Vermilion County, IL

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2022 Population
74,113
1.12% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.8
0.493% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
17.5%
6.39% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$52,787
7.59% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$91,000
11.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
30,399
0.254% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Vermilion County, IL had a population of 74.1k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $52,787. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Vermilion County, IL declined from 74,953 to 74,113, a −1.12% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,063 to $52,787, a 7.59% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Vermilion County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.5%), White (Hispanic) (2.21%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.19%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.52%).

None of the households in Vermilion 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.

99.3% of the residents in Vermilion County, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Vermilion County, IL are Danville Area Community College (497 degrees awarded in 2022) and Lakeview College of Nursing (61 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Vermilion County, IL was $91,000, and the homeownership rate was 69.5%.

Most people in Vermilion County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Vermilion County, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Vermilion County, IL is home to a population of 74.1k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.31% of Vermilion County, IL residents were born outside of the country (1.72k people).

In 2022, there were 5.34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.4k people) in Vermilion County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.64k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Vermilion County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Vermilion County, IL was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Vermilion County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    57.4k ± 71
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.8k ± 190
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.64k ± 303
5.44%
Hispanic Population
4.04k people

In 2022, there were 5.34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.4k people) in Vermilion County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.64k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.44% of the people in Vermilion County, IL are hispanic (4.04k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    622,347 ± 18,890 people
  2. India
    165,336 ± 9,918 people
  3. Poland
    123,006 ± 8,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 622,347 Illinois residents, followed by India with 165,336 and Poland with 123,006.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.31%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.72k people
2.12%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.59k people

As of 2022, 2.31% of Vermilion County, IL residents (1.72k 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 Vermilion County, IL was 2.12%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,648 ± 222
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    585 ± 155
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    522 ± 132

Vermilion County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.82 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Vermilion County, IL employs 30.4k people. The largest industries in Vermilion County, IL are Manufacturing (5,066 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,567 people), and Retail Trade (3,555 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($66,935), Information ($58,750), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,143).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $66,581. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

30.4k
2022 Value
± 1,162
0.254%
1 Year growth
± 5.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Vermilion County, IL grew at a rate of 0.254%, from 30.3k employees to 30.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Vermilion County, IL, are Production Occupations (3,320 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,027 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,996 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Vermilion County, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

30.4k
2022 Value
± 1,162
0.254%
1 Year growth
± 5.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Vermilion County, IL grew at a rate of 0.254%, from 30.3k employees to 30.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Vermilion County, IL, are Manufacturing (5,066 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,567 people), and Retail Trade (3,555 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Vermilion County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Vermilion 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

$48,204
Median earning men ± $2,763
$32,364
Median earning women ± $1,450

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($72,981), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,781), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,315).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($40,191), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($38,682), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($36,896).

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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. 427
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 402
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 385
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Vermilion County, IL went to Donald J. Trump with 65.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%).

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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Vermilion County, IL awarded 558 degrees. The student population of Vermilion County, IL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 825 male students and 1,215 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Vermilion County, IL are White (377 and 67.6%), followed by Black or African American (76 and 13.6%), Unknown (69 and 12.4%), and Hispanic or Latino (20 and 3.58%).

The largest universities in Vermilion County, IL by number of degrees awarded are Danville Area Community College (497 and 89.1%) and Lakeview College of Nursing (61 and 10.9%).

The most popular majors in Vermilion County, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (103 and 18.5%), Registered Nursing (94 and 16.8%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (51 and 9.14%).

The median tuition cost in Vermilion County, IL for private four year colleges is $16,320.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,040 students enrolled in Vermilion County, IL, 40.4% men and 59.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,330 records, of which 60.5% were women and 39.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 33 degrees awarded
  2. 99 degrees awarded
  3. 38 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Vermilion County, IL was Registered Nursing with 33 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Vermilion County, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 497 degrees awarded
  2. 61 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Danville Area Community College with 497 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 218 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Vermilion County, IL, which is 0.641 times less than the 340 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 377 degrees mean that there were 4.96 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 76 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($16,320) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,450) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($700) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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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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 Vermilion County, IL was $91,000 in 2022, which is 0.323 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $81,700 to $91,000, a 11.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Vermilion County, IL is 69.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Vermilion County, IL have an average commute time of 20.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Vermilion County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Vermilion County, IL is $52,787. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Vermilion County, IL was Census Tract 13 with a value of $81,292, followed by Census Tract 103 and Census Tract 104, with respective values of $80,313 and $77,955.

In 2022, 12.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Vermilion County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.781%.

Property

$91,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,507
$20,781
Median Property Taxes
±$863

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 Vermilion County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.5%
Homeownership
2022
62.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.5% of the housing units in Vermilion County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 13
  2. Census Tract 103
  3. Census Tract 104

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Vermilion County, IL was Census Tract 13 with a value of $81,292, followed by Census Tract 103 and Census Tract 104, with respective values of $80,313 and $77,955.

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

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Household Income

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$52,787
Median Household Income
± $1,819
29.9k
Number of Households
± 1,135

In 2022, the median household income of the 29.9k households in Vermilion County, IL grew to $52,787 from the previous year's value of $49,063.

The following chart displays the households in Vermilion 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 Vermilion 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 (82%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.01%)
  3. Carpooled (6.7%)

In 2022, 82% of workers in Vermilion County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.01%) and those who carpooled to work (6.7%).

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

20.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Vermilion County, IL have a shorter commute time (20.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.74% of the workforce in Vermilion 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 Vermilion County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Vermilion County, IL have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 12.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Vermilion County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.781%.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Vermilion County, IL (12.4k out of 71.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Vermilion County, IL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 29.2% of the children was living in poverty in Vermilion County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 705 in Vermilion County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 137 per 100,000 population.

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Health

95% of the population of Vermilion County, IL has health coverage, with 41.4% on employee plans, 26.4% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 1.5% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Vermilion County, IL see 2612 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.41% increase from the previous year (2478 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2495 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 299 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,612 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Vermilion County, IL

Primary care physicians in Vermilion County, IL see an average of 2,612 patients per year. This represents a 5.41% increase from the previous year (2,478 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Vermilion 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 25.3% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 36.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.01%
Uninsured
41.4%
Employer Coverage
26.4%
Medicaid
15.3%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
1.5%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Vermilion County, IL declined by 13.7% from 5.81% to 5.01%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 76.6 in Vermilion 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 39.1% in Vermilion County, IL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.61% in Vermilion County, IL.

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