Arcola, Illinois Population 2022

2,929
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Arcola is a city located in Douglas County Illinois. Arcola has a 2020 population of 2,929. Arcola is currently growing at a rate of 0.03% annually and its population has increased by 0.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,927 in 2010.

The average household income in Arcola is $56,366 with a poverty rate of 10.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $760 per month, and the median house value is $102,000. The median age in Arcola is 34.6 years, 35.6 years for males, and 30.8 years for females.

Arcola Demographics

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

  • White: 79.89%
  • Two or more races: 11.51%
  • Other race: 3.49%
  • Black or African American: 3.24%
  • Native American: 1.87%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Arcola, Illinois is 2,929 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,927.

Arcola, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,26979.89%
Black or African American923.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native531.87%
Some Other Race993.49%
Two or More Races32711.51%
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Arcola Population by Race

Arcola Population Pyramid 2022

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Arcola Median Age

35.5


Total

35.7


Male

34.8


Female

Arcola Adults

There are 2,094 adults, (411 of whom are seniors) in Arcola.

Arcola Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Arcola Sex Ratio

Female

1,523

53.63%

Male

1,317

46.37%

Arcola Population by Age

Arcola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Arcola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.8%5.2%
All66.3%33.7%
Male43.7%56.3%
Non Family40.1%59.9%
Female37.5%62.5%

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Arcola Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0082.7166.3
Married4843.1594.8
Male713.6243.7
Female1443.8837.5
Non Family3091.2540.1

3.17

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 Grade1488.32%
9th to 12th Grade1176.58%
High School Graduate63335.58%
Some College34619.45%
Associates Degree1719.61%
Bachelors Degree22712.76%
Graduate Degree1377.70%
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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
Black696932
2+ Races15915347
White1,2181,104272
Hispanic51035987
Other Race69418
Native American13

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 black people with a rate of 46.38%.

Arcola Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,775$43,917$32,656
Less Than 9th Grade$35,208$35,586$
High School Graduate$27,310$43,750$23,681
Some College$36,920$46,979$33,947
Bachelors Degree$45,625$81,583$40,125
Graduate Degree$55,984$$55,984

$35,775

Average Earnings

$43,917

Average Male

$32,656

Average Female

Arcola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arcola Language by Age

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Arcola Language

66.93% of Arcola residents speak only English, while 33.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.16% of the population.

Arcola Language

Arcola Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple3276319.27%
Hispanic1,04014013.46%
Black79911.39%
White1,6091358.39%
Other6NaN%

10.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.66%

Male Poverty Rate

12.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arcola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arcola is Multiple, with 19.27% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.58%.

Arcola Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.60%
High School11.83%
Some College4.70%
Bachelors or Greater1.15%

Arcola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.46%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.76%
Female Unemployed42.86%

Arcola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arcola Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,720$68,899
Families$58,036$68,409
Married Families$78,333-
Non Families$53,882$58,942
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Income by Household Type

Arcola Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

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 35-44, 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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72

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War4
Vietnam24
Korea11
World War II

Arcola Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 548
55 to 6420
65 to 7421
75+23

Arcola Veterans by Age

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Arcola Veterans by Race

Arcola Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arcola Veterans by Education

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72%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

5%

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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79.79%

Born in Arcola

90.42%

Native Born

9.58%

Foreign Born

4.19%

Non Citizen

5.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.42% of Arcola residents were born in the United States, with 79.79% having been born in Illinois. 4.19% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19802,7140.00%
19902,678-36-0.13%
20002,652-26-0.10%
20102,9162640.95%
20112,91710.03%
20122,91810.03%
20132,91910.03%
20142,92010.03%
20152,92110.03%
20162,92210.03%
20172,92310.03%
20182,92410.03%
20192,92510.03%
20202,92720.07%
20212,92810.03%
20222,92910.03%

Arcola Population by Year