Kirkland, Illinois Population 2024

1,608

Kirkland is a city located in Boone County, DeKalb County, and Ogle County Illinois. Kirkland has a 2024 population of 1,608. Kirkland is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -2.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,648 in 2020.

The average household income in Kirkland is $92,674 with a poverty rate of 7.01%. The median age in Kirkland is 34.8 years: 34.5 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

Kirkland Demographics

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

  • White: 92.36%
  • Two or more races: 5.22%
  • Other race: 1.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,294.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.43% (-40)
The current population of Kirkland, Illinois is 1,608 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,648.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,37992.36%
Two or more races785.22%
Other race291.94%
Black or African American70.47%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kirkland Population by Race

Kirkland Population Pyramid 2024

Kirkland Median Age

34.8

Total

34.5

Male

34.9

Female

Kirkland Adults

There are 1,133 adults, (229 of whom are seniors) in Kirkland.

Kirkland Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kirkland Sex Ratio

Female71748.02%
Male77651.98%

Kirkland Population by Age

Kirkland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5552.6978.421.6
Married2763.1483.316.7
Non Family1751.2562.337.7
Female574.238614
Male473.531000

3.14

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kirkland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade888.85%
Associates Degree18618.71%
Bachelors Degree11611.67%
Graduate Degree878.75%
High School Graduate25125.25%
Less Than 9th Grade50.5%
Some College26126.26%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kirkland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kirkland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White899820169
Hispanic48340
2+ Races474331
Other Race29253
Black770

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 65.96%.

Kirkland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$67,321$66,205$81,953
Graduate Degree$71,250$80,982$0
High School Graduate$34,250$52,500$21,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$55,125$65,208$40,208
Some College$49,950$66,625$30,000

$55,125

Average Earnings

$65,208

Average Male

$40,208

Average Female

Kirkland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kirkland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kirkland Language

95.32% of Kirkland residents speak only English, while 4.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.

Kirkland Language

Kirkland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,3251037.77%
Multiple7811.28%

7.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.34%

Male Poverty Rate

4.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kirkland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kirkland is White, with 7.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kirkland is Multiple, with 1.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.22%.

Kirkland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.03%
High School5.58%
Some College3.8%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Kirkland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed39.29%
Female Employed3.58%
Male Employed1.76%
Female Unemployed0%

Kirkland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kirkland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$85,658$95,494
Households$86,950$92,674
Married Families$91,667$-999,999,999
Non Families$62,188$75,667

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kirkland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Kirkland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kirkland 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.

Kirkland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kirkland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

70

Number of Veterans

70

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam50
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War6
World War II5
Korea3

Kirkland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+31
65 to 7428
35 to 549
55 to 642
18 to 340

Kirkland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White686.54%
2+ Races23.45%

Kirkland Veterans by Race

Kirkland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kirkland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Kirkland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kirkland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kirkland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.39%

Born in Kirkland

98.86%

Native Born

1.14%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.86% of Kirkland residents were born in the United States, with 83.39% having been born in Illinois. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kirkland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,558-10-0.64%
20281,568-10-0.63%
20271,578-10-0.63%
20261,588-10-0.63%
20251,598-10-0.62%
20241,608-10-0.62%
20231,618-11-0.68%
20221,629-16-0.97%
20211,645-3-0.18%
20201,648-84-4.85%
20191,73230.17%
20181,729-3-0.17%
20171,73210.06%
20161,731-4-0.23%
20151,735-6-0.34%
20141,74160.35%
20131,735-1-0.06%
20121,73630.17%
20111,733-13-0.74%
20101,74600%

Kirkland Population by Year