Iroquois County, Illinois Population 2020

Iroquois County, Illinois's estimated population is 27,830 with a growth rate of -1.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Iroquois County, Illinois is the 51st largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201827,604-226-0.81%
201727,830-338-1.20%
201628,168-354-1.24%
201528,522-197-0.69%
201428,719-222-0.77%
201328,941-326-1.11%
201229,267-230-0.78%
201129,497-204-0.69%
201029,701-1,086-3.53%
199030,787-2,189-6.64%
198032,976-556-1.66%
197033,532-30-0.09%
196033,5621,2143.75%
195032,348-148-0.46%
194032,496-417-1.27%
193032,913-1,928-5.53%
192034,841-702-1.98%
191035,543-2,471-6.50%
190038,0142,8478.10%
189035,167-284-0.80%
188035,4519,66937.50%
187025,78213,457109.18%
186012,3258,176197.06%
18504,1492,454144.78%
18401,6950.00%

How Many People Live in Iroquois County, Illinois?

27,830

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,14992.83%
Some Other Race1,2024.27%
Two or More Races4211.49%
Black or African American2901.03%
Asian910.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.06%

Iroquois County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Iroquois County, Illinois Median Age

44.5


Total

42.8


Male

45.6


Female

Iroquois County, Illinois Adults

There are 22,002 adults, (5,893 of whom are seniors) in Iroquois County, Illinois.

Iroquois County, Illinois Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Iroquois County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

14,418

51.18%

Male

13,751

48.82%

Iroquois County, Illinois Households and Families

Iroquois County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Iroquois County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All76.9%23.1%
Non Family63.7%36.3%
Male61.3%38.7%
Female60.5%39.5%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,7792.3576.9
Married6,2642.8989.2
Non Family3,8431.1863.7
Female1,0283.0160.5
Male6443.0461.3

2.82

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Iroquois County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6753.39%
9th to 12th Grade1,4827.44%
High School Graduate7,95239.93%
Some College4,62923.24%
Associates Degree2,10710.58%
Bachelors Degree2,05910.34%
Graduate Degree1,0135.09%

Iroquois County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,47616,8722,879
Hispanic94544529
Other Race60121717
Multiple Races22922780
Black15011413
Asian797760
Native American1616

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 75.95%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,960$41,444$24,915
Less Than High School$21,212$25,652$14,158
High School Grad$26,810$37,454$17,898
Some College$34,471$49,067$27,231
Bachelors Degree$44,734$56,455$32,462
Graduate Degree$52,989$66,458$47,188

$31,960

Average Earnings

$41,444

Average Male

$24,915

Average Female

Iroquois County, Illinois Language

Iroquois County, Illinois Language by Age

Iroquois County, Illinois Language

93.23% of Iroquois County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 6.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.58% of the population.

Iroquois County, Illinois Poverty

Iroquois County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,8772,89011.62%
Hispanic1,87974539.65%
Other1,20256146.67%
Black25613853.91%
Multiple408399.56%
Asian911314.29%
Native16212.50%

13.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.82%

Male Poverty Rate

15.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Iroquois County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Iroquois County, Illinois is Black, with 53.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Iroquois County, Illinois is Multiple, with 9.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.83%
High School11.47%
Some College10.25%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%

Iroquois County, Illinois Income

Iroquois County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,825$64,658
Families$65,194$76,926
Married Families$73,649$86,437
Non Families$27,345$36,102

Iroquois County, Illinois Marital Status

Iroquois County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Iroquois County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Iroquois 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.

Iroquois County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Iroquois County, Illinois Veterans

1,887

Number of Veterans

1,782

Male Veterans

105

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam768
First Gulf War265
Korea248
Second Gulf War156
World War II76

Iroquois County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8418.87%
Hispanic262.25%
2 or More2510.08%
Other121.70%
Black63.16%
Indian318.75%

Iroquois County, Illinois Veterans by Education

12.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Iroquois County, Illinois Employment Status

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Iroquois 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

82.50%

Born in Illinois

96.78%

Native Born

3.22%

Foreign Born

1.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.78% of Iroquois County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 82.50% having been born in Illinois. 1.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Iroquois County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Watseka52975007-290-5.47%
Gilman18141731-83-4.58%
Clifton14681394-74-5.04%
Onarga13651304-61-4.47%
Milford13061224-82-6.28%
Chebanse 10621011-51-4.80%
Sheldon10701010-60-5.61%
Cissna Park846801-45-5.32%
Ashkum761727-34-4.47%
Crescent City615592-23-3.74%
Danforth604570-34-5.63%
Buckley600560-40-6.67%
Loda407397-10-2.46%
Martinton381369-12-3.15%
Beaverville362341-21-5.80%
Woodland324321-3-0.93%
Donovan304295-9-2.96%
Thawville241263229.13%
Wellington242231-11-4.55%
Papineau171163-8-4.68%
Iroquois154147-7-4.55%
  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