Lena, Illinois Population 2021

2,677
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Lena is a city located in Stephenson County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,677, it is the 436th largest city in Illinois and the 6608th largest city in the United States . Lena is currently declining at a rate of -0.78% annually and its population has decreased by -8.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,912 in 2010. Lena reached it's highest population of 2,908 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Lena has a population density of 1,010 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lena is $69,107 with a poverty rate of 8.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $421 per month, and the median house value is $110,700. The median age in Lena is 49.5 years, 49.6 years for males, and 49.5 years for females.

Lena Demographics

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

  • White: 98.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.87%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Lena, Illinois is 2,677 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,740.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,912.

Lena, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,84298.71%
Black or African American250.87%
Asian120.42%
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Lena Population by Race

Lena Population Pyramid $2021

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Lena Median Age

49.5


Total

49.6


Male

49.5


Female

Lena Adults

There are 2,247 adults, (781 of whom are seniors) in Lena.

Lena Age Dependency

96.4

Age Dependency Ratio

53.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lena Sex Ratio

Female

1,446

50.23%

Male

1,433

49.77%

Lena Population by Age

Lena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lena Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married94.9%5.1%
Female89.9%10.1%
All81.5%18.5%
Non Family54%46%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lena Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2132.381.5
Married6922.9794.9
Non Family3911.1254
Female992.0489.9
Male313.39100

2.79

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Lena Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade663.11%
9th to 12th Grade361.69%
High School Graduate71133.46%
Some College55225.98%
Associates Degree26712.56%
Bachelors Degree30514.35%
Graduate Degree1888.85%
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Lena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lena Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0581,998481
Hispanic5513
Asian121212

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 100.00%.

Lena Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,929$41,172$29,340
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$37,557$48,065$22,692
Some College$33,250$40,288$32,067
Bachelors Degree$32,083$73,646$24,167
Graduate Degree$51,111$36,250$66,591

$33,929

Average Earnings

$41,172

Average Male

$29,340

Average Female

Lena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lena Language by Age

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Lena Language

96.84% of Lena residents speak only English, while 3.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Lena Language

Lena Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,7031937.14%
Hispanic554276.36%
Black181266.67%

8.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.31%

Male Poverty Rate

6.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lena is Hispanic, with 76.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lena is White, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.74%.

Lena Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.85%
High School16.37%
Some College3.11%
Bachelors or Greater1.91%

Lena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed19.64%
Male Employed7.56%
Female Employed3.63%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Lena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lena Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,367$69,107
Families$71,579$86,764
Married Families$76,477-
Non Families$25,486$29,490
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Income by Household Type

Lena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lena Married by Age and Sex

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Lena Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lena Marital Status by Race

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Lena Marital Status

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248

Number of Veterans

234

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam91
First Gulf War37
Korea35
Second Gulf War17
World War II16

Lena Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+95
65 to 7481
35 to 5441
55 to 6425
18 to 346

Lena Veterans by Age

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Lena Veterans by Race

Lena Veterans by Education

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15.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lena Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lena Employment by Age

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Lena Employment by Race

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Lena 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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63.25%

Born in Lena

97.33%

Native Born

2.67%

Foreign Born

1.46%

Non Citizen

1.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.33% of Lena residents were born in the United States, with 63.25% having been born in Illinois. 1.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lena Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,677-21-0.78%
20202,698-21-0.77%
20192,719-21-0.77%
20182,740-11-0.40%
20172,751-31-1.11%
20162,782-6-0.22%
20152,788-37-1.31%
20142,825-25-0.88%
20132,850-16-0.56%
20122,866-24-0.83%
20112,890-18-0.62%
20102,908210.07%
20002,8872821.03%
19902,6050.00%

Lena Population by Year