Richland County, Illinois Population 2019

Richland County, Illinois's estimated population is 15,848 with a growth rate of 0.16% 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
201815,763-85-0.54%
201715,848260.16%
201615,822-131-0.82%
201515,953-65-0.41%
201416,018110.07%
201316,007-126-0.78%
201216,133-56-0.35%
201116,189-5-0.03%
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
White15,397
Two or More Races210
Asian117
Some Other Race97
Black or African American71
American Indian and Alaska Native61

Richland County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Richland County, Illinois Median Age

42.3


Total

40.3


Male

44.2


Female

Richland County, Illinois Adults

There are 12,428 adults, (3,145 of whom are seniors) in Richland County, Illinois.

Richland County, Illinois Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Richland County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

8,034

50.36%

Male

7,919

49.64%

Richland County, Illinois Households and Families

Richland County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richland County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
Male75.8%24.2%
All71.1%28.9%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female53.4%46.6%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4602.4271.1
Married3,0753.0286.6
Non Family2,5361.2956.4
Female6263.6653.4
Male2233.4875.8

3.02

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richland County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4954.44%
9th to 12th Grade8807.89%
High School Graduate3,47731.17%
Some College2,44621.93%
Associates Degree1,46313.12%
Bachelors Degree1,73515.55%
Graduate Degree6595.91%

Richland County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,7899,5102,283
Asian999958
Multiple Races893312
Hispanic777333
Native American5234
Black49318
Other Race474320

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,706$38,859$27,440
Less Than High School$27,206$33,125$21,903
High School Grad$27,226$35,159$19,511
Some College$31,768$36,161$27,313
Bachelors Degree$45,503$53,000$40,642
Graduate Degree$50,583$58,958$49,135

$33,706

Average Earnings

$38,859

Average Male

$27,440

Average Female

Richland County, Illinois Language

Richland County, Illinois Language by Age

Richland County, Illinois Language

96.70% of Richland County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.49% of the population.

Richland County, Illinois Poverty

Richland County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,9642,22614.88%
Hispanic2606725.77%
Black513976.47%
Asian1071312.15%
Multiple21031.43%

15.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.94%

Male Poverty Rate

17.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richland County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richland County, Illinois is Black, with 76.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richland County, Illinois is Multiple, with 1.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.34%
High School16.42%
Some College11.31%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.27%
Female Unemployed39.91%
Female Employed9.13%
Male Employed3.76%

Richland County, Illinois Income

Richland County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,454$60,496
Families$58,465$75,258
Married Families$69,398-
Non Families$27,356$33,836

Richland County, Illinois Marital Status

Richland County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

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

Richland County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Richland County, Illinois Veterans

1,180

Number of Veterans

1,040

Male Veterans

140

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam348
Second Gulf War171
Korea157
First Gulf War128
World War II122

Richland County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1739.79%
Asian43.85%
2 or More32.11%

Richland County, Illinois Veterans by Education

11.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richland County, Illinois Employment Status

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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