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 1,936
Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System 854
McLane Midwest Company, Inc. 770
Vermilion County Government  586
Quaker Oats, Co. 499
KIK Custom Products 499
thyssenkrupp Crankshaft Danville, LLC 489
Presence Health United Samaritans Medical Center 594
AutoZone 488
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois 478
Danville Metal Stamping 424
Genpact 372
thyssenkrupp Presta Danville, LLC 363
Watchfire Signs 346
The Sygma Network 325
Viscofan 308
Carle Physician Group 298
Danville Correctional Center 298
Walgreens Accounting and Help Desk Center 263
Mervis Industries 241
City of Danville 232
Liberty Village 225
Hyster-Yale 221
Full-Fill Industries 180
Cannon Cochran Management Services, Inc. 179
Danville Area Community College 178
Private Parochial Schools in Vermilion County 165
Bunge Milling 145
Danville Polyclinic 140
Flex-N-Gate Plastics 132
Silgan 121
Teasedale Foods 108
Steel Grip 106
Fiberteq   92
Trigard/Greenwood Plastics   77

Source: Vermilion Advantage survey of businesses, October 2017