McHenry, Illinois Population 2020

47,320
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McHenry is a city located in Illinois. McHenry has a 2020 population of 47,320. McHenry is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually but its population has decreased by -0.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47,703 in 2010. McHenry reached it's highest population of 47,703 in 2010.

The average household income in McHenry is $91,840 with a poverty rate of 7.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,177 per month, and the median house value is $182,300. The median age in McHenry is 41.3 years, 40.2 years for males, and 42.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.1 males.

McHenry Demographics

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

  • White: 94.24%
  • Other race: 1.95%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Two or more races: 1.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of McHenry, Illinois is 47,320, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 47,042.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 47,703.

McHenry, Illinois Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,20594.24%
Some Other Race9171.95%
Asian6981.49%
Two or More Races6391.36%
Black or African American3510.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native960.20%
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McHenry Population Pyramid 2020

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McHenry Median Age

41.3


Total

40.2


Male

42.6


Female

McHenry Adults

There are 36,292 adults, (7,127 of whom are seniors) in McHenry.

McHenry Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

McHenry Sex Ratio

Female

23,214

49.49%

Male

23,692

50.51%

McHenry Households and Families

McHenry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McHenry Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All77.6%22.4%
Male75.1%24.9%
Female65.1%34.9%
Non Family63.3%36.7%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,7542.6377.6
Married10,1723.1786.9
Non Family4,9721.2463.3
Female1,6763.2265.1
Male9343.0675.1

3.1

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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McHenry Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9262.87%
9th to 12th Grade1,8445.71%
High School Graduate10,99534.05%
Some College7,53623.34%
Associates Degree3,0779.53%
Bachelors Degree5,62717.43%
Graduate Degree2,2827.07%
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McHenry Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,76526,8737,284
Hispanic2,6511,872184
Other Race44426610
Asian436401252
Multiple Races22020450
Black193166124
Native American663415

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 64.25%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,056$53,259$35,175
Less Than High School$26,199$29,920$17,235
High School Grad$40,106$46,439$26,926
Some College$40,111$55,166$31,281
Bachelors Degree$62,633$92,701$44,552
Graduate Degree$74,598$79,536$71,038

$43,056

Average Earnings

$53,259

Average Male

$35,175

Average Female

McHenry Language

McHenry Language by Age

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McHenry Language

88.65% of McHenry residents speak only English, while 11.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.55% of the population.

McHenry Poverty

McHenry Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,7422,3685.96%
Hispanic5,22494718.13%
Other91723825.95%
Black35110529.91%
Asian698202.87%

7.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.16%

Male Poverty Rate

7.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McHenry

The race most likely to be in poverty in McHenry is Black, with 29.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McHenry is Asian, with 2.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.92%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.70%
High School7.14%
Some College4.41%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.04%
Female Unemployed19.74%
Female Employed5.63%
Male Employed2.87%

McHenry Income

McHenry Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,938$91,840
Families$89,270$106,146
Married Families$101,366$117,673
Non Families$38,514$50,663
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McHenry Marital Status

McHenry Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

McHenry Married by Age and Sex

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McHenry 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 55-64.

McHenry Marital Status by Race

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McHenry Veterans

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3,014

Number of Veterans

2,852

Male Veterans

162

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,240
First Gulf War711
Second Gulf War397
Korea228
World War II58
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74985
35 to 54685
75+606
55 to 64558
18 to 34180
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9948.66%
Hispanic672.05%
2 or More208.44%

McHenry Veterans by Education

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2.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

McHenry Employment Status

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68%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202047,3201390.29%
201947,1811390.30%
201847,0421390.30%
201746,9031260.27%
201646,777-127-0.27%
201546,904-47-0.10%
201446,951-138-0.29%
201347,089-306-0.65%
201247,395-146-0.31%
201147,541-162-0.34%
201047,7030.00%