Edwardsville, Illinois Population 2024

26,540

Edwardsville is a city located in Madison County Illinois. Edwardsville has a 2024 population of 26,540. It is also the county seat of Madison County.Edwardsville is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -0.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,795 in 2020.

The average household income in Edwardsville is $123,531 with a poverty rate of 14.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Edwardsville is 30.6 years, 31.3 years for males, and 28.9 years for females.

Edwardsville Demographics

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

  • White: 86.12%
  • Black or African American: 6.92%
  • Two or more races: 4%
  • Asian: 2.26%
  • Other race: 0.5%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
19.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,330.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.95% (-255)
The current population of Edwardsville, Illinois is 26,540 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 26,795.

Edwardsville, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,92786.12%
Black or African American1,8416.92%
Two or more races1,0664%
Asian6012.26%
Other race1320.5%
Native American550.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Edwardsville Population by Race

Edwardsville Population Pyramid 2024

Edwardsville Median Age

30.6

Total

31.3

Male

28.9

Female

Edwardsville Adults

There are 21,491 adults, (3,122 of whom are seniors) in Edwardsville.

Edwardsville Age Dependency

44.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Edwardsville Sex Ratio

Female14,00752.61%
Male12,61547.39%

Edwardsville Population by Age

Edwardsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,3592.5365.934.1
Married4,7043.2283.116.9
Non Family3,7381.6143.556.5
Female6832.8669.830.2
Male2342.5668.831.2
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3.1

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Edwardsville 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

Edwardsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edwardsville 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 asian people with a rate of 58.44%.

Edwardsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$69,573

Average Earnings

$80,655

Average Male

$56,403

Average Female

Edwardsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edwardsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Edwardsville Language

95.26% of Edwardsville residents speak only English, while 4.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Edwardsville Language

Edwardsville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White20,2962,74213.51%
Black1,48729820.04%
Multiple1,03823022.16%
Hispanic65517025.95%
Asian55210919.75%
Other1252217.6%
Native551629.09%
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14.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.09%

Male Poverty Rate

16.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edwardsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edwardsville is Native, with 29.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edwardsville is White, with 13.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.18%.

Edwardsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College12.6%
High School12.29%
Less Than 9th Grade9.11%
Bachelors or Greater1.77%
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Edwardsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed38.66%
Female Unemployed37.17%
Female Employed14.36%
Male Employed6.11%
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Edwardsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Edwardsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Edwardsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Edwardsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Edwardsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Edwardsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,085

Number of Veterans

950

Male Veterans

135

Female Veterans

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Edwardsville Veterans by War

count

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Edwardsville Veterans by Age

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Edwardsville Veterans by Race

Edwardsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.1%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edwardsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Edwardsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Edwardsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Edwardsville 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

64.41%

Born in Edwardsville

96.98%

Native Born

3.02%

Foreign Born

1.06%

Non Citizen

1.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.98% of Edwardsville residents were born in the United States, with 64.41% having been born in Illinois. 1.06% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926,255-57-0.22%
202826,312-57-0.22%
202726,369-57-0.22%
202626,426-57-0.22%
202526,483-57-0.21%
202426,540-57-0.21%
202326,597-57-0.21%
202226,654-57-0.21%
202126,711-84-0.31%
202026,7951,5005.93%
201925,2952711.08%
201825,024-102-0.41%
201725,126-49-0.19%
201625,175660.26%
201525,1092190.88%
201424,8901360.55%
201324,7541350.55%
201224,6192070.85%
201124,41250.02%
201024,4072,91613.57%
200021,4916,91247.41%
199014,5792,09916.82%
198012,4801,41012.74%
197011,0701,07410.74%
19609,9961,22013.9%
19508,7767689.59%
19408,0081,77328.44%
19306,23589916.85%
19205,3363226.42%
19105,01485720.62%
19004,15759616.74%
18903,56167423.35%
18802,887
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Edwardsville Population by Year