Byron, Illinois Population 2021

6,254
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Byron is a city located in Ogle County Illinois. Byron has a 2020 population of 6,254. Byron is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -4.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,558 in 2010. Byron reached it's highest population of 6,558 in 2010.

The average household income in Byron is $91,443 with a poverty rate of 3.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $775 per month, and the median house value is $174,600. The median age in Byron is 39.3 years, 37.8 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Byron Demographics

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

  • White: 95.81%
  • Two or more races: 1.44%
  • Asian: 1.19%
  • Other race: 0.95%
  • Black or African American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Byron, Illinois is 6,254 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,281.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,558.

Byron, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,03595.81%
Two or More Races911.44%
Asian751.19%
Some Other Race600.95%
Black or African American230.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.24%
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Byron Population by Race

Byron Population Pyramid $2021

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Byron Median Age

39.3


Total

37.8


Male

40.6


Female

Byron Adults

There are 4,857 adults, (946 of whom are seniors) in Byron.

Byron Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Byron Sex Ratio

Female

3,458

54.90%

Male

2,841

45.10%

Byron Population by Age

Byron Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Byron Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All75.3%24.7%
Female69.5%30.5%
Non Family55%45%
Male47.4%52.6%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Byron Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4902.4975.3
Married1,3913.1289.2
Non Family8061.2255
Female2363.1369.5
Male572.6347.4

3.04

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Byron Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade571.31%
9th to 12th Grade1844.24%
High School Graduate1,11225.61%
Some College1,08825.06%
Associates Degree58813.54%
Bachelors Degree93521.53%
Graduate Degree3788.71%
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Byron Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Byron Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0943,8851,226
Hispanic17615561
Other Race4848
Asian2918
2+ Races262626
Islander151515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Byron Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,777$64,224$31,616
Less Than 9th Grade$19,356$$18,182
High School Graduate$38,317$48,214$25,451
Some College$48,355$66,250$27,750
Bachelors Degree$61,786$69,146$50,882
Graduate Degree$56,343$103,571$40,433

$45,777

Average Earnings

$64,224

Average Male

$31,616

Average Female

Byron Earnings by Educational Attainment

Byron Language by Age

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Byron Language

97.01% of Byron residents speak only English, while 2.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.14% of the population.

Byron Language

Byron Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,7272013.51%
Multiple46510.87%

3.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.89%

Male Poverty Rate

3.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Byron

The race most likely to be in poverty in Byron is Multiple, with 10.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Byron is White, with 3.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.59%.

Byron Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.69%
Some College2.31%
High School1.12%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Byron Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed12.24%
Female Employed4.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Byron Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Byron Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,864$91,443
Families$99,868$110,743
Married Families$104,306-
Non Families$44,118$49,285
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Income by Household Type

Byron Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Byron Married by Age and Sex

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Byron Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Byron Marital Status by Race

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Byron Marital Status

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409

Number of Veterans

409

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War172
Vietnam118
Korea27
Second Gulf War21
World War II

Byron Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54181
65 to 74108
55 to 6456
75+54
18 to 3410

Byron Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3908.29%
Hispanic1910.11%
Other Race1931.67%

Byron Veterans by Race

Byron Veterans by Education

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2.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Byron Veterans by Education

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69.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Byron Employment by Age

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Byron Employment by Race

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Byron 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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74.95%

Born in Byron

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

1.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.52% of Byron residents were born in the United States, with 74.95% having been born in Illinois. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Byron Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,254-9-0.14%
20206,263-9-0.14%
20196,272-9-0.14%
20186,281-17-0.27%
20176,298-6-0.10%
20166,304-43-0.68%
20156,347-33-0.52%
20146,380-37-0.58%
20136,417-60-0.93%
20126,477-22-0.34%
20116,499-59-0.90%
20106,5580.00%

Byron Population by Year