Arcola, Illinois Population 2021

3,221
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Arcola is a city located in Douglas County Illinois. Arcola has a 2020 population of 3,221. Arcola is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,310 in 2010. Arcola reached it's highest population of 3,310 in 2010.

The average household income in Arcola is $59,521 with a poverty rate of 14.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $728 per month, and the median house value is $102,200. The median age in Arcola is 35.3 years, 35.4 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.

Arcola Demographics

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

  • White: 87.73%
  • Two or more races: 4.28%
  • Other race: 4.25%
  • Native American: 1.94%
  • Black or African American: 1.79%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Arcola, Illinois is 3,221 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,221.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,310.

Arcola, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,84687.73%
Two or More Races1394.28%
Some Other Race1384.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native631.94%
Black or African American581.79%
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Arcola Population by Race

Arcola Population Pyramid $2021

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Arcola Median Age

35.3


Total

35.4


Male

35.2


Female

Arcola Adults

There are 2,353 adults, (573 of whom are seniors) in Arcola.

Arcola Age Dependency

82.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Arcola Sex Ratio

Female

1,741

53.67%

Male

1,503

46.33%

Arcola Population by Age

Arcola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Arcola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
All61.7%38.3%
Male42.3%57.7%
Non Family36.6%63.4%
Female36.4%63.6%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Arcola Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1552.7161.7
Married5283.2791.1
Non Family3801.3436.6
Female1953.5836.4
Male523.7542.3

3.28

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Arcola Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21010.51%
9th to 12th Grade1708.51%
High School Graduate81640.84%
Some College39019.52%
Associates Degree1065.31%
Bachelors Degree24312.16%
Graduate Degree633.15%
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Arcola Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arcola Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4791,317296
Hispanic4822647
Other Race9651
Black33333
Native American20
2+ Races124

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.01%.

Arcola Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,390$36,373$24,375
Less Than 9th Grade$35,297$36,691$
High School Graduate$23,036$33,750$18,547
Some College$31,983$38,636$27,292
Bachelors Degree$42,981$36,667$43,375
Graduate Degree$60,417$61,250$

$31,390

Average Earnings

$36,373

Average Male

$24,375

Average Female

Arcola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arcola Language by Age

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Arcola Language

65.94% of Arcola residents speak only English, while 34.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.52% of the population.

Arcola Language

Arcola Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,07524322.60%
White2,00520610.27%
Multiple1396647.48%
Other13096.92%
Black4948.16%

14.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.84%

Male Poverty Rate

18.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arcola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arcola is Multiple, with 47.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arcola is Other, with 6.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.25%.

Arcola Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.05%
Less Than 9th Grade16.47%
Some College4.94%
Bachelors or Greater1.36%

Arcola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.33%
Female Employed14.36%
Male Employed4.29%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Arcola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arcola Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,728$59,521
Families$50,987$62,467
Married Families$69,375-
Non Families$47,786$50,025
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Income by Household Type

Arcola Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Arcola Married by Age and Sex

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Arcola 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.

Arcola Marital Status by Race

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Arcola Marital Status

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98

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam49
Korea22
World War II6
First Gulf War3
Second Gulf War

Arcola Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+44
65 to 7435
35 to 5414
55 to 645
18 to 34

Arcola Veterans by Age

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Arcola Veterans by Race

Arcola Veterans by Education

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5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arcola Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Arcola Employment by Age

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Arcola Employment by Race

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Arcola 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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78.08%

Born in Arcola

89.73%

Native Born

10.27%

Foreign Born

4.65%

Non Citizen

5.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.73% of Arcola residents were born in the United States, with 78.08% having been born in Illinois. 4.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Arcola Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,2210.00%
20203,2210.00%
20193,2210.00%
20183,221-30-0.92%
20173,251-22-0.67%
20163,273-8-0.24%
20153,281-11-0.33%
20143,29250.15%
20133,287-1-0.03%
20123,288-1-0.03%
20113,289-21-0.63%
20103,3100.00%

Arcola Population by Year