Carlinville, Illinois Population 2024

5,474

Carlinville is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. Carlinville has a 2024 population of 5,474. It is also the county seat of Macoupin County.Carlinville is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -3.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,689 in 2020.

The average household income in Carlinville is $75,628 with a poverty rate of 25.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carlinville is 42.6 years, 41.6 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Carlinville Demographics

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

  • White: 89.69%
  • Two or more races: 4.33%
  • Black or African American: 3.3%
  • Other race: 2.15%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,625.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.78% (-215)
The current population of Carlinville, Illinois is 5,474 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,689.

Carlinville, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,13489.69%
Two or more races2484.33%
Black or African American1893.3%
Other race1232.15%
Asian300.52%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Carlinville Population by Race

Carlinville Population Pyramid 2024

Carlinville Median Age

42.6

Total

41.6

Male

44.2

Female

Carlinville Adults

There are 4,662 adults, (1,486 of whom are seniors) in Carlinville.

Carlinville Age Dependency

80.2

Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Carlinville Sex Ratio

Female3,05853.42%
Male2,66646.58%

Carlinville Population by Age

Carlinville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2712.3167.332.7
Non Family9181.1460.139.9
Married9073.0480.919.1
Female2963.3455.144.9
Male1502.9952.747.3
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3.04

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carlinville 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

Carlinville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carlinville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.87%.

Carlinville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,405

Average Earnings

$60,168

Average Male

$36,940

Average Female

Carlinville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carlinville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carlinville Language

96.4% of Carlinville residents speak only English, while 3.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.79% of the population.

Carlinville Language

Carlinville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,7911,31427.43%
Hispanic2213114.03%
Other1152320%
Black10088%
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25.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.96%

Male Poverty Rate

24.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carlinville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carlinville is White, with 27.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carlinville is Black, with 8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.04%.

Carlinville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade63.55%
High School24.35%
Some College15.61%
Bachelors or Greater7.32%
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Carlinville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed17.09%
Male Employed7.65%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Carlinville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carlinville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carlinville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Carlinville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carlinville 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.

Carlinville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carlinville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

371

Number of Veterans

354

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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Carlinville Veterans by War

count

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Carlinville Veterans by Age

count

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Carlinville Veterans by Race

Carlinville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

25.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carlinville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Carlinville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carlinville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carlinville 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

78.93%

Born in Carlinville

97.24%

Native Born

2.76%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

1.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.24% of Carlinville residents were born in the United States, with 78.93% having been born in Illinois. 0.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carlinville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,219-51-0.97%
20285,270-51-0.96%
20275,321-51-0.95%
20265,372-51-0.94%
20255,423-51-0.93%
20245,474-51-0.92%
20235,525-51-0.91%
20225,576-51-0.91%
20215,627-62-1.09%
20205,6891783.23%
20195,511-44-0.79%
20185,555-36-0.64%
20175,591-31-0.55%
20165,622-38-0.67%
20155,660-39-0.68%
20145,699-52-0.9%
20135,751-64-1.1%
20125,815-91-1.54%
20115,906-14-0.24%
20105,9202354.13%
20005,6852694.97%
19905,416-23-0.42%
19805,439-236-4.16%
19705,6752354.32%
19605,4403246.33%
19505,1161513.04%
19404,96582119.81%
19304,144-1,068-20.49%
19205,2121,59644.14%
19103,6161143.26%
19003,5022096.35%
18903,2931765.65%
18803,117
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Carlinville Population by Year