Pope County, Illinois Population 2018

Pope County, Illinois's estimated population is 4,325 with a growth rate of 0.70% 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
20174,360350.81%
20174,325300.70%
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
White3,983
Black or African American221
Two or More Races67
Asian45
Some Other Race37
American Indian and Alaska Native7

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Pope County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

50100150200 Male Population50100150200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Pope County, Illinois Median Age

52.2


Total

50


Male

54.7


Female

Pope County, Illinois Adults

There are 3,661 adults, (1,218 of whom are seniors) in Pope County, Illinois.

Pope County, Illinois Age Dependency

78.5

Age Dependency Ratio

49.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pope County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

2,038

46.74%

Male

2,322

53.26%

Pope County, Illinois Households and Families

Pope County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Pope County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
All85.4%14.6%
Non Family80.4%19.6%
Male80%20%
Female43.2%56.8%

85.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pope County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6392.585.4
Married9043.2193
Non Family5921.0380.4
Female884.3443.2
Male553.880

3.33

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

0.7%

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 Grade1504.41%
9th to 12th Grade3079.02%
High School Graduate1,09732.24%
Some College1,08131.77%
Associates Degree3229.46%
Bachelors Degree3079.02%
Graduate Degree1394.08%

Pope County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1372,723424
Black2081758
Asian312114
Hispanic179
Multiple Races1111
Native American77
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 45.16%.

Pope County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,662$29,741$31,544
Less Than High School$19,063$30,294$11,310
High School Grad$31,157$28,793$36,328
Some College$25,729$31,250$22,083
Bachelors Degree$$$69,375
Graduate Degree$42,625$43,667$38,500

$30,662

Average Earnings

$29,741

Average Male

$31,544

Average Female

Pope County, Illinois Language

Pope County, Illinois Language by Age

Pope County, Illinois Language

98.49% of Pope County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.51% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.62% of the population.

Pope County, Illinois Poverty

Pope County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,84250513.14%
Black133139.77%
Hispanic761317.11%

12.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.03%

Male Poverty Rate

14.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pope County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pope County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 17.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pope County, Illinois is Black, with 9.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.14%.

Pope County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.90%
High School12.09%
Some College9.00%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%

Pope County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.43%
Male Unemployed13.56%
Female Employed6.93%
Male Employed4.38%

Pope County, Illinois Income

Pope County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,139$52,360
Families$57,281$64,383
Married Families$66,750$
Non Families$22,331$30,609

Pope County, Illinois Marital Status

Pope County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Pope County, Illinois Veterans

Pope County, Illinois Veterans by War

496

Number of Veterans

487

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam156
Korea90
First Gulf War43
Second Gulf War27
World War II8

Pope County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74159
75+158
35 to 5493
55 to 6470
18 to 3416

Pope County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White49614.64%
Hispanic26.67%

Pope County, Illinois Veterans by Education

7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pope County, Illinois Employment Status

Pope County, Illinois Employment by Age

39.3%

Labor Force Participation

35.7%

Employment Rate

9.1%

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