Colchester, Illinois Population 2022

1,050
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Colchester is a city located in McDonough County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,050, it is the 675th largest city in Illinois and the 14616th largest city in the United States. Colchester is currently declining at a rate of -2.69% annually and its population has decreased by -22.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,347 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Colchester has a population density of 1,053 people per square mile.

The average household income in Colchester is $54,166 with a poverty rate of 18.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $706 per month, and the median house value is $68,600. The median age in Colchester is 41.3 years, 43.9 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Colchester Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Colchesterwas:

  • White: 99.93%
  • Two or more races: 0.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Colchester, Illinois is 1,050 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,347.

Colchester, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Colchester Population by Race

Colchester Population Pyramid 2022

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Colchester Median Age

42.2


Total

42.9


Male

41.5


Female

Colchester Adults

There are 1,103 adults, (256 of whom are seniors) in Colchester.

Colchester Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Colchester Sex Ratio

Female

649

48.18%

Male

698

51.82%

Colchester Population by Age

Colchester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colchester Household Types

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colchester Households and Families

3.06

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Colchester Households by Type

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Colchester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colchester Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Colchester Educational Attainment by Race

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$29,648

Average Earnings

$39,904

Average Male

$21,923

Average Female

Colchester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colchester Language by Age

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Colchester Language

99.53% of Colchester residents speak only English, while 0.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.31% of the population.

Colchester Language

Colchester Poverty by Race

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18.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.48%

Male Poverty Rate

18.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colchester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colchester is White, with 18.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colchester is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.61%.

Colchester Poverty

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Colchester Poverty Rate by Education

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Colchester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colchester Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Colchester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Colchester Married by Age and Sex

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Colchester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Colchester Marital Status by Race

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Colchester Marital Status

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126

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Colchester Veterans by War

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Colchester Veterans by Age

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Colchester Veterans by Race

Colchester Veterans by Education

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19.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colchester Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Colchester Employment by Age

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Colchester Employment by Race

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Colchester 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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83.07%

Born in Colchester

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.55% of Colchester residents were born in the United States, with 83.07% having been born in Illinois. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Colchester Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Colchester Population by Year