Northwest Illinois Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Northwest Illinois Population Demographics top

Total Population 758,420
Male Population 374,288
Female Population 384,133
Male Population 49.35 %
Female Population 50.65 %
Median Age 43
Citizen US Born 707,969
Citizen not US Born 26,134
Not Citizen 24,317
Citizen US Born 93.35 %
Citizen not US Born 3.45 %
Not Citizen 3.21 %
Moved from Abroad 2,544
Moved from Same Country 62,357
Moved from Same State 21,187
Moved from Different State 12,312
Same House as Last Year 651,738
Moved from Abroad 0.34 %
Moved from Same Country 8.22 %
Moved from Same State 2.79 %
Moved from Different State 1.62 %
Same House as Last Year 85.93 %

Occupational Employment in Northwest Illinois top

White Collar 250,723
Blue Collar 102,013
White Collar 33.06 %
Blue Collar 13.45 %
Self Employees 30,298
Private Companies 251,338
Governmental Workers 40,411
Not for Profit Companies 30,689
Self Employees 3.99 %
Private Companies 33.14 %
Governmental Workers 5.33 %
Not for Profit Companies 4.05 %

Number of Households in Northwest Illinois top

Total Households 308,331
Average People Per Household 2
Family Households 201,293
Non-family Households 107,038
Non-family Households 26.54 %
Family Households 14.11 %
Households with Children 90,556
Households without Children 217,775
Households with Children 11.94 %
Households without Children 28.71 %

Median and Average Income in Northwest Illinois top

Average Household Income $69,400.78
Median Household Income $55,694.00
People below Poverty Level 98,934
People above Poverty Level 633,297

Housing in Northwest Illinois top

Housing Units 345,043
Median Year Built 1956
Built in 1939 or Earlier 83,942
Built between 1940 and 1949 24,778
Built between 1950 and 1959 43,373
Built between 1960 and 1969 43,986
Built between 1970 and 1979 53,072
Built between 1980 and 1989 26,550
Built between 1990 and 1999 35,862
Built between 2000 and 2009 29,571
Built in 2010 or Later 3,909
Occupied Housing Units 308,331
Owner Occupied 218,004
Renter Occupied 90,327
Owner Occupied 28.74 %
Renter Occupied 11.91 %
With Mortgage 129,935
Without Mortgage 88,070
Median Value with Mortgage $113,800.00
Median Value without Mortgage $112,500.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $752.00
With Mortgage 17.13 %
Without Mortgage 11.61 %

Northwest Illinois Education Statistics top

No High School 19,845
Some High School 245,996
Some College 178,369
Associate Degree 54,776
Bachelor's Degree 76,619
Graduate Degree 39,509
No High School 2.62 %
Some High School 32.44 %
Some College 23.52 %
Associate Degree 7.22 %
Bachelor's Degree 10.1 %
Graduate Degree 5.21 %

Marital Status in Northwest Illinois top

Never Married 174,819
Married 324,655
Separated 8,653
Widowed 43,825
Divorced 73,574
Never Married 23.05 %
Married 42.81 %
Separated 1.14 %
Widowed 5.78 %
Divorced 9.7 %

Means of Transport to Work in Northwest Illinois top

Car 319,613
Bus or TrolleyBus 2,995
Railroad 138
Ferryboat 10
Bicycle 933
Motorcycle 413
TaxiCab 348
Walk 6,103

Recently added listings in Northwest Illinois top

$70,000 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
$269,900 USD
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
$149,900 USD
  • 5 Beds
  • 1.5 Baths
$299,900 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
$129,900 USD
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths

Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Northwest Illinois is an area in Illinois with a population of 758,420. There are 374,288 male residents living in Northwest Illinois and 384,133 female residents. The total number of households is 308,331 with 2 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 43 with 324,655 people being married and 300,871 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 71.08% white collar employees and 28.92% blue collar employees in Northwest Illinois.