Schuyler County, IL

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2022 Population
6,879
1.06% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
48.2
0.837% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
19.5%
13.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$63,737
9.05% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$100,500
1.08% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Schuyler County, IL had a population of 6.88k people with a median age of 48.2 and a median household income of $63,737. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Schuyler County, IL declined from 6,953 to 6,879, a −1.06% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,447 to $63,737, a 9.05% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Schuyler County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.42%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.3%), White (Hispanic) (1.29%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.8%).

None of the households in Schuyler County, 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.

99.1% of the residents in Schuyler County, IL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Schuyler County, IL was $100,500, and the homeownership rate was 80.7%.

Most people in Schuyler County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Schuyler County, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Schuyler County, IL is home to a population of 6.88k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.61% of Schuyler County, IL residents were born outside of the country (111 people).

In 2022, there were 26.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.29k people) in Schuyler County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 235 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 158 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Schuyler County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Schuyler County, IL was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Schuyler County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.29k ± 17
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    235 ± 86
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    158 ± 105
2.51%
Hispanic Population
173 people

In 2022, there were 26.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.29k people) in Schuyler County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 235 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 158 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.51% of the people in Schuyler County, IL are hispanic (173 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.61%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
111 people
1.41%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
98 people

As of 2022, 1.61% of Schuyler County, IL residents (111 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Schuyler County, IL was 1.41%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    283 ± 86
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    125 ± 76
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    52 ± 34

Schuyler County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Schuyler County, IL employs 2.99k people. The largest industries in Schuyler County, IL are Manufacturing (390 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (379 people), and Retail Trade (360 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($112,500), Public Administration ($59,875), and Transportation & Warehousing ($53,155).

Occupations

2.99k
2022 Value
± 332
0.437%
1 Year growth
± 15.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Schuyler County, IL grew at a rate of 0.437%, from 2.97k employees to 2.99k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Schuyler County, IL, are Sales & Related Occupations (371 people), Management Occupations (278 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (277 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Schuyler County, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.99k
2022 Value
± 332
0.437%
1 Year growth
± 15.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Schuyler County, IL grew at a rate of 0.437%, from 2.97k employees to 2.99k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Schuyler County, IL, are Manufacturing (390 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (379 people), and Retail Trade (360 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Schuyler County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Schuyler County, 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

$44,926
Median earning men ± $7,505
$34,074
Median earning women ± $6,079

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($204,625), Public Administration ($78,546), and Wholesale Trade ($63,319).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($49,949), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,224), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,429).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 42
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  2. 34
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 31
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Schuyler County, IL went to Donald J. Trump with 71% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (27.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.23%).

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.

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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

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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Schuyler County, IL was $100,500 in 2022, which is 0.357 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $101,600 to $100,500, a 1.08% decrease. The homeownership rate in Schuyler County, IL is 80.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Schuyler County, IL have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Schuyler County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Schuyler County, IL is $63,737. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Schuyler County, IL was Census Tract 9703 with a value of $73,482, followed by Census Tract 9701 and Census Tract 9702, with respective values of $73,295 and $50,644.

Property

$100,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,004
$2,199
Median Property Taxes
±$261

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 Schuyler County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

80.7%
Homeownership
2022
65.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.7% of the housing units in Schuyler County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9703
  2. Census Tract 9701
  3. Census Tract 9702

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Schuyler County, IL was Census Tract 9703 with a value of $73,482, followed by Census Tract 9701 and Census Tract 9702, with respective values of $73,295 and $50,644.

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

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Household Income

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$63,737
Median Household Income
± $6,745
2.73k
Number of Households
± 282

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.73k households in Schuyler County, IL grew to $63,737 from the previous year's value of $58,447.

The following chart displays the households in Schuyler 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Schuyler County, 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 (81.4%)
  2. Carpooled (7.64%)
  3. Walked (5.16%)

In 2022, 81.4% of workers in Schuyler County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.64%) and those who walked to work (5.16%).

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

22.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Schuyler County, IL have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.22% of the workforce in Schuyler County, 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 Schuyler County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Schuyler County, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Schuyler County, IL (1.32k out of 6.76k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Schuyler County, IL is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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

90.4% of the population of Schuyler County, IL has health coverage, with 39.7% on employee plans, 17.8% on Medicaid, 17.7% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 2.69% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.3% were men and 47.7% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.9% under 18 years, 14.6% between 18 and 34 years, 41.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 24% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.3% were men and 47.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.62%
Uninsured
39.7%
Employer Coverage
17.8%
Medicaid
17.7%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
2.69%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Schuyler County, IL grew by 51.9% from 6.33% to 9.62%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.2% in Schuyler County, IL.

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