Basco, Illinois Population 2024

78

Basco is a city located in Hancock County Illinois. Basco has a 2024 population of 78. Basco is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -1.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 79 in 2020.

The average household income in Basco is $50,569 with a poverty rate of 14.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Basco is 50.3 years, 49 years for males, and 52.5 years for females.

Basco Demographics

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

  • White: 91.76%
  • Two or more races: 5.88%
  • Black or African American: 2.35%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
350.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.27% (-1)
The current population of Basco, Illinois is 78 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 79.

Basco, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7891.76%
Two or more races55.88%
Black or African American22.35%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Basco Population by Race

Basco Population Pyramid 2024

Basco Median Age

50.3

Total

49

Male

52.5

Female

Basco Adults

There are 71 adults, (14 of whom are seniors) in Basco.

Basco Age Dependency

49.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Basco Sex Ratio

Female2225.88%
Male6374.12%

Basco Population by Age

Basco Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All481.7791.78.3
Non Family301.071000
Male83.385050
Married72.141000
Female33.671000
showing: 5 rows

2.67

Average Family Size

1.77

Average Household Size

91.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Basco 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

Basco Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Basco Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.11%.

Basco Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,125

Average Earnings

$45,000

Average Male

$41,250

Average Female

Basco Earnings by Educational Attainment

Basco Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Basco Language

100% of Basco residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Basco Language

Basco Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White751216%
showing: 1 rows

14.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.46%

Male Poverty Rate

4.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Basco

The race most likely to be in poverty in Basco is White, with 16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Basco is White, with 16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 41.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.82%.

Basco Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College25%
High School3.03%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Basco Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed17.86%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Basco Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Basco Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Basco Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

19.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

13.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Basco Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Basco 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.

Basco Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Basco Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Basco Veterans by War

count

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Basco Veterans by Age

count

Basco Veterans by Race

Basco Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Basco Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

14.3%

Unemployment Rate

Basco Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Basco Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Basco 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

51.76%

Born in Basco

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Basco residents were born in the United States, with 51.76% 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.

Basco Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202978
202878
202778
202678
202578
202478
202378
202278
202178-1-1.27%
202079-10-11.24%
201989-3-3.26%
201892
201792-2-2.13%
201694
201594
201494-1-1.05%
201395-2-2.06%
201297
201197-1-1.02%
201098
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Basco Population by Year