Henderson County, Illinois Population 2020

Henderson County, Illinois's estimated population is 6,819 with a growth rate of -0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henderson County, Illinois is the 91st largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20186,709-110-1.61%
20176,819-67-0.97%
20166,886-111-1.59%
20156,997-14-0.20%
20147,011490.70%
20136,962-81-1.15%
20127,043-172-2.38%
20117,215-128-1.74%
20107,343-753-9.30%
19908,096-1,018-11.17%
19809,1146637.85%
19708,4512142.60%
19608,237-179-2.13%
19508,416-533-5.96%
19408,9491711.95%
19308,778-992-10.15%
19209,770460.47%
19109,724-1,112-10.26%
190010,8369609.72%
18909,876-846-7.89%
188010,722-1,860-14.78%
187012,5823,08132.43%
18609,5014,889106.01%
18504,6120.00%

How Many People Live in Henderson County, Illinois?

6,819

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,73097.76%
Two or More Races851.23%
Asian480.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.23%
Black or African American50.07%

Henderson County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Henderson County, Illinois Median Age

49.7


Total

49


Male

50.5


Female

Henderson County, Illinois Adults

There are 5,614 adults, (1,697 of whom are seniors) in Henderson County, Illinois.

Henderson County, Illinois Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Henderson County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

3,515

51.06%

Male

3,369

48.94%

Henderson County, Illinois Households and Families

Henderson County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Henderson County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
All81.4%18.6%
Non Family73%27%
Female70%30%
Male69.7%30.3%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9902.2881.4
Married1,6402.8289
Non Family9881.2273
Female2402.5470
Male1223.269.7

2.75

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Henderson County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1402.73%
9th to 12th Grade3687.18%
High School Graduate2,23143.51%
Some College1,10721.59%
Associates Degree4919.58%
Bachelors Degree59211.55%
Graduate Degree1983.86%

Henderson County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,9774,492767
Hispanic655913
Multiple Races42429
Asian28286
Native American16
Black43

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 21.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,412$41,340$23,682
Less Than High School$30,042$30,917$14,583
High School Grad$30,964$40,077$20,093
Some College$31,798$46,935$26,719
Bachelors Degree$41,731$51,098$29,911
Graduate Degree$51,612$52,000$50,156

$32,412

Average Earnings

$41,340

Average Male

$23,682

Average Female

Henderson County, Illinois Language

Henderson County, Illinois Language by Age

Henderson County, Illinois Language

98.32% of Henderson County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Henderson County, Illinois Poverty

Henderson County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,5715458.29%
Hispanic10898.33%
Multiple8555.88%

8.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.84%

Male Poverty Rate

10.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henderson County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, Illinois is Multiple, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.96%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.91%
High School6.97%
Some College4.71%
Bachelors or Greater1.27%

Henderson County, Illinois Income

Henderson County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,712$65,045
Families$61,050$71,887
Married Families$68,022-
Non Families$32,708$49,441

Henderson County, Illinois Marital Status

Henderson County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Henderson County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Henderson 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 45-54.

Henderson County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Henderson County, Illinois Veterans

583

Number of Veterans

557

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam339
Korea62
First Gulf War52
Second Gulf War16
World War II4

Henderson County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White58110.57%
Hispanic66.67%
2 or More23.85%

Henderson County, Illinois Veterans by Education

2.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henderson County, Illinois Employment Status

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Henderson 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

51.99%

Born in Illinois

98.72%

Native Born

1.28%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.72% of Henderson County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 51.99% having been born in Illinois. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Henderson County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Oquawka13711288-83-6.05%
Dallas City 945906-39-4.13%
Stronghurst883820-63-7.13%
Lomax454414-40-8.81%
Biggsville304285-19-6.25%
Gladstone281275-6-2.14%
Raritan138130-8-5.80%
Media107100-7-6.54%
Gulf Port5451-3-5.56%
  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