Leaf River, Illinois Population 2022

430
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Leaf River is a city located in Ogle County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 430, it is the 953rd largest city in Illinois and the 20061st largest city in the United States. Leaf River is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 432 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Leaf River has a population density of 495 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leaf River is $59,437 with a poverty rate of 18.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $711 per month, and the median house value is $80,600. The median age in Leaf River is 39.8 years, 43.1 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.

Leaf River Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Leaf Riverwas:

  • White: 97.06%
  • Black or African American: 1.18%
  • Two or more races: 1.18%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Leaf River, Illinois is 430 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 432.

Leaf River, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49597.06%
Black or African American61.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.20%
Asian20.39%
Two or More Races61.18%
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Leaf River Population by Race

Leaf River Population Pyramid 2022

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Leaf River Median Age

43.9


Total

49.4


Male

36.6


Female

Leaf River Adults

There are 400 adults, (63 of whom are seniors) in Leaf River.

Leaf River Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Leaf River Sex Ratio

Female

237

46.47%

Male

273

53.53%

Leaf River Population by Age

Leaf River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leaf River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family88.1%11.9%
Married84.8%15.2%
All76.5%23.5%
Male16.7%83.3%
Female14.8%85.2%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leaf River Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2342.1876.5
Married922.7584.8
Male63.3316.7
Female27414.8
Non Family1091.1888.1

2.9

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Leaf River Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.83%
9th to 12th Grade298.03%
High School Graduate15743.49%
Some College8623.82%
Associates Degree349.42%
Bachelors Degree4512.47%
Graduate Degree71.94%
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Leaf River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leaf River Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic773
White34631649
Native American11
2+ Races11
Black64

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 hispanic people with a rate of 42.86%.

Leaf River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,417$57,353$26,429
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,000$50,357$31,250
Some College$62,917$70,720$30,625
Bachelors Degree$55,750$56,964$24,688
Graduate Degree$$$

$45,417

Average Earnings

$57,353

Average Male

$26,429

Average Female

Leaf River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leaf River Language by Age

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Leaf River Language

99.79% of Leaf River residents speak only English, while 0.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.21% of the population.

Leaf River Language

Leaf River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black66100.00%
Asian22100.00%
Multiple6583.33%
White4787916.53%
OtherNaN%

18.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.81%

Male Poverty Rate

20.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leaf River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leaf River is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.22%.

Leaf River Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.00%
High School12.74%
Some College9.17%
Bachelors or Greater7.69%

Leaf River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.33%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed18.85%
Female Unemployed66.67%

Leaf River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leaf River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,000$68,015
Families$65,208$62,366
Married Families$67,361-
Non Families$53,125$72,777
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Income by Household Type

Leaf River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Leaf River Married by Age and Sex

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Leaf River 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 45-54.

Leaf River Marital Status by Race

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Leaf River Marital Status

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59

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War4
Vietnam6
Korea7
World War II2

Leaf River Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5442
55 to 642
65 to 745
75+10

Leaf River Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5814.87%
Native American1100.00%

Leaf River Veterans by Race

Leaf River Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leaf River Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Leaf River Employment by Age

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Leaf River Employment by Race

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Leaf River 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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81.37%

Born in Leaf River

99.02%

Native Born

0.98%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

0.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.02% of Leaf River residents were born in the United States, with 81.37% having been born in Illinois. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Leaf River Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104430.00%
2011442-1-0.23%
2012441-1-0.23%
2013440-1-0.23%
2014439-1-0.23%
2015438-1-0.23%
2016437-1-0.23%
2017436-1-0.23%
2018435-1-0.23%
2019434-1-0.23%
2020432-2-0.46%
2021431-1-0.23%
2022430-1-0.23%

Leaf River Population by Year