Jo Daviess County, IL

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2022 Population
21,942
0.241% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
50.8
0.594% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.77%
13.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$67,729
10.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$179,300
12.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Jo Daviess County, IL had a population of 21.9k people with a median age of 50.8 and a median household income of $67,729. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jo Daviess County, IL declined from 21,995 to 21,942, a −0.241% decrease and its median household income grew from $61,289 to $67,729, a 10.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jo Daviess County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.66%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.42%), White (Hispanic) (1.37%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.798%).

None of the households in Jo Daviess 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.

99.5% of the residents in Jo Daviess County, IL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Jo Daviess County, IL was $179,300, and the homeownership rate was 79.9%.

Most people in Jo Daviess County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Jo Daviess County, IL was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Jo Daviess County, IL is home to a population of 21.9k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.59% of Jo Daviess County, IL residents were born outside of the country (349 people).

In 2022, there were 56.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.5k people) in Jo Daviess County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 365 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 311 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
98.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Jo Daviess County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jo Daviess County, IL was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jo Daviess County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    20.5k ± 95
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    365 ± 105
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    311 ± 112
3.3%
Hispanic Population
725 people

In 2022, there were 56.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.5k people) in Jo Daviess County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 365 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 311 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.3% of the people in Jo Daviess County, IL are hispanic (725 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.59%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
349 people
2.29%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
503 people

As of 2022, 1.59% of Jo Daviess County, IL residents (349 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 Jo Daviess County, IL was 2.29%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    765 ± 153
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    222 ± 76
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    114 ± 47

Jo Daviess County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jo Daviess County, IL employs 10.8k people. The largest industries in Jo Daviess County, IL are Manufacturing (1,776 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,304 people), and Retail Trade (1,099 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($69,188), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($61,522), and Public Administration ($60,667).

Occupations

10.8k
2022 Value
± 611
0.988%
1 Year growth
± 8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jo Daviess County, IL grew at a rate of 0.988%, from 10.7k employees to 10.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jo Daviess County, IL, are Management Occupations (1,352 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,115 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,035 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jo Daviess County, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.8k
2022 Value
± 611
0.988%
1 Year growth
± 8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jo Daviess County, IL grew at a rate of 0.988%, from 10.7k employees to 10.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jo Daviess County, IL, are Manufacturing (1,776 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,304 people), and Retail Trade (1,099 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jo Daviess County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Jo Daviess 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

$46,074
Median earning men ± $2,907
$34,735
Median earning women ± $2,771

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($85,938), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,607), and Manufacturing ($56,692).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($58,500), Manufacturing ($52,665), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,975).

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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. 154
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 149
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 147
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Jo Daviess County, IL went to Donald J. Trump with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (40.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (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

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.

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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 Jo Daviess County, IL was $179,300 in 2022, which is 0.636 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $159,300 to $179,300, a 12.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Jo Daviess County, IL is 79.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jo Daviess County, IL have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jo Daviess County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Jo Daviess County, IL is $67,729. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Jo Daviess County, IL was Census Tract 204.01 with a value of $96,103, followed by Census Tract 203 and Census Tract 202, with respective values of $68,491 and $64,060.

Property

$179,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,199
$8,045
Median Property Taxes
±$494

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 Jo Daviess County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

79.9%
Homeownership
2022
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.9% of the housing units in Jo Daviess County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 204.01
  2. Census Tract 203
  3. Census Tract 202

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jo Daviess County, IL was Census Tract 204.01 with a value of $96,103, followed by Census Tract 203 and Census Tract 202, with respective values of $68,491 and $64,060.

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

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Household Income

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$67,729
Median Household Income
± $4,200
10.1k
Number of Households
± 587

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.1k households in Jo Daviess County, IL grew to $67,729 from the previous year's value of $61,289.

The following chart displays the households in Jo Daviess 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 Jo Daviess 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 (77.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.5%)
  3. Carpooled (5.42%)

In 2022, 77.9% of workers in Jo Daviess County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.5%) and those who carpooled to work (5.42%).

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Commute Time

21.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jo Daviess County, IL have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.08% of the workforce in Jo Daviess 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 Jo Daviess County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jo Daviess County, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.77% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jo Daviess County, IL (1.69k out of 21.7k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jo Daviess County, IL is White, followed by Hispanic 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

95.3% of the population of Jo Daviess County, IL has health coverage, with 44% on employee plans, 12.1% on Medicaid, 23.4% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 1.41% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Jo Daviess County, IL see 2124 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.608% decrease from the previous year (2137 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1634 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1118 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,124 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jo Daviess County, IL

Primary care physicians in Jo Daviess County, IL see an average of 2,124 patients per year. This represents a 0.608% decrease from the previous year (2,137 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Jo Daviess 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 19.6% under 18 years, 14.1% between 18 and 34 years, 37.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 28.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.73%
Uninsured
44%
Employer Coverage
12.1%
Medicaid
23.4%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
1.41%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jo Daviess County, IL declined by 10.4% from 5.28% to 4.73%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Jo Daviess County, IL.

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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 34.7% in Jo Daviess County, IL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.05% in Jo Daviess County, IL.

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