McHenry, Illinois Population 2022

27,229
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McHenry is a city located in McHenry County Illinois. McHenry has a 2020 population of 27,229. McHenry is currently growing at a rate of 0.21% annually and its population has increased by 0.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,059 in 2010.

The average household income in McHenry is $94,175 with a poverty rate of 6.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,221 per month, and the median house value is $181,300. 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: 94.05%
  • Asian: 1.98%
  • Other race: 1.73%
  • Two or more races: 1.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of McHenry, Illinois is 27,229 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,229.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,059.

McHenry, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,21794.05%
Asian5311.98%
Some Other Race4651.73%
Two or More Races3501.31%
Black or African American1800.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native700.26%
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McHenry Population by Race

McHenry Population Pyramid $2022

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McHenry Median Age

39.8


Total

38.5


Male

41.2


Female

McHenry Adults

There are 20,831 adults, (3,953 of whom are seniors) in McHenry.

McHenry Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

McHenry Sex Ratio

Female

13,388

49.93%

Male

13,425

50.07%

McHenry Population by Age

McHenry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McHenry Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family54.6%45.4%
Female55.5%44.5%
All71.4%28.6%
Male80.6%19.4%
Married82.8%17.2%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

McHenry Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,1842.6171.4
Married5,6303.2882.8
Non Family3,1671.2454.6
Female9242.9755.5
Male4633.1180.6

3.16

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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McHenry Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5352.91%
9th to 12th Grade9345.09%
High School Graduate5,54430.20%
Some College4,38423.88%
Associates Degree1,89510.32%
Bachelors Degree3,48719.00%
Graduate Degree1,5768.59%
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McHenry Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McHenry Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,75414,9064,656
Hispanic2,0751,525177
Other Race298186
Asian286271157
Black1208844
2+ Races909029
Native American5318

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.90%.

McHenry Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,631$59,378$38,069
Less Than 9th Grade$21,819$29,261$15,865
High School Graduate$42,044$49,054$31,005
Some College$44,138$60,676$31,143
Bachelors Degree$68,109$90,676$50,750
Graduate Degree$70,843$80,605$61,714

$47,631

Average Earnings

$59,378

Average Male

$38,069

Average Female

McHenry Earnings by Educational Attainment

McHenry Language by Age

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McHenry Language

86.00% of McHenry residents speak only English, while 14.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.71% of the population.

McHenry Language

McHenry Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,5291,0744.99%
Hispanic3,85160615.74%
Black1805631.11%
Other8NaN%

6.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.40%

Male Poverty Rate

7.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McHenry

The race most likely to be in poverty in McHenry is Black, with 31.11% 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 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.12%.

McHenry Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.17%
High School8.05%
Some College3.94%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%

McHenry Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed17.14%
Male Unemployed16.84%
Female Employed4.13%
Male Employed1.58%

McHenry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McHenry Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,811$94,175
Families$94,056$112,834
Married Families$107,100-
Non Families$32,458$48,382
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Income by Household Type

McHenry Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

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 35-44.

McHenry Marital Status by Race

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McHenry Marital Status

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1,465

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam526
First Gulf War301
Second Gulf War284
Korea184
World War II93

McHenry Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74402
75+358
35 to 54355
55 to 64196
18 to 34154

McHenry Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4657.41%
Hispanic261.02%

McHenry Veterans by Race

McHenry Veterans by Education

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1.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

McHenry Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

3.9%

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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73.59%

Born in McHenry

90.61%

Native Born

9.39%

Foreign Born

5.49%

Non Citizen

3.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.61% of McHenry residents were born in the United States, with 73.59% having been born in Illinois. 5.49% 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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202227,229560.21%
202127,173560.21%
202027,117560.21%
201927,061560.21%
201827,0051950.73%
201726,8101760.66%
201626,63430.01%
201526,631-3-0.01%
201426,634-67-0.25%
201326,701-164-0.61%
201226,865-95-0.35%
201126,960-99-0.37%
201027,0595,5582.33%
200021,5015,3242.89%
199016,1775,4404.18%
198010,7373,9654.72%
19706,7723,4367.34%
19603,3360.00%

McHenry Population by Year