Skokie, IL

Census Place

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2022 Population
67,076
0.546% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
8.69%
4.92% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$91,892
14.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$362,500
8.24% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
31,680
1.88% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Skokie, IL had a population of 67.1k people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $91,892. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Skokie, IL declined from 67,444 to 67,076, a −0.546% decrease and its median household income grew from $80,543 to $91,892, a 14.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Skokie, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (49%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (26.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.94%), White (Hispanic) (3.87%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.62%).

None of the households in Skokie, 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.

89.9% of the residents in Skokie, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Skokie, IL are Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute (129 degrees awarded in 2022), Hebrew Theological College (68 degrees), and Estelle Medical Academy (44 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Skokie, IL was $362,500, and the homeownership rate was 74.6%.

Most people in Skokie, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Skokie, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Skokie, IL is home to a population of 67.1k people, from which 89.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 37.9% of Skokie, IL residents were born outside of the country (25.4k people).

In 2022, there were 1.87 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.9k people) in Skokie, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

89.9%
2022 Citizenship
89.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.9% of Skokie, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Skokie, IL was 89.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Skokie, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    32.9k ± 1.42k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    17.6k ± 1.41k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6k ± 1.24k
11.1%
Hispanic Population
7.41k people

In 2022, there were 1.87 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.9k people) in Skokie, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.1% of the people in Skokie, IL are hispanic (7.41k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    622,347 ± 18,890 people
  2. India
    165,336 ± 9,918 people
  3. Poland
    123,006 ± 8,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 622,347 Illinois residents, followed by India with 165,336 and Poland with 123,006.

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Foreign-Born Population

37.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
25.4k people
37%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
24.9k people

As of 2022, 37.9% of Skokie, IL residents (25.4k 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 Skokie, IL was 37%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    524 ± 141
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    274 ± 132
  3. World War II
    91 ± 58

Skokie, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Skokie, IL employs 31.7k people. The largest industries in Skokie, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,328 people), Retail Trade (3,762 people), and Educational Services (3,582 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($101,287), Utilities ($96,944), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($91,141).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,581. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

31.7k
2022 Value
± 1,448
1.88%
1 Year growth
± 6.37%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Skokie, IL grew at a rate of 1.88%, from 31.1k employees to 31.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Skokie, IL, are Management Occupations (3,807 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,424 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2,967 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Skokie, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

31.7k
2022 Value
± 1,448
1.88%
1 Year growth
± 6.37%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Skokie, IL grew at a rate of 1.88%, from 31.1k employees to 31.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Skokie, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,328 people), Retail Trade (3,762 people), and Educational Services (3,582 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Skokie, IL, though some of these residents may live in Skokie, 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

$54,971
Median earning men ± $4,272
$45,196
Median earning women ± $2,938

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($110,583), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($92,353), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,520).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($70,893), Public Administration ($70,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($64,972).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

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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.

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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 Skokie, IL awarded 241 degrees. The student population of Skokie, IL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 43 male students and 344 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Skokie, IL are White (120 and 51.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (63 and 27%), Black or African American (26 and 11.2%), and Asian (15 and 6.44%).

The largest universities in Skokie, IL by number of degrees awarded are Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute (129 and 53.5%), Hebrew Theological College (68 and 28.2%), and Estelle Medical Academy (44 and 18.3%).

The most popular majors in Skokie, IL are Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (129 and 53.5%), Massage Therapy (44 and 18.3%), and Judaic Studies (31 and 12.9%).

The median tuition cost in Skokie, IL for private four year colleges is $13,800.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Skokie, IL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 71.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 60%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 387 (11.1% men and 88.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 387 students enrolled in Skokie, IL, 11.1% men and 88.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 228 records, of which 85.1% were women and 14.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 31 degrees awarded
  2. 8 degrees awarded
  3. 7 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Skokie, IL was Judaic Studies with 31 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 129 degrees awarded
  2. 68 degrees awarded
  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute with 129 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 24 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Skokie, IL, which is 0.111 times less than the 217 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 120 degrees mean that there were 1.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 63 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($13,800) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($400) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,858) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

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.

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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 Skokie, IL was $362,500 in 2022, which is 1.29 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $334,900 to $362,500, a 8.24% increase. The homeownership rate in Skokie, IL is 74.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Skokie, IL have an average commute time of 27.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Skokie, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Skokie, IL is $91,892. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Skokie, IL was Census Tract 8078 with a value of $151,538, followed by Census Tract 8071 and Census Tract 8075, with respective values of $146,719 and $141,411.

Property

$362,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,518
$17,945
Median Property Taxes
±$926

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Rent vs Own

74.6%
Homeownership
2022
61.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.6% of the housing units in Skokie, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8078
  2. Census Tract 8071
  3. Census Tract 8075

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Skokie, IL was Census Tract 8078 with a value of $151,538, followed by Census Tract 8071 and Census Tract 8075, with respective values of $146,719 and $141,411.

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

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Household Income

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$91,892
Median Household Income
± $6,255
24k
Number of Households
± 1,217

In 2022, the median household income of the 24k households in Skokie, IL grew to $91,892 from the previous year's value of $80,543.

The following chart displays the households in Skokie, 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Skokie, 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 (61.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (14%)
  3. Carpooled (13.7%)

In 2022, 61.8% of workers in Skokie, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14%) and those who carpooled to work (13.7%).

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Commute Time

27.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Skokie, IL have a longer commute time (27.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.839% of the workforce in Skokie, 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 Skokie, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Skokie, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.69% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Skokie, IL (5.78k out of 66.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Males 55 - 64.

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

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

93% of the population of Skokie, IL has health coverage, with 52.6% on employee plans, 14.8% on Medicaid, 15.2% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 0.361% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cook County, IL see 1046 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.853% decrease from the previous year (1055 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1046 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 314 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,046 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cook County, IL

Primary care physicians in Cook County, IL see an average of 1,046 patients per year. This represents a 0.853% decrease from the previous year (1,055 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cook 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 23.9% under 18 years, 16.1% between 18 and 34 years, 39.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.97%
Uninsured
52.6%
Employer Coverage
14.8%
Medicaid
15.2%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
0.361%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Skokie, IL declined by 2.55% from 7.15% to 6.97%.

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