Lena, Illinois Population 2022

2,744
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Lena is a city located in Stephenson County Illinois. Lena has a 2020 population of 2,744. Lena is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -1.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,772 in 2010.

The average household income in Lena is $69,107 with a poverty rate of 8.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $449 per month, and the median house value is $124,900. 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 Lenawas:

  • White: 97.41%
  • Black or African American: 1.33%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lena, Illinois is 2,744 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,772.

Lena, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,70897.41%
Black or African American371.33%
Asian60.22%
Two or More Races291.04%
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Lena Population by Race

Lena Population Pyramid 2022

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Lena Median Age

44.7


Total

40.8


Male

45


Female

Lena Adults

There are 2,062 adults, (676 of whom are seniors) in Lena.

Lena Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lena Sex Ratio

Female

1,373

49.39%

Male

1,407

50.61%

Lena Population by Age

Lena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lena Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married98.5%1.5%
Female84%16%
All83.6%16.4%
Non Family53.6%46.4%

83.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lena Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1232.483.6
Married6753.0998.5
Male243.17100
Female752.1584
Non Family3491.0853.6

2.91

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Lena Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade974.84%
9th to 12th Grade100.50%
High School Graduate64532.19%
Some College47823.85%
Associates Degree21010.48%
Bachelors Degree35117.51%
Graduate Degree21310.63%
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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
Asian666
White1,9351,862558
Black44
2+ Races88
Hispanic5117

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lena Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,742$42,875$23,095
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$21,434$53,625$20,313
Some College$38,224$50,500$33,026
Bachelors Degree$31,167$$
Graduate Degree$43,636$38,214$69,423

$35,742

Average Earnings

$42,875

Average Male

$23,095

Average Female

Lena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lena Language by Age

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Lena Language

97.48% of Lena residents speak only English, while 2.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Lena Language

Lena Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black221568.18%
Hispanic513466.67%
White2,5801877.25%
OtherNaN%

8.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.72%

Male Poverty Rate

6.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lena is Black, with 68.18% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.19%.

Lena Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.96%
High School20.13%
Some College3.26%
Bachelors or Greater1.83%

Lena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.67%
Male Unemployed28.21%
Female Employed1.79%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Lena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lena Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,118$70,666
Families$73,375$88,700
Married Families$78,669-
Non Families$24,450$27,860
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Income by Household Type

Lena Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lena Marital Status by Race

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Lena Marital Status

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168

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War19
First Gulf War44
Vietnam46
Korea31
World War II5

Lena Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5440
55 to 6413
65 to 7423
75+92

Lena Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1607.83%
2+ Races8100.00%

Lena Veterans by Race

Lena Veterans by Education

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22.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lena Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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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61.58%

Born in Lena

97.66%

Native Born

2.34%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

1.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.66% of Lena residents were born in the United States, with 61.58% having been born in Illinois. 1.22% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19902,6050.00%
20002,8872821.03%
20102,912250.09%
20112,898-14-0.48%
20122,884-14-0.48%
20132,870-14-0.49%
20142,856-14-0.49%
20152,842-14-0.49%
20162,828-14-0.49%
20172,814-14-0.50%
20182,800-14-0.50%
20192,786-14-0.50%
20202,772-14-0.50%
20212,758-14-0.51%
20222,744-14-0.51%

Lena Population by Year