Dongola, Illinois Population 2022

649
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Dongola is a city located in Union County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 649, it is the 811th largest city in Illinois and the 17575th largest city in the United States. Dongola is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -1.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 661 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Dongola has a population density of 596 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dongola is $43,640 with a poverty rate of 16.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $553 per month, and the median house value is $72,100. 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: 94.34%
  • Two or more races: 2.29%
  • Black or African American: 2.14%
  • Other race: 1.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dongola, Illinois is 649 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 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61794.34%
Black or African American142.14%
Some Other Race81.22%
Two or More Races152.29%
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Dongola Population by Race

Dongola Population Pyramid 2022

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Dongola Median Age

38.1


Total

29.1


Male

46.4


Female

Dongola Adults

There are 484 adults, (118 of whom are seniors) in Dongola.

Dongola Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Dongola Sex Ratio

Female

330

50.46%

Male

324

49.54%

Dongola Population by Age

Dongola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dongola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
Male72.2%27.8%
All66.7%33.3%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
Female47.9%52.1%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dongola Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2552.566.7
Married923.1185.9
Male183.8972.2
Female483.6747.9
Non Family971.0856.7

3.08

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Dongola Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade276.78%
9th to 12th Grade379.30%
High School Graduate15839.70%
Some College11428.64%
Associates Degree348.54%
Bachelors Degree256.28%
Graduate Degree30.75%
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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
2+ Races12121
White38432027
Other Race22
Hispanic22

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 8.33%.

Dongola Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,261$25,000$23,917
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$24,286$22,679$41,250
Some College$23,500$46,406$22,750
Bachelors Degree$36,250$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$24,261

Average Earnings

$25,000

Average Male

$23,917

Average Female

Dongola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dongola Language by Age

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Dongola Language

99.16% of Dongola residents speak only English, while 0.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.50% of the population.

Dongola Language

Dongola Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5799215.89%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic181055.56%

16.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.76%

Male Poverty Rate

16.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dongola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dongola is White, with 15.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dongola is Hispanic, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.14%.

Dongola Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.00%
High School8.67%
Some College13.51%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Dongola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.95%
Male Unemployed20.83%
Female Employed3.33%
Female Unemployed66.67%

Dongola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dongola Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,073$47,387
Families$40,417$58,034
Married Families$45,938-
Non Families$15,598$25,787
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Income by Household Type

Dongola Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

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

Dongola Marital Status by Race

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Dongola Marital Status

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47

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War10
Vietnam15
Korea
World War II10

Dongola Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 5416
55 to 641
65 to 7413
75+12

Dongola Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4610.00%
2+ Races16.67%

Dongola Veterans by Race

Dongola Veterans by Education

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17.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dongola Veterans by Education

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39.5%

Labor Force Participation

33.7%

Employment Rate

14.7%

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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77.68%

Born in Dongola

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Dongola residents were born in the United States, with 77.68% 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 Asia.

Dongola Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20107260.00%
2011720-6-0.83%
2012714-6-0.83%
2013708-6-0.84%
2014702-6-0.85%
2015696-6-0.85%
2016690-6-0.86%
2017684-6-0.87%
2018678-6-0.88%
2019672-6-0.88%
2020661-11-1.64%
2021655-6-0.91%
2022649-6-0.92%

Dongola Population by Year