Lacon, Illinois Population 2022

1,866
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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 1,866, it is the 511th largest city in Illinois and the 11324th largest city in the United States. Lacon is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -0.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,878 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Lacon has a population density of 1,166 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lacon is $70,230 with a poverty rate of 12.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $773 per month, and the median house value is $92,900. 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: 97.80%
  • Other race: 1.13%
  • Black or African American: 1.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Lacon, Illinois is 1,866 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,878.

Lacon, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Lacon Population by Race

Lacon Population Pyramid 2022

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Lacon Median Age

48.2


Total

45.2


Male

54.4


Female

Lacon Adults

There are 1,414 adults, (488 of whom are seniors) in Lacon.

Lacon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lacon Sex Ratio

Female

903

50.99%

Male

868

49.01%

Lacon Population by Age

Lacon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lacon Household Types

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lacon Households and Families

2.83

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Lacon Households by Type

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Lacon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lacon Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.13%.

Lacon Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,987

Average Earnings

$53,333

Average Male

$26,979

Average Female

Lacon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lacon Language by Age

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Lacon Language

99.33% of Lacon residents speak only English, while 0.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.37% of the population.

Lacon Language

Lacon Poverty by Race

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12.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.79%

Male Poverty Rate

17.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lacon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lacon is White, with 12.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lacon is Hispanic, with 34.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.22%.

Lacon Poverty

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Lacon Poverty Rate by Education

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Lacon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lacon Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Lacon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

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 35-44.

Lacon Marital Status by Race

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Lacon Marital Status

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175

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Lacon Veterans by War

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Lacon Veterans by Age

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Lacon Veterans by Race

Lacon Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lacon Veterans by Education

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47.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.2%

Employment Rate

7.7%

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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89.05%

Born in Lacon

99.66%

Native Born

0.34%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.66% of Lacon residents were born in the United States, with 89.05% 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 Europe.

Lacon Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Lacon Population by Year