Alexander County, Illinois Population 2020

Alexander County, Illinois's estimated population is 6,302 with a growth rate of -2.40% 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
20186,060-242-3.84%
20176,302-155-2.40%
20166,457-304-4.50%
20156,761-321-4.53%
20147,082-154-2.13%
20137,236-483-6.26%
20127,719-273-3.42%
20117,992-214-2.61%
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%

How Many People Live in Alexander County, Illinois?

6,302

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,07862.43%
Black or African American2,16933.21%
Two or More Races1912.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.32%
Some Other Race190.29%
Asian60.09%

Alexander County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Alexander County, Illinois Median Age

42.8


Total

42.3


Male

43.5


Female

Alexander County, Illinois Adults

There are 4,951 adults, (1,328 of whom are seniors) in Alexander County, Illinois.

Alexander County, Illinois Age Dependency

80.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexander County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

3,428

52.48%

Male

3,104

47.52%

Alexander County, Illinois Households and Families

Alexander County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alexander County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.8%8.2%
Male80.9%19.1%
All71.3%28.7%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Female37.7%62.3%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3232.7671.3
Married9503.3391.8
Non Family8361.1664.7
Female4434.2237.7
Male944.2480.9

3.56

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alexander County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2214.86%
9th to 12th Grade64614.22%
High School Graduate1,71837.81%
Some College1,02822.62%
Associates Degree4169.15%
Bachelors Degree4048.89%
Graduate Degree1112.44%

Alexander County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,0502,457286
Black1,4451,181198
Hispanic292521
Islander212121
Multiple Races12107
Native American51
Asian333

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,608$30,159$25,018
Less Than High School$12,474$14,250$11,122
High School Grad$25,674$26,154$22,098
Some College$27,450$34,625$22,885
Bachelors Degree$45,313$46,250$44,135
Graduate Degree$47,500$$47,206

$26,608

Average Earnings

$30,159

Average Male

$25,018

Average Female

Alexander County, Illinois Language

Alexander County, Illinois Language by Age

Alexander County, Illinois Language

99.32% of Alexander County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 0.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.54% of the population.

Alexander County, Illinois Poverty

Alexander County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,98395724.03%
Black2,15788240.89%
Multiple1914825.13%
Native484695.83%
Hispanic732534.25%
Asian66100.00%

30.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.60%

Male Poverty Rate

34.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexander County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexander County, Illinois is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexander County, Illinois is White, with 24.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.38%
High School15.83%
Some College15.78%
Bachelors or Greater7.69%

Alexander County, Illinois Income

Alexander County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,709$45,672
Families$40,813$50,935
Married Families$49,934-
Non Families$23,300$35,607

Alexander County, Illinois Marital Status

Alexander County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

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

Alexander County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Alexander County, Illinois Veterans

439

Number of Veterans

411

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam135
Korea72
First Gulf War59
Second Gulf War39
World War II

Alexander County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3059.29%
Black1298.02%
2 or More516.67%

Alexander County, Illinois Veterans by Education

12.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexander County, Illinois Employment Status

47%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Alexander County, Illinois 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

67.97%

Born in Illinois

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.34% of Alexander County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 67.97% having been born in Illinois. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
  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