Breese, Illinois Population 2024

4,608

Breese is a city located in Clinton County Illinois. Breese has a 2024 population of 4,608. Breese is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -1.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,660 in 2020.

The average household income in Breese is $126,618 with a poverty rate of 4.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Breese is 43.2 years, 36.8 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.

Breese Demographics

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

  • White: 94.88%
  • Other race: 2.72%
  • Two or more races: 1.37%
  • Asian: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Black or African American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,726.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.12% (-52)
The current population of Breese, Illinois is 4,608 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,660.

Breese, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,15294.88%
Other race1192.72%
Two or more races601.37%
Asian360.82%
Native American60.14%
Black or African American30.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Breese Population by Race

Breese Population Pyramid 2024

Breese Median Age

43.2

Total

36.8

Male

46.6

Female

Breese Adults

There are 3,544 adults, (953 of whom are seniors) in Breese.

Breese Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Breese Sex Ratio

Female2,27451.97%
Male2,10248.03%

Breese Population by Age

Breese Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9412.2275.524.5
Married9152.9789.410.6
Non Family8061.1859.240.8
Female1673.1683.216.8
Male532.0658.541.5
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2.86

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Breese 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

Breese Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Breese 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 black people with a rate of 66.67%.

Breese Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,246

Average Earnings

$51,939

Average Male

$34,504

Average Female

Breese Earnings by Educational Attainment

Breese Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Breese Language

94.42% of Breese residents speak only English, while 5.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.94% of the population.

Breese Language

Breese Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,0261864.62%
Black3266.67%
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4.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.88%

Male Poverty Rate

2.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Breese

The race most likely to be in poverty in Breese is Black, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Breese is White, with 4.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.3%.

Breese Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.22%
Some College3.1%
Bachelors or Greater2.34%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Breese Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.06%
Female Employed2.53%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Breese Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Breese Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Breese Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Breese Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Breese 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 35-44.

Breese Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Breese Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

257

Number of Veterans

257

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Breese Veterans by War

count

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Breese Veterans by Age

count

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Breese Veterans by Race

Breese Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Breese Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Breese Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Breese Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Breese 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

81.56%

Born in Breese

95.02%

Native Born

4.98%

Foreign Born

3.63%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.02% of Breese residents were born in the United States, with 81.56% having been born in Illinois. 3.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Breese Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,548-12-0.26%
20284,560-12-0.26%
20274,572-12-0.26%
20264,584-12-0.26%
20254,596-12-0.26%
20244,608-12-0.26%
20234,620-12-0.26%
20224,632-12-0.26%
20214,644-16-0.34%
20204,6601864.16%
20194,474-23-0.51%
20184,49760.13%
20174,491100.22%
20164,481
20154,481150.34%
20144,466-7-0.16%
20134,473-21-0.47%
20124,494
20114,494440.99%
20104,4504029.93%
20004,04848113.48%
19903,567511.45%
19803,51663121.87%
19702,88529711.48%
19602,588
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Breese Population by Year