McDonough County, Illinois Population 2019

McDonough County, Illinois's estimated population is 30,323 with a growth rate of -1.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McDonough County, Illinois is the 48th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201829,955-368-1.21%
201730,323-552-1.79%
201630,875-555-1.77%
201531,430-362-1.14%
201431,792-454-1.41%
201332,246-304-0.93%
201232,550390.12%
201132,511-117-0.36%
201032,628-2,616-7.42%
199035,244-2,223-5.93%
198037,4678142.22%
197036,6537,72526.70%
196028,9287292.59%
195028,1991,2554.66%
194026,944-385-1.41%
193027,3292550.94%
192027,0741870.70%
191026,887-1,525-5.37%
190028,4129453.44%
189027,467-503-1.80%
188027,9701,4615.51%
187026,5096,44032.09%
186020,06912,453163.51%
18507,6162,30843.48%
18405,3080.00%

How Many People Live in McDonough County, Illinois?

30,323

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,52290.27%
Black or African American1,5474.90%
Asian6892.18%
Two or More Races6352.01%
Some Other Race1050.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.10%

McDonough County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

McDonough County, Illinois Median Age

31.3


Total

29.5


Male

33.6


Female

McDonough County, Illinois Adults

There are 26,352 adults, (5,064 of whom are seniors) in McDonough County, Illinois.

McDonough County, Illinois Age Dependency

48.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Child Dependency Ratio

McDonough County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

16,034

50.75%

Male

15,563

49.25%

McDonough County, Illinois Households and Families

McDonough County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

McDonough County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
Male81.6%18.4%
All66.7%33.3%
Female57.4%42.6%
Non Family47.5%52.5%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4812.4366.7
Non Family5,2071.4647.5
Married5,1113.1487.2
Female9083.7457.4
Male2553.3681.6

3.14

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McDonough County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2901.58%
9th to 12th Grade1,0105.50%
High School Graduate5,64430.75%
Some College3,75520.46%
Associates Degree1,6659.07%
Bachelors Degree3,13317.07%
Graduate Degree2,86015.58%

McDonough County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,39316,2405,547
Asian285246195
Black279256121
Hispanic18112574
Multiple Races16113151
Native American57575
Other Race195

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 68.42%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,996$38,358$28,859
Less Than High School$17,850$22,308$10,968
High School Grad$24,220$29,038$21,453
Some College$30,350$36,364$25,434
Bachelors Degree$38,272$46,250$33,190
Graduate Degree$53,793$60,259$50,380

$32,996

Average Earnings

$38,358

Average Male

$28,859

Average Female

McDonough County, Illinois Language

McDonough County, Illinois Language by Age

McDonough County, Illinois Language

94.33% of McDonough County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 5.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.07% of the population.

McDonough County, Illinois Poverty

McDonough County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,4975,37621.08%
Black62532752.32%
Asian64825138.73%
Hispanic45118039.91%
Multiple5487814.23%
Islander311651.61%
Other531324.53%
Native57915.79%

22.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.26%

Male Poverty Rate

23.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McDonough County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in McDonough County, Illinois is Black, with 52.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McDonough County, Illinois is Multiple, with 14.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.29%
High School18.97%
Some College12.75%
Bachelors or Greater5.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.35%
Male Unemployed46.60%
Female Employed15.90%
Male Employed11.24%

McDonough County, Illinois Income

McDonough County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,911$57,621
Families$67,481$76,789
Married Families$77,209-
Non Families$23,131$32,934

McDonough County, Illinois Marital Status

McDonough County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

McDonough County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

McDonough County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

McDonough County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

McDonough County, Illinois Veterans

2,056

Number of Veterans

1,938

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam871
Second Gulf War357
First Gulf War218
Korea196
World War II102

McDonough County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9998.36%
Black332.37%
Indian1116.18%
2 or More93.10%
Asian40.73%
Hispanic20.29%

McDonough County, Illinois Veterans by Education

7.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

McDonough County, Illinois Employment Status

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

McDonough 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

77.66%

Born in Illinois

96.24%

Native Born

3.76%

Foreign Born

2.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.24% of McDonough County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 77.66% having been born in Illinois. 2.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in McDonough County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Macomb1929418352-942-4.88%
Bushnell31172943-174-5.58%
Colchester13991324-75-5.36%
Blandinsville651612-39-5.99%
Plymouth 505483-22-4.36%
Industry478456-22-4.60%
Good Hope396377-19-4.80%
Prairie City379363-16-4.22%
Bardolph251240-11-4.38%
Tennessee115110-5-4.35%
Sciota6158-3-4.92%
  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