Glen Carbon, Illinois Population 2021

12,766
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Glen Carbon is a city located in Madison County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 12,766, it is the 189th largest city in Illinois and the 2595th largest city in the United States . Glen Carbon is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -1.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,934 in 2010. Glen Carbon reached it's highest population of 12,948 in 2017. Spanning over 10 miles, Glen Carbon has a population density of 1,244 people per square mile.

The average household income in Glen Carbon is $110,821 with a poverty rate of 7.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $990 per month, and the median house value is $226,500. The median age in Glen Carbon is 39 years, 36.9 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Glen Carbon Demographics

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

  • White: 91.62%
  • Black or African American: 3.64%
  • Asian: 2.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Glen Carbon, Illinois is 12,766 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,892.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,934.

Glen Carbon, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,51691.62%
Black or African American4583.64%
Asian3172.52%
Two or More Races2071.65%
Some Other Race530.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.14%
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Glen Carbon Population by Race

Glen Carbon Population Pyramid $2021

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Glen Carbon Median Age

39


Total

36.9


Male

41


Female

Glen Carbon Adults

There are 9,433 adults, (2,313 of whom are seniors) in Glen Carbon.

Glen Carbon Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Glen Carbon Sex Ratio

Female

6,201

49.34%

Male

6,368

50.66%

Glen Carbon Population by Age

Glen Carbon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Glen Carbon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
Male85.2%14.8%
All73.3%26.7%
Female64.2%35.8%
Non Family46.7%53.3%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Glen Carbon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0272.4773.3
Married2,7473.0889.6
Non Family1,6311.3246.7
Female4332.6364.2
Male2163.1985.2

2.97

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Glen Carbon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade490.57%
9th to 12th Grade1391.63%
High School Graduate1,33415.62%
Some College1,47617.28%
Associates Degree8409.83%
Bachelors Degree2,31827.14%
Graduate Degree2,38627.93%
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Glen Carbon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Glen Carbon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,6097,4634,120
Black358358245
Asian265265187
Hispanic23619496
2+ Races707070
Other Race4040
Native American1818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Glen Carbon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,256$70,333$49,520
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$20,409$20,625$
Some College$51,172$65,528$43,350
Bachelors Degree$59,177$69,198$47,188
Graduate Degree$81,939$97,500$65,571

$60,256

Average Earnings

$70,333

Average Male

$49,520

Average Female

Glen Carbon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glen Carbon Language by Age

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Glen Carbon Language

93.39% of Glen Carbon residents speak only English, while 6.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.42% of the population.

Glen Carbon Language

Glen Carbon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,9187566.92%
Hispanic48315632.30%
Black4585712.45%
Other533871.70%
Asian317195.99%

7.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.71%

Male Poverty Rate

7.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glen Carbon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glen Carbon is Other, with 71.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glen Carbon is Asian, with 5.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.95%.

Glen Carbon Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School21.11%
Less Than 9th Grade8.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.16%
Some College2.00%

Glen Carbon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed41.46%
Female Unemployed14.71%
Female Employed5.99%
Male Employed4.40%

Glen Carbon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glen Carbon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$89,236$110,821
Families$114,310$133,948
Married Families$119,830-
Non Families$43,136$60,924
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Income by Household Type

Glen Carbon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Glen Carbon Married by Age and Sex

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Glen Carbon 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 45-54.

Glen Carbon Marital Status by Race

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Glen Carbon Marital Status

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830

Number of Veterans

788

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam264
First Gulf War215
Second Gulf War136
World War II103
Korea66

Glen Carbon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+263
35 to 54228
65 to 74226
55 to 64102
18 to 3411

Glen Carbon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7869.09%
2+ Races2332.86%
Asian217.72%
Hispanic175.63%

Glen Carbon Veterans by Race

Glen Carbon Veterans by Education

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6.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glen Carbon Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Glen Carbon Employment by Age

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Glen Carbon Employment by Race

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Glen Carbon 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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56.54%

Born in Glen Carbon

95.72%

Native Born

4.28%

Foreign Born

2.24%

Non Citizen

2.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.72% of Glen Carbon residents were born in the United States, with 56.54% having been born in Illinois. 2.24% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,766-42-0.33%
202012,808-42-0.33%
201912,850-42-0.33%
201812,892-56-0.43%
201712,948230.18%
201612,92590.07%
201512,91640.03%
201412,91280.06%
201312,90470.05%
201212,897-40-0.31%
201112,937170.13%
201012,9202,4952.17%
200010,4252,6943.03%
19907,7312,5344.05%
19805,1970.00%

Glen Carbon Population by Year