Mason County, Illinois Population 2019

Mason County, Illinois's estimated population is 13,688 with a growth rate of 0.11% 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
201813,565-123-0.90%
201713,688150.11%
201613,673-188-1.36%
201513,861-241-1.71%
201414,102-42-0.30%
201314,144-176-1.23%
201214,320-149-1.03%
201114,469-182-1.24%
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
White13,587
Two or More Races194
Black or African American85
Asian23
American Indian and Alaska Native14
Some Other Race1

Mason County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Mason County, Illinois Median Age

45.5


Total

44.7


Male

46.1


Female

Mason County, Illinois Adults

There are 11,004 adults, (3,010 of whom are seniors) in Mason County, Illinois.

Mason County, Illinois Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

6,956

50.03%

Male

6,948

49.97%

Mason County, Illinois Households and Families

Mason County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mason County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
Male82%18%
All77.3%22.7%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
Female48.1%51.9%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0342.2777.3
Married3,0022.8388.5
Non Family2,1761.1868.9
Female5783.0948.1
Male2782.9882

2.8

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mason County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3643.63%
9th to 12th Grade7637.61%
High School Graduate4,36643.56%
Some College2,00620.02%
Associates Degree9809.78%
Bachelors Degree1,04610.44%
Graduate Degree4974.96%

Mason County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,7148,6081,479
Hispanic12111516
Black8573
Multiple Races717145
Asian1613
Native American14143
Other Race11

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 multiple races people with a rate of 63.38%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,668$42,204$24,230
Less Than High School$13,910$21,250$12,600
High School Grad$30,189$39,881$19,722
Some College$32,289$45,788$25,379
Bachelors Degree$49,917$58,750$37,072
Graduate Degree$51,979$53,824$50,000

$31,668

Average Earnings

$42,204

Average Male

$24,230

Average Female

Mason County, Illinois Language

Mason County, Illinois Language by Age

Mason County, Illinois Language

98.59% of Mason County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Mason County, Illinois Poverty

Mason County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,2301,84513.95%
Multiple1822513.74%
Black56814.29%
Native14857.14%
Asian23730.43%
Hispanic13343.01%

13.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.60%

Male Poverty Rate

15.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Illinois is Native, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 3.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.31%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.62%
High School11.98%
Some College6.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.21%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.81%
Male Unemployed27.49%
Female Employed10.40%
Male Employed6.56%

Mason County, Illinois Income

Mason County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,695$58,760
Families$56,437$67,782
Married Families$63,812-
Non Families$30,060$39,626

Mason County, Illinois Marital Status

Mason County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mason County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Mason County, Illinois Veterans

1,298

Number of Veterans

1,261

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam531
Korea186
First Gulf War164
Second Gulf War73
World War II42

Mason County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,27811.84%
Hispanic2923.97%
Indian1178.57%
Black910.59%

Mason County, Illinois Veterans by Education

12.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason County, Illinois Employment Status

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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