In 2021, Illinois had a population of 12.8M people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $72,563. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Illinois grew from 12.7M to 12.8M, a 0.831% increase and its median household income grew from $68,428 to $72,563, a 6.04% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Illinois are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.8%), White (Hispanic) (7.63%), Other (Hispanic) (5.94%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.6%).
23.2% of the households in Illinois 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.
93.3% of the residents in Illinois are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Illinois are University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (15,117 degrees awarded in 2021), Chamberlain University-Illinois (12,793 degrees), and Northwestern University (9,290 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Illinois was $212,600, and the homeownership rate was 66.5%.
Most people in Illinois drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Illinois was 2 cars per household.