Mason County, Illinois Population 2018

Mason County, Illinois's estimated population is 13,715 with a growth rate of -1.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mason County, Illinois is the 78th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201713,715-216-1.55%
201613,9312251.64%
201613,706-153-1.10%
201513,859-241-1.71%
201414,100-41-0.29%
201314,141-177-1.24%
201214,318-149-1.03%
201114,467-184-1.26%
201014,651-1,618-9.95%
199016,269-3,223-16.53%
198019,4923,33120.61%
197016,1619686.37%
196015,193-133-0.87%
195015,326-32-0.21%
194015,3582431.61%
193015,115-1,519-9.13%
192016,634-743-4.28%
191017,377-114-0.65%
190017,4911,4248.86%
189016,067-175-1.08%
188016,242580.36%
187016,1845,25348.06%
186010,9315,01084.61%
18505,9210.00%

Mason County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,610
Two or More Races136
Black or African American104
Asian60
American Indian and Alaska Native10
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9
Some Other Race2

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

Mason 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

Mason County, Illinois Median Age

45.1


Total

43.7


Male

46.2


Female

Mason County, Illinois Adults

There are 10,978 adults, (2,856 of which are seniors) in Mason County, Illinois.

Mason County, Illinois Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

7,010

50.32%

Male

6,921

49.68%

Mason County, Illinois Households and Families

Mason County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mason County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
Male77.1%22.9%
All75.9%24.1%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Female46.1%53.9%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mason County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0842.2575.9
Married3,0142.7888.7
Non Family2,1261.1866.4
Female6293.0546.1
Male3152.7977.1

2.74

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mason County, Illinois Households

Mason County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3693.70%
9th to 12th Grade9019.03%
High School Graduate4,26042.68%
Some College2,12521.29%
Associates Degree8999.01%
Bachelors Degree99810.00%
Graduate Degree4304.31%

Mason County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,6768,4441,404
Hispanic1129013
Black104946
Asian5347
Multiple Races1616
Native American10105
Islander99
Other Race22

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 native american people with a rate of 50.00%.

Mason County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,245$41,793$22,644
Less Than High School$14,980$16,184$14,515
High School Grad$28,971$37,377$19,609
Some College$31,916$44,297$24,663
Bachelors Degree$51,550$63,438$39,773
Graduate Degree$53,194$70,417$47,813

$31,245

Average Earnings

$41,793

Average Male

$22,644

Average Female

Mason County, Illinois Language

Mason County, Illinois Language by Age

Mason County, Illinois Language

98.15% of Mason County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.70% of the population.

Mason County, Illinois Poverty

Mason County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,2452,06115.56%
Black813138.27%
Multiple1281310.16%
Asian60711.67%
Hispanic12332.44%

15.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.38%

Male Poverty Rate

16.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Illinois is Black, with 38.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 2.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.27%.

Mason County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.71%
High School12.43%
Some College7.71%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%

Mason County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.75%
Female Unemployed40.14%
Female Employed11.07%
Male Employed5.97%

Mason County, Illinois Income

Mason County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,125$57,245
Families$56,063$67,104
Married Families$63,920$
Non Families$24,750$35,867

Mason County, Illinois Marital Status

Mason County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Mason County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Mason 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.

Mason County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Mason County, Illinois Veterans

Mason County, Illinois Veterans by War

1,206

Number of Veterans

1,178

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam547
Korea153
First Gulf War108
Second Gulf War90
World War II49

Mason County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74391
75+298
55 to 64237
35 to 54235
18 to 3445

Mason County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,19311.07%
Hispanic2118.75%
Black87.69%
Indian550.00%

Mason County, Illinois Veterans by Education

11.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason County, Illinois Employment Status

Mason County, Illinois Employment by Age

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Mason County, Illinois Employment by Race

Mason County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Mason County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Havana33013030-271-8.21%
Mason City23432148-195-8.32%
Manito16421503-139-8.47%
San Jose 642609-33-5.14%
Bath333302-31-9.31%
Easton321298-23-7.17%
Kilbourne302281-21-6.95%
Forest City246229-17-6.91%
Topeka7671-5-6.58%
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