Glen Carbon, Illinois Population 2024

13,837

Glen Carbon is a city located in Madison County Illinois. Glen Carbon has a 2024 population of 13,837. Glen Carbon is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually but its population has increased by 0.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,824 in 2020.

The average household income in Glen Carbon is $122,957 with a poverty rate of 7.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Glen Carbon is 38.8 years, 36.2 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Glen Carbon Demographics

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

  • White: 85.48%
  • Black or African American: 7.65%
  • Two or more races: 4.64%
  • Asian: 1.31%
  • Other race: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
10.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,348.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.09% (13)
The current population of Glen Carbon, Illinois is 13,837 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,824.

Glen Carbon, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,67185.48%
Black or African American1,0447.65%
Two or more races6344.64%
Asian1791.31%
Other race1210.89%
Native American50.04%
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

Glen Carbon Population by Race

Glen Carbon Population Pyramid 2024

Glen Carbon Median Age

38.8

Total

36.2

Male

41.2

Female

Glen Carbon Adults

There are 10,361 adults, (2,478 of whom are seniors) in Glen Carbon.

Glen Carbon Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Glen Carbon Sex Ratio

Female6,76249.52%
Male6,89250.48%

Glen Carbon Population by Age

Glen Carbon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,5592.4366.533.5
Married2,6133.0788.711.3
Non Family1,7261.2944.955.1
Female7392.6836.563.5
Male4812.6468.831.2
showing: 5 rows

2.9

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Glen Carbon 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

Glen Carbon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Glen Carbon 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 78.21%.

Glen Carbon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$63,239

Average Earnings

$74,895

Average Male

$48,750

Average Female

Glen Carbon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glen Carbon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Glen Carbon Language

95.25% of Glen Carbon residents speak only English, while 4.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.4% of the population.

Glen Carbon Language

Glen Carbon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,2006715.99%
Hispanic59222137.33%
Black1,044898.52%
Other1218469.42%
Multiple634182.84%
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7.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.61%

Male Poverty Rate

6.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glen Carbon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glen Carbon is Other, with 69.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glen Carbon is Multiple, with 2.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.42%.

Glen Carbon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.26%
High School8.92%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%
Some College1.28%
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Glen Carbon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed13.68%
Female Employed5.59%
Male Employed5.13%
Male Unemployed
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Glen Carbon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glen Carbon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Glen Carbon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Glen Carbon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Glen Carbon 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 45-54.

Glen Carbon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Glen Carbon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

722

Number of Veterans

651

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

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Glen Carbon Veterans by War

count

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Glen Carbon Veterans by Age

count

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Glen Carbon Veterans by Race

Glen Carbon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glen Carbon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Glen Carbon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Glen Carbon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Glen Carbon 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

57.65%

Born in Glen Carbon

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

1.94%

Non Citizen

0.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.11% of Glen Carbon residents were born in the United States, with 57.65% having been born in Illinois. 1.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Glen Carbon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,812-5-0.04%
202813,817-5-0.04%
202713,822-5-0.04%
202613,827-5-0.04%
202513,832-5-0.04%
202413,837-5-0.04%
202313,842-5-0.04%
202213,847-5-0.04%
202113,852280.2%
202013,8249087.03%
201912,916-33-0.25%
201812,949-42-0.32%
201712,991300.23%
201612,96180.06%
201512,95380.06%
201412,945110.09%
201312,93480.06%
201212,926-39-0.3%
201112,965180.14%
201012,9472,52224.19%
200010,4252,69434.85%
19907,7312,53448.76%
19805,197
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Glen Carbon Population by Year