Zion, IL

24,195 Population
9.8 square miles 2,464.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
2,464.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
52.2%
was 51.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
13.3%
was 13.0%
 
Percent Under 18
28.7%
was 29.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
10.7%
was 10.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6.5
was 7.8
Ranked 31st Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
18.4%
was 19.2%
 
Median Household Income
$46,735
was $46,313
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
42
43
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
12.4
was 20.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
614.7
was 599.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,019.9
was 3,287.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
9,333
was 9,349
 
Median Rent
$963
was $934
 
Total Building Permits
0
was 1
 
Occupied Housing Units
8,274
was 8,106
 
Homeownership Rate
53.5%
was 53.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
948.6
was 952.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
21.6%
was 24.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
was 0.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
was 0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.5%
was 94.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
82.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.0%
was 99.0%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
81.7%
was 81.3%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
14.9%
was 15.2%
 

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