Richland County, Illinois Population 2020

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%

How Many People Live in Richland County, Illinois?

15,848

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,31196.41%
Asian1621.02%
Black or African American1410.89%
Two or More Races1250.79%
Some Other Race900.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native520.33%

Richland County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Richland County, Illinois Median Age

41.9


Total

40.2


Male

43.6


Female

Richland County, Illinois Adults

There are 12,269 adults, (3,138 of whom are seniors) in Richland County, Illinois.

Richland County, Illinois Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Richland County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

8,072

50.83%

Male

7,809

49.17%

Richland County, Illinois Households and Families

Richland County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richland County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
Male84%16%
All71.7%28.3%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Female48.2%51.8%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4822.471.7
Married3,141387.1
Non Family2,4571.2657.4
Female6723.5248.2
Male2123.2984

2.99

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richland County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4373.94%
9th to 12th Grade9168.25%
High School Graduate3,31529.86%
Some College2,45722.14%
Associates Degree1,61514.55%
Bachelors Degree1,63514.73%
Graduate Degree7256.53%

Richland County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,7399,4332,240
Asian12712771
Hispanic888240
Multiple Races61411
Native American4833
Other Race484221
Black40348

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 55.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,860$41,250$26,788
Less Than High School$26,304$35,063$21,734
High School Grad$27,253$36,786$18,894
Some College$30,960$37,010$24,635
Bachelors Degree$49,688$54,960$43,780
Graduate Degree$52,147$70,469$50,069

$34,860

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$26,788

Average Female

Richland County, Illinois Language

Richland County, Illinois Language by Age

Richland County, Illinois Language

96.36% of Richland County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Richland County, Illinois Poverty

Richland County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,9032,09314.04%
Black12311593.50%
Hispanic2608733.46%
Multiple1252520.00%
Asian1501610.67%

14.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.99%

Male Poverty Rate

17.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richland County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richland County, Illinois is Black, with 93.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richland County, Illinois is Asian, with 10.67% 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 18.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.09%
High School16.03%
Some College10.92%
Bachelors or Greater4.73%

Richland County, Illinois Income

Richland County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,724$62,163
Families$62,932$76,672
Married Families$73,259-
Non Families$28,072$34,268

Richland County, Illinois Marital Status

Richland County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

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 45-54.

Richland County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Richland County, Illinois Veterans

1,114

Number of Veterans

971

Male Veterans

143

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam342
Second Gulf War174
Korea157
First Gulf War127
World War II81

Richland County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1019.27%
Asian53.60%
Indian510.42%
2 or More34.23%

Richland County, Illinois Veterans by Education

7.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richland County, Illinois Employment Status

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Richland 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

77.71%

Born in Illinois

97.87%

Native Born

2.13%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.87% of Richland County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 77.71% having been born in Illinois. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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