McDonough County, Illinois Population 2018

McDonough County, Illinois's estimated population is 30,823 with a growth rate of -2.85% 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
201730,823-904-2.85%
201631,7273401.08%
201631,387-283-0.89%
201531,670-222-0.70%
201431,892-323-1.00%
201332,215-323-0.99%
201232,538350.11%
201132,503-127-0.39%
201032,630-2,614-7.42%
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%

McDonough County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White28,665
Black or African American1,709
Asian642
Two or More Races539
Some Other Race105
American Indian and Alaska Native48
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19

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

McDonough County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15%20% Male Population0%5%10%15%20% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

McDonough County, Illinois Median Age

30.7


Total

29.3


Male

32.8


Female

McDonough County, Illinois Adults

There are 26,460 adults, (4,791 of which are seniors) in McDonough County, Illinois.

McDonough County, Illinois Age Dependency

46.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

McDonough County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

16,059

50.62%

Male

15,668

49.38%

McDonough County, Illinois Households and Families

McDonough County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

McDonough County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
Male76.8%23.2%
All65.8%34.2%
Female50.6%49.4%
Non Family46.3%53.7%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

McDonough County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,8412.3565.8
Non Family5,2991.4546.3
Married5,2113.0187.9
Female1,0213.450.6
Male3103.0876.8

2.99

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McDonough County, Illinois Households

McDonough County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2361.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,0865.93%
High School Graduate5,28928.86%
Some College3,91721.37%
Associates Degree1,6519.01%
Bachelors Degree3,35618.31%
Graduate Degree2,79115.23%

McDonough County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,27216,1005,644
Black396366181
Asian356317245
Multiple Races15612751
Hispanic1085826
Native American3934
Other Race153

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 68.82%.

McDonough County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,373$38,106$27,655
Less Than High School$19,570$27,569$10,387
High School Grad$23,990$31,632$20,157
Some College$29,179$35,152$21,700
Bachelors Degree$39,381$50,417$33,614
Graduate Degree$52,784$58,816$50,515

$32,373

Average Earnings

$38,106

Average Male

$27,655

Average Female

McDonough County, Illinois Language

McDonough County, Illinois Language by Age

McDonough County, Illinois Language

93.82% of McDonough County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 6.18% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

McDonough County, Illinois Poverty

McDonough County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,4295,60022.02%
Black83047256.87%
Hispanic44621848.88%
Asian59716427.47%
Multiple4278519.91%
Other552545.45%
Islander19947.37%
Native39820.51%

23.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.23%

Male Poverty Rate

25.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McDonough County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in McDonough County, Illinois is Black, with 56.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McDonough County, Illinois is Multiple, with 19.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.93%.

McDonough County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.79%
High School17.77%
Some College13.86%
Bachelors or Greater4.90%

McDonough County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.58%
Male Unemployed46.90%
Female Employed18.11%
Male Employed11.46%

McDonough County, Illinois Income

McDonough County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,484$56,277
Families$65,141$76,663
Married Families$75,169$
Non Families$20,920$29,534

McDonough County, Illinois Marital Status

McDonough County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

McDonough County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

McDonough County, Illinois Veterans

McDonough County, Illinois Veterans by War

2,207

Number of Veterans

2,045

Male Veterans

162

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam848
Second Gulf War448
First Gulf War306
Korea225
World War II168

McDonough County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+505
65 to 74504
55 to 64443
18 to 34382
35 to 54373

McDonough County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1418.91%
Black463.23%
2 or More92.90%
Hispanic71.06%
Indian612.50%
Asian30.60%
Other22.08%

McDonough County, Illinois Veterans by Education

6.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

McDonough County, Illinois Employment Status

McDonough County, Illinois Employment by Age

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

McDonough County, Illinois Employment by Race

McDonough County, Illinois Employment by Education

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%
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