Normal, Illinois Population 2022

52,784
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Normal is a city located in McLean County Illinois. Normal has a 2020 population of 52,784. Normal is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 0.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 52,736 in 2010.

The average household income in Normal is $77,206 with a poverty rate of 24.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $852 per month, and the median house value is $169,300. The median age in Normal is 24.6 years, 24.8 years for males, and 24.5 years for females.

Normal Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Normalwas:

  • White: 80.77%
  • Black or African American: 11.53%
  • Asian: 3.83%
  • Two or more races: 3.57%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Normal, Illinois is 52,784 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 52,736.

Normal, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,18180.77%
Black or African American6,30611.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native360.07%
Asian2,0933.83%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%
Some Other Race1250.23%
Two or More Races1,9543.57%
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Normal Population by Race

Normal Population Pyramid 2022

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Normal Median Age

25.2


Total

25.7


Male

24.7


Female

Normal Adults

There are 45,477 adults, (5,945 of whom are seniors) in Normal.

Normal Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Normal Sex Ratio

Female

29,038

53.09%

Male

25,661

46.91%

Normal Population by Age

Normal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Normal Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.4%9.6%
All56.8%43.2%
Male50.6%49.4%
Female46.4%53.6%
Non Family31.6%68.4%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Normal Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,5202.556.8
Married7,6923.190.4
Male5953.150.6
Female1,9203.4146.4
Non Family9,3131.7731.6

3.09

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Normal Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1230.45%
9th to 12th Grade5091.85%
High School Graduate5,02218.27%
Some College5,26319.14%
Associates Degree2,4879.05%
Bachelors Degree9,16733.34%
Graduate Degree4,92217.90%
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Normal Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Normal Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,0811,074931
Other Race575735
White22,40121,97711,744
2+ Races622622259
Black2,6212,468938
Hispanic1,041993353
Native American3322

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 86.12%.

Normal Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,061$55,451$39,068
Less Than 9th Grade$15,647$34,219$14,550
High School Graduate$32,132$42,888$21,925
Some College$38,023$46,591$29,492
Bachelors Degree$50,142$59,216$42,102
Graduate Degree$72,801$80,828$64,000

$46,061

Average Earnings

$55,451

Average Male

$39,068

Average Female

Normal Earnings by Educational Attainment

Normal Language by Age

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Normal Language

93.42% of Normal residents speak only English, while 6.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Normal Language

Normal Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,3562,16340.38%
Hispanic2,30864728.03%
Asian1,88951427.21%
White38,0378,72622.94%
Other24NaN%
Multiple1,79524513.65%

24.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.61%

Male Poverty Rate

27.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Normal

The race most likely to be in poverty in Normal is Black, with 40.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Normal is Multiple, with 13.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.72%.

Normal Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.70%
High School15.50%
Some College13.78%
Bachelors or Greater5.89%

Normal Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.71%
Male Unemployed41.45%
Female Employed22.21%
Female Unemployed68.45%

Normal Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Normal Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,381$81,278
Families$97,427$118,576
Married Families$109,103-
Non Families$27,976$38,611
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Income by Household Type

Normal Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.4%

Male Marriage Rate

33.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Normal Married by Age and Sex

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Normal Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Normal Marital Status by Race

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Normal Marital Status

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1,972

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War588
First Gulf War376
Vietnam451
Korea113
World War II80

Normal Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34312
35 to 54569
55 to 64262
65 to 74382
75+447

Normal Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6094.24%
Black1924.26%
Native American1028.57%
2+ Races16114.29%
Hispanic22610.55%

Normal Veterans by Race

Normal Veterans by Education

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12.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Normal Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Normal Employment by Age

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Normal Employment by Race

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Normal 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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76.53%

Born in Normal

94.33%

Native Born

5.67%

Foreign Born

2.98%

Non Citizen

2.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.33% of Normal residents were born in the United States, with 76.53% having been born in Illinois. 2.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Normal Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18903,4590.00%
19003,7953360.93%
19104,0242290.59%
19205,1431,1192.48%
19306,7681,6252.78%
19406,9832150.31%
19509,7722,7893.42%
196013,3573,5853.17%
197026,39613,0397.05%
198035,6729,2763.06%
199040,0234,3511.16%
200045,3865,3631.27%
201052,4977,1111.47%
201152,521240.05%
201252,545240.05%
201352,569240.05%
201452,593240.05%
201552,617240.05%
201652,641240.05%
201752,665240.05%
201852,689240.05%
201952,713240.05%
202052,736230.04%
202152,760240.05%
202252,784240.05%

Normal Population by Year