Ava, Illinois Population 2024

543

Ava is a city located in Jackson County Illinois. Ava has a 2024 population of 543. Ava is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -0.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 548 in 2020.

The average household income in Ava is $81,237 with a poverty rate of 16.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ava is 36.3 years, 34.5 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

Ava Demographics

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

  • White: 99.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
513.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.91% (-5)
The current population of Ava, Illinois is 543 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 548.

Ava, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White55599.64%
Black or African American20.36%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Ava Population by Race

Ava Population Pyramid 2024

Ava Median Age

36.3

Total

34.5

Male

44.9

Female

Ava Adults

There are 405 adults, (107 of whom are seniors) in Ava.

Ava Age Dependency

86.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Ava Sex Ratio

Female29552.96%
Male26247.04%

Ava Population by Age

Ava Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2152.5982.817.2
Married1073.2492.57.5
Non Family601.2288.311.7
Female322.556.343.8
Male163.565050
showing: 5 rows

3.05

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ava 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

Ava Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ava Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.98%.

Ava Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,250

Average Earnings

$63,594

Average Male

$21,964

Average Female

Ava Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ava Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ava Language

97.97% of Ava residents speak only English, while 2.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Ava Language

Ava Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5448114.89%
Hispanic11981.82%
showing: 2 rows

16.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.12%

Male Poverty Rate

17.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ava

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ava is Hispanic, with 81.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ava is White, with 14.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.87%.

Ava Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.79%
High School10.94%
Bachelors or Greater9.52%
Some College8.47%
showing: 4 rows

Ava Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed10.91%
Male Employed6.72%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Ava Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ava Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ava Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ava Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ava 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.

Ava Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ava Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

20

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ava Veterans by War

count

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Ava Veterans by Age

count

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Ava Veterans by Race

Ava Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ava Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ava Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ava Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ava 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

85.1%

Born in Ava

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Ava residents were born in the United States, with 85.1% 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.

Ava Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029538-1-0.19%
2028539-1-0.19%
2027540-1-0.18%
2026541-1-0.18%
2025542-1-0.18%
2024543-1-0.18%
2023544-1-0.18%
2022545-1-0.18%
2021546-2-0.36%
2020548-63-10.31%
2019611-6-0.97%
2018617-7-1.12%
2017624-9-1.42%
2016633-6-0.94%
2015639-2-0.31%
2014641-6-0.93%
2013647-4-0.61%
2012651-3-0.46%
2011654-1-0.15%
2010655
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Ava Population by Year