Mount Zion, Illinois Population 2021

6,991
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Mount Zion is a city located in Illinois. Mount Zion has a 2020 population of 6,991. Mount Zion is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -2.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,146 in 2010. Mount Zion reached it's highest population of 7,190 in 2013.

The average household income in Mount Zion is $102,895 with a poverty rate of 6.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $662 per month, and the median house value is $154,200. The median age in Mount Zion is 40.2 years, 42 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Mount Zion Demographics

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

  • White: 86.84%
  • Two or more races: 7.18%
  • Black or African American: 4.87%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Zion, Illinois is 6,991 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,015.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,146.

Mount Zion, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,12186.84%
Two or More Races5067.18%
Black or African American3434.87%
Asian410.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.54%
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Mount Zion Population by Race

Mount Zion Population Pyramid $2021

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Mount Zion Median Age

40.2


Total

42


Male

37.7


Female

Mount Zion Adults

There are 5,088 adults, (1,096 of whom are seniors) in Mount Zion.

Mount Zion Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Zion Sex Ratio

Female

3,563

50.55%

Male

3,486

49.45%

Mount Zion Population by Age

Mount Zion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Zion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.2%7.8%
All80.2%19.8%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Female47.6%52.4%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Zion Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5202.7780.2
Married1,6343.3692.2
Non Family6821.1153.8
Female1052.5747.6
Male994.62100

3.36

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Mount Zion Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade390.85%
9th to 12th Grade1242.70%
High School Graduate1,37729.94%
Some College1,11024.14%
Associates Degree46410.09%
Bachelors Degree1,06023.05%
Graduate Degree4259.24%
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Mount Zion Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Zion Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,2134,0591,336
Black24223384
2+ Races929240
Asian414125
Hispanic1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.98%.

Mount Zion Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,731$55,212$39,936
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,164$42,188$19,293
Some College$41,319$50,640$37,697
Bachelors Degree$66,731$90,750$45,750
Graduate Degree$65,417$64,200$66,750

$47,731

Average Earnings

$55,212

Average Male

$39,936

Average Female

Mount Zion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Zion Language by Age

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Mount Zion Language

98.86% of Mount Zion 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 0.40% of the population.

Mount Zion Language

Mount Zion Poverty by Race

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6.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.61%

Male Poverty Rate

7.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Zion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Zion is White, with 7.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Zion is White, with 7.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.86%.

Mount Zion Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.39%
Some College6.72%
High School3.67%
Bachelors or Greater1.95%

Mount Zion Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed24.32%
Female Unemployed21.88%
Male Employed2.83%
Female Employed0.52%

Mount Zion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Zion Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,750$102,895
Families$97,130$123,842
Married Families$105,179-
Non Families$35,833$45,179
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Income by Household Type

Mount Zion Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.2%

Male Marriage Rate

67.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Zion Married by Age and Sex

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Mount Zion 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.

Mount Zion Marital Status by Race

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Mount Zion Marital Status

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464

Number of Veterans

453

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam148
First Gulf War53
Second Gulf War50
Korea47
World War II37

Mount Zion Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54149
65 to 74138
75+122
55 to 6444
18 to 3411

Mount Zion Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White46410.03%
Hispanic11100.00%

Mount Zion Veterans by Race

Mount Zion Veterans by Education

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6.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Zion Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Zion Employment by Age

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Mount Zion Employment by Race

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Mount Zion 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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77.66%

Born in Mount Zion

98.95%

Native Born

1.05%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

0.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.95% of Mount Zion residents were born in the United States, with 77.66% having been born in Illinois. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mount Zion Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,991-8-0.11%
20206,999-8-0.11%
20197,007-8-0.11%
20187,015-30-0.43%
20177,045-41-0.58%
20167,086-20-0.28%
20157,106-43-0.60%
20147,149-41-0.57%
20137,190340.48%
20127,156-17-0.24%
20117,173270.38%
20107,1460.00%

Mount Zion Population by Year