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Quick Facts: Population

The demographic distribution of women and children in a state, county or city can have an impact on the rates of birth outcomes in that area. When comparing the rates of health indicators between different geographic regions, these distributions should be taken into consideration.

• The total population of Illinois in 2016 was 12,801,539.
• In Illinois in 2016, the population of children under the age of 19 was 3,092,167.
• In Illinois in 2016, the population of women ages 15-44 was 2,549,621.
• During 2017-2019 (average), about 1 in 8 women of childbearing age (ages 15-44) (13.0%) in Illinois were living in families with incomes below the Federal Poverty Level.
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  • US Census Bureau. Population estimates based on bridged race categories released by the National Center for Health Statistics.
  • Retrieved July 02, 2020, from