Freeport, Illinois Population 2019

Freeport, Illinois's estimated population is 23,920 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Freeport, Illinois is the 98th largest city in Illinois based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2033.45 people/mi² (785.12 people/km²).

The overall median age is 42.8 years, 41.2 years for males, and 44.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 12,286 households in the city, with an average size of 2.21 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.6%, with a median rent of $637/month. The median house has 5.6 rooms, and has a value of $75,300.

The median income for households in Freeport, Illinois is $37,396, while the mean household income is $52,120.

Freeport Il Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Freeport Il was:

  • White: 75.71%
  • Black or African American: 17.34%
  • Two or more races: 4.83%
  • Asian: 1.11%
  • Other race: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
LatLng(42.2967, -89.6212)
Rank in State98th
StateIllinois
CountyStephenson County
Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Land Area (km²)30.47 (11.76 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.03 (0.01 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID1727884
Density (km²)785.12
Density (mi²)2,033.45
Area Code(s)779 / 815
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201823,920-137-0.57%
201724,057-285-1.17%
201624,342-104-0.43%
201524,446-326-1.32%
201424,772-234-0.94%
201325,006-144-0.57%
201225,150-244-0.96%
201125,394-184-0.72%
201025,578-865-0.33%
200026,4436030.23%
199025,840-426-0.16%
198026,266-1,470-0.54%
197027,7361,1080.41%
196026,6284,1611.71%
195022,4671010.05%
194022,3663210.14%
193022,0452,3761.15%
192019,6692,1021.14%
191017,5674,3092.85%
190013,2583,0692.67%
189010,1891,6731.81%
18808,5166270.77%
18707,8892,5133.91%
18605,3760.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,577
Black or African American4,254
Two or More Races1,186
Asian272
Some Other Race224
American Indian and Alaska Native24

Freeport Il Population Pyramid 2019

Freeport Il Median Age

42.8


Total

41.2


Male

44.1


Female

Freeport Il Adults

There are 19,050 adults, (5,271 of whom are seniors) in Freeport Il.

Freeport Il Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Freeport Il Sex Ratio

Female

13,111

53.43%

Male

11,426

46.57%

Freeport Il Households and Families

Freeport Il Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Freeport Il Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All58.3%41.7%
Non Family43.9%56.1%
Male43.7%56.3%
Female31.1%68.9%

58.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7842.2158.3
Non Family4,4121.1343.9
Married4,1502.7786.6
Female1,7053.331.1
Male5173.2243.7

2.83

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Freeport Il Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5563.28%
9th to 12th Grade1,2387.29%
High School Graduate5,86634.56%
Some College4,68227.58%
Associates Degree1,5018.84%
Bachelors Degree1,93111.38%
Graduate Degree1,1997.06%

Freeport Il Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,61612,5232,814
Black2,4751,942157
Hispanic54742951
Multiple Races278255
Asian16214699
Other Race1367826
Native American88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,711$33,120$23,346
Less Than High School$17,422$20,718$16,038
High School Grad$23,205$29,115$19,906
Some College$26,422$36,725$23,048
Bachelors Degree$35,045$42,813$31,923
Graduate Degree$63,346$77,500$57,906

$26,711

Average Earnings

$33,120

Average Male

$23,346

Average Female

Freeport Il Language

Freeport Il Language by Age

Freeport Il Language

95.90% of Freeport Il residents speak only English, while 4.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Freeport Il Poverty

Freeport Il Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,0922,91017.03%
Black4,1731,57137.65%
Multiple1,17143537.15%
Hispanic1,27828922.61%
Other2132913.62%
Asian272165.88%

21.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.10%

Male Poverty Rate

22.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Freeport Il

The race most likely to be in poverty in Freeport Il is Black, with 37.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Freeport Il is Asian, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.69%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.28%
High School24.11%
Some College11.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.46%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed70.42%
Male Unemployed36.33%
Female Employed11.41%
Male Employed8.81%

Freeport Il Income

Freeport Il Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,396$52,120
Families$49,181$65,604
Married Families$61,865-
Non Families$22,917$30,785

Freeport Il Marital Status

Freeport Il Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Freeport Il Married by Age and Sex

Freeport Il Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Freeport Il Marital Status by Race

Freeport Il Veterans

2,059

Number of Veterans

1,871

Male Veterans

188

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam764
Korea304
First Gulf War233
World War II171
Second Gulf War170

Freeport Il Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,84312.11%
Black1896.32%
2 or More184.03%
Other95.45%
Hispanic50.74%

Freeport Il Veterans by Education

13.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Freeport Il Employment Status

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Freeport Il Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

72.45%

Born in Illinois

97.86%

Native Born

2.14%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.86% of Freeport Il residents were born in the United States, with 72.45% having been born in Illinois. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.