Richland County, Illinois Population 2018

Richland County, Illinois's estimated population is 15,901 with a growth rate of -1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richland County, Illinois is the 69th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201715,901-171-1.06%
201616,0722141.35%
201615,858-109-0.68%
201515,967-59-0.37%
201416,026130.08%
201316,013-121-0.75%
201216,134-54-0.33%
201116,188-6-0.04%
201016,194-351-2.12%
199016,545-1,042-5.92%
198017,5877584.50%
197016,8295303.25%
196016,299-590-3.49%
195016,889-248-1.45%
194017,1373,08421.95%
193014,05390.06%
192014,044-1,926-12.06%
191015,970-421-2.57%
190016,3911,3729.14%
189015,019-526-3.38%
188015,5452,74221.42%
187012,8033,09231.84%
18609,7115,699142.05%
18504,0120.00%

Richland County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,604
Two or More Races197
Asian105
Black or African American91
American Indian and Alaska Native68
Some Other Race7

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

Richland County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Richland County, Illinois Median Age

42.1


Total

40.8


Male

43.9


Female

Richland County, Illinois Adults

There are 12,424 adults, (3,182 of which are seniors) in Richland County, Illinois.

Richland County, Illinois Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Richland County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

8,159

50.77%

Male

7,913

49.23%

Richland County, Illinois Households and Families

Richland County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richland County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
Male74.4%25.6%
All73%27%
Non Family59.2%40.8%
Female57.5%42.5%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richland County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4522.4473
Married3,1713.0386.3
Non Family2,4711.2659.2
Female5483.8157.5
Male2623.5874.4

3.05

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richland County, Illinois Households

Richland County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5194.65%
9th to 12th Grade9028.08%
High School Graduate3,72333.34%
Some College2,28420.45%
Associates Degree1,44112.90%
Bachelors Degree1,67515.00%
Graduate Degree6245.59%

Richland County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,8979,5682,225
Multiple Races72279
Asian635848
Native American4727
Black47303
Hispanic433814
Other Race72

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.19%.

Richland County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,120$38,355$26,300
Less Than High School$35,060$36,667$22,240
High School Grad$26,801$34,883$16,033
Some College$31,998$40,661$27,332
Bachelors Degree$38,678$44,961$32,143
Graduate Degree$47,466$51,964$46,394

$32,120

Average Earnings

$38,355

Average Male

$26,300

Average Female

Richland County, Illinois Language

Richland County, Illinois Language by Age

Richland County, Illinois Language

97.50% of Richland County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.50% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Richland County, Illinois Poverty

Richland County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,1192,23114.76%
Black756485.33%
Asian951313.68%
Multiple19731.52%

14.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.74%

Male Poverty Rate

16.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richland County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richland County, Illinois is Black, with 85.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richland County, Illinois is Multiple, with 1.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.82%.

Richland County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.91%
High School16.57%
Some College9.44%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%

Richland County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.69%
Male Unemployed36.51%
Female Employed8.22%
Male Employed4.70%

Richland County, Illinois Income

Richland County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,597$57,636
Families$56,843$70,907
Married Families$65,347$
Non Families$26,162$32,753

Richland County, Illinois Marital Status

Richland County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Richland County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Richland 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.

Richland County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Richland County, Illinois Veterans

Richland County, Illinois Veterans by War

1,244

Number of Veterans

1,103

Male Veterans

141

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam342
First Gulf War163
Second Gulf War158
Korea139
World War II136

Richland County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+407
35 to 54303
65 to 74249
55 to 64224
18 to 3461

Richland County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,23710.21%
Asian45.97%
2 or More32.68%

Richland County, Illinois Veterans by Education

10.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richland County, Illinois Employment Status

Richland County, Illinois Employment by Age

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Richland County, Illinois Employment by Race

Richland County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Richland County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Olney91288955-173-1.90%
Noble674661-13-1.93%
Parkersburg204201-3-1.47%
Claremont174172-2-1.15%
Calhoun172170-2-1.16%
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