Edwards County, Illinois Population 2020

Edwards County, Illinois's estimated population is 6,471 with a growth rate of -0.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Edwards County, Illinois is the 93rd largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20186,392-79-1.22%
20176,471-64-0.98%
20166,535260.40%
20156,509-119-1.80%
20146,628-59-0.88%
20136,687-34-0.51%
20126,721530.79%
20116,668-66-0.98%
20106,734-706-9.49%
19907,440-521-6.54%
19807,96187112.28%
19707,090-850-10.71%
19607,940-1,116-12.32%
19509,056820.91%
19408,9746718.08%
19308,303-1,128-11.96%
19209,431-618-6.15%
191010,049-296-2.86%
190010,3459019.54%
18909,4448479.85%
18808,5971,03213.64%
18707,5652,11138.71%
18605,4541,93054.77%
18503,52445414.79%
18403,0701,42186.17%
18301,649-1,795-52.12%
18203,4440.00%

How Many People Live in Edwards County, Illinois?

6,471

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,31397.02%
Two or More Races911.40%
Black or African American450.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.52%
Asian240.37%

Edwards County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Edwards County, Illinois Median Age

43.3


Total

41.6


Male

45


Female

Edwards County, Illinois Adults

There are 4,992 adults, (1,333 of whom are seniors) in Edwards County, Illinois.

Edwards County, Illinois Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Edwards County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

3,276

50.35%

Male

3,231

49.65%

Edwards County, Illinois Households and Families

Edwards County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Edwards County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
Male91.9%8.1%
All82.4%17.6%
Non Family77.2%22.8%
Female39.6%60.4%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7762.3282.4
Married1,5492.9292.3
Non Family9051.1877.2
Female2602.7239.6
Male622.591.9

2.85

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Edwards County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1312.89%
9th to 12th Grade2535.58%
High School Graduate1,59135.06%
Some College1,04122.94%
Associates Degree88919.59%
Bachelors Degree4539.98%
Graduate Degree1803.97%

Edwards County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4664,095625
Hispanic2723
Multiple Races2624
Asian16138
Black135

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 92.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,702$42,604$28,633
Less Than High School$21,513$23,125$
High School Grad$32,218$42,000$19,426
Some College$35,085$43,023$29,257
Bachelors Degree$44,000$52,941$36,458
Graduate Degree$55,729$45,625$65,625

$35,702

Average Earnings

$42,604

Average Male

$28,633

Average Female

Edwards County, Illinois Language

Edwards County, Illinois Language by Age

Edwards County, Illinois Language

98.24% of Edwards County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Edwards County, Illinois Poverty

Edwards County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,1966169.94%
Hispanic902730.00%
Multiple902123.33%
Black451328.89%

10.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.92%

Male Poverty Rate

11.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edwards County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edwards County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 30.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edwards County, Illinois is White, with 9.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.35%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.95%
High School9.87%
Some College7.98%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.62%
Female Unemployed15.38%
Female Employed7.32%
Male Employed4.40%

Edwards County, Illinois Income

Edwards County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,766$63,054
Families$65,282$76,759
Married Families$75,082-
Non Families$28,125$33,510

Edwards County, Illinois Marital Status

Edwards County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Edwards County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Edwards 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.

Edwards County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans

477

Number of Veterans

463

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam156
Second Gulf War65
First Gulf War53
Korea45
World War II28

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4729.57%
Asian318.75%
2 or More26.06%

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by Education

5.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edwards County, Illinois Employment Status

62%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Edwards 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

68.10%

Born in Illinois

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.54% of Edwards County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 68.10% having been born in Illinois. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Edwards County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Albion19931934-59-2.96%
Grayville 16681623-45-2.70%
West Salem897871-26-2.90%
Bone Gap246241-5-2.03%
Browns134131-3-2.24%
  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