Carterville, Illinois Population 2021

5,771
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Carterville is a city located in Williamson County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 5,771, it is the 306th largest city in Illinois and the 4389th largest city in the United States . Carterville is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually but its population has increased by 5.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,496 in 2010. Carterville reached it's highest population of 5,889 in 2016. Spanning over 5 miles, Carterville has a population density of 1,096 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carterville is $83,295 with a poverty rate of 8.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $901 per month, and the median house value is $151,200. The median age in Carterville is 37.3 years, 38.2 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Carterville Demographics

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

  • White: 85.86%
  • Black or African American: 4.89%
  • Other race: 4.86%
  • Two or more races: 2.91%
  • Asian: 1.30%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Carterville, Illinois is 5,771 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,885.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,496.

Carterville, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,03885.86%
Black or African American2874.89%
Some Other Race2854.86%
Two or More Races1712.91%
Asian761.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.19%
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Carterville Population by Race

Carterville Population Pyramid $2021

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Carterville Median Age

37.3


Total

38.2


Male

35.7


Female

Carterville Adults

There are 4,524 adults, (944 of whom are seniors) in Carterville.

Carterville Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Carterville Sex Ratio

Female

3,190

54.36%

Male

2,678

45.64%

Carterville Population by Age

Carterville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carterville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All68.5%31.5%
Female55.3%44.7%
Non Family51.7%48.3%
Male36.7%63.3%

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carterville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5022.3568.5
Married1,2232.9785.6
Non Family8651.1751.7
Female3653.0555.3
Male492.136.7

2.93

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Carterville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.31%
9th to 12th Grade1122.86%
High School Graduate77919.90%
Some College75319.24%
Associates Degree3729.50%
Bachelors Degree98625.19%
Graduate Degree90022.99%
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Carterville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carterville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,5223,3981,724
Hispanic162162
Black13213299
Other Race121121
Asian717152
2+ Races5252
Native American111111

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Carterville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,231$48,482$32,898
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$25,950$35,000$14,922
Some College$26,580$41,806$18,988
Bachelors Degree$45,833$61,875$40,590
Graduate Degree$66,250$89,286$63,073

$41,231

Average Earnings

$48,482

Average Male

$32,898

Average Female

Carterville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carterville Language by Age

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Carterville Language

92.38% of Carterville residents speak only English, while 7.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.50% of the population.

Carterville Language

Carterville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,0033166.32%
Black28714249.48%
Multiple1715129.82%

8.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.20%

Male Poverty Rate

10.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carterville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carterville is Black, with 49.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carterville is White, with 6.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.68%.

Carterville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.68%
Bachelors or Greater5.89%
High School3.34%
Some College2.93%

Carterville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed54.12%
Male Employed3.31%
Female Employed3.10%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Carterville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carterville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,079$83,295
Families$72,890$97,041
Married Families$91,875-
Non Families$31,075$55,016
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Income by Household Type

Carterville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Carterville Married by Age and Sex

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Carterville Marriage

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

Carterville Marital Status by Race

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Carterville Marital Status

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415

Number of Veterans

364

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam124
First Gulf War97
Second Gulf War50
Korea49
World War II

Carterville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74114
75+101
35 to 54101
55 to 6475
18 to 3424

Carterville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White39310.57%
Black228.03%
Hispanic51.53%

Carterville Veterans by Race

Carterville Veterans by Education

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2.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carterville Veterans by Education

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Carterville Employment by Age

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Carterville Employment by Race

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Carterville 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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70.30%

Born in Carterville

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

1.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.11% of Carterville residents were born in the United States, with 70.30% having been born in Illinois. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Carterville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,771-38-0.65%
20205,809-38-0.65%
20195,847-38-0.65%
20185,885140.24%
20175,871-18-0.31%
20165,889190.32%
20155,870460.79%
20145,824921.61%
20135,732831.47%
20125,649500.89%
20115,599360.65%
20105,5639471.88%
20004,6169862.43%
19903,6301850.52%
19803,4453841.19%
19703,0614181.48%
19602,643-73-0.27%
19502,716-177-0.63%
19402,893270.09%
19302,866-538-1.71%
19203,4044331.37%
19102,9710.00%

Carterville Population by Year