Godfrey, Illinois Population 2022

17,793
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Godfrey is a city located in Madison County Illinois. Godfrey has a 2020 population of 17,793. Godfrey is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -0.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,825 in 2010.

The average household income in Godfrey is $90,326 with a poverty rate of 6.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,034 per month, and the median house value is $154,800. The median age in Godfrey is 48.7 years, 44.3 years for males, and 52.1 years for females.

Godfrey Demographics

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

  • White: 92.45%
  • Black or African American: 4.54%
  • Two or more races: 2.00%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Godfrey, Illinois is 17,793 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,825.

Godfrey, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,21592.45%
Black or African American7974.54%
Asian1170.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.07%
Some Other Race490.28%
Two or More Races3502.00%
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Godfrey Population by Race

Godfrey Population Pyramid 2022

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Godfrey Median Age

51.6


Total

48.2


Male

55


Female

Godfrey Adults

There are 14,701 adults, (4,844 of whom are seniors) in Godfrey.

Godfrey Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Godfrey Sex Ratio

Female

8,907

50.78%

Male

8,633

49.22%

Godfrey Population by Age

Godfrey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Godfrey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male91.6%8.4%
Married91.2%8.8%
All80.3%19.7%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Female63.1%36.9%

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Godfrey Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7132.2480.3
Married4,3182.7691.2
Male2612.8891.6
Female6042.5863.1
Non Family2,5301.2264.6

2.69

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Godfrey Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade870.63%
9th to 12th Grade4603.32%
High School Graduate3,29023.71%
Some College4,08529.44%
Associates Degree1,75812.67%
Bachelors Degree2,52018.16%
Graduate Degree1,67512.07%
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Godfrey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Godfrey Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian555546
White12,86112,3634,044
Black55655589
Hispanic14414411
2+ Races2572095
Islander1212
Other Race1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.64%.

Godfrey Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,733$56,948$35,802
Less Than 9th Grade$21,205$$20,904
High School Graduate$31,946$36,654$30,320
Some College$46,179$52,307$35,398
Bachelors Degree$58,359$77,788$47,500
Graduate Degree$66,405$70,132$59,281

$48,733

Average Earnings

$56,948

Average Male

$35,802

Average Female

Godfrey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Godfrey Language by Age

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Godfrey Language

98.85% of Godfrey residents speak only English, while 1.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.54% of the population.

Godfrey Language

Godfrey Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple3505415.43%
Asian11797.69%
White16,0031,0466.54%
Black784374.72%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic22183.62%

6.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.16%

Male Poverty Rate

5.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Godfrey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Godfrey is Multiple, with 15.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Godfrey is Hispanic, with 3.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.65%.

Godfrey Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.29%
High School6.12%
Some College6.43%
Bachelors or Greater1.74%

Godfrey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.99%
Male Unemployed66.90%
Female Employed5.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Godfrey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Godfrey Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,041$90,792
Families$91,916$107,482
Married Families$103,699-
Non Families$45,103$53,189
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Income by Household Type

Godfrey Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Godfrey Married by Age and Sex

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Godfrey 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 55-64.

Godfrey Marital Status by Race

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Godfrey Marital Status

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1,717

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War277
First Gulf War319
Vietnam733
Korea184
World War II

Godfrey Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34120
35 to 54419
55 to 64214
65 to 74528
75+436

Godfrey Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,66512.19%
Black91.33%
Other Race10100.00%
2+ Races3312.41%
Hispanic106.94%

Godfrey Veterans by Race

Godfrey Veterans by Education

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4.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Godfrey Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Godfrey Employment by Age

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Godfrey Employment by Race

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Godfrey 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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71.56%

Born in Godfrey

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.91% of Godfrey residents were born in the United States, with 71.56% having been born in Illinois. 0.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Godfrey Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
200016,2860.00%
201017,9821,6961.00%
201117,966-16-0.09%
201217,950-16-0.09%
201317,934-16-0.09%
201417,918-16-0.09%
201517,902-16-0.09%
201617,886-16-0.09%
201717,870-16-0.09%
201817,854-16-0.09%
201917,838-16-0.09%
202017,825-13-0.07%
202117,809-16-0.09%
202217,793-16-0.09%

Godfrey Population by Year