Pope County, Illinois Population 2020

Pope County, Illinois's estimated population is 4,194 with a growth rate of 0.36% 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
20184,212180.43%
20174,194150.36%
20164,179-108-2.52%
20154,287-84-1.92%
20144,371-82-1.84%
20134,453-1-0.02%
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%

How Many People Live in Pope County, Illinois?

4,194

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,91092.02%
Black or African American2235.25%
Two or More Races451.06%
Some Other Race340.80%
Asian270.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.24%

Pope County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Pope County, Illinois Median Age

53.7


Total

49.8


Male

57.3


Female

Pope County, Illinois Adults

There are 3,641 adults, (1,240 of whom are seniors) in Pope County, Illinois.

Pope County, Illinois Age Dependency

77

Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pope County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

1,900

44.72%

Male

2,349

55.28%

Pope County, Illinois Households and Families

Pope County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pope County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male93%7%
Married91.4%8.6%
All85.1%14.9%
Non Family79.4%20.6%
Female53.1%46.9%

85.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6442.4485.1
Married8953.0591.4
Non Family6111.0379.4
Female814.4253.1
Male575.0793

3.27

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

0.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pope County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1885.50%
9th to 12th Grade2918.51%
High School Graduate1,17734.41%
Some College1,03430.23%
Associates Degree2717.92%
Bachelors Degree3018.80%
Graduate Degree1594.65%

Pope County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1642,710454
Black208191
Hispanic1510
Asian13106
Multiple Races1111
Native American1010
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 asian people with a rate of 46.15%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,034$24,803$22,283
Less Than High School$30,750$34,583$
High School Grad$18,833$14,643$
Some College$21,824$$20,541
Bachelors Degree$38,214$$
Graduate Degree$38,889$37,396$39,028

$24,034

Average Earnings

$24,803

Average Male

$22,283

Average Female

Pope County, Illinois Language

Pope County, Illinois Language by Age

Pope County, Illinois Language

98.45% of Pope County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Pope County, Illinois Poverty

Pope County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,76350513.42%
Black1591610.06%
Hispanic741621.62%

13.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.30%

Male Poverty Rate

15.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pope County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pope County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 21.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pope County, Illinois is Black, with 10.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.37%
High School14.62%
Some College6.97%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.31%
Female Employed8.82%
Male Employed3.39%
Male Unemployed2.99%

Pope County, Illinois Income

Pope County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,671$52,818
Families$61,321$65,528
Married Families$69,958-
Non Families$23,352$31,326

Pope County, Illinois Marital Status

Pope County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pope County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Pope County, Illinois Veterans

520

Number of Veterans

510

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam170
Korea83
First Gulf War46
Second Gulf War15
World War II11

Pope County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White52015.38%
Hispanic39.68%

Pope County, Illinois Veterans by Education

8.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pope County, Illinois Employment Status

40.9%

Labor Force Participation

34.5%

Employment Rate

15.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pope 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

66.11%

Born in Illinois

99.13%

Native Born

0.87%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.13% of Pope County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 66.11% having been born in Illinois. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Pope County, Illinois

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