Cruger, Illinois Population 2024

1,821

Cruger is a city located in Tazewell County and Woodford County Illinois. Cruger has a 2024 population of 1,821. Cruger is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -1.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,854 in 2020.

The average household income in Cruger is $145,124 with a poverty rate of 1.5%. The median age in Cruger is 36.9 years: 32.5 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Cruger Demographics

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

  • White: 97.48%
  • Black or African American: 1.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
17.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
106.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.78% (-33)
The current population of Cruger, Illinois is 1,821 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,854.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,89997.48%
Black or African American281.44%
Two or more races211.08%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Cruger Population by Race

Cruger Population Pyramid 2024

Cruger Median Age

36.9

Total

32.5

Male

42.1

Female

Cruger Adults

There are 1,405 adults, (288 of whom are seniors) in Cruger.

Cruger Age Dependency

74.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cruger Sex Ratio

Female89345.84%
Male1,05554.16%

Cruger Population by Age

Cruger Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6672.927822
Married4843.4696.53.5
Non Family1691.3531.468.6
Male143.290100
Female0000

3.38

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cruger Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade211.6%
Associates Degree24718.8%
Bachelors Degree43533.11%
Graduate Degree26820.4%
High School Graduate17313.17%
Less Than 9th Grade70.53%
Some College16312.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cruger Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cruger Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3141,286703

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.87%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 53.5%.

Cruger Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$67,330$88,661$0
Graduate Degree$86,985$99,250$80,968
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$70,755$73,505$40,526
Some College$56,042$71,875$38,438

$70,755

Average Earnings

$73,505

Average Male

$40,526

Average Female

Cruger Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cruger Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cruger Language

97.57% of Cruger residents speak only English, while 2.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.43% of the population.

Cruger Language

Cruger Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,899291.53%

1.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.8%

Male Poverty Rate

0%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cruger

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cruger is White, with 1.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cruger is White, with 1.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.45%.

Cruger Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College3.41%
Bachelors or Greater2.13%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%

Cruger Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.06%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Cruger Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cruger Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$112,000$152,803
Households$101,089$145,124
Married Families$130,769$-999,999,999
Non Families-$120,521

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cruger Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

69.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

77.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Cruger Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cruger Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cruger Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cruger Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

15

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War15
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Cruger Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5415
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Cruger Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White151.08%

Cruger Veterans by Race

Cruger Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

100%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cruger Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76.2%

Labor Force Participation

72.9%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cruger Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cruger Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cruger 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

80.34%

Born in Cruger

98.56%

Native Born

1.44%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.56% of Cruger residents were born in the United States, with 80.34% having been born in Illinois. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Cruger Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,781-8-0.45%
20281,789-8-0.45%
20271,797-8-0.44%
20261,805-8-0.44%
20251,813-8-0.44%
20241,821-8-0.44%
20231,829-8-0.44%
20221,837-8-0.43%
20211,845-9-0.49%
20201,85417510.42%
20191,679-6-0.36%
20181,685-9-0.53%
20171,694-14-0.82%
20161,70830.18%
20151,705-2-0.12%
20141,70720.12%
20131,70570.41%
20121,698-2-0.12%
20111,700100.59%
20101,69000%

Cruger Population by Year