Bradford, Illinois Population 2024

649

Bradford is a city located in Bureau County, Marshall County, and Stark County Illinois. Bradford has a 2024 population of 649. Bradford is currently declining at a rate of -1.07% annually and its population has decreased by -4.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 677 in 2020.

The average household income in Bradford is $63,056 with a poverty rate of 14.57%. The median age in Bradford is 47.3 years: 53.3 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Bradford Demographics

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

  • White: 94.24%
  • Two or more races: 2.23%
  • Other race: 1.96%
  • Black or African American: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,629.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.14% (-28)
The current population of Bradford, Illinois is 649 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 677.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White72094.24%
Two or more races172.23%
Other race151.96%
Black or African American121.57%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bradford Population by Race

Bradford Population Pyramid 2024

Bradford Median Age

47.3

Total

53.3

Male

43.2

Female

Bradford Adults

There are 618 adults, (163 of whom are seniors) in Bradford.

Bradford Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bradford Sex Ratio

Female39451.57%
Male37048.43%

Bradford Population by Age

Bradford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3402.1871.528.5
Non Family1521.2263.836.2
Married1332.88515
Female473.3657.442.6
Male83.137525

2.85

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bradford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade325.9%
Associates Degree458.3%
Bachelors Degree6712.36%
Graduate Degree132.4%
High School Graduate23342.99%
Less Than 9th Grade254.61%
Some College12723.43%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bradford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bradford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White49044479
Hispanic28170
2+ Races17171
Other Race1540
Black770

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 16.12%.

Bradford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$44,063$77,500$43,021
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$35,938$37,188$24,688
Less Than 9th Grade$29,375$35,469$0
Overall$39,554$42,938$38,750
Some College$42,125$53,750$40,000

$39,554

Average Earnings

$42,938

Average Male

$38,750

Average Female

Bradford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bradford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bradford Language

96.61% of Bradford residents speak only English, while 3.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.9% of the population.

Bradford Language

Bradford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6797711.34%
Multiple171588.24%
Hispanic331133.33%
Black12541.67%
Other15426.67%

14.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.54%

Male Poverty Rate

15.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bradford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bradford is Multiple, with 88.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bradford is White, with 11.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.35%.

Bradford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.05%
Some College20.93%
High School10.95%
Bachelors or Greater2.5%

Bradford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.03%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed7.43%

Bradford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bradford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$80,000$79,098
Households$50,313$63,056
Married Families$89,271$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,167$40,819

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bradford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bradford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bradford Marriage

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

Bradford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bradford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

55

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam28
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War3
Korea2
World War II0

Bradford Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6426
65 to 7416
75+7
35 to 546
18 to 340

Bradford Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White396.74%
2+ Races1694.12%

Bradford Veterans by Race

Bradford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

38.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

78.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bradford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Bradford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bradford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bradford 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

86.52%

Born in Bradford

97.91%

Native Born

2.09%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.91% of Bradford residents were born in the United States, with 86.52% having been born in Illinois. 1.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bradford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029614-7-1.13%
2028621-7-1.11%
2027628-7-1.1%
2026635-7-1.09%
2025642-7-1.08%
2024649-7-1.07%
2023656-11-1.65%
202266740.6%
2021663-14-2.07%
202067710.15%
2019676-13-1.89%
2018689-7-1.01%
2017696-9-1.28%
201670530.43%
2015702-14-1.96%
2014716-12-1.65%
2013728-6-0.82%
2012734-12-1.61%
2011746-17-2.23%
201076300%

Bradford Population by Year