LaSalle, Illinois Population 2021

12,531
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LaSalle is a city located in Illinois. LaSalle has a 2020 population of 12,531. LaSalle is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -7.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,555 in 2010. LaSalle reached it's highest population of 13,555 in 2010.

The average household income in LaSalle is $62,020 with a poverty rate of 16.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $793 per month, and the median house value is $95,300. The median age in LaSalle is 37.9 years, 37.9 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

LaSalle Demographics

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

  • White: 90.61%
  • Other race: 4.09%
  • Black or African American: 2.06%
  • Two or more races: 1.97%
  • Asian: 1.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.08%
The current population of LaSalle, Illinois is 12,531 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,762.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,555.

LaSalle, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,64290.61%
Some Other Race5264.09%
Black or African American2652.06%
Two or More Races2531.97%
Asian1331.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.08%
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LaSalle Population by Race

LaSalle Population Pyramid $2021

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LaSalle Median Age

37.9


Total

37.9


Male

37.8


Female

LaSalle Adults

There are 9,893 adults, (2,260 of whom are seniors) in LaSalle.

LaSalle Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

LaSalle Sex Ratio

Female

6,415

49.93%

Male

6,433

50.07%

LaSalle Population by Age

LaSalle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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LaSalle Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All66.2%33.8%
Male60.3%39.7%
Non Family54.4%45.6%
Female45.8%54.2%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

LaSalle Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4472.3266.2
Non Family2,2511.2454.4
Married2,1873.0886.1
Female7623.1445.8
Male2472.8460.3

3.01

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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LaSalle Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4545.17%
9th to 12th Grade7688.75%
High School Graduate2,96533.77%
Some College2,12824.23%
Associates Degree91810.45%
Bachelors Degree1,09312.45%
Graduate Degree4555.18%
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LaSalle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

LaSalle Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,7276,8651,372
Hispanic83448999
Other Race25182
Asian949462
Black7570
2+ Races656526
Islander1919
Native American10

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 asian people with a rate of 65.96%.

LaSalle Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,818$50,000$27,629
Less Than 9th Grade$21,689$21,921$21,034
High School Graduate$30,126$43,177$21,506
Some College$36,483$52,848$25,449
Bachelors Degree$45,250$54,704$34,032
Graduate Degree$66,976$61,563$67,569

$35,818

Average Earnings

$50,000

Average Male

$27,629

Average Female

LaSalle Earnings by Educational Attainment

LaSalle Language by Age

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LaSalle Language

90.67% of LaSalle residents speak only English, while 9.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.79% of the population.

LaSalle Language

LaSalle Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,2281,56315.28%
Hispanic1,87627814.82%
Black26524190.94%
Multiple2536023.72%
Other526163.04%

16.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.10%

Male Poverty Rate

18.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in LaSalle

The race most likely to be in poverty in LaSalle is Black, with 90.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in LaSalle is Other, with 3.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.57%.

LaSalle Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.76%
High School16.21%
Some College10.18%
Bachelors or Greater6.29%

LaSalle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.15%
Male Unemployed34.96%
Female Employed13.00%
Male Employed3.69%

LaSalle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

LaSalle Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,490$62,020
Families$57,928$73,836
Married Families$75,617-
Non Families$32,758$42,248
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Income by Household Type

LaSalle Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

LaSalle Married by Age and Sex

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LaSalle Marriage

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

LaSalle Marital Status by Race

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LaSalle Marital Status

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865

Number of Veterans

865

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam311
Korea115
World War II103
First Gulf War81
Second Gulf War79

LaSalle Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+312
65 to 74225
35 to 54141
55 to 64119
18 to 3468

LaSalle Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8539.22%
Hispanic322.94%
Other Race123.58%

LaSalle Veterans by Race

LaSalle Veterans by Education

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12.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

LaSalle Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

LaSalle Employment by Age

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LaSalle Employment by Race

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LaSalle 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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81.16%

Born in LaSalle

94.02%

Native Born

5.98%

Foreign Born

3.78%

Non Citizen

2.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.02% of LaSalle residents were born in the United States, with 81.16% having been born in Illinois. 3.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

LaSalle Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,531-77-0.61%
202012,608-77-0.61%
201912,685-77-0.60%
201812,762-70-0.55%
201712,832-82-0.63%
201612,914-95-0.73%
201513,009-103-0.79%
201413,112-108-0.82%
201313,220-149-1.11%
201213,369-111-0.82%
201113,480-75-0.55%
201013,5550.00%

LaSalle Population by Year