Gibson City, Illinois Population 2021

3,121
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Gibson City is a city located in Ford County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 3,121, it is the 410th largest city in Illinois and the 6127th largest city in the United States . Gibson City is currently declining at a rate of -1.76% annually and its population has decreased by -8.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,407 in 2010. Gibson City reached it's highest population of 3,498 in 1980. Spanning over 2 miles, Gibson City has a population density of 1,345 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gibson City is $60,928 with a poverty rate of 16.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $100,900. The median age in Gibson City is 40.5 years, 40.1 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Gibson City Demographics

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

  • White: 97.41%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Black or African American: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gibson City, Illinois is 3,121 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,289.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,407.

Gibson City, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,27397.41%
Two or More Races361.07%
Black or African American341.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.51%
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Gibson City Population by Race

Gibson City Population Pyramid $2021

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Gibson City Median Age

40.5


Total

40.1


Male

43.4


Female

Gibson City Adults

There are 2,536 adults, (613 of whom are seniors) in Gibson City.

Gibson City Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gibson City Sex Ratio

Female

1,697

50.51%

Male

1,663

49.49%

Gibson City Population by Age

Gibson City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gibson City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.6%20.4%
Male64.1%35.9%
All63.7%36.3%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Female20.8%79.2%

63.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gibson City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5552.1263.7
Non Family7291.0455.1
Married6813.1579.6
Female1062.8620.8
Male392.3364.1

3.05

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Gibson City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade783.38%
9th to 12th Grade1637.07%
High School Graduate74832.45%
Some College55624.12%
Associates Degree1687.29%
Bachelors Degree38716.79%
Graduate Degree2058.89%
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Gibson City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gibson City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2211,995566
Black3419
2+ Races17179
Native American171717
Hispanic1616

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Gibson City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,375$46,042$27,596
Less Than 9th Grade$24,181$$24,500
High School Graduate$29,625$36,250$21,393
Some College$31,938$43,750$26,313
Bachelors Degree$57,411$68,077$
Graduate Degree$62,593$$62,778

$34,375

Average Earnings

$46,042

Average Male

$27,596

Average Female

Gibson City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gibson City Language by Age

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Gibson City Language

99.81% of Gibson City residents speak only English, while 0.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.19% of the population.

Gibson City Language

Gibson City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,19350515.82%
Black3434100.00%

16.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.59%

Male Poverty Rate

13.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gibson City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gibson City is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gibson City is White, with 15.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.84%.

Gibson City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.83%
Some College21.39%
High School13.20%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Gibson City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed9.22%
Male Employed8.07%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Gibson City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gibson City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,973$60,928
Families$72,672$83,404
Married Families$76,838-
Non Families$31,372$34,954
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Income by Household Type

Gibson City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gibson City Married by Age and Sex

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Gibson City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gibson City Marital Status by Race

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Gibson City Marital Status

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205

Number of Veterans

201

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam71
First Gulf War33
Second Gulf War14
Korea8
World War II

Gibson City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5481
75+50
65 to 7446
55 to 6428
18 to 34

Gibson City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1967.94%
2+ Races952.94%

Gibson City Veterans by Race

Gibson City Veterans by Education

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22.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gibson City Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Gibson City Employment by Age

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Gibson City Employment by Race

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Gibson City 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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82.83%

Born in Gibson City

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Gibson City residents were born in the United States, with 82.83% 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.

Gibson City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,121-56-1.76%
20203,177-56-1.73%
20193,233-56-1.70%
20183,289-22-0.66%
20173,311-6-0.18%
20163,317-36-1.07%
20153,3530.00%
20143,353381.15%
20133,315-53-1.57%
20123,368-1-0.03%
20113,369-44-1.29%
20103,413400.12%
20003,373-23-0.07%
19903,396-102-0.30%
19803,498440.13%
19703,45410.00%
19603,4534241.32%
19503,0290.00%

Gibson City Population by Year