Elsah, IL

Census Place

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2020 Population
701
0.574% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
20.7
0.485% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
6.3%
108% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$97,500
7.96% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$200,000
18.5% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
352
8.98% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Elsah, IL had a population of 701 people with a median age of 20.7 and a median household income of $97,500. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Elsah, IL grew from 697 to 701, a 0.574% increase and its median household income grew from $90,313 to $97,500, a 7.96% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Elsah, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.85%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.85%), Other (Hispanic) (3.42%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.71%).

None of the households in Elsah, 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.

91.2% of the residents in Elsah, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Elsah, IL are Principia College (124 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Elsah, IL was $200,000, and the homeownership rate was 71.9%.

Most people in Elsah, IL walked to work, and the average commute time was 10.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Elsah, IL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Elsah, IL is home to a population of 701 people, from which 91.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 12.1% of Elsah, IL residents were born outside of the country (85 people).

In 2020, there were 17.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (585 people) in Elsah, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 27 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.2%
2020 Citizenship
87.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 91.2% of Elsah, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Elsah, IL was 87.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Elsah, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    585 ± 131
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    34 ± 27
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    27 ± 29
6.13%
Hispanic Population
43 people

In 2020, there were 17.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (585 people) in Elsah, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 27 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.13% of the people in Elsah, IL are hispanic (43 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    628,401 ± 18,975 people
  2. India
    158,225 ± 9,705 people
  3. Poland
    127,303 ± 8,716 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 628,401 Illinois residents, followed by India with 158,225 and Poland with 127,303.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
85 people
14.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
100 people

As of 2020, 12.1% of Elsah, IL residents (85 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Elsah, IL was 14.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    6 ± 14
  2. Vietnam
    1 ± 17
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 17

Elsah, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 6 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Elsah, IL employs 352 people. The largest industries in Elsah, IL are Educational Services (188 people), Accommodation & Food Services (85 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (23 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($26,667), Finance & Insurance ($26,667), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($7,917).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,880. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

352
2020 Value
± 110
8.98%
1 Year growth
± 41%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Elsah, IL grew at a rate of 8.98%, from 323 employees to 352 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Elsah, IL, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (64 people), Management Occupations (48 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (44 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Elsah, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

352
2020 Value
± 110
8.98%
1 Year growth
± 41%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Elsah, IL grew at a rate of 8.98%, from 323 employees to 352 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Elsah, IL, are Educational Services (188 people), Accommodation & Food Services (85 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (23 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Elsah, IL, though some of these residents may live in Elsah, 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

$5,104
Median earning men ± $1,661
$4,141
Median earning women ± $3,023

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($5,208) and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($4,200).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($5,625) and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($3,313).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $138B
  2. $87.2B
  3. $79.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Electronics with $138B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($87.2B) and Mixed freight ($79.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.03T
2020 Value in Illinois
$1.94T
Projected 2050 Value in Illinois
88.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.03T. This is expected to increase 88.6% to $1.94T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $77.4B
  2. $56.8B
  3. $46.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $77.4B, followed by Wisconsin with $56.8B and California and $46.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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 18 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 18 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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In 2020, universities in Elsah, IL awarded 124 degrees. The student population of Elsah, IL in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 182 male students and 158 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Elsah, IL are White (96 and 88.1%), followed by Asian (6 and 5.5%), Hispanic or Latino (3 and 2.75%), and Unknown (2 and 1.83%).

The largest universities in Elsah, IL by number of degrees awarded are Principia College (124 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Elsah, IL are General Education (16 and 12.9%), General Fine Studio Arts (12 and 9.68%), and General Business Administration & Management (11 and 8.87%).

The median tuition cost in Elsah, IL for private four year colleges is $29,970.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Elsah, IL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 93.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 69.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 340 (53.5% men and 46.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 340 students enrolled in Elsah, IL, 53.5% men and 46.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 213 records, of which 47.4% were women and 52.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 16 degree-majors awarded
  2. 12 degree-majors awarded
  3. 11 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Elsah, IL was General Education with 16 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
124 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Principia College with 124 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 53 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Elsah, IL, which is 0.746 times less than the 71 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 96 degrees mean that there were 16 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 6 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($29,970) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($750) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.879% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.877% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.59M), Some college (2.22M), and Bachelors Degree (2.03M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Elsah, IL was $200,000 in 2020, which is 0.87 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $168,800 to $200,000, a 18.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Elsah, IL is 71.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Elsah, IL have an average commute time of 10.9 minutes, and they walked to work. Car ownership in Elsah, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$200,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$69,323
$46
Median Property Taxes
±$39

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 Elsah, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Elsah, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.9%
Homeownership
2020
56.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.9% of the housing units in Elsah, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.6%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 103
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Elsah, 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.
$97,500
Median Household Income
± $42,238
64
Number of Households
± 40

In 2020, the median household income of the 64 households in Elsah, IL grew to $97,500 from the previous year's value of $90,313.

The following chart displays the households in Elsah, 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 Elsah, IL is from Illinois.
0.479
2020 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2020, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.707% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Walked (47.9%)
  2. Drove Alone (30%)
  3. Worked At Home (13.6%)

In 2020, 47.9% of workers in Elsah, IL walked to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (30%) and those who worked at home (13.6%).

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

10.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Elsah, IL have a shorter commute time (10.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Elsah, 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 Elsah, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Elsah, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Elsah, IL (8 out of 127 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 65 - 74, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Elsah, IL is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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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91.4% of the population of Elsah, IL has health coverage, with 51.5% on employee plans, 7.01% on Medicaid, 5.29% on Medicare, 26.8% on non-group plans, and 0.858% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Illinois was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Jersey County, IL see 2427 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.451% decrease from the previous year (2438 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2177 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1361 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Illinois, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,427 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jersey County, IL

Primary care physicians in Jersey County, IL see an average of 2,427 patients per year. This represents a 0.451% decrease from the previous year (2,438 patients).

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.5% under 18 years, 64.8% between 18 and 34 years, 7.87% between 35 and 64 years, and 6.87% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 55.3% were men and 44.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.58%
Uninsured
51.5%
Employer Coverage
7.01%
Medicaid
5.29%
Medicare
26.8%
Non-Group
0.858%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Elsah, IL grew by 12.7% from 7.61% to 8.58%.

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