Cerro Gordo, Illinois Population 2021

1,341
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Cerro Gordo is a city located in Piatt County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,341, it is the 572nd largest city in Illinois and the 9139th largest city in the United States . Cerro Gordo is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually and its population has decreased by -4.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,403 in 2010. Cerro Gordo reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Cerro Gordo has a population density of 1,810 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cerro Gordo is $67,888 with a poverty rate of 9.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $92,100. 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: 98.40%
  • Two or more races: 1.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.07%
  • 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 1,341 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,347.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,403.

Cerro Gordo, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,47798.40%
Two or More Races231.53%
Black or African American10.07%
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Cerro Gordo Population by Race

Cerro Gordo Population Pyramid $2021

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Cerro Gordo Median Age

34.6


Total

35.7


Male

32.4


Female

Cerro Gordo Adults

There are 1,084 adults, (260 of whom are seniors) in Cerro Gordo.

Cerro Gordo Age Dependency

82.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cerro Gordo Sex Ratio

Female

807

53.76%

Male

694

46.24%

Cerro Gordo Population by Age

Cerro Gordo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cerro Gordo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male35.3%64.7%
Female58.9%41.1%
Non Family79.1%20.9%
All82.4%17.6%
Married95.3%4.7%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cerro Gordo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5692.6482.4
Married2993.1295.3
Non Family1631.0479.1
Female733.6258.9
Male343.9135.3

3.12

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Cerro Gordo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40.44%
9th to 12th Grade374.08%
High School Graduate39343.38%
Some College20422.52%
Associates Degree818.94%
Bachelors Degree13514.90%
Graduate Degree525.74%
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Cerro Gordo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cerro Gordo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White895854186
2+ Races1010
Hispanic111

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,839$52,917$30,529
Less Than 9th Grade$12,750$$
High School Graduate$25,938$41,250$20,865
Some College$36,161$59,643$29,554
Bachelors Degree$63,611$108,304$58,558
Graduate Degree$60,500$$60,500

$38,839

Average Earnings

$52,917

Average Male

$30,529

Average Female

Cerro Gordo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cerro Gordo Language by Age

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Cerro Gordo Language

97.99% of Cerro Gordo residents speak only English, while 2.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Cerro Gordo Language

Cerro Gordo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,4761409.49%
Multiple23626.09%

9.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.97%

Male Poverty Rate

6.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cerro Gordo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cerro Gordo is Multiple, with 26.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cerro Gordo is White, with 9.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.44%.

Cerro Gordo Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School13.99%
Bachelors or Greater7.49%
Less Than 9th Grade7.32%
Some College4.91%

Cerro Gordo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed64.06%
Female Unemployed47.62%
Male Employed6.33%
Female Employed6.27%

Cerro Gordo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cerro Gordo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,089$67,888
Families$73,750$81,033
Married Families$82,946-
Non Families$28,295$32,079
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Income by Household Type

Cerro Gordo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cerro Gordo Marital Status by Race

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Cerro Gordo Marital Status

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116

Number of Veterans

106

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam51
First Gulf War33
Second Gulf War33
Korea3
World War II

Cerro Gordo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7443
35 to 5436
75+17
18 to 3414
55 to 646

Cerro Gordo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11610.94%
Hispanic1100.00%

Cerro Gordo Veterans by Race

Cerro Gordo Veterans by Education

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11.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cerro Gordo Veterans by Education

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66%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

11.5%

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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89.07%

Born in Cerro Gordo

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.93% of Cerro Gordo residents were born in the United States, with 89.07% having been born in Illinois. 1.07% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,341-3-0.22%
20201,344-3-0.22%
20191,347-3-0.22%
20181,350-14-1.03%
20171,364-14-1.02%
20161,378100.73%
20151,368-9-0.65%
20141,377-4-0.29%
20131,381-17-1.22%
20121,398-20-1.41%
20111,418-10-0.70%
20101,4280.00%

Cerro Gordo Population by Year