Kewanee, Illinois Population 2022

12,427
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Kewanee is a city located in Henry County Illinois. Kewanee has a 2020 population of 12,427. Kewanee is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -0.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,509 in 2010.

The average household income in Kewanee is $52,958 with a poverty rate of 23.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $647 per month, and the median house value is $59,000. The median age in Kewanee is 37.8 years, 36 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Kewanee Demographics

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

  • White: 85.95%
  • Other race: 6.58%
  • Black or African American: 5.55%
  • Two or more races: 1.34%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kewanee, Illinois is 12,427 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,509.

Kewanee, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,84885.95%
Black or African American7015.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.13%
Asian570.45%
Some Other Race8306.58%
Two or More Races1691.34%
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Kewanee Population by Race

Kewanee Population Pyramid 2022

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Kewanee Median Age

40.3


Total

37.9


Male

42.4


Female

Kewanee Adults

There are 9,606 adults, (2,513 of whom are seniors) in Kewanee.

Kewanee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kewanee Sex Ratio

Female

6,575

52.09%

Male

6,047

47.91%

Kewanee Population by Age

Kewanee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kewanee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
Male70%30%
All67.2%32.8%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Female33.8%66.2%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kewanee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0682.4167.2
Married2,2573.0286
Male3403.0970
Female6363.5633.8
Non Family1,8351.1555.1

3.02

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Kewanee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3484.10%
9th to 12th Grade1,05112.38%
High School Graduate3,23138.07%
Some College1,69719.99%
Associates Degree91410.77%
Bachelors Degree85310.05%
Graduate Degree3944.64%
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Kewanee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kewanee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian302624
2+ Races555525
White7,4676,5031,145
Hispanic54628633
Black36519420
Other Race37414416
Native American1717

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.00%.

Kewanee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,559$38,182$26,993
Less Than 9th Grade$29,816$29,652$31,111
High School Graduate$27,007$35,520$22,929
Some College$34,464$43,319$27,213
Bachelors Degree$45,729$47,321$44,559
Graduate Degree$51,800$43,333$53,667

$32,559

Average Earnings

$38,182

Average Male

$26,993

Average Female

Kewanee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kewanee Language by Age

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Kewanee Language

92.60% of Kewanee residents speak only English, while 7.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.09% of the population.

Kewanee Language

Kewanee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,23957446.33%
Black59424941.92%
Multiple1695733.73%
Asian531528.30%
White10,0521,86518.55%
Other454NaN%

23.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.12%

Male Poverty Rate

24.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kewanee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kewanee is Hispanic, with 46.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kewanee is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.40%.

Kewanee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.07%
High School18.14%
Some College9.87%
Bachelors or Greater9.02%

Kewanee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.64%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed7.52%
Female Unemployed54.84%

Kewanee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kewanee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,196$51,759
Families$46,680$61,759
Married Families$61,349-
Non Families$21,240$29,827
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Income by Household Type

Kewanee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Kewanee Married by Age and Sex

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Kewanee 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.

Kewanee Marital Status by Race

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Kewanee Marital Status

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804

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War82
First Gulf War118
Vietnam310
Korea65
World War II56

Kewanee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3434
35 to 54171
55 to 64113
65 to 74206
75+280

Kewanee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7809.14%
Other Race91.93%
2+ Races1513.27%
Hispanic212.85%

Kewanee Veterans by Race

Kewanee Veterans by Education

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17.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kewanee Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Kewanee Employment by Age

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Kewanee Employment by Race

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Kewanee 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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82.76%

Born in Kewanee

97.20%

Native Born

2.80%

Foreign Born

1.65%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.20% of Kewanee residents were born in the United States, with 82.76% having been born in Illinois. 1.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kewanee Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802,7040.00%
18904,5691,8655.39%
19008,3823,8136.26%
19109,3079251.05%
192016,0266,7195.58%
193017,0931,0670.65%
194016,901-192-0.11%
195016,821-80-0.05%
196016,324-497-0.30%
197015,762-562-0.35%
198014,508-1,254-0.83%
199012,969-1,539-1.12%
200012,944-25-0.02%
201012,916-28-0.02%
201112,875-41-0.32%
201212,834-41-0.32%
201312,793-41-0.32%
201412,752-41-0.32%
201512,711-41-0.32%
201612,670-41-0.32%
201712,629-41-0.32%
201812,588-41-0.32%
201912,547-41-0.33%
202012,509-38-0.30%
202112,468-41-0.33%
202212,427-41-0.33%

Kewanee Population by Year