Pope County, Illinois Population 2018

Pope County, Illinois's estimated population is 4,325 with a growth rate of 1.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pope County, Illinois is the 101st largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20174,325701.65%
20164,255-40-0.93%
20164,295-58-1.33%
20154,353-20-0.46%
20144,373-79-1.77%
20134,452-2-0.04%
20124,454-40-0.89%
20114,494240.54%
20104,470972.22%
19904,373-31-0.70%
19804,40454714.18%
19703,857-204-5.02%
19604,061-1,718-29.73%
19505,779-2,220-27.75%
19407,99930.04%
19307,996-1,629-16.92%
19209,625-1,590-14.18%
191011,215-2,370-17.45%
190013,585-431-3.08%
189014,0167605.73%
188013,2561,81915.90%
187011,4374,69569.64%
18606,7422,76769.61%
18503,975-119-2.91%
18404,09477823.46%
18303,31670627.05%
18202,6100.00%

Pope County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White3,915
Black or African American206
Asian47
Two or More Races39
Some Other Race35
American Indian and Alaska Native13

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

Pope 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

Pope County, Illinois Median Age

50.6


Total

48.9


Male

52.1


Female

Pope County, Illinois Adults

There are 3,515 adults, (1,115 of which are seniors) in Pope County, Illinois.

Pope County, Illinois Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pope County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

2,008

47.19%

Male

2,247

52.81%

Pope County, Illinois Households and Families

Pope County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pope County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.1%4.9%
All84.5%15.5%
Non Family77%23%
Male61.3%38.7%
Female58%42%

84.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pope County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5892.584.5
Married8383.2195.1
Non Family5701.0977
Female1193.9258
Male623.0861.3

3.28

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

1.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pope County, Illinois Households

Pope County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1544.72%
9th to 12th Grade2628.04%
High School Graduate1,05332.30%
Some College1,04532.06%
Associates Degree2989.14%
Bachelors Degree2738.37%
Graduate Degree1755.37%

Pope County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,0092,620411
Black18015320
Multiple Races2828
Hispanic1913
Asian171717
Native American1313
Other Race33

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%.

Pope County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,189$32,273$23,684
Less Than High School$19,271$30,179$11,719
High School Grad$24,023$28,800$17,824
Some College$32,803$39,100$23,750
Bachelors Degree$$61,250$36,250
Graduate Degree$44,107$44,375$43,571

$30,189

Average Earnings

$32,273

Average Male

$23,684

Average Female

Pope County, Illinois Language

Pope County, Illinois Language by Age

Pope County, Illinois Language

98.99% of Pope County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.01% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

Pope County, Illinois Poverty

Pope County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,76656414.98%
Black1102421.82%
Hispanic781215.38%
Multiple39410.26%

14.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.18%

Male Poverty Rate

18.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pope County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pope County, Illinois is Black, with 21.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pope County, Illinois is Multiple, with 10.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.68%.

Pope County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.26%
Some College11.84%
High School11.59%
Bachelors or Greater5.90%

Pope County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.93%
Male Unemployed22.39%
Female Employed12.09%
Male Employed2.40%

Pope County, Illinois Income

Pope County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,243$50,902
Families$56,723$62,900
Married Families$64,762$
Non Families$21,716$29,232

Pope County, Illinois Marital Status

Pope County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pope County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Pope 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 55To64.

Pope County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Pope County, Illinois Veterans

Pope County, Illinois Veterans by War

462

Number of Veterans

457

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam147
Korea66
First Gulf War41
Second Gulf War26
World War II14

Pope County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74164
75+121
35 to 54100
55 to 6463
18 to 3414

Pope County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White44713.72%
Black157.69%
Hispanic516.13%

Pope County, Illinois Veterans by Education

9.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pope County, Illinois Employment Status

Pope County, Illinois Employment by Age

40.3%

Labor Force Participation

36.9%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pope County, Illinois Employment by Race

Pope County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pope County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Golconda670622-48-7.16%
Eddyville10195-6-5.94%
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