Alexander County, Illinois Population 2018

Alexander County, Illinois's estimated population is 6,315 with a growth rate of -10.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alexander County, Illinois is the 94th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20176,315-736-10.44%
20167,0515608.63%
20166,491-268-3.97%
20156,759-321-4.53%
20147,080-154-2.13%
20137,234-482-6.25%
20127,716-275-3.44%
20117,991-215-2.62%
20108,206-2,420-22.77%
199010,626-1,638-13.36%
198012,2642492.07%
197012,015-4,046-25.19%
196016,061-4,255-20.94%
195020,316-5,180-20.32%
194025,4962,95413.10%
193022,542-1,438-6.00%
192023,9801,2395.45%
191022,7413,35717.32%
190019,3842,82117.03%
189016,5631,75511.85%
188014,8084,24440.17%
187010,5645,857124.43%
18604,7072,22389.49%
18502,484-829-25.02%
18403,3131,923138.35%
18301,390764122.04%
18206260.00%

Alexander County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White4,365
Black or African American2,388
Two or More Races220
American Indian and Alaska Native31
Some Other Race27
Asian20

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Alexander County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Alexander County, Illinois Median Age

41.9


Total

40.1


Male

43.7


Female

Alexander County, Illinois Adults

There are 5,366 adults, (1,326 of which are seniors) in Alexander County, Illinois.

Alexander County, Illinois Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexander County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

3,589

50.90%

Male

3,462

49.10%

Alexander County, Illinois Households and Families

Alexander County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alexander County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
Male75%25%
All68.5%31.5%
Non Family60.6%39.4%
Female41.8%58.2%

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alexander County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5342.6768.5
Non Family1,0251.1360.6
Married9473.2889.4
Female4624.2841.8
Male1005.2475

3.56

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alexander County, Illinois Households

Alexander County, Illinois Education

Alexander County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3757.80%
9th to 12th Grade82617.18%
High School Graduate1,64434.19%
Some College1,21425.25%
Associates Degree3176.59%
Bachelors Degree3236.72%
Graduate Degree1092.27%

Alexander County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2242,483251
Black1,4441,013172
Hispanic6760
Multiple Races47391
Asian17177
Native American1621

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.18%.

Alexander County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,002$25,973$19,545
Less Than High School$12,260$12,330$12,155
High School Grad$20,635$24,063$16,639
Some College$25,608$32,426$20,439
Bachelors Degree$41,607$56,000$
Graduate Degree$49,063$$36,477

$22,002

Average Earnings

$25,973

Average Male

$19,545

Average Female

Alexander County, Illinois Language

Alexander County, Illinois Language by Age

Alexander County, Illinois Language

98.70% of Alexander County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.30% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Alexander County, Illinois Poverty

Alexander County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,2751,19652.57%
White4,22696622.86%
Hispanic1198168.07%
Multiple2076028.99%
Native191684.21%
Asian20525.00%

33.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.41%

Male Poverty Rate

35.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexander County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexander County, Illinois is Native, with 84.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexander County, Illinois is White, with 22.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.10%.

Alexander County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.04%
Some College24.51%
High School21.18%
Bachelors or Greater6.53%

Alexander County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.96%
Male Unemployed47.34%
Female Employed26.41%
Male Employed14.08%

Alexander County, Illinois Income

Alexander County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,071$38,991
Families$36,741$47,585
Married Families$46,955$
Non Families$18,634$25,066

Alexander County, Illinois Marital Status

Alexander County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Alexander County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Alexander County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Alexander County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Alexander County, Illinois Veterans

Alexander County, Illinois Veterans by War

519

Number of Veterans

500

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam177
Korea80
Second Gulf War69
First Gulf War43
World War II12

Alexander County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64147
75+129
65 to 7493
35 to 5492
18 to 3458

Alexander County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White39611.14%
Black1056.14%
Hispanic4151.25%
Asian952.94%
2 or More811.27%
Indian16.25%

Alexander County, Illinois Veterans by Education

20.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexander County, Illinois Employment Status

Alexander County, Illinois Employment by Age

46.9%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Alexander County, Illinois Employment by Race

Alexander County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Alexander County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cairo28312359-472-16.67%
Tamms1043526-517-49.57%
Thebes437359-78-17.85%
McClure402329-73-18.16%
East Cape Girardeau387316-71-18.35%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990