Alexander County, Illinois Population 2019

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%

Alexander County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White4,215
Black or African American2,343
Two or More Races148
American Indian and Alaska Native43
Some Other Race16
Asian11

Alexander County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Alexander County, Illinois Median Age

42.3


Total

41.3


Male

43.1


Female

Alexander County, Illinois Adults

There are 5,130 adults, (1,350 of whom are seniors) in Alexander County, Illinois.

Alexander County, Illinois Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Alexander County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

3,518

51.92%

Male

3,258

48.08%

Alexander County, Illinois Households and Families

Alexander County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alexander County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.7%7.3%
Male79.8%20.2%
All70.5%29.5%
Non Family65.1%34.9%
Female34.3%65.7%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4322.770.5
Married9743.2492.7
Non Family8871.1665.1
Female4874.0734.3
Male844.6479.8

3.46

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alexander County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3016.51%
9th to 12th Grade69515.03%
High School Graduate1,60634.72%
Some College1,07323.20%
Associates Degree4539.79%
Bachelors Degree3748.09%
Graduate Degree1232.66%

Alexander County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1372,477284
Black1,4471,131204
Hispanic163
Multiple Races14106
Asian773
Native American41

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 42.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,676$31,941$22,446
Less Than High School$11,071$10,324$11,541
High School Grad$24,716$26,780$19,375
Some College$27,639$35,893$23,109
Bachelors Degree$42,250$52,188$41,333
Graduate Degree$36,042$$35,556

$25,676

Average Earnings

$31,941

Average Male

$22,446

Average Female

Alexander County, Illinois Language

Alexander County, Illinois Language by Age

Alexander County, Illinois Language

98.81% of Alexander County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other, 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
White4,1061,08626.45%
Black2,2671,02044.99%
Multiple1484933.11%
Native434195.35%
Hispanic683652.94%
Asian11763.64%

33.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.50%

Male Poverty Rate

36.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alexander County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alexander County, Illinois is Native, with 95.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alexander County, Illinois is White, with 26.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.79%
High School17.09%
Some College16.23%
Bachelors or Greater7.76%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.27%
Male Unemployed27.48%
Female Employed26.33%
Male Employed10.38%

Alexander County, Illinois Income

Alexander County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,014$44,291
Families$37,583$49,475
Married Families$49,722-
Non Families$22,478$34,177

Alexander County, Illinois Marital Status

Alexander County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Alexander County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Alexander County, Illinois Veterans

451

Number of Veterans

437

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam140
Korea83
First Gulf War35
Second Gulf War17
World War II

Alexander County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3209.40%
Black1237.34%
2 or More819.51%

Alexander County, Illinois Veterans by Education

9.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alexander County, Illinois Employment Status

44.6%

Labor Force Participation

41%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

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