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Kane County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 520.1 square miles
Population Density 990.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 523,643
Population change 1.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.9%
Under 18 27.6%
65 and over 11.2%
Females 50.1%
White 87.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 31.2
Asian 3.9%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 6%
Native American 1%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 83%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 31.7%
Veterans 24,660
Households and Housing
Households 170,358
Persons per household 3.0
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.8%
Median household income $69,530
The per capita income $30,082
Live below the poverty line. 11.1%
housing units 182,860
Multi-unit structures 20%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $223,100
Residents owning their homes. 75.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 38,586
Women-owned firms 29.9%
Asian-owned firms 4.5%
Hispanic-owned firms 7.6%
Black-owned firms 4.1%
Native American-owned firms 0.6%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $5,688,267
Retail sales per capita $11,482
Manufacturers shipments $9,879,494
Merchant wholesaler sales $9,589,573