Onarga, Illinois Population 2021

1,230
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Onarga is a city located in Iroquois County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,230, it is the 596th largest city in Illinois and the 9477th largest city in the United States . Onarga is currently declining at a rate of -1.36% annually and its population has decreased by -10.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,368 in 2010. Onarga reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Onarga has a population density of 735 people per square mile.

The average household income in Onarga is $57,318 with a poverty rate of 21.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $86,700. The median age in Onarga is 35.7 years, 34.5 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Onarga Demographics

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

  • White: 67.11%
  • Other race: 31.09%
  • Two or more races: 0.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.76%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Onarga, Illinois is 1,230 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,264.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,368.

Onarga, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70867.11%
Some Other Race32831.09%
Two or More Races90.85%
Black or African American80.76%
Asian20.19%
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Onarga Population by Race

Onarga Population Pyramid $2021

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Onarga Median Age

35.7


Total

34.5


Male

38.3


Female

Onarga Adults

There are 767 adults, (144 of whom are seniors) in Onarga.

Onarga Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Onarga Sex Ratio

Female

492

46.64%

Male

563

53.36%

Onarga Population by Age

Onarga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Onarga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female36.4%63.6%
Non Family81.3%18.8%
All83.8%16.2%
Married92.8%7.2%
Male100%0%

83.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Onarga Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3652.8183.8
Married2223.292.8
Non Family801.2881.3
Female443.6436.4
Male192.79100

3.15

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Onarga Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade13320.09%
9th to 12th Grade659.82%
High School Graduate23936.10%
Some College14021.15%
Associates Degree263.93%
Bachelors Degree527.85%
Graduate Degree71.06%
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Onarga Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Onarga Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White37236156
Hispanic285983
Other Race17934
2+ Races33
Asian22

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 white people with a rate of 15.05%.

Onarga Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,821$31,058$20,625
Less Than 9th Grade$21,058$25,167$12,361
High School Graduate$28,304$31,406$19,063
Some College$29,688$48,125$27,656
Bachelors Degree$51,667$90,313$37,917
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,821

Average Earnings

$31,058

Average Male

$20,625

Average Female

Onarga Earnings by Educational Attainment

Onarga Language by Age

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Onarga Language

50.39% of Onarga residents speak only English, while 49.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.41% of the population.

Onarga Language

Onarga Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic55015327.82%
Other32810732.62%
White4706814.47%

21.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.45%

Male Poverty Rate

22.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Onarga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Onarga is Other, with 32.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Onarga is White, with 14.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.89%.

Onarga Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.35%
Some College16.87%
High School14.64%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Onarga Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed65.22%
Male Employed13.90%
Female Employed7.73%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Onarga Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Onarga Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,635$57,318
Families$51,932$60,338
Married Families$54,808-
Non Families$33,333$42,123
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Income by Household Type

Onarga Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Onarga Married by Age and Sex

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Onarga 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.

Onarga Marital Status by Race

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Onarga Marital Status

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32

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
Korea6
Second Gulf War6
World War II
First Gulf War

Onarga Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7417
75+9
35 to 544
18 to 342
55 to 64

Onarga Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White285.19%
Hispanic61.77%
Other Race41.89%

Onarga Veterans by Race

Onarga Veterans by Education

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25.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Onarga Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Onarga Employment by Age

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Onarga Employment by Race

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Onarga 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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67.20%

Born in Onarga

73.36%

Native Born

26.64%

Foreign Born

21.33%

Non Citizen

5.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.36% of Onarga residents were born in the United States, with 67.20% having been born in Illinois. 21.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Onarga Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,230-17-1.36%
20201,247-17-1.34%
20191,264-17-1.33%
20181,281-8-0.62%
20171,289-17-1.30%
20161,306-19-1.43%
20151,325-9-0.67%
20141,334-3-0.22%
20131,337-10-0.74%
20121,347-15-1.10%
20111,362-14-1.02%
20101,3760.00%

Onarga Population by Year