Edgar County, Illinois Population 2019

Edgar County, Illinois's estimated population is 17,411 with a growth rate of -0.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Edgar County, Illinois is the 61st largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201817,360-51-0.29%
201717,411-107-0.61%
201617,518-85-0.48%
201517,603-202-1.13%
201417,805-133-0.74%
201317,938-216-1.19%
201218,154-233-1.27%
201118,387-120-0.65%
201018,507-1,088-5.55%
199019,595-2,130-9.80%
198021,7251340.62%
197021,591-959-4.25%
196022,550-857-3.66%
195023,407-1,023-4.19%
194024,430-536-2.15%
193024,966-803-3.12%
192025,769-1,567-5.73%
191027,336-937-3.31%
190028,2731,4865.55%
189026,7871,2885.05%
188025,4994,04918.88%
187021,4504,52526.74%
186016,9256,23358.30%
185010,6922,46729.99%
18408,2254,154102.04%
18304,0710.00%

Edgar County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,264
Two or More Races133
Black or African American100
Asian63
American Indian and Alaska Native30
Some Other Race13

Edgar County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Edgar County, Illinois Median Age

44.5


Total

42.9


Male

46.1


Female

Edgar County, Illinois Adults

There are 13,899 adults, (3,614 of whom are seniors) in Edgar County, Illinois.

Edgar County, Illinois Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Edgar County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

8,960

50.90%

Male

8,643

49.10%

Edgar County, Illinois Households and Families

Edgar County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Edgar County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All74%26%
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Female54.2%45.8%
Male47.4%52.6%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6692.2574
Married3,8982.7586.9
Non Family2,4021.1165.7
Female9262.6954.2
Male4433.1247.4

2.69

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Edgar County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5494.34%
9th to 12th Grade8987.10%
High School Graduate4,85138.38%
Some College2,58020.41%
Associates Degree1,53212.12%
Bachelors Degree1,49511.83%
Graduate Degree7345.81%

Edgar County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,33711,0302,213
Hispanic113525
Black7352
Multiple Races67392
Asian43139
Native American1414
Other Race1312

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 20.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,457$41,166$27,659
Less Than High School$21,467$23,000$14,145
High School Grad$30,335$35,321$25,779
Some College$35,098$44,138$26,560
Bachelors Degree$47,056$54,639$36,122
Graduate Degree$44,612$60,391$41,394

$33,457

Average Earnings

$41,166

Average Male

$27,659

Average Female

Edgar County, Illinois Language

Edgar County, Illinois Language by Age

Edgar County, Illinois Language

98.72% of Edgar County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.49% of the population.

Edgar County, Illinois Poverty

Edgar County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,8232,53315.06%
Hispanic18410255.43%
Black741621.62%
Multiple13375.26%

15.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.12%

Male Poverty Rate

16.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edgar County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edgar County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 55.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edgar County, Illinois is Multiple, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.96%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.06%
High School13.72%
Some College9.24%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.95%
Female Unemployed26.43%
Female Employed7.60%
Male Employed6.27%

Edgar County, Illinois Income

Edgar County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,873$59,271
Families$59,354$69,630
Married Families$70,313$80,509
Non Families$24,224$33,594

Edgar County, Illinois Marital Status

Edgar County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Edgar County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Edgar 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.

Edgar County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Edgar County, Illinois Veterans

1,264

Number of Veterans

1,237

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam413
First Gulf War214
Korea178
Second Gulf War142
World War II65

Edgar County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2619.23%
Hispanic2521.74%
Black34.11%

Edgar County, Illinois Veterans by Education

11.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edgar County, Illinois Employment Status

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Edgar County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Paris88578418-439-4.96%
Chrisman13431257-86-6.40%
Kansas787737-50-6.35%
Hume380360-20-5.26%
Brocton322298-24-7.45%
Vermilion225213-12-5.33%
Metcalf189179-10-5.29%
Redmon173164-9-5.20%
  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