Menard County, Illinois Population 2020

Menard County, Illinois's estimated population is 12,286 with a growth rate of -0.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Menard County, Illinois is the 83rd largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201812,28820.02%
201712,286-113-0.91%
201612,399440.36%
201512,355-150-1.20%
201412,505-66-0.53%
201312,571-119-0.94%
201212,690-7-0.06%
201112,69710.01%
201012,6961,53213.72%
199011,164-536-4.58%
198011,7002,01520.81%
19709,6854374.73%
19609,248-391-4.06%
19509,639-1,024-9.60%
194010,663880.83%
193010,575-1,119-9.57%
192011,694-1,102-8.61%
191012,796-1,540-10.74%
190014,3361,2169.27%
189013,120960.74%
188013,0241,28910.98%
187011,7352,15122.44%
18609,5843,23550.95%
18506,3491,91843.29%
18404,4310.00%

How Many People Live in Menard County, Illinois?

12,286

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,01797.17%
Two or More Races1641.33%
Asian650.53%
Black or African American580.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander380.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.13%
Some Other Race90.07%

Menard County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Menard County, Illinois Median Age

42.9


Total

41.3


Male

44.4


Female

Menard County, Illinois Adults

There are 9,633 adults, (2,328 of whom are seniors) in Menard County, Illinois.

Menard County, Illinois Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Menard County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

6,324

51.14%

Male

6,043

48.86%

Menard County, Illinois Households and Families

Menard County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Menard County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family67.8%32.2%
Male64.5%35.5%
Female47%53%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1982.3577.2
Married2,9182.8288.3
Non Family1,5371.1967.8
Female4982.9447
Male2452.9264.5

2.77

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Menard County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1701.94%
9th to 12th Grade4084.66%
High School Graduate3,21336.69%
Some College2,04223.32%
Associates Degree89910.26%
Bachelors Degree1,43116.34%
Graduate Degree5956.79%

Menard County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4487,8961,956
Hispanic827210
Multiple Races7054
Asian656546
Black3939
Islander3838
Native American161614

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 87.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,525$51,540$38,836
Less Than High School$26,422$25,750$39,375
High School Grad$35,032$43,033$26,577
Some College$43,227$52,168$36,588
Bachelors Degree$60,625$77,865$51,625
Graduate Degree$54,861$64,375$52,639

$43,525

Average Earnings

$51,540

Average Male

$38,836

Average Female

Menard County, Illinois Language

Menard County, Illinois Language by Age

Menard County, Illinois Language

98.28% of Menard County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.

Menard County, Illinois Poverty

Menard County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,6411,1129.55%
Hispanic1653621.82%
Black41614.63%
Other9666.67%
Multiple16431.83%

9.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.07%

Male Poverty Rate

10.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Menard County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Menard County, Illinois is Other, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Menard County, Illinois is Multiple, with 1.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.24%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.95%
High School8.17%
Some College7.21%
Bachelors or Greater0.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.27%
Male Unemployed20.35%
Female Employed4.50%
Male Employed3.61%

Menard County, Illinois Income

Menard County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$69,102$82,127
Families$85,862$94,816
Married Families$97,703-
Non Families$39,769$48,201

Menard County, Illinois Marital Status

Menard County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Menard County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Menard County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Menard County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Menard County, Illinois Veterans

1,135

Number of Veterans

1,085

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam409
First Gulf War157
Second Gulf War148
Korea107
World War II50

Menard County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,10111.76%
2 or More2022.99%
Black1435.90%

Menard County, Illinois Veterans by Education

3.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Menard County, Illinois Employment Status

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Menard 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

84.16%

Born in Illinois

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.22% of Menard County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 84.16% having been born in Illinois. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Population of Cities in Menard County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Petersburg22602199-61-2.70%
Athens19881950-38-1.91%
Greenview778750-28-3.60%
Tallula488484-4-0.82%
Oakford286280-6-2.10%
  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