Johnson County, IL

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2022 Population
13,313
0.567% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.3
2.53% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
16.5%
19.7% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$63,295
8.19% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$141,200
15.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Johnson County, IL had a population of 13.3k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $63,295. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Johnson County, IL grew from 13,238 to 13,313, a 0.567% increase and its median household income grew from $58,502 to $63,295, a 8.19% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Johnson County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.85%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.24%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.71%), and White (Hispanic) (1.4%).

None of the households in Johnson 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.

99.2% of the residents in Johnson County, IL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Johnson County, IL was $141,200, and the homeownership rate was 85.3%.

Most people in Johnson County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Johnson County, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Johnson County, IL is home to a population of 13.3k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.47% of Johnson County, IL residents were born outside of the country (196 people).

In 2022, there were 9.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.8k people) in Johnson County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.18k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 697 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.2% of Johnson County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Johnson County, IL was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Johnson County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.8k ± 64
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.18k ± 185
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    697 ± 199
4.03%
Hispanic Population
537 people

In 2022, there were 9.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.8k people) in Johnson County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.18k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 697 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.03% of the people in Johnson County, IL are hispanic (537 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.47%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
196 people
1.13%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
149 people

As of 2022, 1.47% of Johnson County, IL residents (196 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 Johnson County, IL was 1.13%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    321 ± 82
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    121 ± 68
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    102 ± 42

Johnson County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.65 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Johnson County, IL employs 4.37k people. The largest industries in Johnson County, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,007 people), Retail Trade (465 people), and Public Administration (461 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($76,656), Wholesale Trade ($75,192), and Utilities ($59,688).

Occupations

4.37k
2022 Value
± 377
5.18%
1 Year growth
± 11.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Johnson County, IL grew at a rate of 5.18%, from 4.15k employees to 4.37k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Johnson County, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (528 people), Sales & Related Occupations (346 people), and Management Occupations (323 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Johnson County, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.37k
2022 Value
± 377
5.18%
1 Year growth
± 11.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Johnson County, IL grew at a rate of 5.18%, from 4.15k employees to 4.37k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Johnson County, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,007 people), Retail Trade (465 people), and Public Administration (461 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Johnson County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Johnson 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

$47,239
Median earning men ± $8,607
$32,100
Median earning women ± $2,390

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($96,250), Public Administration ($79,325), and Wholesale Trade ($76,218).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($48,750), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,136), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($39,712).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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. 53
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 40
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 38
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Johnson County, IL went to Donald J. Trump with 78.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (19.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.823%).

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

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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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Johnson County, IL was $141,200 in 2022, which is 0.501 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $122,300 to $141,200, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Johnson County, IL is 85.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Johnson County, IL have an average commute time of 26.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Johnson County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Johnson County, IL is $63,295. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Johnson County, IL was Census Tract 9776 with a value of $77,652, followed by Census Tract 9777 and Census Tract 9778, with respective values of $67,200 and $50,186.

Property

$141,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,383
$3,501
Median Property Taxes
±$289

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 Johnson County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

85.3%
Homeownership
2022
64.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 85.3% of the housing units in Johnson County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 85.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9776
  2. Census Tract 9777
  3. Census Tract 9778

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Johnson County, IL was Census Tract 9776 with a value of $77,652, followed by Census Tract 9777 and Census Tract 9778, with respective values of $67,200 and $50,186.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Johnson County, 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.
$63,295
Median Household Income
± $3,462
4.11k
Number of Households
± 318

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.11k households in Johnson County, IL grew to $63,295 from the previous year's value of $58,502.

The following chart displays the households in Johnson 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 Johnson 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 (82%)
  2. Carpooled (9.01%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.41%)

In 2022, 82% of workers in Johnson County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.01%) and those who worked at home (7.41%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Johnson County, IL have a longer commute time (26.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.28% of the workforce in Johnson 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 Johnson County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Johnson County, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Johnson County, IL (1.87k out of 11.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 12 - 14.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Johnson 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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Health

93% of the population of Johnson County, IL has health coverage, with 37.2% on employee plans, 23.9% on Medicaid, 16.9% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.86% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, IL see 12417 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.313% decrease from the previous year (12456 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4119 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 113 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.7% were men and 48.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

12,417 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Johnson County, IL

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, IL see an average of 12,417 patients per year. This represents a 0.313% decrease from the previous year (12,456 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Johnson 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 24.5% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 35.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.7% were men and 48.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.04%
Uninsured
37.2%
Employer Coverage
23.9%
Medicaid
16.9%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
1.86%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Johnson County, IL grew by 29.6% from 5.43% to 7.04%.

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Health Outcomes

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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 36.5% in Johnson County, IL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.31% in Johnson County, IL.

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