McLean County, Illinois Population 2019

McLean County, Illinois's estimated population is 172,845 with a growth rate of -0.17% 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
2018172,828-17-0.01%
2017172,845-295-0.17%
2016173,140-20-0.01%
2015173,160-961-0.55%
2014174,121-924-0.53%
2013175,0452,3271.35%
2012172,7181,8251.07%
2011170,8931,0830.64%
2010169,81040,63031.45%
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%

How Many People Live in McLean County, Illinois?

172,845

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White144,45183.39%
Black or African American14,2148.21%
Asian8,7705.06%
Two or More Races3,8122.20%
Some Other Race1,6370.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native3080.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander390.02%

McLean County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

McLean County, Illinois Median Age

32.7


Total

32.1


Male

33.3


Female

McLean County, Illinois Adults

There are 135,200 adults, (20,468 of whom are seniors) in McLean County, Illinois.

McLean County, Illinois Age Dependency

51

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

McLean County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

88,904

51.32%

Male

84,327

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
Married85.3%14.7%
All64.9%35.1%
Male53.5%46.5%
Female52.2%47.8%
Non Family43%57%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All66,0702.5164.9
Married32,2813.1585.3
Non Family25,5101.4943
Female5,7913.2152.2
Male2,4883.153.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McLean County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7151.64%
9th to 12th Grade2,6442.53%
High School Graduate26,44425.31%
Some College19,29418.47%
Associates Degree7,6997.37%
Bachelors Degree31,06129.73%
Graduate Degree15,62914.96%

McLean County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White87,09284,13238,451
Black6,7906,3502,138
Asian5,6045,4084,546
Hispanic3,6512,938806
Multiple Races1,0701,033444
Other Race896649449
Native American16513219
Islander393925

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 asian people with a rate of 81.12%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,990$53,904$36,248
Less Than High School$23,600$26,020$18,080
High School Grad$30,901$36,871$23,671
Some College$36,463$42,720$30,350
Bachelors Degree$58,444$72,168$44,660
Graduate Degree$71,292$81,846$61,034

$44,990

Average Earnings

$53,904

Average Male

$36,248

Average Female

McLean County, Illinois Language

McLean County, Illinois Language by Age

McLean County, Illinois Language

91.70% of McLean County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 8.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.89% of the population.

McLean County, Illinois Poverty

McLean County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White132,94117,21312.95%
Black13,1014,61335.21%
Hispanic7,5251,66022.06%
Asian8,5645256.13%
Multiple3,62942011.57%
Other1,62016210.00%
Native3088627.92%

14.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.37%

Male Poverty Rate

15.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McLean County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in McLean County, Illinois is Black, with 35.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McLean County, Illinois is Asian, with 6.13% 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 29.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.09%
High School13.76%
Some College10.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.29%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.09%
Female Unemployed32.79%
Female Employed13.74%
Male Employed8.33%

McLean County, Illinois Income

McLean County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,573$84,398
Families$87,758$106,376
Married Families$100,729$119,184
Non Families$36,040$47,803

McLean County, Illinois Marital Status

McLean County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

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

McLean County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

McLean County, Illinois Veterans

8,863

Number of Veterans

8,190

Male Veterans

673

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,151
Second Gulf War1,582
First Gulf War1,388
Korea841
World War II420
Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,369
35 to 542,281
75+1,891
55 to 641,241
18 to 341,081

McLean County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,0086.93%
Black5635.82%
Hispanic1783.32%
2 or More1497.98%
Asian941.41%
Indian3014.49%
Other191.79%

McLean County, Illinois Veterans by Education

7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

McLean County, Illinois Employment Status

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

McLean 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

73.70%

Born in Illinois

93.09%

Native Born

6.91%

Foreign Born

4.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.09% of McLean County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 73.70% having been born in Illinois. 4.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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%
  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