Chouteau, Illinois Population 2024

7,393

Chouteau is a city located in Madison County Illinois. Chouteau has a 2024 population of 7,393. Chouteau is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -1.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,513 in 2020.

The average household income in Chouteau is $72,373 with a poverty rate of 13.11%. The median age in Chouteau is 41 years: 39 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Chouteau Demographics

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

  • White: 91.2%
  • Two or more races: 5.51%
  • Black or African American: 1.62%
  • Other race: 1.59%
  • Asian: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
29.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
249.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.6% (-120)
The current population of Chouteau, Illinois is 7,393 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,513.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,87291.2%
Two or more races4155.51%
Black or African American1221.62%
Other race1201.59%
Asian60.08%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chouteau Population by Race

Chouteau Population Pyramid 2024

Chouteau Median Age

41

Total

39

Male

43.5

Female

Chouteau Adults

There are 6,056 adults, (1,535 of whom are seniors) in Chouteau.

Chouteau Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Chouteau Sex Ratio

Female3,80850.54%
Male3,72749.46%

Chouteau Population by Age

Chouteau Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2832.2978.721.3
Non Family1,3711.2669.230.8
Married1,3132.8992.87.2
Female4453.5163.636.4
Male1542.758713

2.92

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chouteau Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3376.35%
Associates Degree4578.61%
Bachelors Degree3716.99%
Graduate Degree1773.33%
High School Graduate2,14040.3%
Less Than 9th Grade1843.47%
Some College1,64430.96%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chouteau Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chouteau Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,9154,476517
Hispanic2081409
2+ Races15813620
Black70602
Other Race58157
Asian660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 12.66%.

Chouteau Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$70,833$68,750$83,026
Graduate Degree$68,281$0$66,818
High School Graduate$31,912$41,250$28,390
Less Than 9th Grade$30,156$37,614$0
Overall$41,088$46,525$34,159
Some College$43,712$50,714$34,323

$41,088

Average Earnings

$46,525

Average Male

$34,159

Average Female

Chouteau Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chouteau Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chouteau Language

94.85% of Chouteau residents speak only English, while 5.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Chouteau Language

Chouteau Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,72987813.05%
Multiple4156816.39%
Black1222621.31%
Hispanic390225.64%
Other12021.67%
Asian6116.67%

13.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.97%

Male Poverty Rate

14.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chouteau

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chouteau is Black, with 21.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chouteau is Other, with 1.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.27%.

Chouteau Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.69%
High School12.9%
Some College6.24%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%

Chouteau Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed53.62%
Female Unemployed39.08%
Female Employed9.39%
Male Employed5.72%

Chouteau Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chouteau Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$70,152$83,072
Households$58,417$72,373
Married Families$89,826$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,920$53,349

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chouteau Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Chouteau Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chouteau 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 55-64.

Chouteau Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chouteau Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

494

Number of Veterans

481

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam209
First Gulf War73
Second Gulf War46
Korea21
World War II0

Chouteau Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74158
55 to 64123
75+111
35 to 5496
18 to 346

Chouteau Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4838.5%
2+ Races115.12%

Chouteau Veterans by Race

Chouteau Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chouteau Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Chouteau Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chouteau Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chouteau 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

71.94%

Born in Chouteau

97.81%

Native Born

2.19%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.81% of Chouteau residents were born in the United States, with 71.94% having been born in Illinois. 1.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chouteau Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,233-32-0.44%
20287,265-32-0.44%
20277,297-32-0.44%
20267,329-32-0.43%
20257,361-32-0.43%
20247,393-32-0.43%
20237,425-32-0.43%
20227,457-32-0.43%
20217,489-24-0.32%
20207,513-475-5.95%
20197,988-30-0.37%
20188,018-24-0.3%
20178,042-12-0.15%
20168,054-10-0.12%
20158,064-28-0.35%
20148,092-26-0.32%
20138,118-29-0.36%
20128,147-42-0.51%
20118,189-30-0.37%
20108,21900%

Chouteau Population by Year