Illinois has a population of 12.8M people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $60,960. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Illinois declined from 12.9M to 12.8M, a 0.45% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,588 to $60,960, a 2.3% increase.
The population of Illinois is 61.6% White, 17% Hispanic, and 14% Black. 22.9% of the people in Illinois speak a non-English language, and 93% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Illinois are University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with 13,053 graduates, Northwestern University, with 9,543 graduates, and University of Illinois at Chicago, with 7,070 graduates.
The median property value in Illinois is $186,500, and the homeownership rate is 65.3%. Most people in Illinois commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Illinois is 2 cars per household.
Illinois is the 5th most populated state in the United States and borders Indiana; Iowa; Kentucky; Michigan; Missouri; and Wisconsin.