Leaf River, Illinois Population 2024

417

Leaf River is a city located in Ogle County Illinois. Leaf River has a 2024 population of 417. Leaf River is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -2.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 428 in 2020.

The average household income in Leaf River is $69,752 with a poverty rate of 18.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Leaf River is 46.3 years, 49.7 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Leaf River Demographics

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

  • White: 94.51%
  • Two or more races: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 1.6%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
479.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.57% (-11)
The current population of Leaf River, Illinois is 417 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 428.

Leaf River, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White41394.51%
Two or more races143.2%
Black or African American71.6%
Asian20.46%
Native American10.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Leaf River Population by Race

Leaf River Population Pyramid 2024

Leaf River Median Age

46.3

Total

49.7

Male

42.1

Female

Leaf River Adults

There are 351 adults, (61 of whom are seniors) in Leaf River.

Leaf River Age Dependency

50.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Leaf River Sex Ratio

Female20146%
Male23654%

Leaf River Population by Age

Leaf River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2022.1680.219.8
Non Family981.2282.717.3
Married762.6192.17.9
Female244.3837.562.5
Male43.55050
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2.88

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Leaf River Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Leaf River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leaf River Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 57.14%.

Leaf River Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,000

Average Earnings

$64,375

Average Male

$33,750

Average Female

Leaf River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leaf River Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Leaf River Language

98.78% of Leaf River residents speak only English, while 1.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Leaf River Language

Leaf River Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4026215.42%
Multiple14857.14%
Black7685.71%
Asian22100%
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18.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.81%

Male Poverty Rate

20.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leaf River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leaf River is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leaf River is White, with 15.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.05%.

Leaf River Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.69%
Some College11.11%
Bachelors or Greater8.89%
High School6.85%
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Leaf River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed50%
Female Employed18.95%
Male Employed8.28%
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Leaf River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leaf River Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Leaf River Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Leaf River Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Leaf River 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 45-54.

Leaf River Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Leaf River Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

51

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Leaf River Veterans by War

count

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Leaf River Veterans by Age

count

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Leaf River Veterans by Race

Leaf River Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leaf River Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Leaf River Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Leaf River Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Leaf River Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.84%

Born in Leaf River

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

0.46%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.54% of Leaf River residents were born in the United States, with 82.84% having been born in Illinois. 0.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Leaf River Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029402-3-0.74%
2028405-3-0.74%
2027408-3-0.73%
2026411-3-0.72%
2025414-3-0.72%
2024417-3-0.71%
2023420-3-0.71%
2022423-3-0.7%
2021426-2-0.47%
2020428225.42%
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%
2011438-4-0.9%
2010442
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Leaf River Population by Year