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Area Code 847 Detailed Profile

Area Code 847 Summary
Area code 847 is assigned to Illinois
Latitude: 42.162327
Longitude: -87.999885
Population: 1,864,331
Area: 1033.65 sq. miles
Land: 1014.66 sq. miles
Water: 18.99 sq. miles
Population Density: 1,837.40 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 627.2 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Central (GMT -6)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 847 Zip Codes
Cities with population over 100,000
Elgin (103,782)
Schaumburg (124,435)
  
Cities with population over 50,000
Arlington Heights (81,918)
Des Plaines (88,561)
Evanston (78,876)
Mount Prospect (56,625)
Palatine (74,788)
Skokie (59,303)
Waukegan (96,467)
Towns with population under 50,000
Algonquin (47,985)
Antioch (19,442)
Barrington (39,819)
Bensenville (22,404)
Burlington (158)
Carpentersville (32,145)
Cary (24,226)
Deerfield (27,224)
Dundee (14,739)
Elk Grove Village (35,162)
Fort Sheridan (901)
Fox Lake (6,457)
Fox River Grove (5,877)
Franklin Park (19,342)
Gilberts (1,459)
Glencoe (8,490)
Glenview (49,574)
Golf (354)
Grayslake (32,340)
Great Lakes (13,319)
Gurnee (37,461)
Hampshire (7,315)
Highland Park (29,772)
Highwood (5,645)
Hoffman Estates (1,775)
Huntley (7,891)
Ingleside (9,286)
Island Lake (8,877)
Kenilworth (2,617)
Lake Bluff (15,516)
Lake Forest (22,248)
Lake Villa (30,225)
Lake Zurich (38,168)
Libertyville (28,562)
Lincolnshire (7,204)
Morton Grove (21,668)
Mundelein (37,027)
Niles (31,051)
North Chicago (16,121)
Northbrook (40,392)
Park Ridge (37,732)
Prospect Heights (16,126)
Rolling Meadows (23,318)
Round Lake (39,115)
Schiller Park (11,636)
South Elgin (16,941)
Vernon Hills (20,328)
Wadsworth (5,387)
Wauconda (13,061)
Wheeling (36,736)
Wilmette (27,386)
Winnetka (19,528)
Winthrop Harbor (6,853)
Zion (29,882)

Area Code 847 Demographics

Area Code 847 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Male921,53949.43 %48.96 %49.04 %
Female942,79250.57 %51.04 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.98-0.960.96
Total Population1,864,331100.00 %--
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Area Code 847 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years137,5907.38 %7.06 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years143,0497.67 %7.49 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years136,5527.32 %7.29 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years127,6826.85 %7.20 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years108,5215.82 %6.85 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years265,16214.22 %14.59 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years317,33717.02 %15.97 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years259,95313.94 %13.10 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years90,2494.84 %4.65 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years68,4223.67 %3.73 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years110,7875.94 %6.22 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years73,1133.92 %4.31 %4.38 %
85 years and over25,9141.39 %1.55 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)35.7-37.537.7
18 years and over1,368,55773.41 %73.87 %74.27 %
Male
666,60435.76 %35.57 %35.85 %
Female
701,95337.65 %38.30 %38.42 %
21 years and over1,297,37269.59 %69.52 %69.92 %
62 years and over249,08713.36 %14.23 %14.65 %
65 years and over209,81411.25 %12.08 %12.42 %
Male
85,9784.61 %4.84 %5.12 %
Female
123,8366.64 %7.23 %7.30 %
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Area Code 847 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
One race1,826,63297.98 %98.11 %97.55 %
White
1,499,70180.44 %73.47 %75.21 %
Black or African American
88,7384.76 %15.12 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
4,2110.23 %0.25 %0.87 %
Asian
130,0256.97 %3.41 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
42,6792.29 %1.00 %0.59 %
Chinese
17,7050.95 %0.62 %0.85 %
Filipino
24,1461.30 %0.70 %0.65 %
Japanese
8,3960.45 %0.16 %0.28 %
Korean
23,5061.26 %0.41 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
2,5010.13 %0.15 %0.39 %
Other Asian
11,0920.59 %0.36 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
7800.04 %0.04 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
1890.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
1490.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
1350.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
3070.02 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
103,1775.53 %5.82 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)243,21413.05 %12.32 %13.70 %
Mexican
188,76710.13 %9.22 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
15,9730.86 %1.27 %2.46 %
Cuban
3,4240.18 %0.15 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
35,0501.88 %1.69 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino1,621,11786.95 %87.68 %86.30 %
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Area Code 847 Social Profile

Area Code 847 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school511,709100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
43,0518.41 %7.34 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
29,4405.75 %5.50 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
223,63943.70 %43.19 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
104,03720.33 %20.50 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
111,54221.80 %23.48 %22.81 %
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Area Code 847 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over1,213,718100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
71,7095.91 %7.50 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
88,6307.30 %11.07 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
263,33821.70 %27.74 %28.63 %
High school or higher
1,053,37986.79 %81.43 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
255,82821.08 %21.58 %21.05 %
Associate degree
69,8315.75 %6.05 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
289,15423.82 %16.52 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
464,38238.26 %26.07 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
175,22814.44 %9.54 %8.86 %
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Area Code 847 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported2,205,202100.00 %--
Arab7,8550.36 %0.40 %0.42 %
Czech24,6751.12 %1.15 %0.59 %
Danish14,4350.65 %0.45 %0.50 %
Dutch22,5461.02 %1.48 %1.58 %
English127,5025.78 %6.28 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)39,3881.79 %2.02 %2.90 %
French Canadian8,8790.40 %0.34 %0.85 %
German406,37418.43 %18.42 %14.93 %
Greek27,6411.25 %0.72 %0.40 %
Hungarian14,0070.64 %0.42 %0.49 %
Irish251,29911.40 %11.42 %10.65 %
Italian155,3207.04 %5.62 %5.47 %
Lithuanian12,2680.56 %0.66 %0.23 %
Norwegian39,8231.81 %1.35 %1.56 %
Polish210,8359.56 %7.04 %3.12 %
Portuguese1,4790.07 %0.06 %0.41 %
Russian51,2022.32 %0.92 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish18,9390.86 %0.96 %1.50 %
Scottish27,0521.23 %1.13 %1.70 %
Slovak6,1260.28 %0.32 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African5,5260.25 %0.55 %0.62 %
Swedish60,8142.76 %2.29 %1.39 %
Swiss6,5540.30 %0.28 %0.32 %
Ukrainian14,2900.65 %0.36 %0.31 %
United States or American63,6652.89 %4.29 %7.18 %
Welsh8,1330.37 %0.39 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7,5410.34 %0.21 %0.65 %
Other ancestries571,03425.89 %30.47 %31.89 %
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Area Code 847 Economy

Area Code 847 Employment

GroupNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over1,421,011100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
692,83348.76 %48.22 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
728,17851.24 %51.78 %51.68 %
In labor force
984,25469.26 %65.37 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
541,59755.03 %53.24 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
442,65744.97 %46.76 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
970,94168.33 %65.14 %63.10 %
Employed
933,18065.67 %61.20 %59.39 %
Unemployed
37,7612.66 %3.94 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-3.84 %6.03 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
13,3130.94 %0.23 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
436,75730.74 %34.63 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers795,26785.22 %81.81 %78.40 %
Government workers86,5649.28 %12.65 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business49,0985.26 %5.27 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers2,2510.24 %0.27 %0.31 %
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Area Code 847 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations384,53241.21 %34.18 %33.60 %
Service occupations99,55410.67 %13.95 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations271,92629.14 %27.60 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations9820.11 %0.31 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations64,0516.86 %8.23 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations112,13512.02 %15.73 %14.63 %
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Area Code 847 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2,0270.22 %1.14 %1.87 %
Construction51,6845.54 %5.73 %6.80 %
Manufacturing167,14217.91 %15.96 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade46,5854.99 %3.82 %3.60 %
Retail trade106,54011.42 %11.03 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities43,4064.65 %6.04 %5.19 %
Information32,6943.50 %2.96 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing85,9069.21 %7.92 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services119,27712.78 %10.13 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services156,69316.79 %19.40 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services57,9266.21 %7.16 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)40,2874.32 %4.73 %4.88 %
Public administration23,0132.47 %3.97 %4.83 %
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Area Code 847 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Households667,652100.00 %4,591,326106,788,273
Less than $10,000
26,2223.93 %8.35 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
19,9242.98 %5.50 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
49,0727.35 %11.27 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
59,6208.93 %11.89 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
95,15714.25 %16.23 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
146,17521.89 %20.75 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
100,27815.02 %11.58 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
96,18914.41 %9.04 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
32,6764.89 %2.59 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
42,3396.34 %2.81 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$70,083.03-$43,808.30$39,349.33
Average household size2.79-2.592.58
Average income per member of household$25,122.07-$16,942.53$15,252.86
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Area Code 847 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over930,735100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
718,30177.18 %73.22 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
88,9229.55 %10.88 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
54,7045.88 %8.66 %4.73 %
Walked
23,1632.49 %3.14 %2.94 %
Other means
11,2091.20 %1.02 %1.20 %
Worked at home
34,4363.70 %3.07 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.2506 minutes-26.3 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 847 Housing

Area Code 847 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units689,489100.00 %4,884,060117,282,697
Occupied housing units
667,42796.80 %93.99 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
506,84873.51 %63.22 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
160,57923.29 %30.77 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
22,0623.20 %6.01 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
3,4810.50 %0.61 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.46 %-2.00 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate4.00 %-6.70 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.87-2.632.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.43-2.422.45
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Area Code 847 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units689,626100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
419,01960.76 %57.94 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
64,9479.42 %4.82 %5.68 %
2 units
17,9002.60 %6.92 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
25,8083.74 %6.52 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
43,3846.29 %6.17 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
33,0024.79 %4.33 %3.99 %
20 or more units
76,89711.15 %10.06 %8.59 %
Mobile home
8,5421.24 %3.20 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1270.02 %0.04 %0.22 %
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Area Code 847 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units689,626100.00 %--
1 room
10,0171.45 %1.95 %2.21 %
2 rooms
23,6803.43 %3.80 %4.88 %
3 rooms
54,8587.95 %8.54 %10.06 %
4 rooms
91,02313.20 %15.96 %15.95 %
5 rooms
122,29217.73 %21.73 %20.92 %
6 rooms
116,94216.96 %18.61 %18.39 %
7 rooms
97,16614.09 %12.30 %11.98 %
8 rooms
83,89912.17 %8.72 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
89,74913.01 %8.40 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)6.1-5.75.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units667,481100.00 %--
1.00 or less
634,34095.03 %89.44 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
17,0712.56 %2.62 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
16,0702.41 %1.93 %2.54 %
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Area Code 847 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas579,74184.07 %75.72 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas5,6090.81 %4.67 %5.96 %
Electricity75,57010.96 %11.68 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1,7930.26 %0.58 %8.06 %
Coal or coke510.01 %0.02 %0.12 %
Wood1390.02 %0.35 %1.51 %
Solar energy150.00 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel2,6000.38 %0.51 %0.35 %
No fuel used1,9630.28 %0.45 %1.25 %
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Area Code 847 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units428,267100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
1,8910.44 %9.31 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
24,1045.63 %26.37 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
83,79019.56 %23.62 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
101,18423.63 %17.38 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
112,58526.29 %13.95 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
68,28915.95 %6.61 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
29,2486.83 %2.25 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
7,1761.68 %0.50 %0.56 %
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Area Code 847 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage326,45676.23 %69.80 %69.56 %
Less than $300
1980.05 %0.26 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
1,7360.41 %3.04 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
8,1861.91 %7.28 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
34,1097.96 %14.48 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
110,37525.77 %22.98 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
82,95719.37 %12.24 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
88,89520.76 %9.53 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged101,81123.77 %30.20 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent129,15730.16 %36.11 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent74,15217.31 %17.99 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent67,54515.77 %14.44 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent49,55211.57 %9.79 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent31,4227.34 %6.12 %6.01 %
35 percent or more74,59717.42 %14.91 %15.91 %
Not computed1,8420.43 %0.64 %0.85 %
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Area Code 847 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units160,187100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
4,8363.02 %5.67 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
3,6242.26 %4.88 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
8,8215.51 %21.24 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
45,58628.46 %36.11 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
55,20934.47 %17.49 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
27,57117.21 %8.28 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
8,3745.23 %2.54 %2.89 %
No cash rent
6,1663.85 %3.79 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)58,35536.43 %43.45 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent28,49317.79 %20.01 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent25,99616.23 %15.20 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent23,83614.88 %13.09 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent18,35311.46 %10.07 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent12,2487.65 %7.04 %7.32 %
35 percent or more42,53526.55 %28.26 %29.47 %
Not computed8,7265.45 %6.32 %7.77 %

Area Code 847 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentIllinois Avg.National Avg.
None39,2045.68 %11.13 %9.57 %
1213,82731.01 %33.26 %31.22 %
2303,70444.04 %35.38 %34.76 %
3 or more110,74616.06 %14.22 %15.45 %
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