Wabash County, Illinois Population 2019

Wabash County, Illinois's estimated population is 11,489 with a growth rate of -0.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wabash County, Illinois is the 86th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,489-22-0.19%
201611,511-88-0.76%
201511,599180.16%
201411,581-79-0.68%
201311,660-17-0.15%
201211,677-112-0.95%
201111,789-127-1.07%
201011,916-1,195-9.11%
199013,111-602-4.39%
198013,7138726.79%
197012,841-1,206-8.59%
196014,047-604-4.12%
195014,6519276.75%
194013,7245273.99%
193013,197-837-5.96%
192014,034-879-5.89%
191014,9132,33018.52%
190012,5837176.04%
189011,8661,92119.32%
18809,9451,10412.49%
18708,8411,52820.89%
18607,3132,62355.93%
18504,69045010.61%
18404,2401,53056.46%
18302,7100.00%

Wabash County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,152
Two or More Races167
Asian134
Black or African American98
Some Other Race11
American Indian and Alaska Native6

Wabash County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Wabash County, Illinois Median Age

42.8


Total

41.1


Male

44.5


Female

Wabash County, Illinois Adults

There are 9,019 adults, (2,238 of whom are seniors) in Wabash County, Illinois.

Wabash County, Illinois Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wabash County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

5,884

50.86%

Male

5,684

49.14%

Wabash County, Illinois Households and Families

Wabash County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wabash County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
Male85%15%
All75.5%24.5%
Female60.9%39.1%
Non Family59.7%40.3%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9152.3475.5
Married2,706386.9
Non Family1,7011.1359.7
Female3682.7360.9
Male1403.0485

2.93

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wabash County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3023.76%
9th to 12th Grade5316.61%
High School Graduate2,45430.53%
Some College1,88623.46%
Associates Degree1,35816.89%
Bachelors Degree1,05513.13%
Graduate Degree4525.62%

Wabash County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8097,0091,441
Hispanic908058
Asian5437
Black4540
Multiple Races40398
Other Race1111
Native American66

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 64.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,807$42,987$24,974
Less Than High School$20,000$19,234$26,319
High School Grad$30,557$34,598$21,470
Some College$33,859$46,716$22,407
Bachelors Degree$47,813$61,071$36,417
Graduate Degree$46,911$56,875$46,393

$34,807

Average Earnings

$42,987

Average Male

$24,974

Average Female

Wabash County, Illinois Language

Wabash County, Illinois Language by Age

Wabash County, Illinois Language

97.25% of Wabash County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Wabash County, Illinois Poverty

Wabash County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,8941,34312.33%
Hispanic22912052.40%
Asian1343022.39%
Black8544.71%
Multiple16710.60%

13.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.49%

Male Poverty Rate

14.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wabash County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wabash County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 52.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wabash County, Illinois is Multiple, with 0.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.11%.

Name Poverty
High School13.28%
Less Than High School12.72%
Bachelors or Greater11.47%
Some College10.51%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.45%
Male Unemployed31.98%
Female Employed6.89%
Male Employed4.95%

Wabash County, Illinois Income

Wabash County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,716$58,736
Families$65,000$71,519
Married Families$71,424$
Non Families$21,694$32,533

Wabash County, Illinois Marital Status

Wabash County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wabash County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Wabash County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wabash County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Wabash County, Illinois Veterans

1,012

Number of Veterans

955

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam480
First Gulf War160
Second Gulf War95
World War II77
Korea73

Wabash County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White99411.37%
2 or More76.86%
Black67.79%
Hispanic53.76%
Indian583.33%

Wabash County, Illinois Veterans by Education

7.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wabash County, Illinois Employment Status

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Wabash County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mount Carmel72856993-292-4.01%
Allendale475458-17-3.58%
Bellmont276269-7-2.54%
Keensburg210205-5-2.38%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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