Meredosia, Illinois Population 2024

795

Meredosia is a city located in Morgan County and Scott County Illinois. Meredosia has a 2024 population of 795. Meredosia is currently declining at a rate of -0.87% annually and its population has decreased by -3.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 822 in 2020.

The average household income in Meredosia is $62,488 with a poverty rate of 11.61%. The median age in Meredosia is 47.3 years: 48 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Meredosia Demographics

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

  • White: 96.3%
  • Two or more races: 3.37%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
920.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.28% (-27)
The current population of Meredosia, Illinois is 795 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 822.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White88596.3%
Two or more races313.37%
Other race30.33%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Meredosia Population by Race

Meredosia Population Pyramid 2024

Meredosia Median Age

47.3

Total

48

Male

43.9

Female

Meredosia Adults

There are 713 adults, (230 of whom are seniors) in Meredosia.

Meredosia Age Dependency

90.3

Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Meredosia Sex Ratio

Female49353.65%
Male42646.35%

Meredosia Population by Age

Meredosia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3552.5976.323.7
Married1703.098020
Non Family1271.2373.226.8
Female353.8354.345.7
Male234.481000

3.23

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Meredosia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade487.34%
Associates Degree639.63%
Bachelors Degree263.98%
Graduate Degree91.38%
High School Graduate38759.17%
Less Than 9th Grade213.21%
Some College10015.29%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Meredosia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meredosia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White64257335
2+ Races990
Other Race330
Hispanic330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.45%.

Meredosia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$43,438$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$26,600$40,250$13,417
Less Than 9th Grade$52,788$53,269$0
Overall$35,234$41,648$17,639
Some College$37,411$41,563$33,750

$35,234

Average Earnings

$41,648

Average Male

$17,639

Average Female

Meredosia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meredosia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Meredosia Language

98.86% of Meredosia residents speak only English, while 1.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Meredosia Language

Meredosia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White87910612.06%

11.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.56%

Male Poverty Rate

12.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meredosia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meredosia is White, with 12.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meredosia is White, with 12.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.6%.

Meredosia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.74%
Some College8.59%
High School8.01%
Bachelors or Greater5.71%

Meredosia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25%
Male Employed15.82%
Female Employed10.91%
Female Unemployed0%

Meredosia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meredosia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$66,167$74,170
Households$54,554$62,488
Married Families$65,667$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,404$36,357

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Meredosia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Meredosia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Meredosia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Meredosia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Meredosia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

66

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam34
Second Gulf War8
Korea3
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Meredosia Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7433
55 to 6414
75+11
35 to 548
18 to 340

Meredosia Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White669.42%

Meredosia Veterans by Race

Meredosia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meredosia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Meredosia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Meredosia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Meredosia 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

91.29%

Born in Meredosia

99.67%

Native Born

0.33%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.67% of Meredosia residents were born in the United States, with 91.29% having been born in Illinois. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Meredosia Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029762-6-0.78%
2028768-7-0.9%
2027775-7-0.9%
2026782-6-0.76%
2025788-7-0.88%
2024795-7-0.87%
2023802-6-0.74%
2022808-9-1.1%
2021817-5-0.61%
2020822-151-15.52%
2019973-12-1.22%
2018985-9-0.91%
2017994-11-1.09%
20161,005-11-1.08%
20151,016-5-0.49%
20141,021-4-0.39%
20131,025-10-0.97%
20121,035-10-0.96%
20111,04500%
20101,04500%

Meredosia Population by Year