Oblong, Illinois Population 2021

1,345
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Oblong is a city located in Crawford County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,345, it is the 571st largest city in Illinois and the 9129th largest city in the United States . Oblong is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -8.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,466 in 2010. Oblong reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Oblong has a population density of 1,239 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oblong is $52,913 with a poverty rate of 24.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $503 per month, and the median house value is $52,200. The median age in Oblong is 39.3 years, 42.5 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Oblong Demographics

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

  • White: 95.70%
  • Two or more races: 2.49%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Oblong, Illinois is 1,345 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,371.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,466.

Oblong, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,26995.70%
Two or More Races332.49%
Some Other Race110.83%
Black or African American100.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.23%
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Oblong Population by Race

Oblong Population Pyramid $2021

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Oblong Median Age

39.3


Total

42.5


Male

36.3


Female

Oblong Adults

There are 1,024 adults, (302 of whom are seniors) in Oblong.

Oblong Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Oblong Sex Ratio

Female

738

55.66%

Male

588

44.34%

Oblong Population by Age

Oblong Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oblong Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Female63.9%36.1%
All67.5%32.5%
Male68.5%31.5%
Married84.3%15.7%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oblong Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6371.9867.5
Non Family2891.2557.1
Married1972.6684.3
Female972.4263.9
Male542.6368.5

2.53

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

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Oblong Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade485.27%
9th to 12th Grade626.81%
High School Graduate36540.11%
Some College18019.78%
Associates Degree14716.15%
Bachelors Degree818.90%
Graduate Degree272.97%
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Oblong Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oblong Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White876766105
2+ Races2121
Black1010
Islander333
Hispanic22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Oblong Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,115$32,750$22,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$32,031$13,250
High School Graduate$30,789$37,000$23,333
Some College$29,688$30,938$25,769
Bachelors Degree$$61,250$18,750
Graduate Degree$55,833$$57,083

$30,115

Average Earnings

$32,750

Average Male

$22,500

Average Female

Oblong Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oblong Language by Age

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Oblong Language

98.63% of Oblong residents speak only English, while 1.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Oblong Language

Oblong Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,18527723.38%
Hispanic331648.48%
Black1010100.00%
Multiple33824.24%

24.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.87%

Male Poverty Rate

31.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oblong

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oblong is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oblong is White, with 23.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.27%.

Oblong Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.00%
Some College20.49%
High School13.91%
Bachelors or Greater7.92%

Oblong Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed90.91%
Female Employed26.55%
Male Employed4.07%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Oblong Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oblong Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,005$52,913
Families$45,938$60,321
Married Families$57,917-
Non Families$31,302$39,639
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Income by Household Type

Oblong Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Oblong Married by Age and Sex

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Oblong 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 45-54.

Oblong Marital Status by Race

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Oblong Marital Status

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89

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War14
Korea11
World War II5

Oblong Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7431
75+22
35 to 5419
55 to 6411
18 to 346

Oblong Veterans by Age

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Oblong Veterans by Race

Oblong Veterans by Education

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22.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oblong Veterans by Education

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Oblong Employment by Age

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Oblong Employment by Race

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Oblong 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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70.59%

Born in Oblong

99.10%

Native Born

0.90%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.10% of Oblong residents were born in the United States, with 70.59% having been born in Illinois. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Oblong Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,345-13-0.96%
20201,358-13-0.95%
20191,371-13-0.94%
20181,384-11-0.79%
20171,395-12-0.85%
20161,407-12-0.85%
20151,419-1-0.07%
20141,420-13-0.91%
20131,433-12-0.83%
20121,445-19-1.30%
20111,464-3-0.20%
20101,4670.00%

Oblong Population by Year