McLean County, Illinois Population 2018

McLean County, Illinois's estimated population is 172,290 with a growth rate of -0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McLean County, Illinois is the 13th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017172,290-964-0.56%
2016173,2545660.33%
2016172,688-30-0.02%
2015172,718-1,008-0.58%
2014173,726-1,008-0.58%
2013174,7342,2111.28%
2012172,5231,7471.02%
2011170,7769710.57%
2010169,80540,62531.45%
1990129,18010,0318.42%
1980119,14914,76014.14%
1970104,38920,51224.45%
196083,8777,3009.53%
195076,5772,6473.58%
194073,9308131.11%
193073,1173,0104.29%
192070,1072,0993.09%
191068,0081650.24%
190067,8434,8077.63%
189063,0362,9364.89%
188060,1006,11211.32%
187053,98825,21687.64%
186028,77218,609183.11%
185010,1633,59854.81%
18406,5650.00%

McLean County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White144,534
Black or African American14,247
Asian8,550
Two or More Races3,891
Some Other Race1,751
American Indian and Alaska Native243
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander38

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

McLean County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

McLean County, Illinois Median Age

32.6


Total

32


Male

33.2


Female

McLean County, Illinois Adults

There are 135,138 adults, (19,751 of which are seniors) in McLean County, Illinois.

McLean County, Illinois Age Dependency

50.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

McLean County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

88,919

51.32%

Male

84,335

48.68%

McLean County, Illinois Households and Families

McLean County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

McLean County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All64.9%35.1%
Male54.6%45.4%
Female50.5%49.5%
Non Family43.2%56.8%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

McLean County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All65,9562.5164.9
Married32,3773.1485.2
Non Family25,1151.543.2
Female5,9083.1250.5
Male2,5563.1354.6

3.07

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McLean County, Illinois Households

McLean County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6321.57%
9th to 12th Grade2,9172.80%
High School Graduate26,62725.55%
Some College19,13718.36%
Associates Degree7,5037.20%
Bachelors Degree30,95929.70%
Graduate Degree15,45414.83%

McLean County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White87,00583,96738,364
Black6,8096,3132,061
Asian5,5365,3164,505
Hispanic3,5452,830812
Multiple Races1,0831,008384
Other Race954717503
Native American1341116
Islander383826

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 81.38%.

McLean County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,319$51,977$33,465
Less Than High School$19,347$22,824$14,752
High School Grad$30,164$36,312$22,327
Some College$35,265$42,395$28,160
Bachelors Degree$54,614$70,743$41,851
Graduate Degree$68,441$79,287$60,579

$42,319

Average Earnings

$51,977

Average Male

$33,465

Average Female

McLean County, Illinois Language

McLean County, Illinois Language by Age

McLean County, Illinois Language

91.90% of McLean County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 8.10% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 2.72% of the population.

McLean County, Illinois Poverty

McLean County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White132,67416,74612.62%
Black13,4374,83035.95%
Hispanic7,5651,51720.05%
Asian8,2584325.23%
Multiple3,7193599.65%
Other1,7101468.54%
Native2387531.51%

14.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.93%

Male Poverty Rate

15.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McLean County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in McLean County, Illinois is Black, with 35.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McLean County, Illinois is Asian, with 5.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.82%.

McLean County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.19%
High School12.29%
Some College9.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.39%

McLean County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.49%
Female Unemployed34.66%
Female Employed13.90%
Male Employed8.61%

McLean County, Illinois Income

McLean County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,420$81,734
Families$84,335$102,034
Married Families$97,884$114,651
Non Families$34,465$47,036

McLean County, Illinois Marital Status

McLean County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

McLean County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

McLean 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.

McLean County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

McLean County, Illinois Veterans

McLean County, Illinois Veterans by War

9,435

Number of Veterans

8,836

Male Veterans

599

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,449
First Gulf War1,537
Second Gulf War1,528
Korea918
World War II497

McLean County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,410
35 to 542,405
75+1,971
55 to 641,501
18 to 341,148

McLean County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,6437.48%
Black5465.61%
Hispanic1963.73%
2 or More1297.40%
Asian721.09%
Other322.76%
Indian137.47%

McLean County, Illinois Veterans by Education

6.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

McLean County, Illinois Employment Status

McLean County, Illinois Employment by Age

69%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

McLean County, Illinois Employment by Race

McLean County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in McLean County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bloomington766927800513131.71%
Normal525405426417243.28%
Le Roy35643550-14-0.39%
Heyworth28442881371.30%
El Paso 28102778-32-1.14%
Lexington20642048-16-0.78%
Hudson18381837-1-0.05%
Chenoa17831747-36-2.02%
Gridley14321427-5-0.35%
Danvers11541126-28-2.43%
Colfax10611036-25-2.36%
Downs1005978-27-2.69%
McLean830806-24-2.89%
Saybrook693677-16-2.31%
Stanford596580-16-2.68%
Carlock55255310.18%
Towanda480475-5-1.04%
Bellflower360346-14-3.89%
Arrowsmith294291-3-1.02%
Ellsworth19519721.03%
Cooksville185183-2-1.08%
Anchor146144-2-1.37%
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