Douglas County, Illinois Population 2019

Douglas County, Illinois's estimated population is 19,748 with a growth rate of -0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Illinois is the 58th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201719,748-21-0.11%
201619,769-83-0.42%
201519,852-65-0.33%
201419,917550.28%
201319,862-28-0.14%
201219,890210.11%
201119,869-118-0.59%
201019,9875232.69%
199019,464-310-1.57%
198019,7747774.09%
197018,997-246-1.28%
196019,2432,53715.19%
195016,706-884-5.03%
194017,590-324-1.81%
193017,914-1,690-8.62%
192019,604130.07%
191019,5914942.59%
190019,0971,4288.08%
189017,6691,81611.46%
188015,8532,36917.57%
187013,4846,34488.85%
18607,1400.00%

Douglas County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,101
Two or More Races255
Some Other Race148
Asian148
American Indian and Alaska Native101
Black or African American64
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13

Douglas County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Douglas County, Illinois Median Age

37.9


Total

37.4


Male

38.7


Female

Douglas County, Illinois Adults

There are 14,819 adults, (3,339 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, Illinois.

Douglas County, Illinois Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

10,050

50.68%

Male

9,780

49.32%

Douglas County, Illinois Households and Families

Douglas County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Douglas County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All72.5%27.5%
Male65.4%34.6%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Female48.4%51.6%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5802.5972.5
Married4,1053.2585.9
Non Family2,5671.2257.7
Female6393.5348.4
Male2693.3365.4

3.24

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Douglas County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,44010.91%
9th to 12th Grade8586.50%
High School Graduate4,43633.61%
Some College2,88421.85%
Associates Degree1,0878.24%
Bachelors Degree1,84914.01%
Graduate Degree6454.89%

Douglas County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,30110,3102,416
Hispanic67438425
Other Race1238912
Asian1099535
Multiple Races674911
Native American38213
Black23204
Islander66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 32.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,013$42,592$25,813
Less Than High School$33,421$37,123$18,287
High School Grad$30,442$40,462$22,665
Some College$32,715$42,128$24,940
Bachelors Degree$46,763$51,955$33,929
Graduate Degree$53,047$61,111$43,657

$35,013

Average Earnings

$42,592

Average Male

$25,813

Average Female

Douglas County, Illinois Language

Douglas County, Illinois Language by Age

Douglas County, Illinois Language

83.01% of Douglas County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 16.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.22% of the population.

Douglas County, Illinois Poverty

Douglas County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,7581,96411.06%
Hispanic1,40828920.53%
Multiple25313553.36%
Black543361.11%
Native1011211.88%
Other14121.42%

12.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.00%

Male Poverty Rate

13.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Illinois is Black, with 61.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Illinois is Other, with 1.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.98%.

Name Poverty
High School13.31%
Less Than High School10.67%
Some College9.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.23%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.31%
Male Unemployed9.96%
Female Employed7.60%
Male Employed5.03%

Douglas County, Illinois Income

Douglas County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,261$66,814
Families$64,017$77,714
Married Families$71,069$
Non Families$32,030$43,781

Douglas County, Illinois Marital Status

Douglas County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Douglas 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 45-54.

Douglas County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Douglas County, Illinois Veterans

1,213

Number of Veterans

1,137

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam479
First Gulf War198
Korea144
Second Gulf War130
World War II81

Douglas County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1908.29%
Hispanic262.87%
2 or More97.69%
Asian87.08%
Indian610.71%

Douglas County, Illinois Veterans by Education

4.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Illinois Employment Status

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Douglas County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Tuscola44804391-89-1.99%
Arcola29142864-50-1.72%
Villa Grove25372462-75-2.96%
Arthur 22882268-20-0.87%
Atwood 12221185-37-3.03%
Newman865845-20-2.31%
Camargo445444-1-0.22%
Hindsboro313304-9-2.88%
Garrett162159-3-1.85%
  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