U.S. Beacon September 21, 2021

Blue Island, IL

Cook County, Illinois

Latitude: 41.658412     Longitude: -87.679424
Population 22,788 (2005)
Elevation of Blue Island, Illinois: 635 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1706704, place: Blue Island city, Illinois)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 16,962 (100%)
In labor force: 10,862 (64.04%)
--Civilian labor force: 10,862 (64.04%)
----Employed: 9,993 (58.91%)
----Unemployed: 869 (5.12%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 8%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 6,100 (35.96%)
Females 16 years and over: 8,651 (51%)
In labor force: 5,113 (30.14%)
--Civilian labor force: 5,113 (30.14%)
----Employed: 4,646 (27.39%)
Own children under 6 years: 2,321 (13.68%)
All parents in family in labor force: 1,339 (7.89%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 9,630 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 6,116 (63.51%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 1,662 (17.26%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 1,212 (12.59%)
Walked: 458 (4.76%)
Other means: 90 (0.93%)
Worked at home: 92 (0.96%)
Mean travel time to work: 32.1 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 9,993 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 1,917 (19.18%)
Service occupations: 1,803 (18.04%)
Sales and office occupations: 2,717 (27.19%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 0 (0%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 1,254 (12.55%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 2,302 (23.04%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 0 (0%)
Construction: 921 (9.22%)
Manufacturing: 1,718 (17.19%)
Wholesale trade.: 331 (3.31%)
Retail trade: 1,043 (10.44%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 837 (8.38%)
Information: 237 (2.37%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 687 (6.87%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 656 (6.56%)
Educational, health and social services: 1,708 (17.09%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 1,069 (10.7%)
Other services (except public administration): 517 (5.17%)
Public administration: 269 (2.69%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 8,679 (86.85%)
Government workers: 956 (9.57%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 334 (3.34%)
Unpaid family workers: 24 (0.24%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 8,179 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 765 (9.35%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 517 (6.32%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 1,216 (14.87%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 1,400 (17.12%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,536 (18.78%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,599 (19.55%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 703 (8.6%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 336 (4.11%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 68 (0.83%)
$200,000 or more: 39 (0.48%)
Median household income: $36,520

With earnings: 6,666 (81.5%)
--Mean earnings: $47,613
With Social Security income: 1,967 (24.05%)
--Mean Social Security income: $11,844
With Supplemental Security Income: 357 (4.36%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,212
With public assistance income: 362 (4.43%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,551
With retirement income: 1,023 (12.51%)
--Mean retirement income: $9,525

Families: 5,464 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 408 (7.47%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 195 (3.57%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 766 (14.02%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 847 (15.5%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 988 (18.08%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,346 (24.63%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 545 (9.97%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 271 (4.96%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 59 (1.08%)
$200,000 or more: 39 (0.71%)
Median family income: $42,277

Per capita income: $16,156

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $31,599
Female full-time, year-round workers: $26,425

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 671 (12.28%)
--With related children under 18 years: 523 (9.57%)
----With related children under 5 years: 223 (4.08%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 311 (5.69%)
--With related children under 18 years: 277 (5.07%)
----With related children under 5 years: 126 (2.31%)
Individuals: 3,088 (56.52%)
--18 years and over: 1,923 (35.19%)
----65 years and over: 149 (2.73%)
--Related children under 18 years: 1,140 (20.86%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 834 (15.26%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 755 (13.82%)

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