Population & Demographics

General Characteristics

 
  Estimate Percent U.S. Percent
Total population Vermilion County 81,625    
Male 40,470 49.6 49.2
Female 41,155 50.4 50.9
Median age (years) 39.8 (X) 37.2
Under 5 years 5,483 6.7 6.5
18 years and over 61,697 75.6 76.0
65 years and over 13,302 16.3 13.0
One race 79,855 97.8 97.1
White 67,323 82.5 72.4
Black or African American 10,571 13.0 12.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 191 0.2 0.9
Asian 564 0.7 4.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 17 N 0.2
Some other race 1,189 1.5 6.2
Two or more races 1,770 2.2 2.9
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 3,441 4.2 16.3
Household population 78,722 96.4 100.0
Average household size 2.41 (X) 2.58
Average family size 2.96 (X) 3.14
Total housing units 36,318    
Occupied housing units 32,655 100.0 88.6
Owner-occupied housing units 22,830 69.9 65.1
Renter-occupied housing units 9,825 30.1 34.9
Vacant housing units 3,663 10.1 11.4

Social Characteristics

 
  Estimate Percent U.S.
Percent
Population 25 years and over 54,531    
High school graduate or higher (X) 85.8 85.6
Bachelor's degree or higher (X) 14.0 28.2
Civilian veterans (civilian population 18 years and over) 7,810 12.2 9.3
Disability status (population 5 years and over) 12,710 15.7 N
Foreign born 1,600 2.1 N
Male, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over) 15,131 48.6 N
Female, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over) 14,240 41.8 N
Speak a language other than English at home (population 5 years and over) 3,709 4.9 N

Economic Characteristics

 
  Estimate Percent U.S. Percent
In labor force (population 16 years and over) 36,383 57.2 N
Mean travel time to work in minutes (workers 16 years and over) 20.1 (X) N
Median household income (dollars) 40,463 (X) N
Median family income (dollars) 51,322 (X) N
Per capita income dollars) 21,000 (X) N
Families below poverty level (X) 18.3 N
Individuals below poverty level (X) 21.4 N

Housing Characteristics

 
  Estimate Percent U.S.
Percent
Owner-occupied homes 22,753   65.1
Median value (dollars) 76,100 (X) N
Median of selected monthly owner costs 1,011 (X) N
With a mortgage (dollars/monthly owner costs) 12,694 (X) 45.4
Not mortgaged (dollars/monthly owner costs) 9,862 (X) 19.7

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census & 2011 American Community Survey update.  View the full Census data details here.

Explanation of Symbols:
1. An '(X)' entry indicates that a value is not applicable or not available for the characteristic.
2. An 'N' entry indicates that data for this geographic area cannot be displayed because the number of sample cases is too small.


Top Employers in Vermilion County, Illinois

Employer Number of Employees
Vermilion County Public Schools including Danville D#118 1,882
Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System 881
McLane Midwest Company, Inc. 770
Vermilion County Government  586
KIK Custom Products 527
Quaker Oats, Co. 511
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois 503
AutoZone 495
Presence Health United Samaritans Medical Center   480
Genpact 476
Danville Metal Stamping 437
thyssenkrupp Presta Danville, LLC 368
thyssenkrupp Crankshaft Co.-Coporate; Forge Division; & Machining Division 350
Watchfire 345
The Sygma Network  341
Carle Physician Group 306
Viscofan 306
Danville Correctional Center 298
Walgreens Accounting and Help Desk Center 245
City of Danville 243
Mervis Industries, Inc. 235
Liberty Village 205
Hyster-Yale 204
Full-Fill Industries 184
Cannon Cochran Managment Services, Inc. 178
Danville Area Community College 178
Private Parochial Schools in Vermilion County 165
Bunge Milling 155
Danville Polyclinic 140
Silgan 119
Flex-N-Gate Plastics 113
Teasdale Foods 108
Steel Grip 106
Fiberteq 89
Trigard/Greenwood Plastics 79
   

Source: Vermilion Advantage survey of businesses, February 2017