McHenry, Illinois Population 2022

27,163
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McHenry is a city located in McHenry County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 27,163, it is the 79th largest city in Illinois and the 1688th largest city in the United States. McHenry is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 0.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,135 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, McHenry has a population density of 1,878 people per square mile.

The average household income in McHenry is $94,175 with a poverty rate of 7.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,328 per month, and the median house value is $194,800. The median age in McHenry is 39.8 years, 38.5 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

McHenry Demographics

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

  • White: 93.02%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • Asian: 1.82%
  • Other race: 1.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of McHenry, Illinois is 27,163 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,135.

McHenry, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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McHenry Population by Race

McHenry Population Pyramid 2022

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McHenry Median Age

41.3


Total

40.1


Male

43.1


Female

McHenry Adults

There are 21,303 adults, (4,388 of whom are seniors) in McHenry.

McHenry Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

McHenry Sex Ratio

Female

13,846

51.49%

Male

13,043

48.51%

McHenry Population by Age

McHenry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McHenry Household Types

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

McHenry Households and Families

3.11

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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McHenry Households by Type

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McHenry Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McHenry Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 53.33%.

McHenry Educational Attainment by Race

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$51,897

Average Earnings

$62,482

Average Male

$40,840

Average Female

McHenry Earnings by Educational Attainment

McHenry Language by Age

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McHenry Language

84.52% of McHenry residents speak only English, while 15.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.04% of the population.

McHenry Language

McHenry Poverty by Race

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7.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.05%

Male Poverty Rate

7.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McHenry

The race most likely to be in poverty in McHenry is Black, with 31.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McHenry is Other, with NaN% 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 8.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.11%.

McHenry Poverty

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McHenry Poverty Rate by Education

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McHenry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McHenry Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

McHenry Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

McHenry Marital Status by Race

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McHenry Marital Status

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1,403

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

McHenry Veterans by War

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McHenry Veterans by Age

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McHenry Veterans by Race

McHenry Veterans by Education

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1.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

McHenry Veterans by Education

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68.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

McHenry Employment by Age

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McHenry Employment by Race

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McHenry 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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72.05%

Born in McHenry

90.77%

Native Born

9.23%

Foreign Born

5.31%

Non Citizen

3.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.77% of McHenry residents were born in the United States, with 72.05% having been born in Illinois. 5.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

McHenry Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

McHenry Population by Year