Gays, Illinois Population 2024

200

Gays is a city located in Moultrie County Illinois. Gays has a 2024 population of 200. Gays is currently declining at a rate of -3.38% annually and its population has decreased by -9.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 221 in 2020.

The average household income in Gays is $71,650 with a poverty rate of 5.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gays is 46.8 years, 48.1 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

Gays Demographics

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

  • White: 96.49%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
493.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.5% (-21)
The current population of Gays, Illinois is 200 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 221.

Gays, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16596.49%
Two or more races52.92%
Native American10.58%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Gays Population by Race

Gays Population Pyramid 2024

Gays Median Age

46.8

Total

48.1

Male

44.3

Female

Gays Adults

There are 140 adults, (35 of whom are seniors) in Gays.

Gays Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Gays Sex Ratio

Female8851.46%
Male8348.54%

Gays Population by Age

Gays Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All742.3185.114.9
Married413.187.812.2
Non Family28078.621.4
Female53.21000
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.02

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

85.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gays 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

Gays Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gays 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 16.94%.

Gays Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,250

Average Earnings

$63,438

Average Male

$35,781

Average Female

Gays Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gays Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gays Language

98.76% of Gays residents speak only English, while 1.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.24% of the population.

Gays Language

Gays Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White164106.1%
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5.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.32%

Male Poverty Rate

4.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gays

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gays is White, with 6.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gays is White, with 6.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 9.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.43%.

Gays Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College11.63%
High School1.82%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
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Gays Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Gays Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gays Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gays Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.6%

Male Marriage Rate

63.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gays Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gays 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 20-34.

Gays Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gays Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

15

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Gays Veterans by War

count

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Gays Veterans by Age

count

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Gays Veterans by Race

Gays Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gays Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Gays Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gays Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gays 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

89.47%

Born in Gays

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.83% of Gays residents were born in the United States, with 89.47% having been born in Illinois. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gays Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029165-7-4.07%
2028172-7-3.91%
2027179-7-3.76%
2026186-7-3.63%
2025193-7-3.5%
2024200-7-3.38%
2023207-7-3.27%
2022214-7-3.17%
2021221
2020221-32-12.65%
2019253-8-3.07%
2018261-3-1.14%
201726410.38%
2016263-7-2.59%
2015270-2-0.74%
2014272-2-0.73%
2013274-2-0.72%
2012276-4-1.43%
2011280-1-0.36%
2010281
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Gays Population by Year