Demographics - Comparative

US CENSUS information for Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski, and Union Counties also State of Illinois and United States
PEOPLE Alexander County Johnson County Massac County Pulaski County Union County State of Illinois United States
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018 6,060 12,456 14,080 5,463 16,841 12,741,080 327,167,434
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010 8,238 12,581 15,431 6,154 17,810 12,831,572 308,758,105
Population, percent change April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018 -26.4% -1.0% -8.8% -11.3% -5.4% -0.7% 6.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,238 12,582 15,429 6,161 17,808 12,830,632 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent 6.5% 4.2% 5.6% 5.2% 5.5% 6.0% 6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent 23.7% 18.0% 22.3% 21.6% 21.2% 22.6% 22.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent 21.3% 20.5% 20.5% 21.9% 20.8% 15.2% 15.6%
Female persons, percent 52.0% 43.3% 52.0% 51.7% 50.1% 50.8% 50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent 63.3% 88.7% 90.6% 65.5% 96.0% 77.1% 76.6%
Black or African American alone, percent 33.4% 9.6% 5.8% 30.7% 1.2% 14.6% 13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent 0.4% 0.3% 0.5% 0.6% 0.7% 0.6% 1.3%
Asian alone, percent 0.2% 0.2% 0.5% 0.3% 0.5% 5.7% 5.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two or More Races, percent 2.4% 1.1% 2.4% 2.8% 1.6% 2.0% 2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent 1.7% 3.3% 3.0% 2.3% 5.2% 17.3% 18.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent  62.1% 85.8% 88.1% 64.2% 91.3% 61.3% 60.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 451 1,096 1,102 494 1,421 614,725 18,939,219
Foreign born persons, percent 2013-2017 0.9% 1.2% 0.8% 1.1% 2.9% 14.0% 13.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2017 3,978 5,636 7,132 3,165 7,999 5,359,557 137,403,460
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 70.5% 81.5% 73.5% 73.7% 80.2% 66.1% 63.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $53,200 $96,600 $82,500 $63,500 $98,600 $179,700 $193,500
Median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $880 $1,115 $987 $877 $999 $1,633 $1,515
Median selected monthly owner costs - without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $368 $397 $425 $318 $435 $603 $474
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $465 $620 $714 $525 $517 $952 $982
Building Permits, 2017 0 0 21 9 17 24,992 1,281,977
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 2,432 4,486 6,084 2,246 6,686 4,818,452 118,825,921
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.70 2.37 2.34 2.52 2.51 2.61 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 94.0% 85.8% 90.6% 91.5% 93.6% 86.9% 85.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 1.2% 3.1% 2.1% 1.4% 5.4% 22.8% 21.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 55.6% 71.0% 67.4% 59.8% 72.5% 86.7% 87.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 45.4% 60.7% 60.3% 51.9% 61.3% 78.4% 78.1%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 78.5% 83.1% 85.4% 85.8% 87.5% 88.6% 87.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 10.7% 16.2% 12.1% 11.2% 22.3% 33.4% 30.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 15.5% 10.3% 15.5% 17.5% 12.7% 7.1% 8.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent 6.4% 5.9% 6.1% 7.5% 7.3% 7.8% 10.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 44.6% 41.3% 51.5% 47.9% 54.9% 65.2% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 44.7% 51.2% 46.4% 45.6% 49.6% 60.4% 58.2%
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000) 12,189 12,554 53,836 6,752 72,600 83,431,778 2,040,441,203
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000) 8,006 3,064 40,200 295,456,992 5,208,023,478
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000) 24,207 88,589 84,949 34,964 167,103 166,634,514 4,219,821,871
Total retail sales per capita, 2012 $3,124 $6,943 $5,576 $5,829 $9,469 $12,942 $13,443
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 27.3 25.0 20.7 27.5 24.6 28.7 26.4
Income and Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $31,014 $45,743 $42,168 $34,655 $46,716 $61,229 $57,652
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $18,564 $20,726 $23,434 $20,195 $24,646 $32,924 $31,177
Persons in poverty, percent 30.3% 15.0% 15.3% 22.9% 19.0% 12.6% 12.3%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BUSINESSES Alexander County Johnson County Massac County Pulaski County Union County State of Illinois United States
Total employer establishments, 2016 91 169 229 84 359 319,605 7,757,807
Total employment, 2016 1,047 1,272 3,566 599 3,652 5,513,071 126,752,238
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 43,517 25,993 145,949 16,238 99,894 295,308,470 6,435,142,055
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 2.6% -0.6% 0.1% -26.0% 1.8% 1.6% 2.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2016 292 718 795 289 1,027 981,735 24,813,048
All firms, 2012 523 954 690 429 1,322 1,135,017 27,626,360
Men-owned firms, 2012 154 585 326 188 785 609,648 14,844,597
Women-owned firms, 2012 276 154 236 128 440 417,500 9,878,397
Minority-owned firms, 2012 202 33 42 67 118 311,684 7,952,386
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 295 893 608 348 1,153 795,129 18,987,918
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 86 249 101 198 89,110 2,521,682
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 411 583 509 395 1,036 1,006,885 24,070,685
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GEOGRAPHY Alexander County Johnson County Massac County Pulaski County Union County State of Illinois United States
Population per square mile, 2010 35.0 36.6 65.0 30.9 43.1 231.1 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 235.51 343.92 237.22 199.19 413.46 55,518.93 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 17003 17087 17127 17153 17181 17 0