Whiteside County, IL

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2020 Population
55,583
0.773% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2018 Median Age
43.2
0.699% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
9.75%
8.56% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$57,172
5.42% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$107,800
1.03% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
26,273
0.0343% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Whiteside County, IL had a population of 55.6k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $57,172. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Whiteside County, IL declined from 56,016 to 55,583, a −0.773% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,232 to $57,172, a 5.42% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Whiteside County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.1%), White (Hispanic) (9.09%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.97%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.6%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.22%).

None of the households in Whiteside County, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.2% of the residents in Whiteside County, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Whiteside County, IL are Morrison Institute of Technology (43 degrees awarded in 2020) and Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Sterling (18 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Whiteside County, IL was $107,800, and the homeownership rate was 74.3%.

Most people in Whiteside County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Whiteside County, IL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Whiteside County, IL is home to a population of 55.6k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.02% of Whiteside County, IL residents were born outside of the country (1.68k people).

In 2020, there were 9.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (46.7k people) in Whiteside County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.06k White (Hispanic) and 1.1k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2020 Citizenship
98.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.2% of Whiteside County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Whiteside County, IL was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Whiteside County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    46.7k ± 98
  2. White (Hispanic)
    5.06k ± 392
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.1k ± 373
12.3%
Hispanic Population
6.81k people

In 2020, there were 9.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (46.7k people) in Whiteside County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.06k White (Hispanic) and 1.1k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.3% of the people in Whiteside County, IL are hispanic (6.81k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Whiteside County, IL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    628,401 ± 18,975 people
  2. India
    158,225 ± 9,705 people
  3. Poland
    127,303 ± 8,716 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 628,401 Illinois residents, followed by India with 158,225 and Poland with 127,303.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.02%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.68k people
3.18%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.78k people

As of 2020, 3.02% of Whiteside County, IL residents (1.68k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Whiteside County, IL was 3.18%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,117 ± 170
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    532 ± 172
  3. Korea
    513 ± 109

Whiteside County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Whiteside County, IL employs 26.3k people. The largest industries in Whiteside County, IL are Manufacturing (5,468 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,547 people), and Retail Trade (3,032 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($122,188), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,119), and Public Administration ($58,362).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,880. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

26.3k
2020 Value
± 1,055
0.0343%
1 Year growth
± 5.34%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Whiteside County, IL grew at a rate of 0.0343%, from 26.3k employees to 26.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Whiteside County, IL, are Production Occupations (3,547 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,065 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,446 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Whiteside County, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

26.3k
2020 Value
± 1,055
0.0343%
1 Year growth
± 5.34%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Whiteside County, IL grew at a rate of 0.0343%, from 26.3k employees to 26.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Whiteside County, IL, are Manufacturing (5,468 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,547 people), and Retail Trade (3,032 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Whiteside County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Whiteside County, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,603
Median earning men ± $1,845
$26,191
Median earning women ± $1,264

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,796), Public Administration ($61,275), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,759).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($50,781), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($37,800), and Manufacturing ($34,122).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 384
    Manufacturing
  2. 355
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 297
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $769k
    Manufacturing
  2. $130k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $101k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $138B
  2. $87.2B
  3. $79.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Electronics with $138B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($87.2B) and Mixed freight ($79.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.03T
2020 Value in Illinois
$1.94T
Projected 2050 Value in Illinois
88.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.03T. This is expected to increase 88.6% to $1.94T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $77.4B
  2. $56.8B
  3. $46.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $77.4B, followed by Wisconsin with $56.8B and California and $46.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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flagCivics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Whiteside County, IL went to Donald J. Trump with 53.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (44.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.4%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Whiteside County, IL awarded 61 degrees. The student population of Whiteside County, IL in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 78 male students and 53 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Whiteside County, IL are White (51 and 83.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (6 and 9.84%), Black or African American (2 and 3.28%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (1 and 1.64%).

The largest universities in Whiteside County, IL by number of degrees awarded are Morrison Institute of Technology (43 and 70.5%) and Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Sterling (18 and 29.5%).

The most popular majors in Whiteside County, IL are General Engineering Technology (36 and 59%), General Cosmetology (18 and 29.5%), and System, Networking, & LAN/WAN Management (7 and 11.5%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 131 students enrolled in Whiteside County, IL, 59.5% men and 40.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 119 records, of which 40.3% were women and 59.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 36 degree-majors awarded
  2. 7 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Whiteside County, IL was General Engineering Technology with 36 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Whiteside County, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 43 degrees awarded
  2. 18 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Morrison Institute of Technology with 43 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 41 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Whiteside County, IL, which is 2.05 times more than the 20 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 51 degrees mean that there were 8.5 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 6 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($16,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($1,400) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 2-year ($1,100) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.879% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.877% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.59M), Some college (2.22M), and Bachelors Degree (2.03M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Whiteside County, IL was $107,800 in 2020, which is 0.469 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $106,700 to $107,800, a 1.03% increase. The homeownership rate in Whiteside County, IL is 74.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Whiteside County, IL have an average commute time of 20.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Whiteside County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Whiteside County, IL is $57,172. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Whiteside County, IL was Census Tract 4 with a value of $81,507, followed by Census Tract 2 and Census Tract 18, with respective values of $80,685 and $77,167.

In 2021, 9.65% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Whiteside County, IL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.749%.

Property

$107,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,486
$17,264
Median Property Taxes
±$750

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Whiteside County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Whiteside County, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

74.3%
Homeownership
2020
61.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 74.3% of the housing units in Whiteside County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4
  2. Census Tract 2
  3. Census Tract 18

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Whiteside County, IL was Census Tract 4 with a value of $81,507, followed by Census Tract 2 and Census Tract 18, with respective values of $80,685 and $77,167.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Whiteside County, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$57,172
Median Household Income
± $2,612
23.2k
Number of Households
± 948

In 2020, the median household income of the 23.2k households in Whiteside County, IL grew to $57,172 from the previous year's value of $54,232.

The following chart displays the households in Whiteside County, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Whiteside County, IL is from Illinois.
0.479
2020 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2020, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.707% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (83.3%)
  2. Carpooled (9.09%)
  3. Walked (3.13%)

In 2020, 83.3% of workers in Whiteside County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.09%) and those who walked to work (3.13%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

20.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Whiteside County, IL have a shorter commute time (20.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.61% of the workforce in Whiteside County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Whiteside County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Whiteside County, IL have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 9.65% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Whiteside County, IL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.749%.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.75% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Whiteside County, IL (5.3k out of 54.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Whiteside County, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 16.8% of the children was living in poverty in Whiteside County, IL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 191 in Whiteside County, IL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 18.9 per 100,000 population.

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pulseHealth

94.6% of the population of Whiteside County, IL has health coverage, with 49% on employee plans, 14.9% on Medicaid, 16.3% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.35% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Illinois was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Whiteside County, IL see 1686 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.882% decrease from the previous year (1701 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2207 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 690 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Illinois, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,686 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Whiteside County, IL

Primary care physicians in Whiteside County, IL see an average of 1,686 patients per year. This represents a 0.882% decrease from the previous year (1,701 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Whiteside County, IL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Illinois across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24% under 18 years, 16.7% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.43%
Uninsured
49%
Employer Coverage
14.9%
Medicaid
16.3%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
1.35%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Whiteside County, IL grew by 15.4% from 4.71% to 5.43%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Whiteside County, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 46.6 in Whiteside County, IL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.7% in Whiteside County, IL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.28% in Whiteside County, IL.

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