Normal, Illinois Population 2021

54,151
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Normal is a city located in McLean County Illinois. Normal has a 2020 population of 54,151. Normal is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually but its population has increased by 2.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 52,655 in 2010. Normal reached it's highest population of 54,676 in 2013.

The average household income in Normal is $75,985 with a poverty rate of 24.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $875 per month, and the median house value is $169,200. The median age in Normal is 24.6 years, 24.9 years for males, and 24.3 years for females.

Normal Demographics

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

  • White: 81.96%
  • Black or African American: 10.79%
  • Asian: 4.20%
  • Two or more races: 2.54%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Normal, Illinois is 54,151 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 54,631.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 52,655.

Normal, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,62681.96%
Black or African American5,87710.79%
Asian2,2864.20%
Two or More Races1,3822.54%
Some Other Race1830.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native960.18%
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Normal Population by Race

Normal Population Pyramid $2021

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Normal Median Age

24.6


Total

24.9


Male

24.3


Female

Normal Adults

There are 45,210 adults, (5,469 of whom are seniors) in Normal.

Normal Age Dependency

37

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Normal Sex Ratio

Female

28,869

53.02%

Male

25,581

46.98%

Normal Population by Age

Normal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Normal Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All55.1%44.9%
Female43.9%56.1%
Male42.2%57.8%
Non Family28.7%71.3%

55.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Normal Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2212.5455.1
Non Family9,0901.8728.7
Married7,7633.1389.5
Female1,8443.1743.9
Male5243.1742.2

3.08

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Normal Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1990.74%
9th to 12th Grade5261.96%
High School Graduate5,56220.69%
Some College5,11219.01%
Associates Degree2,5709.56%
Bachelors Degree8,16930.38%
Graduate Degree4,75017.67%
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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
White22,10621,64810,808
Black2,2662,153787
Asian1,2271,192942
Hispanic939833263
2+ Races360354111
Other Race10710785
Native American3719

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 other race people with a rate of 79.44%.

Normal Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,277$52,190$36,629
Less Than 9th Grade$$58,284$13,899
High School Graduate$28,800$40,343$20,761
Some College$35,802$45,000$27,457
Bachelors Degree$50,243$60,179$40,250
Graduate Degree$64,261$79,893$59,111

$44,277

Average Earnings

$52,190

Average Male

$36,629

Average Female

Normal Earnings by Educational Attainment

Normal Language by Age

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Normal Language

93.20% of Normal residents speak only English, while 6.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.56% of the population.

Normal Language

Normal Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,6559,01123.31%
Black4,6461,83239.43%
Hispanic2,30762026.87%
Asian2,16543019.86%
Multiple1,25720916.63%
Other1837641.53%
Native943031.91%

24.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.12%

Male Poverty Rate

26.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Normal

The race most likely to be in poverty in Normal is Other, with 41.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Normal is Multiple, with 16.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.11%.

Normal Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.21%
High School14.10%
Some College12.63%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%

Normal Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.57%
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed22.39%
Male Employed14.67%

Normal Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Normal Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,638$75,985
Families$92,109$107,011
Married Families$105,084-
Non Families$30,551$40,109
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Income by Household Type

Normal Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

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 Over 65, 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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1,953

Number of Veterans

1,797

Male Veterans

156

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War631
Vietnam523
First Gulf War353
Korea146
World War II115

Normal Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54531
75+409
18 to 34404
65 to 74384
55 to 64225

Normal Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6804.42%
Hispanic1436.76%
Black1393.25%
2+ Races10212.72%
Asian231.30%
Native American910.11%

Normal Veterans by Race

Normal Veterans by Education

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10.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Normal Veterans by Education

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

2.9%

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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77.09%

Born in Normal

94.50%

Native Born

5.50%

Foreign Born

3.61%

Non Citizen

1.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.50% of Normal residents were born in the United States, with 77.09% having been born in Illinois. 3.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Normal Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202154,151-160-0.29%
202054,311-160-0.29%
201954,471-160-0.29%
201854,6311770.33%
201754,454580.11%
201654,396990.18%
201554,297-226-0.41%
201454,523-153-0.28%
201354,6766431.19%
201254,0339051.70%
201153,1284730.90%
201052,6550.00%

Normal Population by Year