Manhattan, Illinois Population 2024

10,887

Manhattan is a city located in Will County Illinois. Manhattan has a 2024 population of 10,887. Manhattan is currently growing at a rate of 3.22% annually and its population has increased by 14.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,527 in 2020.

The average household income in Manhattan is $135,363 with a poverty rate of 4.25%. The median age in Manhattan is 34.6 years: 33 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Manhattan Demographics

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

  • White: 88.86%
  • Two or more races: 8.33%
  • Black or African American: 2%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,612.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.28% (1,360)
The current population of Manhattan, Illinois is 10,887 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,527.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,52288.86%
Two or more races7998.33%
Black or African American1922%
Other race630.66%
Asian140.15%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Manhattan Population by Race

Manhattan Population Pyramid 2024

Manhattan Median Age

34.6

Total

33

Male

37.1

Female

Manhattan Adults

There are 6,611 adults, (879 of whom are seniors) in Manhattan.

Manhattan Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52

Child Dependency Ratio

Manhattan Sex Ratio

Female4,59147.87%
Male4,99952.13%

Manhattan Population by Age

Manhattan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,188390.29.8
Married2,2753.4296.43.6
Non Family6611.217228
Female1643.5773.226.8
Male884.561000

3.45

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

90.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Manhattan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1021.69%
Associates Degree67811.26%
Bachelors Degree1,45624.18%
Graduate Degree4958.22%
High School Graduate1,56726.02%
Less Than 9th Grade1041.73%
Some College1,62026.9%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Manhattan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Manhattan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,4715,2911,816
2+ Races27527579
Hispanic24121596
Black14614619
Other Race362212
Asian141414

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Manhattan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$74,107$100,563$58,523
Graduate Degree$88,092$93,964$69,405
High School Graduate$57,961$62,879$52,083
Less Than 9th Grade$43,971$43,971$0
Overall$69,006$84,792$50,772
Some College$68,750$87,500$27,313

$69,006

Average Earnings

$84,792

Average Male

$50,772

Average Female

Manhattan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Manhattan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Manhattan Language

95.46% of Manhattan residents speak only English, while 4.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.35% of the population.

Manhattan Language

Manhattan Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,3653624.33%
Hispanic510458.82%
Other633657.14%
Multiple79991.13%

4.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.5%

Male Poverty Rate

3.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Manhattan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Manhattan is Other, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Manhattan is Multiple, with 1.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.08%.

Manhattan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.82%
High School6.25%
Some College3.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.18%

Manhattan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed58.73%
Female Unemployed17.5%
Female Employed1.76%
Male Employed1.41%

Manhattan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Manhattan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$130,662$145,777
Households$123,307$135,363
Married Families$141,607$-999,999,999
Non Families$57,009$93,185

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Manhattan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

69.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Manhattan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Manhattan 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 35-44.

Manhattan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Manhattan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

261

Number of Veterans

243

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War112
Vietnam76
Korea28
First Gulf War9
World War II0

Manhattan Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 34101
65 to 7476
75+37
35 to 5429
55 to 6418

Manhattan Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2554.22%
Other Race616.67%
Hispanic61.9%

Manhattan Veterans by Race

Manhattan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Manhattan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.8%

Labor Force Participation

72.1%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Manhattan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Manhattan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Manhattan 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

89.73%

Born in Manhattan

96.86%

Native Born

3.14%

Foreign Born

2.36%

Non Citizen

0.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.86% of Manhattan residents were born in the United States, with 89.73% having been born in Illinois. 2.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Manhattan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202912,5873402.78%
202812,2473402.86%
202711,9073402.94%
202611,5673403.03%
202511,2273403.12%
202410,8873403.22%
202310,5472082.01%
202210,3392982.97%
202110,0415145.4%
20209,5271,29215.69%
20198,2352523.16%
20187,9832333.01%
20177,7501972.61%
20167,5531502.03%
20157,403981.34%
20147,3051081.5%
20137,197600.84%
20127,137190.27%
20117,118280.39%
20107,09000%
20003,330-9,257-73.54%

Manhattan Population by Year