Leaf River, Illinois Population 2021

398
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Leaf River is a city located in Ogle County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 398, it is the 947th largest city in Illinois and the 14302nd largest city in the United States . Leaf River is currently declining at a rate of -1.00% annually and its population has decreased by -10.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 443 in 2010. Leaf River reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Leaf River has a population density of 458 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leaf River is $59,437 with a poverty rate of 18.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $729 per month, and the median house value is $81,800. 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: 96.45%
  • Black or African American: 2.13%
  • Two or more races: 0.95%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Leaf River, Illinois is 398 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 406.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 443.

Leaf River, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40796.45%
Black or African American92.13%
Two or More Races40.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.24%
Asian10.24%
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Leaf River Population by Race

Leaf River Population Pyramid $2021

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Leaf River Median Age

39.8


Total

43.1


Male

36.4


Female

Leaf River Adults

There are 328 adults, (66 of whom are seniors) in Leaf River.

Leaf River Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Leaf River Sex Ratio

Female

213

50.47%

Male

209

49.53%

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
Male14.3%85.7%
Female25%75%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family77.4%22.6%
Married82.4%17.6%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leaf River Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1962.1569.4
Non Family931.277.4
Married682.7582.4
Female283.3925
Male7414.3

2.8

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Leaf River Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade62.05%
9th to 12th Grade248.19%
High School Graduate13646.42%
Some College5418.43%
Associates Degree279.22%
Bachelors Degree3913.31%
Graduate Degree72.39%
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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
White27524643
Black99
Hispanic883
Islander1

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 hispanic people with a rate of 37.50%.

Leaf River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,579$48,750$24,688
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$33,333$47,917$28,750
Some College$24,286$$23,393
Bachelors Degree$52,750$58,750$26,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,579

Average Earnings

$48,750

Average Male

$24,688

Average Female

Leaf River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leaf River Language by Age

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Leaf River Language

98.70% of Leaf River residents speak only English, while 1.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.04% of the population.

Leaf River Language

Leaf River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3906115.64%
Black99100.00%
Multiple44100.00%
Hispanic14214.29%
Asian11100.00%

18.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.38%

Male Poverty Rate

21.33%

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 Hispanic, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.73%.

Leaf River Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.67%
Some College23.46%
High School12.50%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%

Leaf River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed37.50%
Female Employed18.63%
Male Employed12.62%

Leaf River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leaf River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,500$59,437
Families$47,679$52,274
Married Families$62,500-
Non Families$36,607$65,159
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Income by Household Type

Leaf River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

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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23

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea7
Vietnam7
World War II4
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War2

Leaf River Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+9
35 to 546
65 to 745
55 to 643
18 to 34

Leaf River Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White226.94%
Islander1100.00%

Leaf River Veterans by Race

Leaf River Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leaf River Veterans by Education

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66%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

8.1%

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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81.75%

Born in Leaf River

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

1.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Leaf River residents were born in the United States, with 81.75% having been born in Illinois. 0.47% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021398-4-1.00%
2020402-4-0.99%
2019406-4-0.98%
2018410-3-0.73%
2017413-3-0.72%
2016416-6-1.42%
2015422-3-0.71%
2014425-5-1.16%
2013430-4-0.92%
2012434-4-0.91%
2011438-4-0.90%
20104420.00%

Leaf River Population by Year