Bushnell, Illinois Population 2022

2,638
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Bushnell is a city located in McDonough County Illinois. Bushnell has a 2020 population of 2,638. Bushnell is currently declining at a rate of -1.49% annually and its population has decreased by -2.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,718 in 2010.

The average household income in Bushnell is $52,452 with a poverty rate of 12.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $611 per month, and the median house value is $68,600. The median age in Bushnell is 41.5 years, 42.9 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Bushnell Demographics

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

  • White: 96.92%
  • Other race: 2.33%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bushnell, Illinois is 2,638 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,718.

Bushnell, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,70396.92%
Black or African American30.11%
Some Other Race652.33%
Two or More Races180.65%
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Bushnell Population by Race

Bushnell Population Pyramid 2022

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Bushnell Median Age

41.8


Total

42.8


Male

41.6


Female

Bushnell Adults

There are 2,253 adults, (499 of whom are seniors) in Bushnell.

Bushnell Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bushnell Sex Ratio

Female

1,547

55.47%

Male

1,242

44.53%

Bushnell Population by Age

Bushnell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bushnell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All75%25%
Male69.6%30.4%
Female65.3%34.7%
Non Family63.9%36.1%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bushnell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0882.5475
Married4703.688.7
Male463.6569.6
Female983.865.3
Non Family4741.1263.9

3.5

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Bushnell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade884.73%
9th to 12th Grade683.66%
High School Graduate80043.03%
Some College40621.84%
Associates Degree26013.99%
Bachelors Degree1286.89%
Graduate Degree1095.86%
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Bushnell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bushnell Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races994
White1,7821,637233
Black33
Other Race6554
Hispanic132

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 44.44%.

Bushnell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,572$37,420$33,952
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$36,167$38,261$35,165
Some College$33,444$34,906$24,286
Bachelors Degree$37,069$$36,125
Graduate Degree$$25,125$

$35,572

Average Earnings

$37,420

Average Male

$33,952

Average Female

Bushnell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bushnell Language by Age

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Bushnell Language

98.76% of Bushnell residents speak only English, while 1.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.24% of the population.

Bushnell Language

Bushnell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black33100.00%
Hispanic1313100.00%
White2,6932689.95%
Other65NaN%

12.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.12%

Male Poverty Rate

15.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bushnell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bushnell is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.66%.

Bushnell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.15%
High School16.38%
Some College15.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Bushnell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.85%
Male Unemployed32.61%
Female Employed6.42%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Bushnell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bushnell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,667$52,017
Families$55,357$62,509
Married Families$56,067-
Non Families$17,421$35,824
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Income by Household Type

Bushnell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bushnell Married by Age and Sex

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Bushnell 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 45-54.

Bushnell Marital Status by Race

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Bushnell Marital Status

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206

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War18
Vietnam124
Korea28
World War II

Bushnell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3426
35 to 5418
55 to 6419
65 to 74115
75+28

Bushnell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2039.33%
2+ Races333.33%

Bushnell Veterans by Race

Bushnell Veterans by Education

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8.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bushnell Veterans by Education

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bushnell Employment by Age

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Bushnell Employment by Race

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Bushnell 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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87.95%

Born in Bushnell

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Bushnell residents were born in the United States, with 87.95% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bushnell Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19102,6190.00%
19202,716970.36%
19302,8501340.48%
19402,906560.19%
19503,3174111.33%
19603,7103931.13%
19703,703-7-0.02%
19803,8111080.29%
19903,288-523-1.47%
20003,221-67-0.21%
20103,117-104-0.33%
20113,077-40-1.28%
20123,037-40-1.30%
20132,997-40-1.32%
20142,957-40-1.33%
20152,917-40-1.35%
20162,877-40-1.37%
20172,837-40-1.39%
20182,797-40-1.41%
20192,757-40-1.43%
20202,718-39-1.41%
20212,678-40-1.47%
20222,638-40-1.49%

Bushnell Population by Year