Illinois Income and Careers
As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Illinois is $30,019, which is higher than the national average of $28,555. Illinois median household income is $57,166, which has grown by 22.70% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Illinois residents spend 28.6 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #16
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #18
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||22.23%||$15,728, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||27.05%||$17,893, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||2.51%||$3,672, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||16.75%||$26,034, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$62,152, see rank||$56,900|
|Black||$34,174, see rank||$35,600|
|Hispanic||$46,782, see rank||$42,396|
|Asian||$75,890, see rank||$73,244|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$41,567, see rank||$37,170|
|Hawaiian Native||$73,264, see rank||$53,370|
|One Race, Other||$44,842, see rank||$40,300|
|Two or More Races||$48,716, see rank||$47,621|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$24,207, see rank||$25,788|
|25 to 44||$62,340, see rank||$58,398|
|45 to 64||$70,284, see rank||$65,027|
|65 or over||$38,325, see rank||$37,945|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||10,170,489||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||4,936,217||48.53%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||3,523,618||71.38%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||14,588||0.30%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||3,509,030||71.09%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||3,143,362||89.58%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||365,668||10.42%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||1,412,599||28.62%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||5,234,272||51.47%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||3,195,239||61.04%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||2,677||0.05%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||3,192,562||60.99%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||2,888,669||90.48%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||303,893||9.52%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||2,039,033||38.96%, see rank||41.21%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||5,928,078||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||4,355,798||73.48%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||511,844||8.63%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||528,753||8.92%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||186,381||3.14%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||96,808||1.63%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||248,494||4.19%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||6,032,031||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||3,143,362||52.11%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||1,046,420||33.29%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||459,580||14.62%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||566,254||18.01%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||14,901||0.47%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||243,422||7.74%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||644,799||20.51%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||2,888,669||47.89%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||1,157,943||40.09%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||588,898||20.39%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||933,966||32.33%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||3,145||0.11%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||5,922||0.21%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||192,466||6.66%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||6,032,031||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||63,558||1.05%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||308,760||5.12%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||756,747||12.55%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||181,855||3.01%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||663,401||11.00%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||353,089||5.85%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||124,634||2.07%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||442,091||7.33%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|681,276||11.29%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||1,391,310||23.07%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|544,222||9.02%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||232,492||3.85%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||288,596||4.78%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||1,810,470||14.41%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||330,070||10.54%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.