Blue Island, IL
Community & Region
-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Blue Island IL General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||23,793||12,882,135|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||23,706||12,830,632|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||0.4%||0.4%|
|Population, 2010 ||23,706||12,830,632|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||8.4%||6.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||29.8%||24.4%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||8.5%||12.5%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||51.0%||51.0% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||41.3%||71.5%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||30.8%||14.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.8%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.4%||4.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||3.0%||2.3%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||47.0%||15.8%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||21.0%||63.7% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||89.5%||86.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||21.2%||13.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||42.1%||22.3%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||78.0%||87.3%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||14.0%||31.4%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||1,068||727,919|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||29.5||28.0|
|Housing units, 2010 ||8,854||5,296,715|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||53.8%||67.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||47.1%||32.9%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$134,000||$182,300|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||8,187||4,772,723|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.88||2.63|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$18,626||$29,666|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$40,851||$56,797|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||21.7%||14.1%|
|Business Attributes||Blue Island||Illinois|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||1,240||1,123,817|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||26.5%||9.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||3.3%||5.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||16.7%||5.0%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||39.6%||30.5% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||319,011||257,760,713|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||211,754||231,082,768|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||135,822||165,450,520|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$6,131||$12,947|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||27,078||25,469,026|
|Geographic Attributes||Blue Island||Illinois|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||4.07||55,518.93|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||5,823.1||231.1|
|FIPS Code ||06704||17|
|Counties ||Cook County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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