Health and Nutrition of Streator, IL Residents

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Forty nine percent of Streator residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 22 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of three meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 49.4%
  • County 49.6%
  • State 48.6%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Here 22.4
  • La Salle County 21.9
  • Illinois 20.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Streator 3.3
  • La Salle County 3.4
  • Illinois 3.6

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Streator 1.7
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.6
  • La Salle County 1.7
  • Illinois 1.9

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.6
  • La Salle County 3.6
  • Illinois 3.5

The average Streator resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Sixteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Streator residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 21 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 2.1
  • La Salle County 2.0
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Streator 16.4%
  • La Salle County 16.0%
  • Illinois 16.4%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Streator 21.1%
  • County 21.6%
  • Illinois 21.4%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 45.6%
  • La Salle County 46.0%
  • Illinois 45.7%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Streator 2.7
  • La Salle County 2.8
  • Illinois 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Streator 2.7
  • County 2.7
  • Illinois 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Streator 21.2
  • County 21.9
  • State 22.9

The average height of Streator residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 179 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Fifty percent have ever been obese. Thirty three percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Streator 66.6
  • La Salle County 66.9
  • State 66.6

Average weight (pounds)

  • Streator 178.6
  • La Salle County 180.4
  • State 179.3

Average BMI

  • Streator 28.6
  • La Salle County 28.7
  • Illinois 28.7

People that are obese (%)

  • Streator 37.0%
  • La Salle County 37.1%
  • State 37.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Streator 49.5%
  • La Salle County 49.6%
  • State 48.8%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 33.1%
  • La Salle County 34.0%
  • State 34.8%

Sixty six percent of Streator residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty five percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty two percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Streator 65.7%
  • La Salle County 65.7%
  • State 63.1%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Streator 24.8%
  • County 25.3%
  • Illinois 23.4%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 22.0%
  • County 23.0%
  • Illinois 21.2%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • La Salle County 3.2%
  • Illinois 2.9%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Streator 13.7%
  • County 14.4%
  • State 12.7%

Eleven percent of people living in Streator have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty eight percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Streator 11.3%
  • County 10.3%
  • Illinois 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Streator 48.2%
  • County 47.3%
  • Illinois 46.6%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 3.1%

Streator residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Twelve percent of Streator residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Six percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty one percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty three percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty two percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 12.4%
  • County 12.1%
  • State 11.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Streator 6.3%
  • County 5.8%
  • State 5.6%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Here 70.3%
  • La Salle County 70.4%
  • State 66.6%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Here 31.0%
  • County 31.5%
  • Illinois 26.7%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Here 15.9%
  • La Salle County 17.3%
  • Illinois 15.1%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Streator 22.6%
  • La Salle County 23.1%
  • Illinois 20.7%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 41.5%
  • La Salle County 42.5%
  • Illinois 39.0%

Seventy six percent of people living in Streator are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Here 75.5%
  • La Salle County 74.9%
  • State 73.6%

Twenty seven percent of people living in Streator have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty seven percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty five percent of people in Streator frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty three percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Streator 26.8%
  • La Salle County 24.6%
  • Illinois 22.0%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 27.3%
  • County 26.4%
  • State 23.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 45.2%
  • County 43.7%
  • Illinois 41.2%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Streator 22.6%
  • La Salle County 21.1%
  • State 18.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Thirty five percent of people living in Streator use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Streator 34.7%
  • County 36.5%
  • State 32.9%

Twenty six percent of Streator residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty eight percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty two percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty two percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty eight percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty two percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Nineteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fifteen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Five percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 26.2%
  • County 26.4%
  • State 26.5%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 27.6%
  • County 27.7%
  • State 27.3%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Streator 42.0%
  • La Salle County 42.5%
  • State 41.4%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.5%
  • County 51.7%
  • State 51.2%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Streator 27.6%
  • La Salle County 27.3%
  • State 28.4%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Streator 21.7%
  • La Salle County 21.5%
  • State 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Streator 18.9%
  • County 19.4%
  • Illinois 19.2%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Streator 14.5%
  • County 14.0%
  • State 14.3%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Here 4.7%
  • County 4.6%
  • State 4.4%

Streator residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Here 2.4
  • La Salle County 2.3
  • Illinois 2.0

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seventy nine percent of people living in Streator have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eleven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.9 days per month on average. They have 5.6 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 23 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 79.4%
  • La Salle County 80.8%
  • State 79.3%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Streator 11.2%
  • La Salle County 10.3%
  • State 11.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Streator 4.9
  • La Salle County 5.2
  • Illinois 4.7

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.6
  • La Salle County 5.8
  • Illinois 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 23.4
  • County 24.3
  • Illinois 22.9

Ninety seven percent of Streator residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety five percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty eight percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Streator have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty four percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty nine percent have ever had anal sex. Twelve percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Streator were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 26 women. He has vaginal sex with 20 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 4.4 men on average. They have had 2.5 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Streator were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on seven men in their lifetime. Eight percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Streator has vaginal or anal sex 62 times a year. Fifty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Streator 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 12 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty three percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Here 97.3%
  • La Salle County 97.5%
  • State 97.2%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Streator 94.7%
  • County 94.9%
  • Illinois 93.9%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Here 87.6%
  • County 88.0%
  • State 85.5%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 48.1%
  • County 49.6%
  • Illinois 48.3%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Streator 6.1%
  • La Salle County 5.9%
  • State 6.1%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Streator 97.3%
  • La Salle County 97.7%
  • State 97.1%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Here 83.8%
  • La Salle County 86.9%
  • Illinois 83.4%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Streator 38.6%
  • County 40.0%
  • State 38.9%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Streator 11.7%
  • County 10.9%
  • State 12.5%

Average age people first had sex

  • Streator 16.7
  • County 16.7
  • State 16.8

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Streator 26.1
  • County 27.5
  • State 26.9

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Streator 20.5
  • La Salle County 21.7
  • Illinois 21.7

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 21.2
  • County 21.2
  • Illinois 21.5

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 5.1
  • La Salle County 5.7
  • State 5.0

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Streator 4.4
  • County 3.9
  • Illinois 2.4

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 2.5
  • La Salle County 2.3
  • State 1.4

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Here 20.1
  • La Salle County 19.8
  • State 20.0

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Streator 7.0
  • La Salle County 6.5
  • State 4.6

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 7.9%
  • La Salle County 7.6%
  • State 9.8%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Streator 61.8
  • County 61.5
  • Illinois 62.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Streator 54.6%
  • La Salle County 55.6%
  • Illinois 52.8%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Streator 11.9
  • La Salle County 11.2
  • State 11.1

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 10.4
  • County 9.9
  • Illinois 9.7

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.5
  • La Salle County 0.5
  • Illinois 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Streator 82.6%
  • County 82.6%
  • State 76.6%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ten percent of households in Streator use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 10.3%
  • La Salle County 9.9%
  • Illinois 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Streator 4.5%
  • County 4.6%
  • Illinois 4.3%

Streator residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty two percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.9
  • County 6.9
  • Illinois 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 32.5%
  • La Salle County 32.4%
  • State 29.8%

Fifty percent of Streator residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 50.2%
  • County 50.5%
  • State 52.2%

Twenty one percent of Streator residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty six percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty eight percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Sixteen percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 21.0%
  • La Salle County 22.7%
  • State 20.9%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Streator 36.2%
  • La Salle County 38.8%
  • State 36.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Streator 28.0%
  • La Salle County 28.2%
  • State 30.9%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Streator 15.8%
  • County 17.2%
  • Illinois 20.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Streator 40.3%
  • La Salle County 41.4%
  • State 41.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Streator 6.1
  • La Salle County 6.0
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Streator 2.9
  • La Salle County 2.8
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.3

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eleven percent of Streator residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Four percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty four percent are overweight. Twenty three percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Fourteen percent of people living in Streator have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty one percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Thirty percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Five percent have congestive heart failure. Four percent have coronary heart disease. Three percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Five percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Four percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Five percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Four percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eleven percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • County 10.5%
  • Illinois 10.5%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.6%
  • La Salle County 3.2%
  • Illinois 3.7%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Streator 3.9%
  • La Salle County 4.1%
  • State 3.5%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 33.9%
  • La Salle County 34.3%
  • State 33.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Streator 23.2%
  • La Salle County 20.9%
  • Illinois 20.7%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Streator 14.0%
  • County 12.7%
  • State 11.3%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Streator 20.7%
  • La Salle County 19.6%
  • Illinois 19.6%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 29.9%
  • La Salle County 28.5%
  • Illinois 24.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Streator 4.4%
  • La Salle County 4.1%
  • Illinois 3.6%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Streator 4.5%
  • La Salle County 4.0%
  • Illinois 3.2%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 3.9%
  • Illinois 2.9%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Streator 2.9%
  • County 2.6%
  • Illinois 2.1%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • La Salle County 4.6%
  • Illinois 3.5%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 4.9%
  • La Salle County 4.3%
  • Illinois 3.7%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Streator 4.2%
  • La Salle County 3.8%
  • Illinois 2.9%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • County 8.3%
  • State 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Streator 4.5%
  • La Salle County 4.1%
  • State 3.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Streator 3.6%
  • County 3.2%
  • Illinois 3.1%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 11.0%
  • County 10.3%
  • State 7.9%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty nine percent of births in Streator were vaginal deliveries. Thirty one percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty one percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty one percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty seven percent of women in Streator have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Fourteen percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy one percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Seven percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Twenty one percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 68.6%
  • County 66.2%
  • State 64.4%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 31.4%
  • La Salle County 33.8%
  • State 35.6%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Streator 99.4%
  • County 99.4%
  • Illinois 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 61.4%
  • La Salle County 60.6%
  • State 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 51.2%
  • La Salle County 54.9%
  • State 54.6%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 26.7%
  • La Salle County 25.1%
  • State 20.8%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 14.4%
  • County 13.7%
  • State 11.0%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Streator 71.1%
  • County 74.7%
  • Illinois 72.6%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Streator 6.6%
  • La Salle County 7.7%
  • Illinois 7.4%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Streator 14.3%
  • County 14.7%
  • Illinois 17.4%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Streator 20.8%
  • La Salle County 21.4%
  • Illinois 16.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Streator report their general health condition on average at 55 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Streator residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Streator are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Streator 54.6%
  • La Salle County 55.6%
  • Illinois 55.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Streator 3.8%
  • La Salle County 4.3%
  • Illinois 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 36.3%
  • County 37.4%
  • State 40.8%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.1%
  • La Salle County 8.5%
  • Illinois 8.2%

People in Streator spend $358 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 24 percent of their income. The average family in Streator spends $65 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $132 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is six percent of their income. They also spend $21 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Streator $358
  • County $357
  • Illinois $361

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Here 24.1%
  • La Salle County 23.6%
  • State 24.2%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $65
  • La Salle County $68
  • Illinois $74

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Streator 3.8%
  • County 4.1%
  • State 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Streator $132
  • County $135
  • State $139

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Streator 6.3%
  • County 6.7%
  • State 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Here $21
  • County $22
  • Illinois $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.1%
  • La Salle County 1.2%
  • State 1.2%

People living in Streator report their general condition of hearing on average at 76 percent. Seventy seven percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety four percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty three percent of Streator population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty five percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Fifteen percent of people in Streator had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Streator 76.4%
  • County 77.2%
  • State 79.5%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Streator 76.9%
  • County 77.2%
  • State 79.7%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Streator 94.4%
  • County 94.4%
  • State 95.1%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Streator 22.5%
  • La Salle County 21.7%
  • Illinois 19.1%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 44.7%
  • County 46.2%
  • State 41.6%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Streator 15.3%
  • La Salle County 16.2%
  • State 14.9%

Twenty nine percent of Streator residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 28.7%
  • La Salle County 27.3%
  • Illinois 25.2%

Twenty one percent of Streator residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty eight percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eleven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Twelve percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Ten percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 21.3%
  • County 19.8%
  • State 17.9%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Streator 28.0%
  • County 26.8%
  • Illinois 23.7%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Streator 11.5%
  • County 10.2%
  • Illinois 9.0%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 11.6%
  • La Salle County 10.7%
  • Illinois 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Here 10.1%
  • La Salle County 8.9%
  • Illinois 7.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

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