Amboy, Illinois Population 2021

2,849
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Amboy is a city located in Lee County Illinois. Amboy has a 2020 population of 2,849. Amboy is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -8.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,103 in 2010. Amboy reached it's highest population of 3,103 in 2010.

The average household income in Amboy is $69,517 with a poverty rate of 11.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $722 per month, and the median house value is $99,100. The median age in Amboy is 43.9 years, 42.1 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Amboy Demographics

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

  • White: 98.08%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.27%
  • Two or more races: 0.27%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Amboy, Illinois is 2,849 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,906.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,103.

Amboy, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,86598.08%
Some Other Race220.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.48%
Two or More Races80.27%
Black or African American80.27%
Asian40.14%
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Amboy Population by Race

Amboy Population Pyramid $2021

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Amboy Median Age

43.9


Total

42.1


Male

45.6


Female

Amboy Adults

There are 2,217 adults, (594 of whom are seniors) in Amboy.

Amboy Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Amboy Sex Ratio

Female

1,414

48.41%

Male

1,507

51.59%

Amboy Population by Age

Amboy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Amboy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.5%12.5%
All72.3%27.7%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
Female46.2%53.8%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Amboy Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2262.3172.3
Married6242.8187.5
Non Family4271.1451.8
Female1043.7346.2
Male712.89100

2.88

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Amboy Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade432.11%
9th to 12th Grade1055.14%
High School Graduate77537.97%
Some College54926.90%
Associates Degree21310.44%
Bachelors Degree20410.00%
Graduate Degree1527.45%
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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
White1,9791,843333
Hispanic37359
Other Race1414
Islander141414
Black81
2+ Races3

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$41,226$50,515$32,147
Less Than 9th Grade$$$14,196
High School Graduate$38,795$38,942$38,667
Some College$41,020$59,904$26,333
Bachelors Degree$56,458$59,000$50,972
Graduate Degree$100,903$$100,208

$41,226

Average Earnings

$50,515

Average Male

$32,147

Average Female

Amboy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Amboy Language by Age

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Amboy Language

97.28% of Amboy residents speak only English, while 2.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.13% of the population.

Amboy Language

Amboy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,74732111.69%
Hispanic851618.82%
Other22627.27%
Multiple8337.50%
Black8337.50%

11.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.52%

Male Poverty Rate

13.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Amboy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Amboy is Black, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Amboy is White, with 11.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.53%.

Amboy Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.83%
Some College9.89%
High School9.20%
Bachelors or Greater2.25%

Amboy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed8.97%
Male Employed1.12%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Amboy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Amboy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,154$69,517
Families$72,196$86,252
Married Families$85,313-
Non Families$28,490$34,768
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Income by Household Type

Amboy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

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 35-44.

Amboy Marital Status by Race

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Amboy Marital Status

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164

Number of Veterans

149

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War50
Vietnam41
Second Gulf War18
World War II8
Korea4

Amboy Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5476
55 to 6450
75+24
65 to 7414
18 to 34

Amboy Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1607.37%
Black450.00%

Amboy Veterans by Race

Amboy Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amboy Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

2.8%

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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87.61%

Born in Amboy

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

1.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.46% of Amboy residents were born in the United States, with 87.61% having been born in Illinois. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Amboy Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,849-19-0.66%
20202,868-19-0.66%
20192,887-19-0.65%
20182,906-25-0.85%
20172,93110.03%
20162,930-17-0.58%
20152,947-33-1.11%
20142,980-14-0.47%
20132,994-27-0.89%
20123,021-42-1.37%
20113,063-40-1.29%
20103,1030.00%

Amboy Population by Year