Lerna, Illinois Population 2022

214
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Lerna is a city located in Coles County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 214, it is the 1134th largest city in Illinois and the 23736th largest city in the United States. Lerna is currently declining at a rate of -2.73% annually and its population has decreased by -14.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 251 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Lerna has a population density of 1,861 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lerna is $45,105 with a poverty rate of 20.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $68,200. The median age in Lerna is 40.8 years, 38.6 years for males, and 49.3 years for females.

Lerna Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lernawas:

  • White: 98.80%
  • Two or more races: 1.20%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lerna, Illinois is 214 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 251.

Lerna, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Lerna Population by Race

Lerna Population Pyramid 2022

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Lerna Median Age

38.6


Total

33.3


Male

51.5


Female

Lerna Adults

There are 209 adults, (59 of whom are seniors) in Lerna.

Lerna Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

Lerna Sex Ratio

Female

121

48.21%

Male

130

51.79%

Lerna Population by Age

Lerna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lerna Household Types

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lerna Households and Families

2.62

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Lerna Households by Type

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Lerna Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lerna Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.60%.

Lerna Educational Attainment by Race

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$31,250

Average Earnings

$30,625

Average Male

$33,125

Average Female

Lerna Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lerna Language by Age

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Lerna Language

98.24% of Lerna residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.76% of the population.

Lerna Language

Lerna Poverty by Race

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20.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.75%

Male Poverty Rate

25.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lerna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lerna is White, with 19.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lerna is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.86%.

Lerna Poverty

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Lerna Poverty Rate by Education

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Lerna Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lerna Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Lerna Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lerna Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Lerna Marital Status by Race

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Lerna Marital Status

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12

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Lerna Veterans by War

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Lerna Veterans by Age

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Lerna Veterans by Race

Lerna Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lerna Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lerna Employment by Age

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Lerna Employment by Race

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Lerna 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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89.24%

Born in Lerna

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Lerna residents were born in the United States, with 89.24% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Lerna Population by Year