Cerro Gordo, Illinois Population 2022

1,298
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Cerro Gordo is a city located in Piatt County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,298, it is the 611th largest city in Illinois and the 13408th largest city in the United States. Cerro Gordo is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -1.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,316 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Cerro Gordo has a population density of 1,752 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cerro Gordo is $67,888 with a poverty rate of 9.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $824 per month, and the median house value is $94,900. The median age in Cerro Gordo is 34.6 years, 35.7 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.

Cerro Gordo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cerro Gordowas:

  • White: 97.49%
  • Two or more races: 2.51%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Cerro Gordo, Illinois is 1,298 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,316.

Cerro Gordo, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Cerro Gordo Population by Race

Cerro Gordo Population Pyramid 2022

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Cerro Gordo Median Age

36


Total

35.4


Male

40


Female

Cerro Gordo Adults

There are 951 adults, (257 of whom are seniors) in Cerro Gordo.

Cerro Gordo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cerro Gordo Sex Ratio

Female

667

52.31%

Male

608

47.69%

Cerro Gordo Population by Age

Cerro Gordo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cerro Gordo Household Types

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cerro Gordo Households and Families

2.92

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Cerro Gordo Households by Type

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Cerro Gordo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cerro Gordo Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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

Cerro Gordo Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,155

Average Earnings

$51,406

Average Male

$31,607

Average Female

Cerro Gordo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cerro Gordo Language by Age

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Cerro Gordo Language

97.72% of Cerro Gordo residents speak only English, while 2.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Cerro Gordo Language

Cerro Gordo Poverty by Race

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9.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.88%

Male Poverty Rate

9.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cerro Gordo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cerro Gordo is White, with 9.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cerro Gordo is Multiple, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.99%.

Cerro Gordo Poverty

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Cerro Gordo Poverty Rate by Education

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Cerro Gordo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cerro Gordo Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Cerro Gordo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cerro Gordo Married by Age and Sex

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Cerro Gordo 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.

Cerro Gordo Marital Status by Race

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Cerro Gordo Marital Status

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86

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Cerro Gordo Veterans by War

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Cerro Gordo Veterans by Age

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Cerro Gordo Veterans by Race

Cerro Gordo Veterans by Education

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4.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cerro Gordo Veterans by Education

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63.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cerro Gordo Employment by Age

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Cerro Gordo Employment by Race

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Cerro Gordo 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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88.63%

Born in Cerro Gordo

98.67%

Native Born

1.33%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.67% of Cerro Gordo residents were born in the United States, with 88.63% having been born in Illinois. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cerro Gordo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Cerro Gordo Population by Year