Lovington, Illinois Population 2021

988
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Lovington is a city located in Moultrie County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 988, it is the 662nd largest city in Illinois and the 10338th largest city in the United States . Lovington is currently declining at a rate of -1.89% annually and its population has decreased by -12.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,130 in 2010. Lovington reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Lovington has a population density of 1,249 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lovington is $55,199 with a poverty rate of 8.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $534 per month, and the median house value is $73,300. The median age in Lovington is 36.7 years, 35.2 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Lovington Demographics

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

  • White: 94.68%
  • Native American: 2.16%
  • Black or African American: 1.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.58%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lovington, Illinois is 988 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,026.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,130.

Lovington, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,13894.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native262.16%
Two or More Races191.58%
Black or African American191.58%
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Lovington Population by Race

Lovington Population Pyramid $2021

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Lovington Median Age

36.7


Total

35.2


Male

37.8


Female

Lovington Adults

There are 923 adults, (151 of whom are seniors) in Lovington.

Lovington Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lovington Sex Ratio

Female

593

49.33%

Male

609

50.67%

Lovington Population by Age

Lovington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lovington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female24.4%75.6%
Non Family52.7%47.3%
All67.9%32.1%
Married87.9%12.1%
Male100%0%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lovington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5582.1267.9
Married2722.9487.9
Non Family2371.1752.7
Female452.1824.4
Male42.25100

2.76

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Lovington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade70.91%
9th to 12th Grade232.99%
High School Graduate41053.32%
Some College15319.90%
Associates Degree8811.44%
Bachelors Degree759.75%
Graduate Degree131.69%
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Lovington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lovington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White73570988
2+ Races1818
Hispanic1010
Black62

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 11.97%.

Lovington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,179$42,708$30,625
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,473$38,295$30,060
Some College$36,538$47,768$29,250
Bachelors Degree$56,667$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,179

Average Earnings

$42,708

Average Male

$30,625

Average Female

Lovington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lovington Language by Age

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Lovington Language

98.91% of Lovington residents speak only English, while 1.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Lovington Language

Lovington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,112827.37%
Hispanic18844.44%
Black19736.84%

8.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.32%

Male Poverty Rate

5.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lovington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lovington is Hispanic, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lovington is White, with 7.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.13%.

Lovington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.00%
High School13.66%
Some College2.49%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Lovington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed57.89%
Female Unemployed23.08%
Female Employed3.44%
Male Employed0.96%

Lovington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lovington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,526$55,199
Families$55,724$69,268
Married Families$60,435-
Non Families$27,604$33,246
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Income by Household Type

Lovington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lovington Married by Age and Sex

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Lovington 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.

Lovington Marital Status by Race

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Lovington Marital Status

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77

Number of Veterans

69

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War26
Vietnam20
First Gulf War8
Korea6
World War II

Lovington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3426
55 to 6417
65 to 7414
75+11
35 to 549

Lovington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White778.84%
Hispanic550.00%

Lovington Veterans by Race

Lovington Veterans by Education

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3.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lovington Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lovington Employment by Age

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Lovington Employment by Race

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Lovington 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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89.68%

Born in Lovington

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Lovington residents were born in the United States, with 89.68% 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.

Lovington Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021988-19-1.89%
20201,007-19-1.85%
20191,026-19-1.82%
20181,045-13-1.23%
20171,058-2-0.19%
20161,060-18-1.67%
20151,078-9-0.83%
20141,087-12-1.09%
20131,099-11-0.99%
20121,110-3-0.27%
20111,113-6-0.54%
20101,1190.00%

Lovington Population by Year