Lima, Illinois Population 2024

143

Lima is a city located in Adams County Illinois. Lima has a 2024 population of 143. Lima is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -2.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 147 in 2020.

The average household income in Lima is $65,242 with a poverty rate of 7.22%. The median age in Lima is 38.3 years: 42.3 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

Lima Demographics

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

  • White: 97.78%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,062.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.72% (-4)
The current population of Lima, Illinois is 143 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 147.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17697.78%
Two or more races42.22%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lima Population by Race

Lima Population Pyramid 2024

Lima Median Age

38.3

Total

42.3

Male

35.4

Female

Lima Adults

There are 120 adults, (28 of whom are seniors) in Lima.

Lima Age Dependency

95.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lima Sex Ratio

Female10558.33%
Male7541.67%

Lima Population by Age

Lima Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All692.6176.823.2
Married432.7972.127.9
Non Family1501000
Female114.0963.636.4
Male0000

2.98

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lima Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1210%
Associates Degree54.17%
Bachelors Degree54.17%
Graduate Degree10.83%
High School Graduate7058.33%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College2722.5%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lima Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lima Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1161046
2+ Races440

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 white people with a rate of 5.17%.

Lima Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$42,000$45,625$0
Less Than 9th Grade$41,250$44,063$0
Overall$41,071$43,958$36,250
Some College$28,125$40,625$0

$41,071

Average Earnings

$43,958

Average Male

$36,250

Average Female

Lima Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lima Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lima Language

100% of Lima residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Lima Language

Lima Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White176137.39%

7.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.33%

Male Poverty Rate

8.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lima

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lima is White, with 7.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lima is White, with 7.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0%.

Lima Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College15.63%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Lima Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed13.16%
Female Unemployed0%

Lima Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lima Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$70,750$70,756
Households$66,875$65,242
Married Families$71,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,792$33,427

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lima Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

82.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lima Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lima Marriage

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

Lima Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lima Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8

Number of Veterans

3

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War2
Vietnam1
Korea0
World War II0

Lima Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 344
35 to 543
65 to 741
55 to 640
75+0

Lima Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White43.45%
2+ Races4100%

Lima Veterans by Race

Lima Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lima Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lima Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lima Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lima 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

73.89%

Born in Lima

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Lima residents were born in the United States, with 73.89% having been born in Illinois. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lima Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029138-1-0.72%
2028139-1-0.71%
2027140-1-0.71%
2026141-1-0.7%
2025142-1-0.7%
2024143-1-0.69%
202314400%
2022144-1-0.69%
2021145-2-1.36%
2020147-1-0.68%
201914800%
2018148-1-0.67%
2017149-2-1.32%
201615100%
2015151-1-0.66%
201415200%
201315200%
2012152-1-0.65%
201115300%
201015300%

Lima Population by Year