Lerna, Illinois Population 2024

215

Lerna is a city located in Coles County Illinois. Lerna has a 2024 population of 215. Lerna is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -2.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 221 in 2020.

The average household income in Lerna is $50,706 with a poverty rate of 15.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lerna is 39.5 years, 38.2 years for males, and 50.5 years for females.

Lerna Demographics

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

  • White: 97.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.73%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,869.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.71% (-6)
The current population of Lerna, Illinois is 215 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 221.

Lerna, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21497.27%
Two or more races62.73%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lerna Population by Race

Lerna Population Pyramid 2024

Lerna Median Age

39.5

Total

38.2

Male

50.5

Female

Lerna Adults

There are 184 adults, (63 of whom are seniors) in Lerna.

Lerna Age Dependency

81.8

Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lerna Sex Ratio

Female10949.55%
Male11150.45%

Lerna Population by Age

Lerna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All942.3478.721.3
Married472.7291.58.5
Non Family331.2469.730.3
Male123.585050
Female241000
showing: 5 rows

2.61

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lerna 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

Lerna Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lerna Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 33.33%.

Lerna Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,694

Average Earnings

$34,750

Average Male

$36,750

Average Female

Lerna Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lerna Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lerna Language

97.98% of Lerna residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Lerna Language

Lerna Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2073014.49%
Multiple6350%
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15.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.48%

Male Poverty Rate

20.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lerna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lerna is Multiple, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lerna is White, with 14.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.56%.

Lerna Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater41.67%
Less Than 9th Grade20%
Some College13.64%
High School6.9%
showing: 4 rows

Lerna Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed8.33%
Male Employed3.85%
showing: 4 rows

Lerna Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lerna Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lerna Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lerna Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lerna 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 35-44.

Lerna Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lerna Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Lerna Veterans by War

count

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Lerna Veterans by Age

count

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Lerna Veterans by Race

Lerna Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lerna Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

17.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lerna Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lerna Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lerna 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

90%

Born in Lerna

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Lerna residents were born in the United States, with 90% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lerna Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029205-2-0.97%
2028207-2-0.96%
2027209-2-0.95%
2026211-2-0.94%
2025213-2-0.93%
2024215-2-0.92%
2023217-2-0.91%
2022219-2-0.9%
2021221
2020221-53-19.34%
2019274-1-0.36%
2018275-2-0.72%
2017277-2-0.72%
2016279-1-0.36%
201528010.36%
2014279-1-0.36%
2013280
2012280-1-0.36%
2011281-2-0.71%
2010283
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Lerna Population by Year