Ilion, New York Population 2022

7,485
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Ilion is a city located in Herkimer County New York. Ilion has a 2020 population of 7,485. Ilion is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually and its population has decreased by -8.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,179 in 2010.

The average household income in Ilion is $60,353 with a poverty rate of 17.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $623 per month, and the median house value is $81,900. The median age in Ilion is 37.3 years, 40.2 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Ilion Demographics

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

  • White: 91.41%
  • Black or African American: 4.08%
  • Two or more races: 2.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.91%
  • Other race: 0.91%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.08%
The current population of Ilion, New York is 7,485 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,485.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,179.

Ilion, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,14191.41%
Black or African American3194.08%
Two or More Races1582.02%
Some Other Race710.91%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander710.91%
Asian460.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.08%
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Ilion Population by Race

Ilion Population Pyramid $2022

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Ilion Median Age

37.3


Total

40.2


Male

34.8


Female

Ilion Adults

There are 5,782 adults, (1,390 of whom are seniors) in Ilion.

Ilion Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ilion Sex Ratio

Female

4,093

52.39%

Male

3,719

47.61%

Ilion Population by Age

Ilion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ilion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male24.4%75.6%
Non Family39.7%60.3%
All62%38%
Female81.8%18.2%
Married87.6%12.4%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ilion Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0222.5462
Married1,3073.3287.6
Non Family1,1471.3139.7
Male3323.7724.4
Female2362.5481.8

3.12

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Ilion Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade701.37%
9th to 12th Grade2745.38%
High School Graduate1,93938.05%
Some College86917.05%
Associates Degree70613.85%
Bachelors Degree58311.44%
Graduate Degree65512.85%
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Ilion Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ilion Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,8724,5861,238
Hispanic14095
Islander4040
2+ Races3226
Black3029
Other Race1919
Asian1616
Native American6

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 white people with a rate of 25.41%.

Ilion Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,073$43,919$30,101
Less Than 9th Grade$$63,536$2,500
High School Graduate$32,400$40,134$21,500
Some College$35,764$46,741$19,861
Bachelors Degree$43,565$68,750$36,250
Graduate Degree$63,327$$63,879

$38,073

Average Earnings

$43,919

Average Male

$30,101

Average Female

Ilion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ilion Language by Age

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Ilion Language

99.14% of Ilion residents speak only English, while 0.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Ilion Language

Ilion Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,7771,31119.34%
Hispanic40271.74%
Black31972.19%
Native66100.00%
Other2NaN%

17.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.56%

Male Poverty Rate

18.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ilion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ilion is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ilion is Hispanic, with 1.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.10%.

Ilion Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.95%
High School28.56%
Some College10.42%
Bachelors or Greater5.62%

Ilion Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed80.17%
Male Employed12.62%
Female Employed10.01%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ilion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ilion Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,397$60,353
Families$70,273$72,885
Married Families$78,786-
Non Families$25,550$36,595
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Income by Household Type

Ilion Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ilion Married by Age and Sex

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Ilion 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.

Ilion Marital Status by Race

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Ilion Marital Status

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532

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam149
Korea106
Second Gulf War90
First Gulf War35
World War II

Ilion Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+144
65 to 74122
55 to 64115
18 to 3490
35 to 5461

Ilion Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5139.34%
Hispanic198.72%
Other Race1990.48%

Ilion Veterans by Race

Ilion Veterans by Education

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2.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ilion Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ilion Employment by Age

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Ilion Employment by Race

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Ilion 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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89.77%

Born in Ilion

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.98% of Ilion residents were born in the United States, with 89.77% having been born in New York. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ilion Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20227,485-61-0.81%
20217,546-61-0.80%
20207,607-61-0.80%
20197,668-61-0.79%
20187,729-63-0.81%
20177,792-41-0.52%
20167,833-36-0.46%
20157,869-102-1.28%
20147,971-79-0.98%
20138,050-82-1.01%
20128,132-30-0.37%
20118,162-17-0.21%
20108,179-431-0.51%
20008,610-278-0.32%
19908,888-562-0.61%
19809,450-358-0.37%
19709,808-391-0.39%
196010,1998360.86%
19509,3634360.48%
19408,927-963-1.02%
19309,890-279-0.28%
192010,1693,5814.44%
19106,5881,4502.52%
19005,1381,0812.39%
18904,0573460.90%
18803,7118352.58%
18702,8760.00%

Ilion Population by Year