Bushnell, Illinois Population 2021

2,938
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Bushnell is a city located in McDonough County Illinois. Bushnell has a 2020 population of 2,938. Bushnell is currently declining at a rate of -1.18% annually and its population has decreased by -10.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,267 in 2010. Bushnell reached it's highest population of 3,267 in 2010.

The average household income in Bushnell is $56,441 with a poverty rate of 14.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $446 per month, and the median house value is $76,700. The median age in Bushnell is 39.7 years, 39.1 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Bushnell Demographics

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

  • White: 97.48%
  • Black or African American: 1.10%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Asian: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Two or more races: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bushnell, Illinois is 2,938 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,043.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,267.

Bushnell, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,01797.48%
Black or African American341.10%
Some Other Race260.84%
Asian80.26%
Two or More Races50.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.16%
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Bushnell Population by Race

Bushnell Population Pyramid $2021

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Bushnell Median Age

39.7


Total

39.1


Male

41


Female

Bushnell Adults

There are 2,413 adults, (485 of whom are seniors) in Bushnell.

Bushnell Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bushnell Sex Ratio

Female

1,622

52.41%

Male

1,473

47.59%

Bushnell Population by Age

Bushnell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bushnell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
Male83.1%16.9%
All76.8%23.2%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Female48.1%51.9%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bushnell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1832.5976.8
Married5453.2292.3
Non Family4441.1565.3
Female1294.2748.1
Male653.8283.1

3.29

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Bushnell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade411.98%
9th to 12th Grade1406.78%
High School Graduate88642.88%
Some College47122.80%
Associates Degree2039.83%
Bachelors Degree1959.44%
Graduate Degree1306.29%
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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
White2,0171,856320
Hispanic266
Other Race266
Black1313
Native American55
2+ Races555

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 100.00%.

Bushnell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,651$38,412$31,116
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,875$36,225$20,547
Some College$33,798$46,523$28,571
Bachelors Degree$47,716$81,071$40,179
Graduate Degree$40,096$$

$35,651

Average Earnings

$38,412

Average Male

$31,116

Average Female

Bushnell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bushnell Language by Age

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Bushnell Language

98.20% of Bushnell residents speak only English, while 1.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Bushnell Language

Bushnell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,98440113.44%
Hispanic2626100.00%
Other2626100.00%
Black34411.76%

14.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.40%

Male Poverty Rate

19.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bushnell

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bushnell is Black, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.75%.

Bushnell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.80%
High School19.53%
Some College6.38%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Bushnell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed31.67%
Male Employed6.04%
Female Employed5.79%

Bushnell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bushnell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,276$56,441
Families$53,710$64,310
Married Families$62,684-
Non Families$26,000$40,546
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Income by Household Type

Bushnell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

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 35-44.

Bushnell Marital Status by Race

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Bushnell Marital Status

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194

Number of Veterans

194

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam138
Korea21
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War6
World War II

Bushnell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74126
55 to 6422
75+21
35 to 5419
18 to 346

Bushnell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1897.99%
Native American5100.00%

Bushnell Veterans by Race

Bushnell Veterans by Education

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9.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bushnell Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

6.5%

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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87.75%

Born in Bushnell

99.74%

Native Born

0.26%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.74% of Bushnell residents were born in the United States, with 87.75% having been born in Illinois. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bushnell Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,938-35-1.18%
20202,973-35-1.16%
20193,008-35-1.15%
20183,043-42-1.36%
20173,085-59-1.88%
20163,144-36-1.13%
20153,180-21-0.66%
20143,201-37-1.14%
20133,238-21-0.64%
20123,25920.06%
20113,257-10-0.31%
20103,2670.00%

Bushnell Population by Year