Coloma, Illinois Population 2024

10,126

Coloma is a city located in Lee County and Whiteside County Illinois. Coloma has a 2024 population of 10,126. Coloma is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually and its population has decreased by -4.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,559 in 2020.

The average household income in Coloma is $70,133 with a poverty rate of 19.35%. The median age in Coloma is 40.2 years: 38.6 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Coloma Demographics

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

  • White: 84.59%
  • Two or more races: 10.8%
  • Other race: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 0.39%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
10.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,009.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.1% (-433)
The current population of Coloma, Illinois is 10,126 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,559.

Population by Race

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,94784.59%
Two or more races1,14210.8%
Other race3813.6%
Black or African American410.39%
Asian360.34%
Native American300.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Coloma Population by Race

Coloma Population Pyramid 2024

Coloma Median Age

40.2

Total

38.6

Male

41.3

Female

Coloma Adults

There are 8,155 adults, (2,006 of whom are seniors) in Coloma.

Coloma Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Coloma Sex Ratio

Female5,47751.78%
Male5,10048.22%

Coloma Population by Age

Coloma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,6842.2368.431.6
Non Family2,0821.1967.132.9
Married1,5342.9582.717.3
Female7973.2545.554.5
Male2713.2163.836.2

2.92

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Coloma Households and Families

Male

Female

Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade6098.37%
Associates Degree86011.82%
Bachelors Degree7079.71%
Graduate Degree4035.54%
High School Graduate2,81438.66%
Less Than 9th Grade3034.16%
Some College1,58221.74%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Coloma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Coloma Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,9815,2341,033
Hispanic1,03690345
2+ Races63257211
Other Race31824515
Black35300
Native American30130
Asian11119

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.82%.

Coloma Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$49,183$47,346$56,250
Graduate Degree$73,229$110,167$66,181
High School Graduate$37,123$46,384$26,844
Less Than 9th Grade$27,841$40,153$14,937
Overall$40,636$47,217$27,887
Some College$36,806$57,198$25,917

$40,636

Average Earnings

$47,217

Average Male

$27,887

Average Female

Coloma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Coloma Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Coloma Language

89.65% of Coloma residents speak only English, while 10.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.64% of the population.

Coloma Language

Coloma Poverty by Race

rate

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,1201,23315.18%
Hispanic1,94772737.34%
Multiple1,14261453.77%
Other3816015.75%
Black30723.33%
Asian3625.56%

19.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.21%

Male Poverty Rate

23.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coloma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coloma is Multiple, with 53.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coloma is Asian, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.7%.

Coloma Poverty

rate

Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.15%
Some College13.51%
High School13.37%
Bachelors or Greater5.05%

Coloma Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed51.02%
Male Unemployed50%
Female Employed17.37%
Male Employed3.45%

Coloma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Coloma Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Name
Median
Mean
Families$65,180$87,616
Households$49,810$70,133
Married Families$81,625$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,610$40,042

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Coloma Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Coloma Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Coloma 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 35-44.

Coloma Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Coloma Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

769

Number of Veterans

755

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War
Veterans
Second Gulf War163
Vietnam138
First Gulf War125
Korea41
World War II16

Coloma Veterans by War

count

Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54257
55 to 64237
75+145
65 to 7499
18 to 3431

Coloma Veterans by Age

count

Name
Veterans
% of Total
White72810.31%
Hispanic695.75%
Other Race236.55%
2+ Races121.86%
Native American620%

Coloma Veterans by Race

Coloma Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coloma Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Coloma Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Coloma Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Coloma 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

83.64%

Born in Coloma

96.79%

Native Born

3.21%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

1.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.79% of Coloma residents were born in the United States, with 83.64% having been born in Illinois. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Coloma Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change
Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,476-130-1.35%
20289,606-130-1.34%
20279,736-130-1.32%
20269,866-130-1.3%
20259,996-130-1.28%
202410,126-130-1.27%
202310,256-130-1.25%
202210,386-130-1.24%
202110,516-43-0.41%
202010,559-61-0.57%
201910,620-63-0.59%
201810,683-110-1.02%
201710,793-100-0.92%
201610,893-93-0.85%
201510,986-24-0.22%
201411,010-131-1.18%
201311,141-65-0.58%
201211,206-109-0.96%
201111,315-44-0.39%
201011,35900%

Coloma Population by Year