Du Quoin, Illinois Population 2021

5,532
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Du Quoin is a city located in Perry County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 5,532, it is the 312th largest city in Illinois and the 4496th largest city in the United States . Du Quoin is currently declining at a rate of -1.23% annually and its population has decreased by -9.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,109 in 2010. Du Quoin reached it's highest population of 7,593 in 1930. Spanning over 7 miles, Du Quoin has a population density of 793 people per square mile.

The average household income in Du Quoin is $49,164 with a poverty rate of 20.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $588 per month, and the median house value is $66,400. The median age in Du Quoin is 43.2 years, 38.7 years for males, and 47.4 years for females.

Du Quoin Demographics

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

  • White: 90.56%
  • Black or African American: 4.88%
  • Two or more races: 2.38%
  • Other race: 1.01%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Du Quoin, Illinois is 5,532 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,739.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,109.

Du Quoin, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,21790.56%
Black or African American2814.88%
Two or More Races1372.38%
Some Other Race581.01%
Asian550.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.23%
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Du Quoin Population by Race

Du Quoin Population Pyramid $2021

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Du Quoin Median Age

43.2


Total

38.7


Male

47.4


Female

Du Quoin Adults

There are 4,613 adults, (1,346 of whom are seniors) in Du Quoin.

Du Quoin Age Dependency

76.3

Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Du Quoin Sex Ratio

Female

2,958

51.35%

Male

2,803

48.65%

Du Quoin Population by Age

Du Quoin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Du Quoin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
Male73.3%26.7%
All68.7%31.3%
Non Family65.8%34.2%
Female44.1%55.9%

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Du Quoin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7272.0268.7
Non Family1,1511.1465.8
Married1,0292.6480.8
Female3972.7344.1
Male1502.5873.3

2.59

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Du Quoin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2024.96%
9th to 12th Grade3719.11%
High School Graduate1,61239.57%
Some College94623.22%
Associates Degree3548.69%
Bachelors Degree3518.62%
Graduate Degree2385.84%
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Du Quoin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Du Quoin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7293,263558
Black21813419
Hispanic6060
Asian443412
Native American13
2+ Races1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.27%.

Du Quoin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,247$45,536$22,996
Less Than 9th Grade$$$8,990
High School Graduate$25,417$34,896$15,208
Some College$38,125$58,348$24,440
Bachelors Degree$53,625$58,125$52,875
Graduate Degree$63,906$$63,594

$32,247

Average Earnings

$45,536

Average Male

$22,996

Average Female

Du Quoin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Du Quoin Language by Age

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Du Quoin Language

96.39% of Du Quoin residents speak only English, while 3.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Du Quoin Language

Du Quoin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,9521,00120.21%
Hispanic1865831.18%
Black1514328.48%
Multiple1372921.17%
Native1313100.00%

20.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.58%

Male Poverty Rate

26.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Du Quoin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Du Quoin is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Du Quoin is White, with 20.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.97%.

Du Quoin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.78%
High School16.66%
Some College14.82%
Bachelors or Greater6.78%

Du Quoin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed82.50%
Male Unemployed27.85%
Female Employed13.46%
Male Employed7.87%

Du Quoin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Du Quoin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,794$49,164
Families$51,484$62,286
Married Families$66,803-
Non Families$22,691$30,335
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Income by Household Type

Du Quoin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Du Quoin Married by Age and Sex

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Du Quoin 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 55-64.

Du Quoin Marital Status by Race

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Du Quoin Marital Status

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340

Number of Veterans

310

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam130
Second Gulf War58
Korea53
First Gulf War38
World War II25

Du Quoin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+96
65 to 7489
55 to 6462
35 to 5454
18 to 3439

Du Quoin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3327.87%
Black82.96%

Du Quoin Veterans by Race

Du Quoin Veterans by Education

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3.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Du Quoin Veterans by Education

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50.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Du Quoin Employment by Age

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Du Quoin Employment by Race

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Du Quoin 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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83.46%

Born in Du Quoin

99.24%

Native Born

0.76%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.24% of Du Quoin residents were born in the United States, with 83.46% having been born in Illinois. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Du Quoin Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,532-69-1.23%
20205,601-69-1.22%
20195,670-69-1.20%
20185,739-44-0.76%
20175,783-37-0.64%
20165,820-24-0.41%
20155,844-50-0.85%
20145,894-100-1.67%
20135,994-20-0.33%
20126,014-50-0.82%
20116,064-35-0.57%
20106,099-349-0.55%
20006,448-249-0.38%
19906,6971030.16%
19806,594-97-0.15%
19706,6911330.20%
19606,558-589-0.86%
19507,147-368-0.50%
19407,515-78-0.10%
19307,5933080.41%
19207,2851,8312.94%
19105,4541,1012.28%
19004,3533010.72%
18904,0521,2453.74%
18802,8070.00%

Du Quoin Population by Year