Ava, Illinois Population 2022

533
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Ava is a city located in Jackson County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 533, it is the 877th largest city in Illinois and the 18730th largest city in the United States. Ava is currently declining at a rate of -1.84% annually and its population has decreased by -3.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 553 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Ava has a population density of 504 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ava is $58,972 with a poverty rate of 14.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $706 per month, and the median house value is $65,200. The median age in Ava is 42.5 years, 36 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

Ava Demographics

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

  • White: 95.19%
  • Native American: 2.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Black or African American: 0.37%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ava, Illinois is 533 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 553.

Ava, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White51595.19%
Black or African American20.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native122.22%
Two or More Races122.22%
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Ava Population by Race

Ava Population Pyramid 2022

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Ava Median Age

35.2


Total

35.1


Male

39.1


Female

Ava Adults

There are 385 adults, (91 of whom are seniors) in Ava.

Ava Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ava Sex Ratio

Female

295

54.53%

Male

246

45.47%

Ava Population by Age

Ava Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ava Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
Female77.8%22.2%
All73.4%26.6%
Non Family60%40%
Male35.7%64.3%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ava Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2142.5373.4
Married903.4486.7
Male142.9335.7
Female452.5377.8
Non Family651.1760

3.07

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Ava Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade123.43%
9th to 12th Grade267.43%
High School Graduate12736.29%
Some College11633.14%
Associates Degree4914.00%
Bachelors Degree113.14%
Graduate Degree92.57%
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Ava Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ava Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White32328620
Native American1212
2+ Races1212
Hispanic32

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.19%.

Ava Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,208$55,781$24,018
Less Than 9th Grade$30,313$$
High School Graduate$26,719$53,750$22,813
Some College$48,929$66,250$
Bachelors Degree$62,813$$
Graduate Degree$49,375$$77,813

$45,208

Average Earnings

$55,781

Average Male

$24,018

Average Female

Ava Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ava Language by Age

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Ava Language

96.62% of Ava residents speak only English, while 3.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.53% of the population.

Ava Language

Ava Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5056913.66%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic10880.00%

14.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.01%

Male Poverty Rate

15.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ava

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ava is White, with 13.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ava is Hispanic, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.51%.

Ava Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.95%
High School7.87%
Some College8.48%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Ava Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.68%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed11.58%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Ava Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ava Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,262$59,568
Families$55,515$67,507
Married Families$57,206-
Non Families$26,146$38,097
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Income by Household Type

Ava Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ava Married by Age and Sex

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Ava Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ava Marital Status by Race

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Ava Marital Status

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16

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2
First Gulf War1
Vietnam2
Korea3
World War II6

Ava Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 542
55 to 645
65 to 74
75+9

Ava Veterans by Age

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Ava Veterans by Race

Ava Veterans by Education

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37.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ava Veterans by Education

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59.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ava Employment by Age

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Ava Employment by Race

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Ava 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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84.66%

Born in Ava

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ava residents were born in the United States, with 84.66% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ava Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20106540.00%
2011644-10-1.53%
2012634-10-1.55%
2013624-10-1.58%
2014614-10-1.60%
2015604-10-1.63%
2016594-10-1.66%
2017584-10-1.68%
2018574-10-1.71%
2019564-10-1.74%
2020553-11-1.95%
2021543-10-1.81%
2022533-10-1.84%

Ava Population by Year