Mason County, Illinois Population 2020

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%

How Many People Live in Mason County, Illinois?

13,688

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,38697.15%
Two or More Races1821.32%
Black or African American1300.94%
Some Other Race390.28%
Asian270.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.10%

Mason County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Mason County, Illinois Median Age

45.3


Total

44.4


Male

45.8


Female

Mason County, Illinois Adults

There are 10,923 adults, (2,992 of whom are seniors) in Mason County, Illinois.

Mason County, Illinois Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

6,940

50.37%

Male

6,838

49.63%

Mason County, Illinois Households and Families

Mason County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mason County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
Male85.2%14.8%
All78%22%
Non Family71.7%28.3%
Female50.2%49.8%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0272.2578
Married2,9062.8188.2
Non Family2,2041.1971.7
Female6403.0650.2
Male2772.8985.2

2.77

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mason County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3863.88%
9th to 12th Grade7257.29%
High School Graduate4,39544.18%
Some College1,91219.22%
Associates Degree1,00310.08%
Bachelors Degree9779.82%
Graduate Degree5515.54%

Mason County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,6328,5441,488
Hispanic106981
Black10593
Multiple Races686838
Other Race3939
Asian2320
Native American14141

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 55.88%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,751$40,291$25,777
Less Than High School$15,300$21,583$12,933
High School Grad$27,281$37,726$19,573
Some College$33,545$43,576$27,442
Bachelors Degree$52,692$64,444$40,833
Graduate Degree$56,354$64,583$49,773

$31,751

Average Earnings

$40,291

Average Male

$25,777

Average Female

Mason County, Illinois Language

Mason County, Illinois Language by Age

Mason County, Illinois Language

98.23% of Mason County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

Mason County, Illinois Poverty

Mason County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,0971,92914.73%
Hispanic1297658.91%
Multiple1704928.82%
Black1104641.82%
Other393897.44%
Native14750.00%
Asian27414.81%

15.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.72%

Male Poverty Rate

16.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Illinois is Other, with 97.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason County, Illinois is White, with 14.73% 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 19.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.55%
High School12.36%
Some College8.02%
Bachelors or Greater6.23%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.15%
Male Unemployed30.43%
Female Employed10.72%
Male Employed8.30%

Mason County, Illinois Income

Mason County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,596$61,524
Families$58,018$71,197
Married Families$66,417-
Non Families$31,095$41,337

Mason County, Illinois Marital Status

Mason County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

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

1,256

Number of Veterans

1,210

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam483
Korea178
First Gulf War168
Second Gulf War87
World War II57

Mason County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,24111.66%
Hispanic1814.75%
Indian857.14%
2 or More55.95%
Black21.90%

Mason County, Illinois Veterans by Education

11.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason County, Illinois Employment Status

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Mason 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

86.79%

Born in Illinois

99.32%

Native Born

0.68%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.32% of Mason County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 86.79% having been born in Illinois. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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