Menard County, Illinois Population 2019

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%

Menard County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White12,057
Two or More Races169
Black or African American63
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander47
Asian43
Some Other Race23
American Indian and Alaska Native14

Menard County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Menard County, Illinois Median Age

42.3


Total

40.9


Male

44.2


Female

Menard County, Illinois Adults

There are 9,637 adults, (2,284 of whom are seniors) in Menard County, Illinois.

Menard County, Illinois Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Menard County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

6,336

51.03%

Male

6,080

48.97%

Menard County, Illinois Households and Families

Menard County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Menard County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All76%24%
Non Family70.3%29.7%
Male47.8%52.2%
Female38.3%61.7%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2302.3576
Married2,9042.8188.2
Non Family1,5471.1870.3
Female4862.938.3
Male2932.9847.8

2.77

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Menard County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1691.93%
9th to 12th Grade4755.43%
High School Graduate3,04634.85%
Some College2,02823.20%
Associates Degree8729.98%
Bachelors Degree1,51617.35%
Graduate Degree6347.25%

Menard County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4697,8552,085
Hispanic776918
Multiple Races5338
Islander4747
Asian434334
Black3730
Other Race181818
Native American141413

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,340$50,316$36,508
Less Than High School$26,000$26,411$24,028
High School Grad$34,684$41,838$25,260
Some College$40,039$50,142$33,715
Bachelors Degree$55,625$76,667$46,815
Graduate Degree$54,095$66,364$50,865

$41,340

Average Earnings

$50,316

Average Male

$36,508

Average Female

Menard County, Illinois Language

Menard County, Illinois Language by Age

Menard County, Illinois Language

98.66% of Menard County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.

Menard County, Illinois Poverty

Menard County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,7131,33811.42%
Hispanic1613320.50%
Black37616.22%
Other23521.74%
Multiple16842.38%

11.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.65%

Male Poverty Rate

13.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Menard County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Menard County, Illinois is Other, with 21.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Menard County, Illinois is Multiple, with 2.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.92%
High School9.07%
Some College8.06%
Bachelors or Greater1.77%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.71%
Male Unemployed14.97%
Female Employed5.71%
Male Employed3.20%

Menard County, Illinois Income

Menard County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,368$77,578
Families$75,917$89,222
Married Families$87,404-
Non Families$34,744$46,522

Menard County, Illinois Marital Status

Menard County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

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

1,164

Number of Veterans

1,090

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam397
First Gulf War174
Second Gulf War174
Korea151
World War II48

Menard County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,12611.98%
Hispanic1819.35%
Other18100.00%
Black1744.74%
2 or More34.41%

Menard County, Illinois Veterans by Education

3.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Menard County, Illinois Employment Status

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

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