Manhattan, Illinois Population 2021

10,836
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Manhattan is a city located in Will County Illinois. Manhattan has a 2020 population of 10,836. Manhattan is currently growing at a rate of 2.29% annually and its population has increased by 17.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,247 in 2010. Manhattan reached it's highest population of 10,836 in 2021.

The average household income in Manhattan is $105,497 with a poverty rate of 3.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,265 per month, and the median house value is $254,000. The median age in Manhattan is 32.7 years, 33.1 years for males, and 32.3 years for females.

Manhattan Demographics

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

  • White: 97.87%
  • Two or more races: 0.84%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.35%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Manhattan, Illinois is 10,836 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,107.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,247.

Manhattan, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,71797.87%
Two or More Races830.84%
Some Other Race700.71%
Black or African American350.35%
Asian230.23%
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Manhattan Population by Race

Manhattan Population Pyramid $2021

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Manhattan Median Age

32.7


Total

33.1


Male

32.3


Female

Manhattan Adults

There are 6,893 adults, (827 of whom are seniors) in Manhattan.

Manhattan Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

13.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Manhattan Sex Ratio

Female

4,905

49.41%

Male

5,023

50.59%

Manhattan Population by Age

Manhattan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Manhattan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.7%6.3%
All86.4%13.6%
Non Family75.5%24.5%
Male70.5%29.5%
Female64.2%35.8%

86.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Manhattan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1783.1286.4
Married2,1253.5793.7
Non Family6281.275.5
Female3133.4564.2
Male1124.2370.5

3.55

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

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Manhattan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1772.94%
9th to 12th Grade1382.29%
High School Graduate1,80830.05%
Some College1,55125.78%
Associates Degree4787.95%
Bachelors Degree1,45524.19%
Graduate Degree4096.80%
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Manhattan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Manhattan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,7625,5221,836
Hispanic1699412
2+ Races4747
Other Race392112
Black3535
Asian161616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Manhattan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,837$73,211$42,552
Less Than 9th Grade$39,750$40,580$38,125
High School Graduate$52,976$64,250$36,568
Some College$55,781$77,528$35,405
Bachelors Degree$56,317$72,460$49,196
Graduate Degree$67,391$96,625$48,750

$54,837

Average Earnings

$73,211

Average Male

$42,552

Average Female

Manhattan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Manhattan Language by Age

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Manhattan Language

95.12% of Manhattan residents speak only English, while 4.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.50% of the population.

Manhattan Language

Manhattan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,4752893.05%
Hispanic30282.65%
Other70811.43%

3.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.12%

Male Poverty Rate

1.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Manhattan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Manhattan is Other, with 11.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Manhattan is Hispanic, with 2.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.84%.

Manhattan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.19%
High School5.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.68%
Some College1.28%

Manhattan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed10.82%
Female Unemployed10.71%
Male Employed2.09%
Female Employed0.39%

Manhattan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Manhattan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$103,312$105,497
Families$110,614$115,268
Married Families$117,982-
Non Families$52,650$61,069
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Income by Household Type

Manhattan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Manhattan Married by Age and Sex

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Manhattan 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.

Manhattan Marital Status by Race

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Manhattan Marital Status

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234

Number of Veterans

234

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam92
Second Gulf War48
Korea37
First Gulf War16
World War II

Manhattan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7485
75+49
18 to 3448
35 to 5431
55 to 6421

Manhattan Veterans by Age

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Manhattan Veterans by Race

Manhattan Veterans by Education

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8.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Manhattan Veterans by Education

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76.4%

Labor Force Participation

72.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Manhattan Employment by Age

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Manhattan Employment by Race

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Manhattan 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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88.24%

Born in Manhattan

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

1.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.55% of Manhattan residents were born in the United States, with 88.24% having been born in Illinois. 0.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Manhattan Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,8362432.29%
202010,5932432.35%
201910,3502432.40%
201810,1072232.26%
20179,8841891.95%
20169,6951511.58%
20159,544920.97%
20149,4521041.11%
20139,348510.55%
20129,297200.22%
20119,277300.32%
20109,2470.00%

Manhattan Population by Year