North Chicago, IL

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2022 Population
30,890
0.885% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
23.5
0.844% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
21.9%
2.53% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$52,011
8.62% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$130,400
11.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, North Chicago, IL had a population of 30.9k people with a median age of 23.5 and a median household income of $52,011. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of North Chicago, IL grew from 30,619 to 30,890, a 0.885% increase and its median household income grew from $47,884 to $52,011, a 8.62% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in North Chicago, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (29.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (24.4%), Other (Hispanic) (12.1%), White (Hispanic) (11.8%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (9.54%).

None of the households in North Chicago, 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.

89.7% of the residents in North Chicago, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in North Chicago, IL are Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (651 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in North Chicago, IL was $130,400, and the homeownership rate was 31.7%.

Most people in North Chicago, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.9 minutes. The average car ownership in North Chicago, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

North Chicago, IL is home to a population of 30.9k people, from which 89.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 17.5% of North Chicago, IL residents were born outside of the country (5.41k people).

In 2022, there were 1.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.12k people) in North Chicago, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.53k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.74k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

89.7%
2022 Citizenship
90.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.7% of North Chicago, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in North Chicago, IL was 90.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in North Chicago, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.12k ± 839
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.53k ± 975
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    3.74k ± 943
35.9%
Hispanic Population
11.1k people

In 2022, there were 1.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.12k people) in North Chicago, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.53k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.74k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

35.9% of the people in North Chicago, IL are hispanic (11.1k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

17.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.41k people
16.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.1k people

As of 2022, 17.5% of North Chicago, IL residents (5.41k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in North Chicago, IL was 16.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,992 ± 624
  2. Vietnam
    260 ± 94
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    48 ± 54

North Chicago, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 11.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of North Chicago, IL employs 10.3k people. The largest industries in North Chicago, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,363 people), Manufacturing (1,357 people), and Retail Trade (1,281 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($58,977), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($55,660), and Finance & Insurance ($49,643).

Occupations

10.3k
2022 Value
± 930
0.792%
1 Year growth
± 12.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Chicago, IL grew at a rate of 0.792%, from 10.2k employees to 10.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in North Chicago, IL, are Production Occupations (1,138 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,038 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,035 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of North Chicago, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.3k
2022 Value
± 930
0.792%
1 Year growth
± 12.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Chicago, IL grew at a rate of 0.792%, from 10.2k employees to 10.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in North Chicago, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,363 people), Manufacturing (1,357 people), and Retail Trade (1,281 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of North Chicago, IL, though some of these residents may live in North Chicago, 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

$30,638
Median earning men ± $5,076
$26,985
Median earning women ± $3,043

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,089), Construction ($43,142), and Manufacturing ($41,689).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($58,977), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,909), and Construction ($40,156).

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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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Illinois went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

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.

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 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

In 2022, universities in North Chicago, IL awarded 651 degrees. The student population of North Chicago, IL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 798 male students and 1,142 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in North Chicago, IL are White (349 and 54.8%), followed by Asian (140 and 22%), Hispanic or Latino (52 and 8.16%), and Black or African American (44 and 6.91%).

The largest universities in North Chicago, IL by number of degrees awarded are Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (651 and 100%).

The most popular majors in North Chicago, IL are Medicine (205 and 31.5%), Podiatric Medicine/Podiatry (80 and 12.3%), and Physician Assistant (65 and 9.98%).

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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in North Chicago, IL was $130,400 in 2022, which is 0.463 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $117,300 to $130,400, a 11.2% increase. The homeownership rate in North Chicago, IL is 31.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in North Chicago, IL have an average commute time of 16.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in North Chicago, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in North Chicago, IL is $52,011. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in North Chicago, IL was Census Tract 8630.03 with a value of $167,857, followed by Census Tract 8632.02 and Census Tract 8637.02, with respective values of $151,563 and $79,784.

Property

$130,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$16,512
$2,372
Median Property Taxes
±$330

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

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

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Rent vs Own

31.7%
Homeownership
2022
62.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 31.7% of the housing units in North Chicago, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 33.4%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in North Chicago, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8630.03
  2. Census Tract 8632.02
  3. Census Tract 8637.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in North Chicago, IL was Census Tract 8630.03 with a value of $167,857, followed by Census Tract 8632.02 and Census Tract 8637.02, with respective values of $151,563 and $79,784.

The following map shows all of the places in North Chicago, 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.
$52,011
Median Household Income
± $6,453
7.49k
Number of Households
± 661

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.49k households in North Chicago, IL grew to $52,011 from the previous year's value of $47,884.

The following chart displays the households in North Chicago, 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 North Chicago, 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 (46.5%)
  2. Walked (22.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (17.2%)

In 2022, 46.5% of workers in North Chicago, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (22.5%) and those who worked at home (17.2%).

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

16.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in North Chicago, IL have a shorter commute time (16.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.689% of the workforce in North Chicago, 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 North Chicago, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in North Chicago, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in North Chicago, IL (4.34k out of 19.8k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in North Chicago, IL is Black, followed by Hispanic and White.

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

85.6% of the population of North Chicago, IL has health coverage, with 30.2% on employee plans, 26.7% on Medicaid, 6.61% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 9.5% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Lake County, IL see 881 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.11% decrease from the previous year (900 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 835 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 316 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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881 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lake County, IL

Primary care physicians in Lake County, IL see an average of 881 patients per year. This represents a 2.11% decrease from the previous year (900 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lake 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 28.5% under 18 years, 32.4% between 18 and 34 years, 29.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.92% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.3% were men and 53.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.4%
Uninsured
30.2%
Employer Coverage
26.7%
Medicaid
6.61%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
9.5%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in North Chicago, IL grew by 5.61% from 13.7% to 14.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in North Chicago, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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