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The 2016 Illinois, State, population is 12,860,000. There are 232 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Illinois, State

The median age is 37. The US median is 37.4. 49.75% of people in Illinois, State, are married. 9.84% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.63 people. 32.88% of people are married, with children. 16.31% have children, but are single.

Race in Illinois, State

62.86% of people are white, 14.16% are black, 4.84% are asian, 0.11% are native american, and 0.13% claim 'Other'.

16.28% of the people in Illinois, State, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 83.72% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLEIllinois, IllinoisUnited States
  Population  12,859,995321,418,820
  Population - 2010  12,745,359308,745,538
  Population - 2000  12,419,293285,036,114
  Population - 1990  11,427,840251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  12.53%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  3.55%12.76%
  Pop. Density  23291
  Land Area  55,5193,531,905
  Water Area  2,395264,837
  Median Age  3737.4
  Female Population  50.94%50.81%
  Male Population  49.06%49.19%
  White  62.86%62.77%
  Black  14.16%12.24%
  Asian  4.84%4.95%
  Native American  0.11%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.02%0.16%
  Other  0.13%0.20%
  Two or More Races  1.60%2.13%
  Hispanic  16.28%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  83.72%83.10%
  Households  4,778,630116,211,000
  Family Households  3,131,13076,958,100
  Non Family Households  1,647,51039,253,000
  Household Size  2.632.63
  Married Population  49.75%50.58%
  Single Population  50.25%49.42%
  Now Married  48.01%48.41%
  Married but Separated  1.74%2.17%
  Never Married  34.43%32.55%
  Widowed  5.98%5.95%
  Divorced  9.84%10.92%
  Married, w/children  32.88%31.68%
  Married, no children  40.71%41.44%
  Single, w/children  16.31%16.94%
  Single, no children  10.10%9.95%

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Peotone Ill

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I'm tired of everyone thinking chicago is all illinois is.... Even the politicians think only of Chicago... We have not had a state budget set yet amd people in small... (Read More)



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