Limestone, Illinois Population 2024

1,513

Limestone is a city located in Kankakee County Illinois. Limestone has a 2024 population of 1,513. Limestone is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -2.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,547 in 2020.

The average household income in Limestone is $147,133 with a poverty rate of 4.9%. The median age in Limestone is 39.4 years: 39.3 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Limestone Demographics

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

  • White: 98.92%
  • Two or more races: 1.08%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
564.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.2% (-34)
The current population of Limestone, Illinois is 1,513 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,547.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,46398.92%
Two or more races161.08%
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

Limestone Population by Race

Limestone Population Pyramid 2024

Limestone Median Age

39.4

Total

39.3

Male

39.5

Female

Limestone Adults

There are 1,127 adults, (307 of whom are seniors) in Limestone.

Limestone Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Limestone Sex Ratio

Female72048.68%
Male75951.32%

Limestone Population by Age

Limestone Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5932.4995.84.2
Married4292.7395.84.2
Non Family1081.1497.22.8
Female372.8689.210.8
Male194.111000

2.74

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

95.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Limestone Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade373.45%
Associates Degree23922.25%
Bachelors Degree1069.87%
Graduate Degree827.64%
High School Graduate31128.96%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College29927.84%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Limestone Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Limestone Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,0551,018188
Hispanic13130
2+ Races660

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 17.82%.

Limestone Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,143$58,125$45,357
Graduate Degree$250,001$75,938$250,001
High School Graduate$39,722$52,500$29,853
Less Than 9th Grade$0$58,438$0
Overall$58,214$78,750$44,750
Some College$62,500$102,672$36,250

$58,214

Average Earnings

$78,750

Average Male

$44,750

Average Female

Limestone Earnings by Educational Attainment

Limestone Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Limestone Language

97.96% of Limestone residents speak only English, while 2.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Limestone Language

Limestone Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,423584.08%
Hispanic361130.56%
Multiple16850%

4.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.91%

Male Poverty Rate

7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Limestone

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Limestone is White, with 4.08% 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 10.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.45%.

Limestone Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.22%
High School5.14%
Some College3.53%
Bachelors or Greater3.19%

Limestone Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed39.29%
Male Unemployed10.53%
Female Employed3.84%
Male Employed0%

Limestone Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Limestone Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$115,781$168,072
Households$105,750$147,133
Married Families$123,542$-999,999,999
Non Families$49,722$50,593

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Limestone Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

70.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.5%

Male Marriage Rate

69.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Limestone Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Limestone 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 35-44.

Limestone Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Limestone Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

97

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam28
Korea4
Second Gulf War2
First Gulf War2
World War II0

Limestone Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7428
75+28
55 to 6425
35 to 5414
18 to 342

Limestone Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White978.66%
Hispanic214.29%

Limestone Veterans by Race

Limestone Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Limestone Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Limestone Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Limestone Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Limestone 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

90.53%

Born in Limestone

99.59%

Native Born

0.41%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.59% of Limestone residents were born in the United States, with 90.53% 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 Asia.

Limestone Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,472-8-0.54%
20281,480-8-0.54%
20271,488-9-0.6%
20261,497-8-0.53%
20251,505-8-0.53%
20241,513-9-0.59%
20231,522-6-0.39%
20221,528-10-0.65%
20211,538-9-0.58%
20201,547362.38%
20191,511-5-0.33%
20181,516-12-0.79%
20171,528-7-0.46%
20161,535-13-0.84%
20151,548-12-0.77%
20141,560-17-1.08%
20131,577-9-0.57%
20121,586-8-0.5%
20111,59430.19%
20101,59100%

Limestone Population by Year