Chemung, Illinois Population 2024

386

Chemung is a city located in McHenry County Illinois. Chemung has a 2024 population of 386. Chemung is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -47.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 738 in 2020.

The average household income in Chemung is $55,121 with a poverty rate of 36.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chemung is 69.3 years, 75.1 years for males, and 69.1 years for females.

Chemung Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,373.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-47.7% (-352)
The current population of Chemung, Illinois is 386 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 738.

Chemung, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White386100%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Chemung Population by Race

Chemung Population Pyramid 2024

Chemung Median Age

69.3

Total

75.1

Male

69.1

Female

Chemung Adults

There are 306 adults, (217 of whom are seniors) in Chemung.

Chemung Age Dependency

333.7

Age Dependency Ratio

243.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

89.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Chemung Sex Ratio

Female16241.97%
Male22458.03%

Chemung Population by Age

Chemung Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1742.221000
Married1472.441000
Non Family2701000
Male000
Female000
showing: 5 rows

2.44

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chemung 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

Chemung Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chemung Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 1.21%.

Chemung Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,784

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

Chemung Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chemung Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chemung Language

63.99% of Chemung residents speak only English, while 36.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.01% of the population.

Chemung Language

Chemung Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic139139100%
showing: 1 rows

36.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.16%

Male Poverty Rate

35.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chemung

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chemung is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chemung is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 75%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.24%.

Chemung Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade86.76%
High School
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Chemung Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed90.91%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Chemung Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chemung Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chemung Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

91.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

84.4%

Male Marriage Rate

100.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Chemung Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chemung Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Chemung Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chemung Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

107

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Chemung Veterans by War

count

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Chemung Veterans by Age

count

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Chemung Veterans by Race

Chemung Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Chemung Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

14.1%

Labor Force Participation

13.1%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Chemung Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chemung Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chemung 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

76.94%

Born in Chemung

78.24%

Native Born

21.76%

Foreign Born

21.76%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.24% of Chemung residents were born in the United States, with 76.94% having been born in Illinois. 21.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chemung Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024386
2023386
2022386-405-51.2%
2021791537.18%
20207387310.98%
2019665467.43%
201861915332.83%
201746620477.86%
2016262-32-10.88%
20152948339.34%
2014211-52-19.77%
20132635023.47%
2012213-1-0.47%
2011214-94-30.52%
2010308
showing: 15 rows

Chemung Population by Year