Canteen, Illinois Population 2024

7,695

Canteen is a city located in Madison County and St. Clair County Illinois. Canteen has a 2024 population of 7,695. Canteen is currently declining at a rate of -1.02% annually and its population has decreased by -3.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,998 in 2020.

The average household income in Canteen is $45,560 with a poverty rate of 36.15%. The median age in Canteen is 37.9 years: 39.3 years for males, and 35 years for females.

Canteen Demographics

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

  • White: 43.1%
  • Black or African American: 29.18%
  • Other race: 17.54%
  • Two or more races: 6.14%
  • Native American: 3.5%
  • Asian: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
17.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
452.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.79% (-303)
The current population of Canteen, Illinois is 7,695 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,998.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,49443.1%
Black or African American2,36629.18%
Other race1,42217.54%
Two or more races4986.14%
Native American2843.5%
Asian430.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Canteen Population by Race

Canteen Population Pyramid 2024

Canteen Median Age

37.9

Total

39.3

Male

35

Female

Canteen Adults

There are 6,158 adults, (1,015 of whom are seniors) in Canteen.

Canteen Age Dependency

57.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Canteen Sex Ratio

Female3,99049.22%
Male4,11750.78%

Canteen Population by Age

Canteen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0252.5976.123.9
Non Family1,2581.272.927.1
Married9393.4984.815.2
Female5443.5965.434.6
Male2843.818218

3.39

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Canteen Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade70112.93%
Associates Degree2785.13%
Bachelors Degree1913.52%
Graduate Degree2033.74%
High School Graduate2,01337.12%
Less Than 9th Grade75613.94%
Some College1,28123.62%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Canteen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Canteen Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic1,8961,193147
White1,7141,34340
Black1,5821,25596
Other Race83535770
2+ Races32329557
Native American21716880
Asian434343

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Canteen Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$53,750$0$0
Graduate Degree$59,479$62,540$0
High School Graduate$28,423$30,893$26,463
Less Than 9th Grade$24,907$34,146$18,695
Overall$32,208$42,455$22,969
Some College$38,567$55,976$29,276

$32,208

Average Earnings

$42,455

Average Male

$22,969

Average Female

Canteen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Canteen Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Canteen Language

73.58% of Canteen residents speak only English, while 26.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.35% of the population.

Canteen Language

Canteen Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,8801,05236.53%
Black2,16295444.13%
White2,40074431%
Other1,42271250.07%
Multiple487449.03%
Native2843010.56%
Asian431227.91%

36.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.77%

Male Poverty Rate

39.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canteen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canteen is Other, with 50.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canteen is Multiple, with 9.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.22%.

Canteen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.1%
Some College27.69%
High School21.19%
Bachelors or Greater18.09%

Canteen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed54.7%
Female Employed28.14%
Male Employed13.45%
Male Unemployed0%

Canteen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Canteen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$42,688$49,244
Households$41,530$45,560
Married Families$55,391$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,977$38,689

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Canteen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.7%

Male Marriage Rate

31.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Canteen Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Canteen 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.

Canteen Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Canteen Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

456

Number of Veterans

400

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War123
Vietnam121
Korea72
Second Gulf War16
World War II0

Canteen Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64221
65 to 74103
75+94
35 to 5438
18 to 340

Canteen Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White34012.54%
Hispanic1215.57%
Black1045.51%
Other Race90.95%
2+ Races30.91%

Canteen Veterans by Race

Canteen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

51.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canteen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Canteen Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Canteen Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Canteen 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

54.72%

Born in Canteen

83.9%

Native Born

16.1%

Foreign Born

13.24%

Non Citizen

2.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.9% of Canteen residents were born in the United States, with 54.72% having been born in Illinois. 13.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Canteen Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,300-79-1.07%
20287,379-79-1.06%
20277,458-79-1.05%
20267,537-79-1.04%
20257,616-79-1.03%
20247,695-79-1.02%
20237,774-79-1.01%
20227,853-79-1%
20217,932-66-0.83%
20207,998-1,651-17.11%
20199,649-92-0.94%
20189,741-58-0.59%
20179,799-33-0.34%
20169,832-54-0.55%
20159,886-92-0.92%
20149,978-66-0.66%
201310,044-105-1.03%
201210,149-95-0.93%
201110,244-94-0.91%
201010,33800%

Canteen Population by Year