Blue Island, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Blue Island, Illinois Info Snack

Population
22,611
Unemployment
10.0%
Poverty
17.7%
Median Home
$122,700
Median Income
$48,398
Median Rent
$867

Blue Island SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
4
Commute
4

Blue Island, IL Crime Report

456
Total Crimes
1,979.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-20.08%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Blue Island
/ 100k People
Illinois
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 456 1,979.4 2,253.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 127 551.3 406.9 366.7
Murder 1 4.3 6.6 5.0
Robbery 54 234.4 98.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 55 238.7 254.0 250.2
Property Crime 329 1,428.1 1,846.5 2,109.9
Burglary 79 342.9 271.7 340.5
Larceny 201 872.5 1,426.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 49 212.7 148.2 219.9

Blue Island, IL Cost Of Living

96
Blue Island's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Blue Island Illinois National Average
Overall 96 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 69 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100

Blue Island, IL Photos

Memorial Park Chicago Eagle Sat Sep  P
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Seymour School  Blue Island
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Carnegie Blue Island
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Blue Island Public Library
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St Francis Hospital Blue Island Il
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Rankings for Blue Island in Illinois

Map Of Blue Island, IL

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Population over time in Blue Island

Year Population % Change
2019 22,611 -0.1%
2018 22,636 0.8%
2017 22,446 0.0%
2016 22,446 -2.8%
2015 23,096 -1.5%
2014 23,453 -0.7%
2013 23,621 0.7%
2012 23,457 -0.3%
2011 23,520 2.3%
2010 22,990 -

Race / Ethnicity in Blue Island

White
19.1% (4,315)
African American
31.5% (7,132)
American Indian
0.1% (30)
Asian
0.2% (38)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (35)
Two Or More
1.9% (424)
Hispanic
47.0% (10,637)
Race Blue Island IL USA
White 19.1% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 31.5% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 47.0% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Blue Island

Female
50.4% (11,393)
Male
49.6% (11,217)
Gender Blue Island IL USA
Female 50.4% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.6% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Blue Island for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
13.0% (2,939)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (2,034)
High School / GED
29.0% (6,557)
Some College
25.0% (5,652)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,034)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (2,261)
Master's Degree
4.0% (904)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (226)
Education Blue Island IL USA
< 9th Grade 13.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Blue Island, Illinois

Less than $10,000
8.7% (197,817)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (103,796)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.3% (278,899)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.6% (308,514)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (291,263)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.2% (480,167)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.7% (241,521)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.0% (271,999)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (46,291)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (40,828)
Income Blue Island IL USA
Less than $10,000 8.7% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.3% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.6% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.2% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.0% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 8.3% 7.7%

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