Amboy, Illinois Population 2024

2,202

Amboy is a city located in Lee County Illinois. Amboy has a 2024 population of 2,202. Amboy is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -3.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,274 in 2020.

The average household income in Amboy is $84,241 with a poverty rate of 10.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Amboy is 45.8 years, 41.1 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.

Amboy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Amboy was:

  • White: 95.44%
  • Two or more races: 3.9%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
345.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.17% (-72)
The current population of Amboy, Illinois is 2,202 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,274.

Amboy, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,30395.44%
Two or more races943.9%
Black or African American100.41%
Other race60.25%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Amboy Population by Race

Amboy Population Pyramid 2024

Amboy Median Age

45.8

Total

41.1

Male

48.8

Female

Amboy Adults

There are 1,934 adults, (493 of whom are seniors) in Amboy.

Amboy Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Amboy Sex Ratio

Female1,16848.4%
Male1,24551.6%

Amboy Population by Age

Amboy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9802.471.828.2
Married4882.8789.810.2
Non Family2971.2455.644.4
Female1002.825149
Male953.1852.647.4
showing: 5 rows

2.82

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Amboy Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Amboy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Amboy Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 20%.

Amboy Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,235

Average Earnings

$58,807

Average Male

$31,023

Average Female

Amboy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Amboy Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Amboy Language

97.18% of Amboy residents speak only English, while 2.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Amboy Language

Amboy Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,2172129.56%
Hispanic1082018.52%
Multiple9466.38%
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10.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.27%

Male Poverty Rate

10.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Amboy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Amboy is Hispanic, with 18.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Amboy is Multiple, with 6.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.6%.

Amboy Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.8%
High School11.9%
Some College7.5%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%
showing: 4 rows

Amboy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed37.04%
Female Unemployed14.58%
Female Employed9.84%
Male Employed6.79%
showing: 4 rows

Amboy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Amboy Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Amboy Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Amboy Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Amboy Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

130

Number of Veterans

130

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Amboy Veterans by War

count

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Amboy Veterans by Age

count

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Amboy Veterans by Race

Amboy Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amboy Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Amboy Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Amboy Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Amboy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.21%

Born in Amboy

99.5%

Native Born

0.5%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.5% of Amboy residents were born in the United States, with 85.21% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Amboy Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,072-26-1.24%
20282,098-26-1.22%
20272,124-26-1.21%
20262,150-26-1.19%
20252,176-26-1.18%
20242,202-26-1.17%
20232,228-26-1.15%
20222,254-26-1.14%
20212,28060.26%
20202,274-48-2.07%
20192,322-19-0.81%
20182,341-21-0.89%
20172,362-3-0.13%
20162,365-13-0.55%
20152,378-28-1.16%
20142,406-14-0.58%
20132,420-23-0.94%
20122,443-34-1.37%
20112,477-32-1.28%
20102,509-52-2.03%
20002,561-264-9.35%
18702,825
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Amboy Population by Year