Whiteside County, Illinois Population 2019

Whiteside County, Illinois's estimated population is 55,947 with a growth rate of -0.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whiteside County, Illinois is the 25th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201855,626-321-0.57%
201755,947-525-0.93%
201656,472-442-0.78%
201556,914-105-0.18%
201457,019-443-0.77%
201357,462-298-0.52%
201257,760-512-0.88%
201158,272-206-0.35%
201058,478-1,708-2.84%
199060,186-5,784-8.77%
198065,9703,0934.92%
197062,8772,9904.99%
196059,88710,55121.39%
195049,3365,99813.84%
194043,3384,31911.07%
193039,0192,8457.86%
192036,1741,6674.83%
191034,507-203-0.58%
190034,7103,85612.50%
189030,854-31-0.10%
188030,8853,38212.30%
187027,5038,76646.78%
186018,73713,376249.51%
18505,3612,847113.25%
18402,5140.00%

Whiteside County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White53,013
Some Other Race1,278
Two or More Races1,073
Black or African American980
Asian326
American Indian and Alaska Native99
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander54

Whiteside County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Whiteside County, Illinois Median Age

42.9


Total

41.9


Male

43.8


Female

Whiteside County, Illinois Adults

There are 43,990 adults, (11,009 of whom are seniors) in Whiteside County, Illinois.

Whiteside County, Illinois Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Whiteside County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

28,833

50.74%

Male

27,990

49.26%

Whiteside County, Illinois Households and Families

Whiteside County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Whiteside County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.8%9.2%
All75.3%24.7%
Male73%27%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Female53.7%46.3%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,4682.3875.3
Married11,6432.9590.8
Non Family8,1481.1759.7
Female2,3283.353.7
Male1,3493.1473

2.93

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Whiteside County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5974.03%
9th to 12th Grade2,5296.38%
High School Graduate14,45336.48%
Some College10,20525.76%
Associates Degree3,6639.25%
Bachelors Degree4,64711.73%
Graduate Degree2,5256.37%

Whiteside County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34,97831,9136,604
Hispanic3,6622,777298
Other Race80660387
Black54839026
Multiple Races29723945
Asian249215136
Native American958735
Islander281313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 91.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 54.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,404$42,068$25,857
Less Than High School$23,321$29,153$16,434
High School Grad$29,327$37,222$22,722
Some College$31,832$42,997$24,150
Bachelors Degree$44,003$57,279$31,713
Graduate Degree$60,313$70,052$52,738

$32,404

Average Earnings

$42,068

Average Male

$25,857

Average Female

Whiteside County, Illinois Language

Whiteside County, Illinois Language by Age

Whiteside County, Illinois Language

92.57% of Whiteside County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 7.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.13% of the population.

Whiteside County, Illinois Poverty

Whiteside County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White47,2734,89710.36%
Hispanic6,64498814.87%
Black85224628.87%
Other1,27820816.28%
Multiple1,07313412.49%
Asian321113.43%

11.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.36%

Male Poverty Rate

11.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whiteside County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whiteside County, Illinois is Black, with 28.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whiteside County, Illinois is Asian, with 3.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.48%
High School10.96%
Some College6.99%
Bachelors or Greater3.18%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.43%
Female Unemployed27.24%
Female Employed7.15%
Male Employed5.42%

Whiteside County, Illinois Income

Whiteside County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,969$67,580
Families$64,143$79,249
Married Families$74,831$90,692
Non Families$30,788$42,820

Whiteside County, Illinois Marital Status

Whiteside County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Whiteside County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Whiteside County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Whiteside County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans

4,304

Number of Veterans

4,095

Male Veterans

209

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,401
First Gulf War694
Korea570
Second Gulf War487
World War II300

Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,0959.87%
Hispanic3217.45%
Black9915.18%
2 or More408.32%
Other384.07%
Indian2324.21%
Asian93.26%

Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans by Education

6.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whiteside County, Illinois Employment Status

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Whiteside County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sterling1543814908-530-3.43%
Rock Falls94008993-407-4.33%
Morrison41904106-84-2.00%
Fulton34833333-150-4.31%
Prophetstown20801992-88-4.23%
Erie16021537-65-4.06%
Albany903882-21-2.33%
Tampico790750-40-5.06%
Lyndon648620-28-4.32%
Coleta164159-5-3.05%
Deer Grove4846-2-4.17%
  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