Christy, Illinois Population 2024

3,017

Christy is a city located in Crawford County, Lawrence County, and Richland County Illinois. Christy has a 2024 population of 3,017. Christy is currently declining at a rate of -1.21% annually and its population has decreased by -3.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,139 in 2020.

The average household income in Christy is $74,379 with a poverty rate of 20.18%. The median age in Christy is 37.6 years: 37.4 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Christy Demographics

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

  • White: 66.96%
  • Black or African American: 27.99%
  • Other race: 2.87%
  • Two or more races: 1.77%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
33.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
89.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.89% (-122)
The current population of Christy, Illinois is 3,017 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,139.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,12466.96%
Black or African American88827.99%
Other race912.87%
Two or more races561.77%
Asian110.35%
Native American20.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Christy Population by Race

Christy Population Pyramid 2024

Christy Median Age

37.6

Total

37.4

Male

41.1

Female

Christy Adults

There are 2,717 adults, (292 of whom are seniors) in Christy.

Christy Age Dependency

30.8

Age Dependency Ratio

12

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Christy Sex Ratio

Female79124.94%
Male2,38175.06%

Christy Population by Age

Christy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5202.948614
Married2943.5597.32.7
Non Family1561.2167.932.1
Female373.7383.816.2
Male334.9172.727.3

3.64

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Christy Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade57723.99%
Associates Degree2209.15%
Bachelors Degree1114.62%
Graduate Degree411.7%
High School Graduate91037.84%
Less Than 9th Grade1917.94%
Some College35514.76%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Christy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Christy Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3551,131137
Black75439515
Hispanic2711030
Other Race91220
2+ Races42160
Asian1100
Native American200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 83.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.11%.

Christy Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$43,750$55,250$43,281
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$45,521$83,571$23,958
Less Than 9th Grade$47,344$53,571$0
Overall$42,719$55,391$24,603
Some College$0$0$21,957

$42,719

Average Earnings

$55,391

Average Male

$24,603

Average Female

Christy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Christy Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Christy Language

90.46% of Christy residents speak only English, while 9.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.96% of the population.

Christy Language

Christy Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,50729619.64%
Multiple211361.9%
Hispanic22100%
Other11100%

20.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.8%

Male Poverty Rate

19.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Christy

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Christy is White, with 19.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.54%.

Christy Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.52%
High School21.43%
Some College7.3%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%

Christy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed8.46%
Male Employed2.29%

Christy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Christy Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$87,500$81,705
Households$73,036$74,379
Married Families$105,781$-999,999,999
Non Families$49,554$55,432

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Christy Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Christy Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Christy 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.

Christy Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Christy Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

219

Number of Veterans

212

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War51
Vietnam41
First Gulf War15
Korea5
World War II0

Christy Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5496
18 to 3449
65 to 7443
55 to 6421
75+10

Christy Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White20212.02%
Black171.91%

Christy Veterans by Race

Christy Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Christy Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

26.7%

Labor Force Participation

24.7%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Christy Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Christy Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Christy 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

66.3%

Born in Christy

94.89%

Native Born

5.11%

Foreign Born

4.57%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.89% of Christy residents were born in the United States, with 66.3% having been born in Illinois. 4.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Christy Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,832-37-1.29%
20282,869-37-1.27%
20272,906-37-1.26%
20262,943-37-1.24%
20252,980-37-1.23%
20243,017-37-1.21%
20233,054-37-1.2%
20223,091-37-1.18%
20213,128-11-0.35%
20203,139-365-10.42%
20193,504-22-0.62%
20183,526-26-0.73%
20173,552-21-0.59%
20163,573-147-3.95%
20153,720-46-1.22%
20143,766-31-0.82%
20133,797701.88%
20123,727-50-1.32%
20113,777-2-0.05%
20103,77900%

Christy Population by Year