Central City, Illinois Population 2022

1,084
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Central City is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,084, it is the 665th largest city in Illinois and the 14442nd largest city in the United States. Central City is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -1.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,098 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Central City has a population density of 1,919 people per square mile.

The average household income in Central City is $49,110 with a poverty rate of 23.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $794 per month, and the median house value is $50,500. The median age in Central City is 35.2 years, 33.9 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Central City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Central Citywas:

  • White: 97.56%
  • Two or more races: 2.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Central City, Illinois is 1,084 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,098.

Central City, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,32097.56%
Black or African American50.37%
Two or More Races282.07%
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Central City Population by Race

Central City Population Pyramid 2022

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Central City Median Age

34


Total

32.2


Male

35.4


Female

Central City Adults

There are 948 adults, (160 of whom are seniors) in Central City.

Central City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Central City Sex Ratio

Female

729

53.88%

Male

624

46.12%

Central City Population by Age

Central City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Central City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
All66.4%33.6%
Non Family58.3%41.7%
Male54.8%45.2%
Female44.3%55.7%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Central City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5592.4266.4
Married2393.0584.5
Male422.2954.8
Female1152.9644.3
Non Family1631.1658.3

2.78

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Central City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade323.66%
9th to 12th Grade384.35%
High School Graduate30334.67%
Some College31135.58%
Associates Degree12314.07%
Bachelors Degree424.81%
Graduate Degree252.86%
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Central City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Central City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic13138
White86079059
Black55
2+ Races11

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 hispanic people with a rate of 61.54%.

Central City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,768$36,797$25,179
Less Than 9th Grade$18,409$18,068$
High School Graduate$35,924$38,542$
Some College$30,625$37,083$23,462
Bachelors Degree$48,229$48,750$47,708
Graduate Degree$75,536$$75,536

$31,768

Average Earnings

$36,797

Average Male

$25,179

Average Female

Central City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Central City Language by Age

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Central City Language

95.84% of Central City residents speak only English, while 4.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.

Central City Language

Central City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,26830423.97%
OtherNaN%
Multiple28621.43%

23.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.55%

Male Poverty Rate

22.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Central City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Central City is White, with 23.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Central City is Multiple, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.60%.

Central City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.14%
High School18.15%
Some College21.89%
Bachelors or Greater10.45%

Central City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.09%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed27.27%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Central City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Central City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,455$53,811
Families$43,611$54,507
Married Families$63,287-
Non Families$30,547$48,810
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Income by Household Type

Central City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Central City Married by Age and Sex

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Central City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Central City Marital Status by Race

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Central City Marital Status

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37

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War9
Vietnam6
Korea
World War II

Central City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 344
35 to 549
55 to 6412
65 to 746
75+6

Central City Veterans by Age

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Central City Veterans by Race

Central City Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Central City Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Central City Employment by Age

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Central City Employment by Race

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Central City 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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84.70%

Born in Central City

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.15% of Central City residents were born in the United States, with 84.70% having been born in Illinois. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Central City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,1720.00%
20111,165-7-0.60%
20121,158-7-0.60%
20131,151-7-0.60%
20141,144-7-0.61%
20151,137-7-0.61%
20161,130-7-0.62%
20171,123-7-0.62%
20181,116-7-0.62%
20191,109-7-0.63%
20201,098-11-0.99%
20211,091-7-0.64%
20221,084-7-0.64%

Central City Population by Year