Oblong, Illinois Population 2022

1,351
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Oblong is a city located in Crawford County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,351, it is the 596th largest city in Illinois and the 13171st largest city in the United States. Oblong is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -11.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,520 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Oblong has a population density of 1,245 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oblong is $52,913 with a poverty rate of 20.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $470 per month, and the median house value is $57,600. 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: 95.53%
  • Two or more races: 3.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.86%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oblong, Illinois is 1,351 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,520.

Oblong, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Oblong Population by Race

Oblong Population Pyramid 2022

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Oblong Median Age

34.9


Total

34.8


Male

35.6


Female

Oblong Adults

There are 1,204 adults, (291 of whom are seniors) in Oblong.

Oblong Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Oblong Sex Ratio

Female

790

51.97%

Male

730

48.03%

Oblong Population by Age

Oblong Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oblong Household Types

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oblong Households and Families

2.39

Average Family Size

1.9

Average Household Size

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Oblong Households by Type

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Oblong Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oblong Educational Attainment by Race

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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 white people with a rate of 11.06%.

Oblong Educational Attainment by Race

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$28,427

Average Earnings

$31,734

Average Male

$14,744

Average Female

Oblong Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oblong Language by Age

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Oblong Language

97.06% of Oblong residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.08% of the population.

Oblong Language

Oblong Poverty by Race

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20.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.50%

Male Poverty Rate

27.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oblong

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oblong is Black, with 76.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oblong is Multiple, with 3.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.58%.

Oblong Poverty

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Oblong Poverty Rate by Education

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Oblong Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oblong Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Oblong Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

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 55-64.

Oblong Marital Status by Race

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Oblong Marital Status

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84

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Oblong Veterans by War

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Oblong Veterans by Age

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Oblong Veterans by Race

Oblong Veterans by Education

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25.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oblong Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

7.9%

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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73.55%

Born in Oblong

99.61%

Native Born

0.39%

Foreign Born

0.07%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.61% of Oblong residents were born in the United States, with 73.55% having been born in Illinois. 0.07% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Oblong Population by Year