McHenry, Illinois Population 2021

46,787
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McHenry Demographics

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

  • White: 93.59%
  • Two or more races: 1.90%
  • Asian: 1.79%
  • Other race: 1.70%
  • Black or African American: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of McHenry, Illinois is 46,787based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 46,964.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 47,695.

McHenry, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43,85793.59%
Two or More Races8901.90%
Asian8401.79%
Some Other Race7981.70%
Black or African American3790.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native990.21%
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McHenry Population By Race

McHenry Population Pyramid 2021

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McHenry Median Age

41


Total

39.7


Male

42.5


Female

McHenry Adults

There are 36,197 adults, (6,996 of whom are seniors) in McHenry.

McHenry Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

McHenry Sex Ratio

Mujer

23,173

49.45%

Masculino

23,690

50.55%

McHenry Population by Age

McHenry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McHenry Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All76.7%23.3%
Masculino74.8%25.2%
Mujer61.5%38.5%
Non Family61.3%38.7%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

McHenry Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,9482.676.7
Married9,7693.1588.2
Non Family5,3941.361.3
Mujer1,7473.261.5
Masculino1,0383.1874.8

3.07

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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McHenry Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7462.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,9185.92%
High School Graduate11,00533.95%
Some College7,52423.21%
Associates Degree3,1669.77%
Bachelors Degree5,84518.03%
Graduate Degree2,2106.82%
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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
White28,74126,9217,306
Hispanic2,6521,954286
Asian506472252
Other Race45329226
2+ Races318264104
Black245209123
Native American693416

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 50.20%.

McHenry Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$44,855$56,131$36,097
Less Than 9th Grade$28,665$40,346$21,061
High School Graduate$41,162$49,441$31,090
Some College$40,026$56,127$31,035
Bachelors Degree$66,806$95,000$44,451
Graduate Degree$73,033$83,255$63,935

$44,855

Average Earnings

$56,131

Average Male

$36,097

Average Female

McHenry Earnings by Educational Attainment

McHenry Language by Age

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McHenry Language

89.75% of McHenry residents speak only English, while 10.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.41% of the population.

McHenry Language

McHenry Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39,6162,6206.61%
Hispanic4,89180416.44%
Other79812415.54%
Black37912232.19%
Asian840425.00%

7.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.31%

Male Poverty Rate

8.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McHenry

The race most likely to be in poverty in McHenry is Black, with 32.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McHenry is Asian, with 5.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.95%.

McHenry Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.49%
High School7.85%
Some College5.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.12%

McHenry Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.94%
Male Unemployed21.22%
Female Employed4.41%
Male Employed2.10%

McHenry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McHenry Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,315$94,347
Families$90,921$108,514
Married Families$105,688$122,104
Non Families$43,234$55,910
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Income by Household Type

McHenry Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

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 45-54.

McHenry Marital Status by Race

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McHenry Marital Status

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2,797

Number of Veterans

2,602

Male Veterans

195

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam996
First Gulf War662
Second Gulf War495
Korea222
World War II70

McHenry Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74830
35 to 54710
75+619
55 to 64404
18 to 34234

McHenry Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7478.01%
Hispanic922.88%
2+ Races349.09%
Black92.88%
Other Race71.22%

McHenry Veterans by Race

McHenry Veterans by Education

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1.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

McHenry Veterans by Education

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67.8%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

4%

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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76.87%

Born in McHenry

93.43%

Native Born

6.57%

Foreign Born

3.54%

Non Citizen

3.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.43% of McHenry residents were born in the United States, with 76.87% having been born in Illinois. 3.54% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202146,787-59-0.13%
202046,846-59-0.13%
201946,905-59-0.13%
201846,9641180.25%
201746,8461140.24%
201646,732-135-0.29%
201546,867-62-0.13%
201446,929-143-0.30%
201347,072-315-0.66%
201247,387-148-0.31%
201147,535-160-0.34%
201047,6950.00%

McHenry Population by Year