Godfrey, Illinois Population 2021

17,180
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Godfrey is a city located in Madison County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 17,180, it is the 149th largest city in Illinois and the 2111th largest city in the United States . Godfrey is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -4.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,982 in 2010. Godfrey reached it's highest population of 17,988 in 2010. Spanning over 36 miles, Godfrey has a population density of 500 people per square mile.

The average household income in Godfrey is $90,326 with a poverty rate of 7.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $951 per month, and the median house value is $148,300. 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 Godfrey was:

  • White: 93.62%
  • Black or African American: 4.30%
  • Two or more races: 0.93%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Godfrey, Illinois is 17,180 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,510.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,982.

Godfrey, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,45893.62%
Black or African American7564.30%
Two or More Races1640.93%
Asian1200.68%
Some Other Race680.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.07%
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Godfrey Population by Race

Godfrey Population Pyramid $2021

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Godfrey Median Age

48.7


Total

44.3


Male

52.1


Female

Godfrey Adults

There are 14,372 adults, (4,186 of whom are seniors) in Godfrey.

Godfrey Age Dependency

72.6

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Godfrey Sex Ratio

Female

9,030

51.37%

Male

8,549

48.63%

Godfrey Population by Age

Godfrey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Godfrey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
Male89.6%10.4%
All81%19%
Female68.3%31.7%
Non Family68.1%31.9%

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Godfrey Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5242.3181
Married4,1302.8490.3
Non Family2,4291.1968.1
Female7252.8168.3
Male2402.9189.6

2.78

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Godfrey Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade630.47%
9th to 12th Grade3842.86%
High School Graduate3,52126.22%
Some College3,96329.51%
Associates Degree1,54811.53%
Bachelors Degree2,29917.12%
Graduate Degree1,65012.29%
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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
White12,55312,1173,841
Black50950757
Hispanic16716713
2+ Races117108
Asian696938
Islander1313
Other Race77

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 55.07%.

Godfrey Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,302$56,475$33,520
Less Than 9th Grade$21,746$$21,575
High School Graduate$31,544$41,696$27,429
Some College$45,203$55,638$32,516
Bachelors Degree$53,071$80,307$45,142
Graduate Degree$66,472$76,607$58,356

$46,302

Average Earnings

$56,475

Average Male

$33,520

Average Female

Godfrey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Godfrey Language by Age

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Godfrey Language

98.57% of Godfrey residents speak only English, while 1.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Godfrey Language

Godfrey Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,1981,1397.03%
Black744445.91%
Multiple1643118.90%
Asian1201512.50%
Hispanic27382.93%

7.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.55%

Male Poverty Rate

5.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Godfrey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Godfrey is Multiple, with 18.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Godfrey is Hispanic, with 2.93% 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 12.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.31%.

Godfrey Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.38%
High School7.06%
Some College6.09%
Bachelors or Greater2.13%

Godfrey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed49.08%
Male Employed3.85%
Female Employed3.77%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Godfrey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Godfrey Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,238$90,326
Families$89,193$105,107
Married Families$100,094-
Non Families$46,080$55,251
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Income by Household Type

Godfrey Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

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 35-44.

Godfrey Marital Status by Race

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Godfrey Marital Status

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1,629

Number of Veterans

1,549

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam627
First Gulf War285
Korea247
Second Gulf War204
World War II19

Godfrey Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+466
35 to 54399
65 to 74379
55 to 64285
18 to 34100

Godfrey Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,59211.75%
Black305.03%
Hispanic2112.57%
Other Race7100.00%

Godfrey Veterans by Race

Godfrey Veterans by Education

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4.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Godfrey Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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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70.23%

Born in Godfrey

98.32%

Native Born

1.68%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.32% of Godfrey residents were born in the United States, with 70.23% having been born in Illinois. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Godfrey Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,180-110-0.64%
202017,290-110-0.63%
201917,400-110-0.63%
201817,510-101-0.57%
201717,611-57-0.32%
201617,668-27-0.15%
201517,695-46-0.26%
201417,741-84-0.47%
201317,825-73-0.41%
201217,898-60-0.33%
201117,958-30-0.17%
201017,9881,7021.00%
200016,2860.00%

Godfrey Population by Year