Du Quoin, Illinois Population 2024

5,455

Du Quoin is a city located in Perry County Illinois. Du Quoin has a 2024 population of 5,455. Du Quoin is currently declining at a rate of -2.38% annually and its population has decreased by -6.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,814 in 2020.

The average household income in Du Quoin is $60,784 with a poverty rate of 27.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Du Quoin is 43.4 years, 42.1 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Du Quoin Demographics

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

  • White: 86.67%
  • Black or African American: 6.77%
  • Other race: 2.85%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Asian: 0.79%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
7.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
781.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.17% (-359)
The current population of Du Quoin, Illinois is 5,455 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,814.

Du Quoin, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,04686.67%
Black or African American3946.77%
Other race1662.85%
Two or more races1622.78%
Asian460.79%
Native American80.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Du Quoin Population by Race

Du Quoin Population Pyramid 2024

Du Quoin Median Age

43.4

Total

42.1

Male

44.6

Female

Du Quoin Adults

There are 4,614 adults, (1,207 of whom are seniors) in Du Quoin.

Du Quoin Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Du Quoin Sex Ratio

Female2,94050.5%
Male2,88249.5%

Du Quoin Population by Age

Du Quoin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5322.26337
Non Family9821.075347
Married9662.8979.120.9
Female4393.255.144.9
Male1452.2846.953.1
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2.85

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Du Quoin 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

Du Quoin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Du Quoin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.78%.

Du Quoin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,735

Average Earnings

$45,227

Average Male

$29,006

Average Female

Du Quoin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Du Quoin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Du Quoin Language

96.4% of Du Quoin residents speak only English, while 3.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.29% of the population.

Du Quoin Language

Du Quoin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,8681,24825.64%
Hispanic19418193.3%
Other166166100%
Multiple1625533.95%
Black3003010%
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27.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.85%

Male Poverty Rate

30.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Du Quoin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Du Quoin is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Du Quoin is Black, with 10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.42%.

Du Quoin Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.22%
Some College16.82%
High School12.01%
Bachelors or Greater6.67%
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Du Quoin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed26.06%
Male Employed22.51%
Female Employed11.1%
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Du Quoin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Du Quoin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Du Quoin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Du Quoin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Du Quoin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Du Quoin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Du Quoin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

388

Number of Veterans

388

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Du Quoin Veterans by War

count

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Du Quoin Veterans by Age

count

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Du Quoin Veterans by Race

Du Quoin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Du Quoin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.6%

Labor Force Participation

39.4%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Du Quoin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Du Quoin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Du Quoin 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

80.81%

Born in Du Quoin

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.36% of Du Quoin residents were born in the United States, with 80.81% having been born in Illinois. 0.29% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,790-133-2.7%
20284,923-133-2.63%
20275,056-133-2.56%
20265,189-133-2.5%
20255,322-133-2.44%
20245,455-133-2.38%
20235,588-133-2.32%
20225,721-133-2.27%
20215,854400.69%
20205,8141402.47%
20195,674-70-1.22%
20185,744-41-0.71%
20175,785-38-0.65%
20165,823-20-0.34%
20155,843-50-0.85%
20145,893-100-1.67%
20135,993-20-0.33%
20126,013-50-0.82%
20116,063-34-0.56%
20106,097-351-5.44%
20006,448-249-3.72%
19906,6971031.56%
19806,594-97-1.45%
19706,6911332.03%
19606,558-589-8.24%
19507,147-368-4.9%
19407,515-78-1.03%
19307,5933084.23%
19207,2851,83133.57%
19105,4541,10125.29%
19004,3533017.43%
18904,0521,24544.35%
18802,807
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Du Quoin Population by Year