In 2018, Illinois had a population of 12.7M people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $65,030. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Illinois declined from 12.8M to 12.7M, a -0.476% decrease and its median household income grew from $62,992 to $65,030, a 3.24% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Illinois are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.8%), White (Hispanic) (10.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.59%), and Other (Hispanic) (5.4%). 23.5% of the households in Illinois speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 93.2% of the residents in Illinois are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Illinois are University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (14,052 degrees awarded in 2019), Chamberlain University-Illinois (11,644 degrees), and Northwestern University (8,794 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Illinois was $203,400, and the homeownership rate was 66%. Most people in Illinois drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Illinois was 2 cars per household.