Will County Demographics

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

What is the population of Will County?

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There are 805,205 residents in Will County, with a median age of 39. Of this, 49.5% are males and 50.5% are females. US-born citizens make up 86.61% of the resident pool in Will County, while non-US-born citizens account for 8.32%. Additionally, 5.06% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 722,420 people in Will County currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 805,205 0.4%
Male Population 398,605 0.5%
Female Population 406,600 0.3%
Male population 49.5%
Female population 50.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39 -0.8%
Citizen US Born 697,406 0.5%
Citizen not US Born 67,030 2.7%
Not Citizen 40,769 -4.5%
Citizen US Born 86.61%
Citizen not US Born 8.32%
Not Citizen 5.06%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 2,750 1.8%
Moved from Same County 35,803 -1.4%
Moved from Same State 29,020 -0.3%
Moved from Different State 6,638 -1.1%
Same House as Last Year 722,420 0.5%
Moved from Abroad 0.35%
Moved from Same County 4.49%
Moved from Same State 3.64%
Moved from Different State 0.83%
Same House as Last Year 90.68%

What are the employment statistics in Will County?

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White-collar workers make up 76.36% of the working population in Will County, while blue-collar employees account for 23.64%. There are also 30,293 entrepreneurs in Will County (7.37% of the workforce); 302,976 workers employed in private companies (73.71%); and 49,448 people working in governmental institutions (12.03%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 313,872 0.3%
Blue Collar 97,165 2.0%
White Collar 76.36%
Blue Collar 23.64%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 30,293 2.9%
Private Companies 302,976 -0.4%
Governmental Workers 49,448 5.3%
Not for Profit Companies 28,320 2.4%
Self Employees 7.37%
Private Companies 73.71%
Governmental Workers 12.03%
Not for Profit Companies 6.89%

How many households are there in Will County?

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There are a total of 272,730 households in Will County, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 75.15% of these Will County households, while non-family units account for the remaining 24.85%. Additionally, 38.2% of households have children and 61.8% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 272,730 1.4%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.0%
Family Households 204,964 1.9%
Non-family Households 67,766 0.1%
Family Households 75.15%
Non-family Households 24.85%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 104,184 1.5%
Households without Children 168,546 1.4%
Households with Children 38.2%
Households without Children 61.8%

What are the median and average incomes in Will County?

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The average annual household income in Will County is $106,145, while the median household income sits at $90,448 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $97,384, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $111,938. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $53,993 and $58,500, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $106,145 3.6%
Median Household Income $90,448 5.4%
People below Poverty Level 52,732 2.0%
People above Poverty Level 733,233 0.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Will County?

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There are 287,614 housing units in Will County, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1991. Of the 272,730 occupied housing units in Will County, 81.56% are owner-occupied, while 18.44% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 71.22% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $232,200. In general, housing costs reach $1,566 per month in Will County.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 287,614 0.8%
Median Year Built 1991 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 19,562 0.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 7,879 -2.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 21,123 -4.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 21,878 2.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 41,196 -0.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 29,380 -2.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 63,396 2.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 73,393 0.6%
Built in 2010 or Later 9,807 21.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 272,730 1.4%
Owner Occupied 222,451 1.5%
Renter Occupied 50,279 1.0%
Owner Occupied 81.56%
Renter Occupied 18.44%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 158,421 1.0%
Without Mortgage 64,030 2.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $232,200 5.4%
Median Value without Mortgage $206,800 4.7%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,566 5.7%
With Mortgage 71.22%
Without Mortgage 28.78%

What is the level of education in Will County?

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Approximately 30.46% of the population in Will County holds a high school degree (that's 190,842 residents), while 25.74% have attained a college certificate (161,231 locals) and 21.11% have a bachelor's degree (132,259 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 19,557 -8.3%
Some High School 190,842 -1.1%
Some College 161,231 3.1%
Associate Degree 50,659 4.3%
Bachelor's Degree 132,259 0.7%
Graduate Degree 71,902 5.5%
No High School 3.12%
Some High School 30.46%
Some College 25.74%
Associate Degree 8.09%
Bachelor's Degree 21.11%
Graduate Degree 11.48%

What is the marital status of Will County residents?

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A total of 200,692 people in Will County have never been married (which represents 30.89% of the total population), while 356,386 of them are wedded (54.85%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 7,399 (1.14%) and 56,048 (8.63%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 200,692 0.1%
Married 356,386 1.4%
Separated 7,399 3.9%
Widowed 29,239 0.3%
Divorced 56,048 -0.1%
Never Married 30.89%
Married 54.85%
Separated 1.14%
Widowed 4.5%
Divorced 8.63%

What are the most common means of transportation in Will County?

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The top three means of transportation people in Will County use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 349,736 residents commute by car, 3,475 prefer going to work by walking and 1,984 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 349,736 -1.7%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,984 8.4%
Railroad 216 46.0%
Ferryboat 47 -16.1%
Bicycle 265 -29.9%
Motorcycle 132 -26.7%
TaxiCab 453 7.4%
Walk 3,475 9.2%

What is the median and average household income in Will County by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
60401 7,590 2,865 $84,330.00 $87,338.00
60403 20,264 7,583 $58,390.00 $64,713.00
60404 19,118 6,798 $105,591.00 $119,234.00
60408 5,601 2,103 $73,451.00 $90,646.00
60410 13,521 4,431 $95,781.00 $115,048.00
60417 15,187 5,885 $74,239.00 $107,226.00
60421 3,907 1,531 $97,448.00 $100,971.00
60423 31,328 10,478 $118,856.00 $136,515.00
60431 23,860 7,700 $93,941.00 $112,223.00
60432 20,282 6,228 $53,280.00 $64,428.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
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.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 60401 60403 60404 60408 60410 60417 60421 60423 60431 60432 60433 60435 60436 60439 60440 60441 60442 60446 60448 60449 60451 60466 60468 60475 60481 60484 60487 60490 60491 60503 60544 60564 60565 60585 60586

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