Cobden, Illinois Population 2024

1,031

Cobden is a city located in Union County Illinois. Cobden has a 2024 population of 1,031. Cobden is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -3.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,071 in 2020.

The average household income in Cobden is $55,373 with a poverty rate of 29.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cobden is 46.8 years, 51.2 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Cobden Demographics

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

  • White: 64.42%
  • Two or more races: 30.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.15%
  • Other race: 1.96%
  • Black or African American: 1.27%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
845.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.73% (-40)
The current population of Cobden, Illinois is 1,031 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,071.

Cobden, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White65964.42%
Two or more races30930.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander222.15%
Other race201.96%
Black or African American131.27%
Native American
Asian
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Cobden Population by Race

Cobden Population Pyramid 2024

Cobden Median Age

46.8

Total

51.2

Male

43.2

Female

Cobden Adults

There are 865 adults, (221 of whom are seniors) in Cobden.

Cobden Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cobden Sex Ratio

Female48147.02%
Male54252.98%

Cobden Population by Age

Cobden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3842.567525
Married1533.2598.71.3
Non Family1411.4159.640.4
Female503.288218
Male403.033070
showing: 5 rows

3.12

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cobden 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

Cobden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cobden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.8%.

Cobden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,664

Average Earnings

$39,375

Average Male

$33,009

Average Female

Cobden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cobden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cobden Language

66.93% of Cobden residents speak only English, while 33.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.57% of the population.

Cobden Language

Cobden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White63917727.7%
Hispanic33711634.42%
Multiple30910734.63%
Black11100%
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29.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.69%

Male Poverty Rate

23.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cobden

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cobden is White, with 27.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.36%.

Cobden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade81.42%
High School30.26%
Some College14.1%
Bachelors or Greater10.9%
showing: 4 rows

Cobden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed21.08%
Male Employed9.72%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Cobden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cobden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cobden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cobden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cobden 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.

Cobden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cobden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

44

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Cobden Veterans by War

count

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Cobden Veterans by Age

count

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Cobden Veterans by Race

Cobden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cobden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.4%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cobden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cobden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cobden 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

61.68%

Born in Cobden

81.92%

Native Born

18.08%

Foreign Born

5.38%

Non Citizen

12.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.92% of Cobden residents were born in the United States, with 61.68% having been born in Illinois. 5.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cobden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029996-7-0.7%
20281,003-7-0.69%
20271,010-7-0.69%
20261,017-7-0.68%
20251,024-7-0.68%
20241,031-7-0.67%
20231,038-7-0.67%
20221,045-7-0.67%
20211,052-19-1.77%
20201,07120.19%
20191,069-11-1.02%
20181,080-12-1.1%
20171,092-8-0.73%
20161,100-11-0.99%
20151,111-11-0.98%
20141,12260.54%
20131,116-7-0.62%
20121,123-8-0.71%
20111,131-8-0.7%
20101,139
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Cobden Population by Year