Piatt County, IL

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2022 Population
16,698
0.204% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.8
0.239% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
7.15%
24.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$81,151
4.63% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$168,300
10.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Piatt County, IL had a population of 16.7k people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $81,151. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Piatt County, IL grew from 16,664 to 16,698, a 0.204% increase and its median household income grew from $77,559 to $81,151, a 4.63% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Piatt County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.922%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.832%), and White (Hispanic) (0.449%).

None of the households in Piatt 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.

99.8% of the residents in Piatt County, IL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Piatt County, IL was $168,300, and the homeownership rate was 83.3%.

Most people in Piatt County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Piatt County, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Piatt County, IL is home to a population of 16.7k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.683% of Piatt County, IL residents were born outside of the country (114 people).

In 2022, there were 53.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16k people) in Piatt County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 300 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 154 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.8% of Piatt County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Piatt County, IL was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Piatt County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16k ± 34
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    300 ± 66.9
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    154 ± 66
1.5%
Hispanic Population
251 people

In 2022, there were 53.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16k people) in Piatt County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 300 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 154 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.5% of the people in Piatt County, IL are hispanic (251 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.683%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
114 people
0.882%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
147 people

As of 2022, 0.683% of Piatt County, IL residents (114 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 Piatt County, IL was 0.882%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    290 ± 80
  2. Korea
    151 ± 106
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    99 ± 49

Piatt County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Piatt County, IL employs 8.26k people. The largest industries in Piatt County, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,418 people), Educational Services (1,249 people), and Manufacturing (873 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($141,375), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($66,719), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,357).

Occupations

8.26k
2022 Value
± 558
−0.769%
1 Year decline
± 9.34%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Piatt County, IL declined at a rate of −0.769%, from 8.33k employees to 8.26k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Piatt County, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (992 people), Management Occupations (987 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (779 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Piatt County, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.26k
2022 Value
± 558
−0.769%
1 Year decline
± 9.34%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Piatt County, IL declined at a rate of −0.769%, from 8.33k employees to 8.26k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Piatt County, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,418 people), Educational Services (1,249 people), and Manufacturing (873 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Piatt County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Piatt 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

$53,542
Median earning men ± $3,027
$40,826
Median earning women ± $3,382

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($143,359), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($73,750), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($69,432).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,781), Public Administration ($52,813), and Wholesale Trade ($51,250).

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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. 87
    Wholesale Trade
  2. 83
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 69
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Piatt County, IL went to Donald J. Trump with 63.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (33.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.71%).

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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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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 Piatt County, IL was $168,300 in 2022, which is 0.597 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $152,000 to $168,300, a 10.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Piatt County, IL is 83.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Piatt County, IL have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Piatt County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Piatt County, IL is $81,151. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Piatt County, IL was Census Tract 9545 with a value of $99,868, followed by Census Tract 9546 and Census Tract 9548, with respective values of $77,181 and $75,750.

Property

$168,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,554
$5,651
Median Property Taxes
±$401

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

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Rent vs Own

83.3%
Homeownership
2022
62.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 83.3% of the housing units in Piatt County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9545
  2. Census Tract 9546
  3. Census Tract 9548

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Piatt County, IL was Census Tract 9545 with a value of $99,868, followed by Census Tract 9546 and Census Tract 9548, with respective values of $77,181 and $75,750.

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

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Household Income

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$81,151
Median Household Income
± $8,695
6.78k
Number of Households
± 498

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.78k households in Piatt County, IL grew to $81,151 from the previous year's value of $77,559.

The following chart displays the households in Piatt 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 Piatt 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 (84.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.78%)
  3. Carpooled (6.37%)

In 2022, 84.7% of workers in Piatt County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.78%) and those who carpooled to work (6.37%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Piatt County, IL have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.55% of the workforce in Piatt 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 Piatt County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Piatt County, IL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.15% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Piatt County, IL (1.19k out of 16.6k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Piatt County, IL is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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

96.1% of the population of Piatt County, IL has health coverage, with 59.9% on employee plans, 8.72% on Medicaid, 17.3% on Medicare, 9.71% on non-group plans, and 0.475% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Piatt County, IL see 1816 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.329% decrease from the previous year (1822 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3271 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1487 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,816 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Piatt County, IL

Primary care physicians in Piatt County, IL see an average of 1,816 patients per year. This represents a 0.329% decrease from the previous year (1,822 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Piatt 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 22.9% under 18 years, 17.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.9%
Uninsured
59.9%
Employer Coverage
8.72%
Medicaid
17.3%
Medicare
9.71%
Non-Group
0.475%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Piatt County, IL declined by 0.666% from 3.93% to 3.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Piatt 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 Piatt 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 32.4% in Piatt County, IL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.68% in Piatt County, IL.

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