Paxton, IL

4,276 Population
2.9 square miles 1,451.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
1,451.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
65.7%
was 63.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.1%
was 2.1%
 
Percent Under 18
23.2%
was 22.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
20.4%
was 21.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
11.8%
was 10.3%
 
Median Household Income
$46,429
was $49,072
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.4
40.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 22.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
580
was 90.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,949
was 1,373.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,953
was 1,979
 
Median Rent
$560
was $569
 
Total Building Permits
4
was 12
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,778
was 1,772
 
Homeownership Rate
70.5%
was 77.9%
 
Single Family Building Permits
4
was 4
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
662.9
was 672.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
25%
was 34.6%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 8
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.2
was 6.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.9
was 2.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.1%
was 99.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.2%
was 88.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
16.6%
was 13.7%
 

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