Blue Mound, Illinois Population 2024

1,075

Blue Mound is a city located in Christian County and Macon County Illinois. Blue Mound has a 2024 population of 1,075. Blue Mound is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -4.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,129 in 2020.

The average household income in Blue Mound is $69,777 with a poverty rate of 8.35%. The median age in Blue Mound is 50.7 years: 51.1 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

Blue Mound Demographics

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

  • White: 90.04%
  • Two or more races: 7.07%
  • Black or African American: 2.03%
  • Asian: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,837.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.78% (-54)
The current population of Blue Mound, Illinois is 1,075 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,129.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White84190.04%
Two or more races667.07%
Black or African American192.03%
Asian70.75%
Native American10.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Blue Mound Population by Race

Blue Mound Population Pyramid 2024

Blue Mound Median Age

50.7

Total

51.1

Male

48.9

Female

Blue Mound Adults

There are 755 adults, (256 of whom are seniors) in Blue Mound.

Blue Mound Age Dependency

87.2

Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Mound Sex Ratio

Female52356%
Male41144%

Blue Mound Population by Age

Blue Mound Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4502.0881.618.4
Married2192.8790.99.1
Non Family1981.1676.823.2
Female212.7676.223.8
Male121.420100

2.77

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

81.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blue Mound Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade7811.1%
Associates Degree517.25%
Bachelors Degree7310.38%
Graduate Degree567.97%
High School Graduate30543.39%
Less Than 9th Grade202.84%
Some College12017.07%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blue Mound Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blue Mound Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White650570128
Hispanic28110
2+ Races27270
Black881
Native American100

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 19.69%.

Blue Mound Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$51,923$51,731$63,333
High School Graduate$43,750$65,000$28,938
Less Than 9th Grade$16,042$0$16,042
Overall$38,958$55,625$29,313
Some College$38,438$57,708$33,750

$38,958

Average Earnings

$55,625

Average Male

$29,313

Average Female

Blue Mound Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blue Mound Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blue Mound Language

96.63% of Blue Mound residents speak only English, while 3.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Blue Mound Language

Blue Mound Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White824536.43%
Multiple661319.7%
Asian77100%
Black19526.32%

8.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.76%

Male Poverty Rate

8.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue Mound

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Mound is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Mound is White, with 6.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.83%.

Blue Mound Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College9.94%
Bachelors or Greater8.53%
High School7.21%
Less Than 9th Grade4.08%

Blue Mound Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed6.95%
Female Employed5.24%

Blue Mound Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blue Mound Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$75,250$82,450
Households$57,097$69,777
Married Families$78,417$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,833$53,647

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blue Mound Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue Mound Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blue Mound 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.

Blue Mound Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blue Mound Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

78

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam31
Korea12
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War5
World War II0

Blue Mound Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7427
75+24
35 to 5413
55 to 6410
18 to 344

Blue Mound Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7811.24%
Hispanic1242.86%

Blue Mound Veterans by Race

Blue Mound Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Mound Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Blue Mound Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blue Mound Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blue Mound 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

79.12%

Born in Blue Mound

97.97%

Native Born

2.03%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.97% of Blue Mound residents were born in the United States, with 79.12% having been born in Illinois. 1.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Blue Mound Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,009-13-1.27%
20281,022-13-1.26%
20271,035-14-1.33%
20261,049-13-1.22%
20251,062-13-1.21%
20241,075-14-1.29%
20231,089-9-0.82%
20221,098-16-1.44%
20211,114-15-1.33%
20201,129555.12%
20191,074-7-0.65%
20181,081-11-1.01%
20171,092-12-1.09%
20161,104-11-0.99%
20151,115-14-1.24%
20141,129-14-1.22%
20131,143-9-0.78%
20121,152-8-0.69%
20111,16020.17%
20101,15800%

Blue Mound Population by Year