Dongola, Illinois Population 2024

631

Dongola is a city located in Union County Illinois. Dongola has a 2024 population of 631. Dongola is currently declining at a rate of -1.1% annually and its population has decreased by -4.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 661 in 2020.

The average household income in Dongola is $55,724 with a poverty rate of 21.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dongola is 35.8 years, 23.8 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Dongola Demographics

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

  • White: 87.29%
  • Two or more races: 4.75%
  • Black or African American: 3.91%
  • Asian: 2.09%
  • Other race: 1.96%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
579.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.54% (-30)
The current population of Dongola, Illinois is 631 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 661.

Dongola, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White62587.29%
Two or more races344.75%
Black or African American283.91%
Asian152.09%
Other race141.96%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dongola Population by Race

Dongola Population Pyramid 2024

Dongola Median Age

35.8

Total

23.8

Male

41

Female

Dongola Adults

There are 521 adults, (93 of whom are seniors) in Dongola.

Dongola Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dongola Sex Ratio

Female38053.07%
Male33646.93%

Dongola Population by Age

Dongola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2342.9762.437.6
Non Family981.115050
Married803.5586.313.8
Female394.3856.443.6
Male177.6535.364.7
showing: 5 rows

3.74

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dongola 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

Dongola Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dongola Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 100%.

Dongola Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,028

Average Earnings

$45,208

Average Male

$28,889

Average Female

Dongola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dongola Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dongola Language

97.24% of Dongola residents speak only English, while 2.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Dongola Language

Dongola Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White58412621.58%
Asian1515100%
Hispanic25728%
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21.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.46%

Male Poverty Rate

27.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dongola

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dongola is White, with 21.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.99%.

Dongola Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.77%
High School30.51%
Bachelors or Greater12.2%
Some College7.43%
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Dongola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed14%
Male Employed2.5%
showing: 4 rows

Dongola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dongola Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dongola Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

25.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dongola Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dongola 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.

Dongola Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dongola Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

44

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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Dongola Veterans by War

count

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Dongola Veterans by Age

count

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Dongola Veterans by Race

Dongola Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

84.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dongola Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

36.2%

Labor Force Participation

32.4%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Dongola Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dongola Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dongola 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

66.9%

Born in Dongola

98.32%

Native Born

1.68%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.32% of Dongola residents were born in the United States, with 66.9% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dongola Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029596-7-1.16%
2028603-7-1.15%
2027610-7-1.13%
2026617-7-1.12%
2025624-7-1.11%
2024631-7-1.1%
2023638-7-1.09%
2022645-7-1.07%
2021652-9-1.36%
2020661-18-2.65%
2019679-7-1.02%
2018686-5-0.72%
2017691-6-0.86%
2016697-5-0.71%
2015702-6-0.85%
2014708-7-0.98%
2013715-2-0.28%
2012717-4-0.55%
2011721-1-0.14%
2010722
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Dongola Population by Year