Gillespie, Illinois Population 2022

3,138
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Gillespie is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. Gillespie has a 2020 population of 3,138. Gillespie is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -0.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,168 in 2010.

The average household income in Gillespie is $61,857 with a poverty rate of 16.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $666 per month, and the median house value is $89,200. The median age in Gillespie is 41.8 years, 38 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

Gillespie Demographics

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

  • White: 97.51%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Other race: 0.94%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gillespie, Illinois is 3,138 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,168.

Gillespie, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,90397.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.50%
Some Other Race280.94%
Two or More Races311.04%
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Gillespie Population by Race

Gillespie Population Pyramid 2022

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Gillespie Median Age

46.4


Total

39


Male

51


Female

Gillespie Adults

There are 2,396 adults, (512 of whom are seniors) in Gillespie.

Gillespie Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gillespie Sex Ratio

Female

1,476

49.58%

Male

1,501

50.42%

Gillespie Population by Age

Gillespie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gillespie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female51.5%48.5%
Male28.8%71.2%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gillespie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3512.269.3
Married6402.6979.8
Male592.0828.8
Female2043.1851.5
Non Family4481.0867.6

2.65

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Gillespie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade632.88%
9th to 12th Grade2179.91%
High School Graduate80836.89%
Some College53924.61%
Associates Degree1697.72%
Bachelors Degree26712.19%
Graduate Degree1275.80%
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Gillespie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gillespie Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1291,849394
Native American1515
Other Race2828
2+ Races1818
Hispanic2828

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 white people with a rate of 18.51%.

Gillespie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,372$60,221$25,313
Less Than 9th Grade$$66,477$2,500
High School Graduate$31,122$36,761$19,696
Some College$36,645$60,368$31,343
Bachelors Degree$45,625$62,700$34,238
Graduate Degree$74,659$74,545$

$36,372

Average Earnings

$60,221

Average Male

$25,313

Average Female

Gillespie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gillespie Language by Age

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Gillespie Language

100.00% of Gillespie residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Gillespie Language

Gillespie Poverty by Race

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16.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.46%

Male Poverty Rate

19.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gillespie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gillespie is White, with 16.88% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.06%.

Gillespie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.21%
High School11.76%
Some College9.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Gillespie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.07%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed16.98%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Gillespie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gillespie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,934$62,178
Families$54,028$68,083
Married Families$63,095-
Non Families$28,102$37,753
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Income by Household Type

Gillespie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gillespie Married by Age and Sex

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Gillespie 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.

Gillespie Marital Status by Race

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Gillespie Marital Status

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326

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War121
First Gulf War44
Vietnam100
Korea
World War II33

Gillespie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34111
35 to 5462
55 to 6435
65 to 7485
75+33

Gillespie Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White31113.32%
Native American15100.00%

Gillespie Veterans by Race

Gillespie Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gillespie Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Gillespie Employment by Age

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Gillespie Employment by Race

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Gillespie 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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85.35%

Born in Gillespie

99.70%

Native Born

0.30%

Foreign Born

0.30%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.70% of Gillespie residents were born in the United States, with 85.35% having been born in Illinois. 0.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gillespie Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19204,0630.00%
19305,1111,0482.32%
19404,440-671-1.40%
19504,105-335-0.78%
19603,569-536-1.39%
19703,457-112-0.32%
19803,7402830.79%
19903,645-95-0.26%
20003,412-233-0.66%
20103,319-93-0.28%
20113,304-15-0.45%
20123,289-15-0.45%
20133,274-15-0.46%
20143,259-15-0.46%
20153,244-15-0.46%
20163,229-15-0.46%
20173,214-15-0.46%
20183,199-15-0.47%
20193,184-15-0.47%
20203,168-16-0.50%
20213,153-15-0.47%
20223,138-15-0.48%

Gillespie Population by Year