Mahomet, Illinois Population 2024

10,890

Mahomet is a city located in Champaign County Illinois. Mahomet has a 2024 population of 10,890. Mahomet is currently growing at a rate of 3.91% annually and its population has increased by 14.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,518 in 2020.

The average household income in Mahomet is $139,393 with a poverty rate of 2.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mahomet is 37.1 years, 36.6 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Mahomet Demographics

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

  • White: 92.34%
  • Two or more races: 5.01%
  • Asian: 1.44%
  • Black or African American: 0.61%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
9.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,141.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.41% (1,372)
The current population of Mahomet, Illinois is 10,890 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,518.

Mahomet, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,81492.34%
Two or more races4785.01%
Asian1371.44%
Black or African American580.61%
Other race350.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander230.24%
Native American
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Mahomet Population by Race

Mahomet Population Pyramid 2024

Mahomet Median Age

37.1

Total

36.6

Male

37.3

Female

Mahomet Adults

There are 6,595 adults, (803 of whom are seniors) in Mahomet.

Mahomet Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mahomet Sex Ratio

Female4,81250.41%
Male4,73349.59%

Mahomet Population by Age

Mahomet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,1503.0384.815.2
Married2,3723.47955
Non Family5351.0453.146.9
Female2073.355842
Male361.8941.758.3
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3.42

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mahomet 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

Mahomet Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mahomet Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 53.14%.

Mahomet Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$63,460

Average Earnings

$89,256

Average Male

$46,894

Average Female

Mahomet Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mahomet Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mahomet Language

95.87% of Mahomet residents speak only English, while 4.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Mahomet Language

Mahomet Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,7102472.84%
Black49510.2%
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2.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.05%

Male Poverty Rate

3.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mahomet

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mahomet is Black, with 10.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mahomet is White, with 2.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.18%.

Mahomet Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.42%
Some College3.54%
High School2.13%
Bachelors or Greater1.47%
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Mahomet Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.65%
Female Employed1.49%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Mahomet Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mahomet Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mahomet Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

70.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.1%

Male Marriage Rate

68.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mahomet Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mahomet Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mahomet Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mahomet Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

362

Number of Veterans

353

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Mahomet Veterans by War

count

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Mahomet Veterans by Age

count

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Mahomet Veterans by Race

Mahomet Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mahomet Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.9%

Labor Force Participation

69.2%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Mahomet Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mahomet Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mahomet 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

76.5%

Born in Mahomet

96.55%

Native Born

3.45%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

2.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.55% of Mahomet residents were born in the United States, with 76.5% having been born in Illinois. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mahomet Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202912,9404103.27%
202812,5304103.38%
202712,1204103.5%
202611,7104103.63%
202511,3004103.76%
202410,8904103.91%
202310,4804104.07%
202210,0704104.24%
20219,6601421.49%
20209,51891810.67%
20198,600160.19%
20188,5841111.31%
20178,4732222.69%
20168,2511632.02%
20158,088821.02%
20148,0062042.61%
20137,8022082.74%
20127,5941421.91%
20117,4521221.66%
20107,3302,45350.3%
20004,8771,77457.17%
19903,103
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Mahomet Population by Year