Amboy, Illinois Population 2022

2,234
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Amboy is a city located in Lee County Illinois. Amboy has a 2020 population of 2,234. Amboy is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% annually and its population has decreased by -1.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,278 in 2010.

The average household income in Amboy is $65,007 with a poverty rate of 14.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $772 per month, and the median house value is $84,600. The median age in Amboy is 40.4 years, 38.2 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Amboy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Amboywas:

  • White: 94.01%
  • Two or more races: 4.89%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.33%
  • Other race: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Amboy, Illinois is 2,234 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,278.

Amboy, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,30694.01%
Black or African American80.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.57%
Some Other Race50.20%
Two or More Races1204.89%
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Amboy Population by Race

Amboy Population Pyramid 2022

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Amboy Median Age

41


Total

38.8


Male

42.3


Female

Amboy Adults

There are 1,845 adults, (442 of whom are seniors) in Amboy.

Amboy Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Amboy Sex Ratio

Female

1,229

50.10%

Male

1,224

49.90%

Amboy Population by Age

Amboy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Amboy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All69.7%30.3%
Male65.3%34.7%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Female32.7%67.3%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Amboy Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9522.569.7
Married4902.8687.6
Male494.0265.3
Female1013.9532.7
Non Family3121.2254.5

3.02

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Amboy Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade442.66%
9th to 12th Grade1106.66%
High School Graduate71243.10%
Some College36722.22%
Associates Degree19912.05%
Bachelors Degree16810.17%
Graduate Degree523.15%
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Amboy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Amboy Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander141414
Hispanic686315
2+ Races44406
White1,5441,405191
Other Race55
Black82

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Amboy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,486$51,221$25,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,771$34,688$24,000
Some College$32,375$57,946$25,214
Bachelors Degree$55,446$56,964$
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,486

Average Earnings

$51,221

Average Male

$25,250

Average Female

Amboy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Amboy Language by Age

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Amboy Language

96.31% of Amboy residents speak only English, while 3.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Amboy Language

Amboy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,16532314.92%
Other4NaN%
Hispanic1901910.00%
Multiple12043.33%

14.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.91%

Male Poverty Rate

15.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Amboy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Amboy is White, with 14.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Amboy is Multiple, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.96%.

Amboy Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.06%
High School13.29%
Some College10.07%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Amboy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.30%
Male Unemployed39.39%
Female Employed13.29%
Female Unemployed17.39%

Amboy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Amboy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,815$67,235
Families$70,671$80,900
Married Families$86,250-
Non Families$25,625$35,910
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Income by Household Type

Amboy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Amboy Married by Age and Sex

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Amboy 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.

Amboy Marital Status by Race

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Amboy Marital Status

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167

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War42
Vietnam46
Korea5
World War II5

Amboy Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5474
55 to 6433
65 to 7441
75+19

Amboy Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1619.08%
Black675.00%

Amboy Veterans by Race

Amboy Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amboy Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Amboy Employment by Age

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Amboy Employment by Race

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Amboy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.21%

Born in Amboy

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

2.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Amboy residents were born in the United States, with 81.21% having been born in Illinois. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Amboy Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18702,8250.00%
20002,561-264-0.08%
20102,500-61-0.24%
20112,478-22-0.88%
20122,456-22-0.89%
20132,434-22-0.90%
20142,412-22-0.90%
20152,390-22-0.91%
20162,368-22-0.92%
20172,346-22-0.93%
20182,324-22-0.94%
20192,302-22-0.95%
20202,278-24-1.04%
20212,256-22-0.97%
20222,234-22-0.98%

Amboy Population by Year