Bement, Illinois Population 2022

1,434
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Bement is a city located in Piatt County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,434, it is the 579th largest city in Illinois and the 12832nd largest city in the United States. Bement is currently declining at a rate of -1.71% annually and its population has decreased by -3.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,484 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Bement has a population density of 1,881 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bement is $63,439 with a poverty rate of 7.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $700 per month, and the median house value is $88,500. The median age in Bement is 44.6 years, 43.3 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Bement Demographics

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

  • White: 95.84%
  • Black or African American: 2.89%
  • Two or more races: 1.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Bement, Illinois is 1,434 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,484.

Bement, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,42895.84%
Black or African American432.89%
Two or More Races191.28%
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Bement Population by Race

Bement Population Pyramid 2022

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Bement Median Age

44


Total

43


Male

45.3


Female

Bement Adults

There are 1,207 adults, (241 of whom are seniors) in Bement.

Bement Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Bement Sex Ratio

Female

789

52.95%

Male

701

47.05%

Bement Population by Age

Bement Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bement Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.6%4.4%
Male90.6%9.4%
All81.8%18.2%
Non Family73.4%26.6%
Female59.3%40.7%

81.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bement Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6272.3181.8
Married2712.9595.6
Male323.590.6
Female913.0259.3
Non Family2331.1273.4

2.81

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Bement Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade100.90%
9th to 12th Grade726.49%
High School Graduate47642.88%
Some College27324.59%
Associates Degree13612.25%
Bachelors Degree1069.55%
Graduate Degree373.33%
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Bement Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bement Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black372012
White1,064999131
2+ Races33
Hispanic66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 32.43%.

Bement Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,217$41,250$27,316
Less Than 9th Grade$18,529$18,971$
High School Graduate$36,146$41,696$30,625
Some College$31,842$41,875$26,646
Bachelors Degree$32,083$83,125$
Graduate Degree$68,333$$56,250

$32,217

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$27,316

Average Female

Bement Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bement Language by Age

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Bement Language

98.60% of Bement residents speak only English, while 1.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Bement Language

Bement Poverty by Race

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7.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.64%

Male Poverty Rate

7.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bement

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bement is White, with 7.49% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.70%.

Bement Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade4.62%
High School7.98%
Some College5.87%
Bachelors or Greater9.32%

Bement Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.83%
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed8.44%
Female Unemployed15.79%

Bement Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bement Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,917$62,399
Families$52,386$69,707
Married Families$73,646-
Non Families$26,741$37,830
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Income by Household Type

Bement Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bement Married by Age and Sex

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Bement 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.

Bement Marital Status by Race

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Bement Marital Status

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104

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War31
Vietnam27
Korea9
World War II

Bement Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 343
35 to 5447
55 to 645
65 to 7425
75+24

Bement Veterans by Age

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Bement Veterans by Race

Bement Veterans by Education

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5.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bement Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Bement Employment by Age

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Bement Employment by Race

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Bement 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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82.28%

Born in Bement

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

0.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of Bement residents were born in the United States, with 82.28% having been born in Illinois. 0.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bement Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,7300.00%
20111,705-25-1.45%
20121,680-25-1.47%
20131,655-25-1.49%
20141,630-25-1.51%
20151,605-25-1.53%
20161,580-25-1.56%
20171,555-25-1.58%
20181,530-25-1.61%
20191,505-25-1.63%
20201,484-21-1.40%
20211,459-25-1.68%
20221,434-25-1.71%

Bement Population by Year