McLeansboro, Illinois Population 2024

2,672

McLeansboro is a city located in Hamilton County Illinois. McLeansboro has a 2024 population of 2,672. It is also the county seat of Hamilton County.McLeansboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.68% annually and its population has increased by 1.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,645 in 2020.

The average household income in McLeansboro is $56,086 with a poverty rate of 18.4%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in McLeansboro is 39.5 years, 38.1 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

McLeansboro Demographics

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

  • White: 92.23%
  • Two or more races: 3.54%
  • Other race: 2.18%
  • Asian: 0.89%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.86%
  • Black or African American: 0.29%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
949.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.02% (27)
The current population of McLeansboro, Illinois is 2,672 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,645.

McLeansboro, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,57792.23%
Two or more races993.54%
Other race612.18%
Asian250.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander240.86%
Black or African American80.29%
Native American
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

McLeansboro Population by Race

McLeansboro Population Pyramid 2024

McLeansboro Median Age

39.5

Total

38.1

Male

44.2

Female

McLeansboro Adults

There are 2,168 adults, (530 of whom are seniors) in McLeansboro.

McLeansboro Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

McLeansboro Sex Ratio

Female1,49353.44%
Male1,30146.56%

McLeansboro Population by Age

McLeansboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1892.276337
Non Family5591.3750.849.2
Married3843.2287.812.2
Female1612.8463.436.6
Male852.8230.669.4
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3.03

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

McLeansboro Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

McLeansboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McLeansboro Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

McLeansboro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,750

Average Earnings

$43,912

Average Male

$33,242

Average Female

McLeansboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

McLeansboro Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

McLeansboro Language

97.34% of McLeansboro residents speak only English, while 2.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

McLeansboro Language

McLeansboro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,52150219.91%
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18.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.24%

Male Poverty Rate

22.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McLeansboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in McLeansboro is White, with 19.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McLeansboro is White, with 19.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.36%.

McLeansboro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.72%
High School14.92%
Bachelors or Greater12.58%
Some College10.95%
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McLeansboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed12.58%
Male Employed5.78%
Female Unemployed
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McLeansboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McLeansboro Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

McLeansboro Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

31.8%

Female Marriage Rate

McLeansboro Married by Age and Sex

male

female

McLeansboro 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.

McLeansboro Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

McLeansboro Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

175

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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McLeansboro Veterans by War

count

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McLeansboro Veterans by Age

count

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McLeansboro Veterans by Race

McLeansboro Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

24.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

McLeansboro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

McLeansboro Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

McLeansboro Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

McLeansboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.25%

Born in McLeansboro

97.92%

Native Born

2.08%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

2.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.92% of McLeansboro residents were born in the United States, with 81.25% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

McLeansboro Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,762180.66%
20282,744180.66%
20272,726180.66%
20262,708180.67%
20252,690180.67%
20242,672180.68%
20232,654180.68%
20222,636180.69%
20212,618-27-1.02%
20202,645-104-3.78%
20192,749-8-0.29%
20182,757-17-0.61%
20172,774-4-0.14%
20162,778-17-0.61%
20152,795-24-0.85%
20142,819-14-0.49%
20132,833-18-0.63%
20122,851-16-0.56%
20112,867-12-0.42%
20102,879-66-2.24%
20002,94526810.01%
19902,677-283-9.56%
19802,96033012.55%
19702,630-321-10.88%
19602,951-57-1.89%
19503,00848018.99%
19402,528
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McLeansboro Population by Year