Buncombe, Illinois Population 2024

203

Buncombe is a city located in Johnson County Illinois. Buncombe has a 2024 population of 203. Buncombe is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% annually and its population has decreased by -1.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 206 in 2020.

The average household income in Buncombe is $71,989 with a poverty rate of 19.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buncombe is 25.5 years, 22.9 years for males, and 28.5 years for females.

Buncombe Demographics

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

  • White: 99.23%
  • Two or more races: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.26%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
171.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.46% (-3)
The current population of Buncombe, Illinois is 203 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 206.

Buncombe, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38899.23%
Two or more races20.51%
Asian10.26%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Buncombe Population by Race

Buncombe Population Pyramid 2024

Buncombe Median Age

25.5

Total

22.9

Male

28.5

Female

Buncombe Adults

There are 265 adults, (40 of whom are seniors) in Buncombe.

Buncombe Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56

Child Dependency Ratio

Buncombe Sex Ratio

Female14236.32%
Male24963.68%

Buncombe Population by Age

Buncombe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1053.7275.224.8
Married515.1882.417.6
Non Family351.4668.631.4
Female153.86040
Male44.751000
showing: 5 rows

4.81

Average Family Size

3.72

Average Household Size

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buncombe 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

Buncombe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buncombe Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 17.39%.

Buncombe Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$53,000

Average Earnings

$65,625

Average Male

$

Average Female

Buncombe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buncombe Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buncombe Language

99.71% of Buncombe residents speak only English, while 0.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.

Buncombe Language

Buncombe Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3247824.07%
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19.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.65%

Male Poverty Rate

34.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buncombe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buncombe is White, with 24.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buncombe is White, with 24.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.04%.

Buncombe Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School31.94%
Some College20%
Bachelors or Greater19.23%
Less Than 9th Grade
showing: 4 rows

Buncombe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed40%
Female Employed9.38%
Male Employed3.57%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Buncombe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buncombe Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buncombe Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Buncombe Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buncombe 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 35-44.

Buncombe Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buncombe Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

23

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Buncombe Veterans by War

count

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Buncombe Veterans by Age

count

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Buncombe Veterans by Race

Buncombe Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

39.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

69.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buncombe Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Buncombe Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buncombe Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buncombe 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

85.93%

Born in Buncombe

99.74%

Native Born

0.26%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.74% of Buncombe residents were born in the United States, with 85.93% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Buncombe Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029193-2-1.03%
2028195-2-1.02%
2027197-2-1.01%
2026199-2-1%
2025201-2-0.99%
2024203-2-0.98%
2023205-2-0.97%
2022207-2-0.96%
202120931.46%
202020631.48%
2019203
2018203-1-0.49%
2017204-1-0.49%
201620520.99%
2015203
2014203-1-0.49%
2013204-1-0.49%
201220510.49%
201120410.49%
2010203
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Buncombe Population by Year