Dongola, Illinois Population 2021

664
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Dongola is a city located in Union County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 664, it is the 769th largest city in Illinois and the 12101st largest city in the United States . Dongola is currently declining at a rate of -1.04% annually and its population has decreased by -8.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 726 in 2010. Dongola reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Dongola has a population density of 610 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dongola is $43,640 with a poverty rate of 17.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $566 per month, and the median house value is $73,500. The median age in Dongola is 28.2 years, 23.6 years for males, and 32.6 years for females.

Dongola Demographics

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

  • White: 95.34%
  • Black or African American: 2.87%
  • Two or more races: 1.08%
  • Other race: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dongola, Illinois is 664 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 678.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 726.

Dongola, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White79895.34%
Black or African American242.87%
Two or More Races91.08%
Some Other Race60.72%
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Dongola Population by Race

Dongola Population Pyramid $2021

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Dongola Median Age

28.2


Total

23.6


Male

32.6


Female

Dongola Adults

There are 561 adults, (110 of whom are seniors) in Dongola.

Dongola Age Dependency

85.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dongola Sex Ratio

Female

400

47.79%

Male

437

52.21%

Dongola Population by Age

Dongola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dongola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family39.5%60.5%
Female50%50%
All65%35%
Male74.1%25.9%
Married85.6%14.4%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dongola Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2972.8265
Married1323.1785.6
Non Family861.0739.5
Female52450
Male274.4174.1

3.25

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Dongola Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade204.41%
9th to 12th Grade5211.45%
High School Graduate16335.90%
Some College14331.50%
Associates Degree388.37%
Bachelors Degree388.37%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Dongola Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dongola Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White44537337
2+ Races771
Hispanic22
Other Race22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 14.29%.

Dongola Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,519$24,432$24,583
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$23,250$21,528$31,875
Some College$24,313$46,406$23,214
Bachelors Degree$36,250$31,563$44,167
Graduate Degree$$$

$24,519

Average Earnings

$24,432

Average Male

$24,583

Average Female

Dongola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dongola Language by Age

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Dongola Language

99.46% of Dongola residents speak only English, while 0.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.27% of the population.

Dongola Language

Dongola Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White76913918.08%
Hispanic13753.85%

17.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.35%

Male Poverty Rate

16.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dongola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dongola is Hispanic, with 53.85% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.88%.

Dongola Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.44%
High School9.82%
Some College3.87%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Dongola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed85.71%
Male Unemployed20.59%
Male Employed7.00%
Female Employed3.05%

Dongola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dongola Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,917$43,640
Families$37,404$48,169
Married Families$55,000-
Non Families$16,316$26,141
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Income by Household Type

Dongola Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dongola Married by Age and Sex

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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 Over 65.

Dongola Marital Status by Race

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Dongola Marital Status

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55

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War12
World War II9
Korea

Dongola Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7417
35 to 5417
75+11
18 to 3410
55 to 64

Dongola Veterans by Age

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Dongola Veterans by Race

Dongola Veterans by Education

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18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dongola Veterans by Education

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45.3%

Labor Force Participation

38.5%

Employment Rate

15.1%

Unemployment Rate

Dongola Employment by Age

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Dongola Employment by Race

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Dongola 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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77.66%

Born in Dongola

99.64%

Native Born

0.36%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.64% of Dongola residents were born in the United States, with 77.66% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dongola Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021664-7-1.04%
2020671-7-1.03%
2019678-7-1.02%
2018685-5-0.72%
2017690-6-0.86%
2016696-7-1.00%
2015703-5-0.71%
2014708-7-0.98%
2013715-2-0.28%
2012717-4-0.55%
2011721-1-0.14%
20107220.00%

Dongola Population by Year