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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Ottawa IL General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||18,562||12,882,135|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||18,758||12,830,632|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||-1.0%||0.4%|
|Population, 2010 ||18,768||12,830,632|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.3%||6.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||23.3%||24.4%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||16.6%||12.5%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||51.2%||51.0% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||93.4%||71.5%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||2.0%||14.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.3%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.9%||4.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.5%||2.3%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||7.5%||15.8%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||88.3%||63.7% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||86.7%||86.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||3.2%||13.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||5.7%||22.3%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||88.6%||87.3%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||17.3%||31.4%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||1,614||727,919|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||22.9||28.0|
|Housing units, 2010 ||8,569||5,296,715|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||66.4%||67.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||22.5%||32.9%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$133,900||$182,300|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||7,787||4,772,723|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.39||2.63|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$25,719||$29,666|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$46,819||$56,797|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||15.5%||14.1%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||1,708||1,123,817|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||9.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||5.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||5.0%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||30.5% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||425,965||257,760,713|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||71,424||231,082,768|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||437,631||165,450,520|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$22,645||$12,947|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||41,538||25,469,026|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||12.00||55,518.93|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||1,563.9||231.1|
|FIPS Code ||56926||17|
|Counties ||LaSalle 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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