Edwardsville, Illinois Population 2022

27,312
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Edwardsville is a city located in Madison County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Madison County. With a 2020 population of 27,312, it is the 77th largest city in Illinois and the 1672nd largest city in the United States. Edwardsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.93% annually and its population has increased by 1.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,808 in 2020. Spanning over 21 miles, Edwardsville has a population density of 1,369 people per square mile.

The average household income in Edwardsville is $103,907 with a poverty rate of 12.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $921 per month, and the median house value is $238,000. The median age in Edwardsville is 28.3 years, 28.5 years for males, and 28.1 years for females.

Edwardsville Demographics

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

  • White: 85.84%
  • Black or African American: 8.74%
  • Two or more races: 2.63%
  • Asian: 2.08%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Edwardsville, Illinois is 27,312 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 26,808.

Edwardsville, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Edwardsville Population by Race

Edwardsville Population Pyramid 2022

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Edwardsville Median Age

29.9


Total

30.3


Male

29.5


Female

Edwardsville Adults

There are 20,137 adults, (2,733 of whom are seniors) in Edwardsville.

Edwardsville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Edwardsville Sex Ratio

Female

13,225

52.21%

Male

12,107

47.79%

Edwardsville Population by Age

Edwardsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Edwardsville Household Types

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Edwardsville Households and Families

3.13

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Edwardsville Households by Type

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Edwardsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edwardsville Educational Attainment by Race

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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 68.53%.

Edwardsville Educational Attainment by Race

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$58,589

Average Earnings

$69,068

Average Male

$45,453

Average Female

Edwardsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edwardsville Language by Age

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Edwardsville Language

94.85% of Edwardsville residents speak only English, while 5.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.

Edwardsville Language

Edwardsville Poverty by Race

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12.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.14%

Male Poverty Rate

14.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edwardsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edwardsville is Hispanic, with 41.40% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.69%.

Edwardsville Poverty

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Edwardsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Edwardsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Edwardsville Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Edwardsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

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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1,517

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Edwardsville Veterans by War

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Edwardsville Veterans by Age

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Edwardsville Veterans by Race

Edwardsville Veterans by Education

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3.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edwardsville Veterans by Education

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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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60.52%

Born in Edwardsville

96.48%

Native Born

3.52%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

2.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.48% of Edwardsville residents were born in the United States, with 60.52% having been born in Illinois. 0.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Edwardsville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Edwardsville Population by Year