Wabash County, Illinois Population 2020

Wabash County, Illinois's estimated population is 11,550 with a growth rate of 0.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wabash County, Illinois is the 85th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201811,549-1-0.01%
201711,55080.07%
201611,542-84-0.72%
201511,626260.22%
201411,600-73-0.63%
201311,673-12-0.10%
201211,685-108-0.92%
201111,793-123-1.03%
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%

How Many People Live in Wabash County, Illinois?

11,550

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,13396.20%
Two or More Races1921.66%
Asian1191.03%
Black or African American930.80%
Some Other Race220.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.12%

Wabash County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Wabash County, Illinois Median Age

43.6


Total

42.1


Male

44.7


Female

Wabash County, Illinois Adults

There are 9,009 adults, (2,294 of whom are seniors) in Wabash County, Illinois.

Wabash County, Illinois Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wabash County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

5,907

51.04%

Male

5,666

48.96%

Wabash County, Illinois Households and Families

Wabash County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wabash County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
Male82.4%17.6%
All76.3%23.7%
Female65.6%34.4%
Non Family61%39%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8962.3576.3
Married2,7112.9986.6
Non Family1,6171.0961
Female3982.8265.6
Male1702.8482.4

2.91

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wabash County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1922.36%
9th to 12th Grade5807.12%
High School Graduate2,50630.76%
Some College2,07925.52%
Associates Degree1,39317.10%
Bachelors Degree95311.70%
Graduate Degree4455.46%

Wabash County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,7767,0481,348
Hispanic179155
Asian756211
Multiple Races626139
Black4236
Other Race2222
Native American1414

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 multiple races people with a rate of 62.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,167$43,280$24,012
Less Than High School$21,475$22,000$
High School Grad$25,587$34,673$20,632
Some College$32,434$48,750$24,231
Bachelors Degree$49,135$62,434$37,031
Graduate Degree$54,922$65,192$49,338

$34,167

Average Earnings

$43,280

Average Male

$24,012

Average Female

Wabash County, Illinois Language

Wabash County, Illinois Language by Age

Wabash County, Illinois Language

96.42% of Wabash County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.92% of the population.

Wabash County, Illinois Poverty

Wabash County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,8261,35412.51%
Black8144.94%
Multiple19210.52%

11.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.80%

Male Poverty Rate

11.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wabash County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wabash County, Illinois is White, with 12.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wabash County, Illinois is Multiple, with 0.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.42%
High School13.58%
Some College10.03%
Bachelors or Greater5.27%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.03%
Male Unemployed30.14%
Male Employed7.62%
Female Employed5.42%

Wabash County, Illinois Income

Wabash County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,432$63,491
Families$67,905$76,693
Married Families$72,009-
Non Families$25,186$34,572

Wabash County, Illinois Marital Status

Wabash County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

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 35-44.

Wabash County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Wabash County, Illinois Veterans

1,014

Number of Veterans

1,001

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam469
First Gulf War162
World War II65
Second Gulf War62
Korea51

Wabash County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White99011.35%
Indian1392.86%
2 or More65.71%
Black57.35%

Wabash County, Illinois Veterans by Education

14.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wabash County, Illinois Employment Status

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wabash 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

53.28%

Born in Illinois

98.04%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.04% of Wabash County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 53.28% having been born in Illinois. 1.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990