Edwardsville, Illinois Population 2021

38,694
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Edwardsville is a city located in Illinois. Edwardsville has a 2020 population of 38,694. Edwardsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.49% annually and its population has increased by 2.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,620 in 2010. Edwardsville reached it's highest population of 38,694 in 2021.

The average household income in Edwardsville is $102,907 with a poverty rate of 12.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $978 per month, and the median house value is $219,800. The median age in Edwardsville is 32.9 years, 31.9 years for males, and 33.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.0 males.

Edwardsville Demographics

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

  • White: 85.74%
  • Black or African American: 8.66%
  • Asian: 2.52%
  • Two or more races: 2.51%
  • Other race: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Edwardsville, Illinois is 38,694, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 38,127.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 37,620.

Edwardsville, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,81485.74%
Black or African American3,3148.66%
Asian9662.52%
Two or More Races9602.51%
Some Other Race1100.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native1090.28%
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Edwardsville Population by Race

Edwardsville Population Pyramid 2021

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Edwardsville Median Age

32.9


Total

31.9


Male

33.8


Female

Edwardsville Adults

There are 30,078 adults, (5,044 of whom are seniors) in Edwardsville.

Edwardsville Age Dependency

52.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Edwardsville Sex Ratio

Female

19,332

50.51%

Male

18,941

49.49%

Edwardsville Population by Age

Edwardsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Edwardsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All69.3%30.7%
Male64.1%35.9%
Female62.9%37.1%
Non Family44.1%55.9%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Edwardsville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,8082.5369.3
Married7,1063.1788.7
Non Family5,0601.5244.1
Female1,1402.962.9
Male5022.8864.1

3.06

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Edwardsville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1400.62%
9th to 12th Grade4792.13%
High School Graduate4,03217.89%
Some College4,11218.24%
Associates Degree2,0409.05%
Bachelors Degree6,34928.17%
Graduate Degree5,38923.91%
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Edwardsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edwardsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,78319,34010,323
Black1,3931,300692
Hispanic548506185
Asian542542404
Multiple Races299258111
Native American10410452
Other Race54547

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.54%.

Edwardsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,166$64,457$47,395
Less Than High School$$$35,982
High School Grad$26,733$38,750$21,039
Some College$45,325$57,950$39,894
Bachelors Degree$60,505$73,958$51,177
Graduate Degree$71,799$92,951$61,136

$56,166

Average Earnings

$64,457

Average Male

$47,395

Average Female

Edwardsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edwardsville Language by Age

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Edwardsville Language

93.68% of Edwardsville residents speak only English, while 6.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.21% of the population.

Edwardsville Language

Edwardsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,4393,11610.58%
Hispanic1,26248238.19%
Black2,46235914.58%
Asian93919720.98%
Other1055047.62%
Multiple849404.71%

12.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.48%

Male Poverty Rate

12.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edwardsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edwardsville is Other, with 47.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edwardsville is Multiple, with 4.71% 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 27.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.32%.

Edwardsville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.80%
High School12.62%
Some College4.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.68%

Edwardsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.14%
Female Unemployed25.75%
Female Employed13.73%
Male Employed7.48%

Edwardsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Edwardsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,653$102,907
Families$107,681$130,167
Married Families$118,879-
Non Families$37,399$53,092
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Income by Household Type

Edwardsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Edwardsville Married by Age and Sex

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Edwardsville 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.

Edwardsville Marital Status by Race

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Edwardsville Marital Status

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2,464

Number of Veterans

2,212

Male Veterans

252

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam792
Second Gulf War701
First Gulf War556
Korea164
World War II118

Edwardsville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54742
65 to 74624
75+504
18 to 34316
55 to 64278

Edwardsville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2418.65%
Black1154.12%
Asian7710.04%
2 or More317.52%
Hispanic262.77%

Edwardsville Veterans by Race

Edwardsville Veterans by Education

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4.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edwardsville Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Edwardsville Employment by Age

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Edwardsville Employment by Race

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Edwardsville 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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59.82%

Born in Illinois

95.20%

Native Born

4.80%

Foreign Born

1.85%

Non Citizen

2.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.20% of Edwardsville residents were born in the United States, with 59.82% having been born in Illinois. 1.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Edwardsville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202138,6941890.49%
202038,5051890.49%
201938,3161890.50%
201838,127-165-0.43%
201738,292-36-0.09%
201638,328750.20%
201538,2532110.55%
201438,0421300.34%
201337,9121300.34%
201237,7821470.39%
201137,635150.04%
201037,6200.00%

Edwardsville Population by Year