Will County IL Information

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Will County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Will County IL Housing Affordability Index is 128
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Will County IL Wealth Index is 126
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 706,224
Population in Households 697,034
Population in Familes 614,817
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,190
Population Density 844
Diversity Index1 62
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $83,997
Average Household Income $103,976
Per Capita Income $34,718
Wealth Index3 126

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 248,412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 195,582 (78.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 39,553 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,277 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $242,821
Housing Affordability Index2 128
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 235,135
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 179,689
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.45% 0.54%
Households 0.47% 0.56%
Families 0.34% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

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Will County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Will County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 4 97th
Population Density # 5 96th
Diversity Index # 4 97th
Median Household Income # 5 96th
Per Capita Income # 11 90th

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