Skokie, IL

64,292 Population
10.1 square miles 6,388.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
Ranked 19th Highest in IL
Population Density
6,388.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
61.6%
was 60.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
39.1%
was 42.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in IL
Percent Under 18
24.8%
was 21.4%
Ranked 9th Highest in IL
Percent 65 and Over
18.5%
was 20.0%
Ranked 3rd Highest in IL

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.3
was 4.8
Ranked 6th Lowest in IL
Percent Living in Poverty
9.2%
was 8.7%
Ranked 6th Lowest in IL
Median Household Income
$68,015
was $67,338
Ranked 7th Highest in IL
Gini Income Distribution
 
50.5
46.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
236.3
was 241.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,045
was 2,417.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
25,003
was 24,520
Ranked 17th Highest in IL
Median Rent
$1,246
was $1,160
Ranked 4th Highest in IL
Total Building Permits
3
was 1
 
Occupied Housing Units
22,461
was 23,059
 
Homeownership Rate
67.0%
was 67.8%
Ranked 8th Highest in IL
Single Family Building Permits
3
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,484.4
was 2,436.4
Ranked 4th Highest in IL
Rental Vacancy Rate
25.6%
was 16.4%
Ranked 4th Highest in IL
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.8
Ranked 8th Highest in IL
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.1
was 0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
was 0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.3%
was 100%
Ranked 10th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
89.6%
Ranked 13th Highest in IL
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.7%
was 99.4%
Ranked 10th Highest in IL

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.0%
was 90.1%
Ranked 11th Highest in IL
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
49.1%
was 44.4%
Ranked 6th Highest in IL

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