Menard County, Illinois Population 2018

Menard County, Illinois's estimated population is 12,245 with a growth rate of -2.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Menard County, Illinois is the 84th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201712,245-331-2.63%
201612,5761771.43%
201612,399430.35%
201512,356-151-1.21%
201412,507-64-0.51%
201312,571-119-0.94%
201212,690-6-0.05%
201112,6960.00%
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%

Menard County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White12,227
Two or More Races126
Black or African American87
Asian56
American Indian and Alaska Native30
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander28
Some Other Race22

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

Menard County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Menard County, Illinois Median Age

42.6


Total

40.6


Male

44.8


Female

Menard County, Illinois Adults

There are 9,721 adults, (2,276 of which are seniors) in Menard County, Illinois.

Menard County, Illinois Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Menard County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

6,434

51.16%

Male

6,142

48.84%

Menard County, Illinois Households and Families

Menard County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Menard County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All76.1%23.9%
Non Family67.8%32.2%
Male52.7%47.3%
Female43.1%56.9%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Menard County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2192.3876.1
Married2,9552.8487.6
Non Family1,5381.2567.8
Female4432.8743.1
Male2832.9352.7

2.8

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Menard County, Illinois Households

Menard County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1551.76%
9th to 12th Grade5556.30%
High School Graduate3,07834.91%
Some College1,96622.30%
Associates Degree95310.81%
Bachelors Degree1,55617.65%
Graduate Degree5536.27%

Menard County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,5677,8882,067
Black5849
Hispanic513716
Multiple Races4638
Asian3636
Native American303026
Islander2828
Other Race161616

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Menard County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,296$45,185$33,880
Less Than High School$28,214$33,750$16,250
High School Grad$32,364$34,247$26,955
Some College$38,600$46,392$32,013
Bachelors Degree$57,297$73,500$46,974
Graduate Degree$51,094$57,500$48,182

$40,296

Average Earnings

$45,185

Average Male

$33,880

Average Female

Menard County, Illinois Language

Menard County, Illinois Language by Age

Menard County, Illinois Language

98.36% of Menard County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.64% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Menard County, Illinois Poverty

Menard County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,8891,49112.54%
Hispanic1504026.67%
Multiple1252318.40%
Other22627.27%
Black6246.45%

12.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.04%

Male Poverty Rate

14.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Menard County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Menard County, Illinois is Other, with 27.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Menard County, Illinois is Black, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.37%.

Menard County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.12%
High School11.79%
Some College8.46%
Bachelors or Greater1.80%

Menard County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.78%
Male Unemployed19.92%
Male Employed5.53%
Female Employed5.38%

Menard County, Illinois Income

Menard County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,420$75,258
Families$74,193$87,339
Married Families$83,438$
Non Families$29,111$44,425

Menard County, Illinois Marital Status

Menard County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

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 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Menard County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Menard County, Illinois Veterans

Menard County, Illinois Veterans by War

1,047

Number of Veterans

996

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam382
Korea152
Second Gulf War137
First Gulf War123
World War II66

Menard County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+302
65 to 74275
35 to 54226
55 to 64154
18 to 3490

Menard County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,01610.70%
Hispanic1623.88%
Other16100.00%
Black1525.42%

Menard County, Illinois Veterans by Education

4.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Menard County, Illinois Employment Status

Menard County, Illinois Employment by Age

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Menard County, Illinois Employment by Race

Menard County, Illinois Employment by Education

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%
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