Macoupin County, IL

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2022 Population
44,907
0.543% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
44
0.686% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.7%
2.17% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$64,706
11.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$121,300
16.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
20,176
0.393% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Macoupin County, IL had a population of 44.9k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $64,706. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Macoupin County, IL declined from 45,152 to 44,907, a −0.543% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,227 to $64,706, a 11.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Macoupin County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (95%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.93%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.08%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.503%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.459%).

None of the households in Macoupin 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.

99.6% of the residents in Macoupin County, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Macoupin County, IL are Blackburn College (90 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Macoupin County, IL was $121,300, and the homeownership rate was 77.8%.

Most people in Macoupin County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Macoupin County, IL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Macoupin County, IL is home to a population of 44.9k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.05% of Macoupin County, IL residents were born outside of the country (471 people).

In 2022, there were 49.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.7k people) in Macoupin County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 868 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 484 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of Macoupin County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Macoupin County, IL was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Macoupin County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    42.7k ± 173
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    868 ± 193
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    484 ± 59
1.3%
Hispanic Population
582 people

In 2022, there were 49.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.7k people) in Macoupin County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 868 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 484 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.3% of the people in Macoupin County, IL are hispanic (582 people).

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

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Illinois.
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

1.05%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
471 people
0.93%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
420 people

As of 2022, 1.05% of Macoupin County, IL residents (471 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 Macoupin County, IL was 0.93%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,152 ± 190
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    509 ± 163
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    421 ± 115

Macoupin County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Macoupin County, IL employs 20.2k people. The largest industries in Macoupin County, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,649 people), Retail Trade (2,410 people), and Manufacturing (2,279 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($130,750), Utilities ($72,864), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($65,625).

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

20.2k
2022 Value
± 928
0.393%
1 Year growth
± 6.33%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Macoupin County, IL grew at a rate of 0.393%, from 20.1k employees to 20.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Macoupin County, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,068 people), Management Occupations (1,997 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,805 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Macoupin County, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

20.2k
2022 Value
± 928
0.393%
1 Year growth
± 6.33%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Macoupin County, IL grew at a rate of 0.393%, from 20.1k employees to 20.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Macoupin County, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,649 people), Retail Trade (2,410 people), and Manufacturing (2,279 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Macoupin County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Macoupin 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

$50,041
Median earning men ± $2,863
$35,310
Median earning women ± $2,254

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($98,214), Public Administration ($65,982), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,635).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($75,962), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,926), and Wholesale Trade ($46,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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. 247
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 229
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 197
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Macoupin County, IL went to Donald J. Trump with 67.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (30.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.46%).

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 Macoupin County, IL awarded 90 degrees. The student population of Macoupin County, IL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 168 male students and 214 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Macoupin County, IL are White (65 and 75.6%), followed by Black or African American (11 and 12.8%), Hispanic or Latino (6 and 6.98%), and Asian (3 and 3.49%).

The largest universities in Macoupin County, IL by number of degrees awarded are Blackburn College (90 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Macoupin County, IL are Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (11 and 12.2%), General Psychology (10 and 11.1%), and General Biological Sciences (7 and 7.78%).

The median tuition cost in Macoupin County, IL for private four year colleges is $26,055.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Macoupin County, IL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 64.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 382 (44% men and 56% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 382 students enrolled in Macoupin County, IL, 44% men and 56% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 285 records, of which 57.2% were women and 42.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 11 degrees awarded
  2. 10 degrees awarded
  3. 7 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Macoupin County, IL was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 11 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
90 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Blackburn College with 90 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 42 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Macoupin County, IL, which is 0.875 times less than the 48 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 65 degrees mean that there were 5.91 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 11 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($26,055) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($400) 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.

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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 Macoupin County, IL was $121,300 in 2022, which is 0.43 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $103,800 to $121,300, a 16.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Macoupin County, IL is 77.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Macoupin County, IL have an average commute time of 27.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Macoupin County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Macoupin County, IL is $64,706. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Macoupin County, IL was Census Tract 9565 with a value of $93,315, followed by Census Tract 9563 and Census Tract 9567, with respective values of $91,971 and $76,576.

In 2022, 10.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Macoupin County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.0914%.

Property

$121,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,525
$13,660
Median Property Taxes
±$684

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 Macoupin County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

77.8%
Homeownership
2022
62.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.8% of the housing units in Macoupin County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9565
  2. Census Tract 9563
  3. Census Tract 9567

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Macoupin County, IL was Census Tract 9565 with a value of $93,315, followed by Census Tract 9563 and Census Tract 9567, with respective values of $91,971 and $76,576.

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

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Household Income

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$64,706
Median Household Income
± $2,828
17.6k
Number of Households
± 808

In 2022, the median household income of the 17.6k households in Macoupin County, IL grew to $64,706 from the previous year's value of $58,227.

The following chart displays the households in Macoupin 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 Macoupin 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 (83.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.62%)
  3. Carpooled (5.68%)

In 2022, 83.9% of workers in Macoupin County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.62%) and those who carpooled to work (5.68%).

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Commute Time

27.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Macoupin County, IL have a longer commute time (27.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.84% of the workforce in Macoupin 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 Macoupin County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Macoupin County, IL have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 10.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Macoupin County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.0914%.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Macoupin County, IL (6.45k out of 44k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Macoupin 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 14.5% of the children was living in poverty in Macoupin County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 5.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 170 in Macoupin County, IL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 8.18 per 100,000 population.

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Health

95.9% of the population of Macoupin County, IL has health coverage, with 46.2% on employee plans, 20.1% on Medicaid, 16.9% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 1.43% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Macoupin County, IL see 4084 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.85% decrease from the previous year (4119 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2971 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1592 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,084 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Macoupin County, IL

Primary care physicians in Macoupin County, IL see an average of 4,084 patients per year. This represents a 0.85% decrease from the previous year (4,119 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Macoupin 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 22.1% under 18 years, 17.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.13%
Uninsured
46.2%
Employer Coverage
20.1%
Medicaid
16.9%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
1.43%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Macoupin County, IL grew by 3.81% from 3.97% to 4.13%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 60.4 in Macoupin County, IL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 36.6% in Macoupin County, IL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.68% in Macoupin County, IL.

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