Illinois population is 12,770,631 and in 2018 population is 12,821,497, with a change of -0.4%. From Year 2010 to 2019 the population changed to 0.2%.

Population 201912,770,631
Population 201812,821,497
Population 201712,854,526
Population 201612,851,684
Population 201512,873,761
Population 201412,868,747
Population 201312,848,554
Population 201212,823,860
Population 201112,790,182
Population 201012,745,359

Age Distribution/Median Age

The Median Age (half are younger, and half older, than this Age) of Illinois is 38.1.

Age Under 5 years766,238
Age 5 to 9 years791,779
Age 10 to 14 years830,091
Age 15 to 19 years842,862
Age 20 to 24 years855,632
Age 25 to 34 years1,775,118
Age 35 to 44 years1,647,411
Age 45 to 54 years1,672,953
Age 55 to 59 years868,403
Age 60 to 64 years791,779
Age 65 to 74 years1,111,045
Age 75 to 84 years574,678
Age 85 years and over255,413

15.21% percent of people in Illinois are aged 65 years and over. 22.64% percent of people are aged under 18 years in Illinois.

Median Age Over Time

The Median age compared to 2018 changed 0.2 years while compared to 2010 changed 1.9 years (Negative indicates median age is decreasing and Positive means median age increasing).

Median Age 201938.1
Median Age 201837.9
Median Age 201737.7
Median Age 201637.4
Median Age 201537.3
Median Age 201437.0
Median Age 201336.8
Median Age 201236.6
Median Age 201136.4
Median Age 201036.2


In Illinois, 61.3% people are white alone and 1.9% people are with two and more races.

White alone7,828,397
Black or African American alone1,787,888
Asian alone689,614
Two or more races242,642
American Indian and Alaska Native alone12,771
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone0

Hispanic or Latino

17.1% people are Hispanic or Latino and 13.4% people are Mexican.

Other Hispanic or Latino242,642
Puerto Rican204,330

Marital Status

Approximately 35.2% of people over the age of 15 have never married.
Approximately 47.6% of the population is currently in a marriage.
Never married includes those who've never entered a marriage and those whose first marriage was annulled. Married includes common law marriages and live-in couples and excludes separated marriages.

Now married (except separated)47.6
Never married35.2

Illinois Home Price Index

Illinois Home Median value is $194500.
The Home value change from 2019 to 2018 is 3.75% and from 2010 to 2019 is -4.11%.

Real Estate 2019 Median Value$194,500
Real Estate 2018 Median Value$187,200
Real Estate 2017 Median Value$179,700
Real Estate 2016 Median Value$174,800
Real Estate 2015 Median Value$173,800
Real Estate 2014 Median Value$175,700
Real Estate 2013 Median Value$182,300
Real Estate 2012 Median Value$190,800
Real Estate 2011 Median Value$198,500
Real Estate 2010 Median Value$202,500

Monthly Rent Prices

The Average Gross Monthly Rent price for house in Illinois is $1010.
From 2010 to 2019 17.43% changed in Market rent in Illinois.

Median Gross Rent 2019$1010
Median Gross Rent 2018$984
Median Gross Rent 2017$952
Median Gross Rent 2016$925
Median Gross Rent 2015$907
Median Gross Rent 2014$903
Median Gross Rent 2013$890
Median Gross Rent 2012$877
Median Gross Rent 2011$860
Median Gross Rent 2010$834

Fuel Type

Utility gas3,755,974
Bottled, tank, or LP gas197,716
No fuel used31,492
Other fuel24,489
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.6,967
Solar energy1,036
Coal or coke946

Annual Household Income

Approximately 18.7% of Illinois population lives in a low-income household, or a household with an annual income of less than $25,000.
Lower Middle Class: The Second common household income level is lower middle class with approximately 49.5% of Illinois residents living in a household earning an annual income between $25,000 and $100,000.
Upper Middle Class: 31.8% Illinois residents living in a household earning an annual income more then $100K.

Estimate; Less than $10,0006.3
Estimate; $10,000 to $14,9993.8
Estimate; $15,000 to $24,9998.6
Estimate; $25,000 to $34,9998.4
Estimate; $35,000 to $49,99911.6
Estimate; $50,000 to $74,99916.7
Estimate; $75,000 to $99,99912.8
Estimate; $100,000 to $149,99916.1
Estimate; $150,000 to $199,9997.4
Estimate; $200,000 or more8.3

Median Income Over Time

The Median income from 2019 to 2010 changed to 15.41%

Median Income 2019 (Dollars)$65886
Median Income 2018 (Dollars)$63575
Median Income 2017 (Dollars)$61229
Median Income 2016 (Dollars)$59196
Median Income 2015 (Dollars)$57574
Median Income 2014 (Dollars)$57166
Median Income 2013 (Dollars)$56797
Median Income 2012 (Dollars)$56853
Median Income 2011 (Dollars)$56576
Median Income 2010 (Dollars)$55735

Employment Statistics

Illinois unemployment rate is 7.4 %.
Employed and unemployed numbers only account for people within the labor force. To be in the labor force one has to be at least 16 Years of Age and not institutionalized. The U.S. Armed forces include people on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

Labor Force Participation Rate 201765.3
Employment/Population Ratio 201760.4
Unemployment Rate 20177.4
Labor Force Participation Rate 201665.6
Employment/Population Ratio 201660.1
Unemployment Rate 20168.2
Labor Force Participation Rate 201565.8
Employment/Population Ratio 201559.7
Unemployment Rate 20159.1
Labor Force Participation Rate 201466.1
Employment/Population Ratio 201459.3
Unemployment Rate 201410

Occupation Distribution

Educational services, and health care and social assistance1,441,934
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services743,209
Retail trade663,163
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services566,907
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing453,306
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities409,516
Other services, except public administration292,957
Public administration229,358
Wholesale trade187,923
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining65,484

Highest Degree Attained

Approximately 33.4% of the Illinois population attained Percent bachelor's degree or higher, and 88.6% people attained Percent high school graduate or higher. 81.5% of Illinois children enrolled in in public school and 18.5 % children enrolled in Private schools.

Enrolment Distributions

The Total Population 3 Years and over enrolled in school is 3,123,418.

Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,261,861
College or graduate school833,953
High school (grades 9-12)665,288
Nursery school, preschool221,763