Christopher, Illinois Population 2021

2,683
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Christopher is a city located in Franklin County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,683, it is the 435th largest city in Illinois and the 6599th largest city in the United States . Christopher is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually but its population has increased by 12.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,382 in 2010. Christopher reached it's highest population of 2,850 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Christopher has a population density of 1,654 people per square mile.

The average household income in Christopher is $48,439 with a poverty rate of 27.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $680 per month, and the median house value is $65,400. The median age in Christopher is 36.4 years, 36.2 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Christopher Demographics

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

  • White: 98.01%
  • Two or more races: 0.81%
  • Black or African American: 0.59%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Christopher, Illinois is 2,683 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,734.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,382.

Christopher, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,66498.01%
Two or More Races220.81%
Asian160.59%
Black or African American160.59%
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Christopher Population by Race

Christopher Population Pyramid $2021

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Christopher Median Age

36.4


Total

36.2


Male

36.6


Female

Christopher Adults

There are 2,012 adults, (510 of whom are seniors) in Christopher.

Christopher Age Dependency

81

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Christopher Sex Ratio

Female

1,458

53.64%

Male

1,260

46.36%

Christopher Population by Age

Christopher Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Christopher Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All64.7%35.3%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Female53%47%
Male39.4%60.6%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Christopher Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1402.3864.7
Non Family4581.2256.3
Married4393.1982.9
Female1493.0553
Male943.239.4

2.98

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Christopher Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade241.30%
9th to 12th Grade1598.60%
High School Graduate55229.87%
Some College57831.28%
Associates Degree26614.39%
Bachelors Degree20210.93%
Graduate Degree673.63%
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Christopher Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Christopher Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7861,609235
2+ Races222213
Hispanic161010
Asian161611
Black88

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 asian people with a rate of 68.75%.

Christopher Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,346$35,000$24,762
Less Than 9th Grade$21,528$$
High School Graduate$17,059$$15,882
Some College$27,022$33,393$24,063
Bachelors Degree$47,833$51,806$37,417
Graduate Degree$48,750$$

$27,346

Average Earnings

$35,000

Average Male

$24,762

Average Female

Christopher Earnings by Educational Attainment

Christopher Language by Age

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Christopher Language

97.99% of Christopher 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 1.42% of the population.

Christopher Language

Christopher Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,61569126.42%
Hispanic272177.78%
Multiple221568.18%
Asian16531.25%

27.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.02%

Male Poverty Rate

26.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Christopher

The race most likely to be in poverty in Christopher is Hispanic, with 77.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Christopher is White, with 26.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.96%.

Christopher Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.43%
High School29.53%
Some College22.16%
Bachelors or Greater15.61%

Christopher Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed71.43%
Male Unemployed46.38%
Female Employed18.71%
Male Employed18.45%

Christopher Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Christopher Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,491$48,439
Families$38,000$57,155
Married Families$58,144-
Non Families$22,059$32,378
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Income by Household Type

Christopher Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Christopher Married by Age and Sex

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Christopher 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.

Christopher Marital Status by Race

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Christopher Marital Status

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207

Number of Veterans

207

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam79
Second Gulf War41
Korea19
First Gulf War14
World War II4

Christopher Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7464
75+45
55 to 6439
18 to 3438
35 to 5421

Christopher Veterans by Age

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Christopher Veterans by Race

Christopher Veterans by Education

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14.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Christopher Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Christopher Employment by Age

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Christopher Employment by Race

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Christopher 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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83.30%

Born in Christopher

98.38%

Native Born

1.62%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.38% of Christopher residents were born in the United States, with 83.30% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Christopher Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,683-17-0.63%
20202,700-17-0.63%
20192,717-17-0.62%
20182,734-25-0.91%
20172,759-9-0.33%
20162,768-25-0.90%
20152,793-6-0.21%
20142,799-7-0.25%
20132,806-28-0.99%
20122,834-15-0.53%
20112,849-1-0.04%
20102,8500.00%

Christopher Population by Year