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Will County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 836.9 square miles
Population Density 809.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 682,829
Population change 0.8%
Under 5 years of age 6.3%
Under 18 27.2%
65 and over 10.7%
Females 50.3%
White 81
Hispanic or Latino of any race 16.3
Asian 5.1%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 11.6%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 32.3%
Veterans 34,224
Households and Housing
Households 222,652
Persons per household 3.0
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.3%
Median household income $76,147
The per capita income $30,377
Live below the poverty line. 8%
housing units 238,653
Multi-unit structures 12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $219,400
Residents owning their homes. 82.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 53,097
Women-owned firms 29.4%
Asian-owned firms 5.2%
Hispanic-owned firms 5.3%
Black-owned firms 6.9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $6,841,452
Retail sales per capita $10,211
Manufacturers shipments $13,628,202
Merchant wholesaler sales $11,061,791