Key Contact for Illinois
Illinois Center for Rural Health
Illinois Nonmetro Population
Illinois Rural Healthcare Facilities
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural Illinois
6.6% of Illinois residents lack health insurance (Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic Research Service, the average per capita income for Illinoisans in 2020 was $62,930, with the rural per capita income at $47,449. The ERS reports, based on 2020 ACS data, that the poverty rate in rural Illinois is 12.0%, compared with 10.9% in urban areas of the state. 10.2% of the rural population has not completed high school, while 10.1% of the urban population lacks a high school diploma according to 2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate in rural Illinois is at 5.1% while in urban Illinois it is at 6.2% (USDA-ERS, 2021).
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
There are more organizations related to Illinois in the organizations section.
Last Reviewed: 4/19/2022