Lacon, Illinois Population 2021

1,721
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Lacon is a city located in Marshall County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Marshall County. With a 2020 population of 1,721, it is the 513th largest city in Illinois and the 8201st largest city in the United States . Lacon is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -11.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,937 in 2010. Lacon reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Lacon has a population density of 1,076 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lacon is $70,230 with a poverty rate of 14.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $757 per month, and the median house value is $85,700. The median age in Lacon is 50.2 years, 44.4 years for males, and 54.2 years for females.

Lacon Demographics

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

  • White: 97.21%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.74%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Two or more races: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lacon, Illinois is 1,721 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,739.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,937.

Lacon, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,71097.21%
Some Other Race191.08%
Black or African American130.74%
Asian70.40%
Two or More Races60.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.23%
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Lacon Population by Race

Lacon Population Pyramid $2021

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Lacon Median Age

50.2


Total

44.4


Male

54.2


Female

Lacon Adults

There are 1,429 adults, (469 of whom are seniors) in Lacon.

Lacon Age Dependency

83.2

Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lacon Sex Ratio

Female

922

52.42%

Male

837

47.58%

Lacon Population by Age

Lacon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lacon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male36%64%
Female48.5%51.5%
Non Family71.9%28.1%
All77.9%22.1%
Married94.2%5.8%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lacon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7412.2377.9
Married3462.8194.2
Non Family2671.1571.9
Female1032.7248.5
Male253.6436

2.76

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Lacon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade221.72%
9th to 12th Grade503.91%
High School Graduate64450.39%
Some College24419.09%
Associates Degree1229.55%
Bachelors Degree15011.74%
Graduate Degree463.60%
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Lacon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lacon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2371,165196
Hispanic1313
Black1111
Other Race77
2+ Races66
Native American44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.84%.

Lacon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,774$47,976$24,708
Less Than 9th Grade$26,750$38,750$
High School Graduate$24,313$40,357$14,837
Some College$41,083$67,697$36,136
Bachelors Degree$43,250$63,750$32,321
Graduate Degree$124,792$136,094$

$35,774

Average Earnings

$47,976

Average Male

$24,708

Average Female

Lacon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lacon Language by Age

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Lacon Language

99.57% of Lacon residents speak only English, while 0.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.43% of the population.

Lacon Language

Lacon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,59322213.94%
Other1919100.00%
Hispanic351234.29%
Native44100.00%

14.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.68%

Male Poverty Rate

20.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lacon

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lacon is White, with 13.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.86%.

Lacon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.57%
High School15.82%
Bachelors or Greater12.77%
Some College5.13%

Lacon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed80.00%
Male Unemployed23.26%
Female Employed13.30%
Male Employed5.46%

Lacon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lacon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,448$70,230
Families$59,792$84,039
Married Families$71,964-
Non Families$33,917$43,363
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Income by Household Type

Lacon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lacon Married by Age and Sex

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Lacon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lacon Marital Status by Race

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Lacon Marital Status

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144

Number of Veterans

139

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam55
Korea18
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War11
World War II10

Lacon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+52
65 to 7449
35 to 5423
18 to 3411
55 to 649

Lacon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White14410.34%
Hispanic646.15%

Lacon Veterans by Race

Lacon Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lacon Veterans by Education

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lacon Employment by Age

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Lacon Employment by Race

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Lacon 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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87.21%

Born in Lacon

99.26%

Native Born

0.74%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

0.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.26% of Lacon residents were born in the United States, with 87.21% having been born in Illinois. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lacon Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,721-9-0.52%
20201,730-9-0.52%
20191,739-9-0.51%
20181,748-31-1.74%
20171,779-34-1.88%
20161,813-9-0.49%
20151,822-7-0.38%
20141,829-27-1.45%
20131,856-22-1.17%
20121,878-38-1.98%
20111,916-27-1.39%
20101,9430.00%

Lacon Population by Year