Logan County, IL

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Population

29,488

1.11% decline

Median Age

40.6


Median Household Income

$58,271

10.6% growth

Poverty Rate

9.23%


Number of Employees

12,625

7.65% growth

Median Property Value

$101,300

3.9% growth

About

In 2017, Logan County, IL had a population of 29.5k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $58,271. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Logan County, IL declined from 29,820 to 29,488, a -1.11% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,676 to $58,271, a 10.6% increase.

The population of Logan County, IL is 86.5% White Alone, 6.67% Black or African American Alone, and 3.4% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Logan County, IL speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Logan County, IL are Lincoln College (309 degrees awarded in 2016) and Lincoln Christian University (252 degrees).

The median property value in Logan County, IL is $101,300, and the homeownership rate is 72.8%. Most people in Logan County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Logan County, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Logan County, IL employs 12.6k people. The largest industries in Logan County, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,765 people), Manufacturing (1,687 people), and Retail Trade (1,469 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,500), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,750).

Median household income in Logan County, IL is $58,271. Males in Logan County, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Logan County, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,271

2017 value

± $2,629

10.6%

1 Year Growth

± 5.16%

Households in Logan County, IL have a median annual income of $58,271, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,676 in 2016, which represents a 10.6% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Illinois by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Logan County, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9535

  2. Census Tract 9536

  3. Census Tract 9530

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Logan County, IL was Census Tract 9535 with a value of $69,741, followed by Census Tract 9536 and Census Tract 9530, with respective values of $67,946 and $63,000.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Logan County, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.23% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Logan County, IL (2.33k out of 25.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 35 - 44.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,111 ± 250

  2. Two Or More

    132 ± 81

  3. Hispanic

    64 ± 97

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Logan 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

12.6k

2017 Value

± 531

7.65%

1 Year growth

± 6.21%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Logan County, IL grew at a rate of 7.65%, from 11.7k employees to 12.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Logan County, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,786 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,264 people), and Production Occupations (1,261 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Logan County, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Logan County, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,786 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,264 people), and Production Occupations (1,261 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Logan County, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.11 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.06 times), and Production Occupations (1.72 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Logan County, IL, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($106,042), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,947), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($72,014).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

12.6k

2017 Value

± 531

7.65%

1 Year growth

± 6.21%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Logan County, IL grew at a rate of 7.65%, from 11.7k employees to 12.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Logan County, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,765 people), Manufacturing (1,687 people), and Retail Trade (1,469 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Logan County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Logan County, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Logan County, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,765 people), Manufacturing (1,687 people), and Retail Trade (1,469 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Logan County, IL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.98 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.47 times), and Utilities (1.39 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Logan County, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($83,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,500), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,750).

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Domestic Trade

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. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline ($75B) and Pharmaceuticals ($66.8B).

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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$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% to $1.31T by 2045.

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. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

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

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Health

95.1% of the population of Logan County, IL has health coverage, with 50% on employee plans, 15.5% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 15.4% on non-group plans, and 0.697% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Logan County, IL see 2949 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.874% decrease from the previous year (2975 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1968 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1476 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,949 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Logan County, IL see an average of 2,949 patients per year. This represents a 0.874% decrease from the previous year (2,975 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Logan County, IL in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.92%

Uninsured

50%

Employer Coverage

15.5%

Medicaid

13.5%

Medicare

15.4%

Non-Group

0.697%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Logan County, IL declined by 18.6% from 6.04% to 4.92%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Logan County, IL is home to a population of 29.5k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.43% of Logan County, IL residents were born outside of the country (423 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Logan County, IL is composed of 25.5k White Alone residents (86.5%), 1.97k Black or African American Alone residents (6.67%), 1k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.4%), 714 Two or More Races residents (2.42%), 237 Asian Alone residents (0.804%), 36 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.122%), 24 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0814%), and 4 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0136%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Logan County, IL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 10.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Logan County, IL was 40.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Logan County, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Logan County, IL residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.43%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

423 people

1.71%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

511 people

As of 2017, 1.43% of Logan County, IL residents (423 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Logan County, IL was 1.71%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Illinois residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Logan County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Logan County, IL was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    25.5k ± 16

  2. Black or African American Alone

    1.97k ± 184

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1k ± 175

In 2017, there were 13 times more White Alone residents (25.5k people) in Logan County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.97k Black or African American Alone and 1k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Logan County, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Logan County, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Logan County, IL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Logan County, IL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    785 ± 98

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    279 ± 88

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    240 ± 86

Logan County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.81 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Logan County, IL awarded 561 degrees. The student population of Logan County, IL is skewed towards women, with 886 male students and 958 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Logan County, IL are White (417 and 76.1%), followed by Black or African American (84 and 15.3%), Hispanic or Latino (18 and 3.28%), and Two or More Races (15 and 2.74%).

The largest universities in Logan County, IL by number of degrees awarded are Lincoln College (309 and 55.1%) and Lincoln Christian University (252 and 44.9%).

The most popular majors in Logan County, IL are General Studies (147 and 26.2%), General Business Administration & Management (44 and 7.84%), and Organizational Leadership (38 and 6.77%).

The median tuition costs in Logan County, IL are $14,860 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 26 degrees awarded

  2. 22 degrees awarded

  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Logan County, IL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 26 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Logan County, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 309 degrees awarded

  2. 252 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$14,860

Median Private

In 2016, the Logan County, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lincoln College with 309 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

254

Degrees Awarded to Men

307

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 254 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Logan County, IL, which is 0.827 times less than the 307 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Logan County, IL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    417 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    84 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    18 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Logan County, IL were to White students. These 417 degrees mean that there were 4.96 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 84 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Logan County, IL was $101,300 in 2017, which is 0.466 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $97,500 to $101,300, a 3.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Logan County, IL is 72.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Logan County, IL have an average commute time of 20.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Logan County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$58,271

Median Household Income

± $2,629

11k

Number of Households

± 480

In 2017, the median household income of the 11k households in Logan County, IL grew to $58,271 from the previous year's value of $52,676.

The following chart displays the households in Logan 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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Housing

Property Value

$101,300

2017 Median

± $3,735

$97,500

2016 Median

± $2,544

In 2017, the median property value in Logan County, IL grew to to $101,300 from the previous year's value of $97,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Logan County, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Logan County, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Logan County, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Logan County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

72.8%

2017 Homeownership

68.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.8% of the housing units in Logan County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Logan County, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Logan County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Logan County, IL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

20.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Logan County, IL have a shorter commute time (20.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.59% of the workforce in Logan County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.6%

  2. Carpooled

    10.9%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.42%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Logan County, IL was Drove Alone (80.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.9%) and those who Worked At Home (4.42%).

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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