Flora, Illinois Population 2021

4,794
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Flora is a city located in Clay County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 4,794, it is the 337th largest city in Illinois and the 4881st largest city in the United States . Flora is currently declining at a rate of -0.60% annually and its population has decreased by -5.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,070 in 2010. Flora reached it's highest population of 5,474 in 1940. Spanning over 5 miles, Flora has a population density of 1,022 people per square mile.

The average household income in Flora is $59,045 with a poverty rate of 21.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $606 per month, and the median house value is $78,500. The median age in Flora is 41.9 years, 41.8 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Flora Demographics

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

  • White: 92.78%
  • Two or more races: 5.80%
  • Black or African American: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Flora, Illinois is 4,794 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,881.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,070.

Flora, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,56292.78%
Two or More Races2855.80%
Black or African American280.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.51%
Asian170.35%
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Flora Population by Race

Flora Population Pyramid $2021

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Flora Median Age

41.9


Total

41.8


Male

41.9


Female

Flora Adults

There are 3,728 adults, (933 of whom are seniors) in Flora.

Flora Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Flora Sex Ratio

Female

2,711

55.14%

Male

2,206

44.86%

Flora Population by Age

Flora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Flora Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.6%20.4%
All61.3%38.7%
Male57.2%42.8%
Non Family56.1%43.9%
Female26.9%73.1%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Flora Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0932.2561.3
Married8242.8679.6
Non Family7951.1456.1
Female3013.2426.9
Male1732.7457.2

2.73

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Flora Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1123.36%
9th to 12th Grade3249.71%
High School Graduate1,38641.55%
Some College67720.29%
Associates Degree3139.38%
Bachelors Degree3059.14%
Graduate Degree2196.56%
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Flora Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Flora Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,1712,785503
2+ Races998421
Black28
Native American1818
Asian1713
Hispanic3

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 2+ races people with a rate of 21.21%.

Flora Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,973$43,441$24,207
Less Than 9th Grade$26,000$28,590$
High School Graduate$30,000$31,750$22,039
Some College$39,914$57,311$27,083
Bachelors Degree$43,438$$39,338
Graduate Degree$76,786$79,241$52,019

$31,973

Average Earnings

$43,441

Average Male

$24,207

Average Female

Flora Earnings by Educational Attainment

Flora Language by Age

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Flora Language

98.06% of Flora residents speak only English, while 1.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

Flora Language

Flora Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,4531,01122.70%
Black17741.18%
Hispanic33100.00%

21.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.13%

Male Poverty Rate

25.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Flora

The race most likely to be in poverty in Flora is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Flora is White, with 22.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.20%.

Flora Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.28%
High School16.83%
Some College13.87%
Bachelors or Greater10.62%

Flora Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed81.58%
Male Unemployed22.67%
Female Employed16.24%
Male Employed3.97%

Flora Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Flora Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,413$59,045
Families$51,339$68,940
Married Families$65,263-
Non Families$21,635$33,048
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Income by Household Type

Flora Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Flora Married by Age and Sex

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Flora 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 45-54.

Flora Marital Status by Race

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Flora Marital Status

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355

Number of Veterans

327

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam150
First Gulf War105
World War II20
Second Gulf War16
Korea11

Flora Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74113
35 to 54109
55 to 6484
75+49
18 to 34

Flora Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3429.65%
Asian1376.47%

Flora Veterans by Race

Flora Veterans by Education

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14.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Flora Veterans by Education

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58.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Flora Employment by Age

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Flora Employment by Race

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Flora 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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86.05%

Born in Flora

99.61%

Native Born

0.39%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.61% of Flora residents were born in the United States, with 86.05% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Flora Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,794-29-0.60%
20204,823-29-0.60%
20194,852-29-0.59%
20184,88110.02%
20174,880-3-0.06%
20164,883-28-0.57%
20154,911-18-0.37%
20144,929-40-0.80%
20134,969-55-1.09%
20125,024-6-0.12%
20115,030-38-0.75%
20105,068-18-0.04%
20005,086320.06%
19905,054-325-0.62%
19805,379960.18%
19705,283-48-0.09%
19605,331760.14%
19505,255-219-0.41%
19405,4741,0812.22%
19304,3938352.13%
19203,5588542.78%
19102,7040.00%

Flora Population by Year