Edwards County, Illinois Population 2018

Edwards County, Illinois's estimated population is 6,486 with a growth rate of -1.91% 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
20176,486-126-1.91%
20166,612671.02%
20166,545370.57%
20156,508-119-1.80%
20146,627-59-0.88%
20136,686-34-0.51%
20126,720530.79%
20116,667-67-0.99%
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%

Edwards County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,442
Two or More Races85
Asian60
Black or African American25

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Edwards County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Edwards County, Illinois Median Age

43.6


Total

41.2


Male

44.8


Female

Edwards County, Illinois Adults

There are 5,098 adults, (1,283 of which are seniors) in Edwards County, Illinois.

Edwards County, Illinois Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Edwards County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

3,342

50.54%

Male

3,270

49.46%

Edwards County, Illinois Households and Families

Edwards County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Edwards County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.4%6.6%
All82.8%17.2%
Male81.5%18.5%
Non Family78%22%
Female43.7%56.3%

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Edwards County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7682.3782.8
Married1,4282.9793.4
Non Family9851.2378
Female2633.1143.7
Male923.0281.5

2.94

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Edwards County, Illinois Households

Edwards County, Illinois Education

Edwards County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1643.56%
9th to 12th Grade3447.47%
High School Graduate1,68036.50%
Some College99621.64%
Associates Degree86618.81%
Bachelors Degree3708.04%
Graduate Degree1833.98%

Edwards County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,5234,034528
Asian473822
Multiple Races1913
Hispanic1511
Black733

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 46.81%.

Edwards County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,798$40,407$27,247
Less Than High School$28,382$37,895$
High School Grad$32,821$38,641$21,731
Some College$31,981$40,858$27,389
Bachelors Degree$42,159$45,333$35,938
Graduate Degree$55,000$52,841$63,750

$33,798

Average Earnings

$40,407

Average Male

$27,247

Average Female

Edwards County, Illinois Language

Edwards County, Illinois Language by Age

Edwards County, Illinois Language

98.37% of Edwards County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.63% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Edwards County, Illinois Poverty

Edwards County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,29271811.41%
Hispanic613557.38%
Multiple851517.65%
Black25416.00%

11.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.92%

Male Poverty Rate

12.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edwards County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edwards County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 57.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edwards County, Illinois is White, with 11.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.53%.

Edwards County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.98%
High School9.42%
Some College7.15%
Bachelors or Greater6.33%

Edwards County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.64%
Male Unemployed22.64%
Female Employed7.81%
Male Employed5.45%

Edwards County, Illinois Income

Edwards County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,035$59,828
Families$60,633$72,628
Married Families$70,000$
Non Families$26,172$34,610

Edwards County, Illinois Marital Status

Edwards County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Edwards County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by War

490

Number of Veterans

468

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam180
First Gulf War73
World War II47
Korea44
Second Gulf War30

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54132
75+131
55 to 64107
65 to 7496
18 to 3424

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4829.64%
Asian817.02%

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by Education

6.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edwards County, Illinois Employment Status

Edwards County, Illinois Employment by Age

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Edwards County, Illinois Employment by Race

Edwards County, Illinois Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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