Freeport, IL

24,784 Population
11.8 square miles 2,106.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
2,106.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
67.1%
was 67.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.2%
was 2.1%
 
Percent Under 18
22.7%
was 23.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
21.0%
was 21.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.9
was 7.7
Ranked 20th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
22.3%
was 21.0%
 
Median Household Income
$35,552
was $36,302
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
46
44.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
4.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
271.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,631.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
12,172
was 12,133
 
Median Rent
$611
was $609
 
Total Building Permits
1
 
Occupied Housing Units
10,778
was 10,501
 
Homeownership Rate
58.6%
was 60.9%
 
Single Family Building Permits
1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,034.7
was 1,031.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.8%
was 28.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.5%
was 98.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.7%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.7%
was 89.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
17.0%
was 17.1%
 

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