Onarga, Illinois Population 2024

1,262

Onarga is a city located in Iroquois County Illinois. Onarga has a 2024 population of 1,262. Onarga is currently declining at a rate of -1.33% annually and its population has decreased by -4.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,327 in 2020.

The average household income in Onarga is $67,709 with a poverty rate of 9.6%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Onarga is 40.5 years, 39.2 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Onarga Demographics

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

  • White: 59.24%
  • Other race: 29.81%
  • Two or more races: 9.08%
  • Black or African American: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.7%
  • Asian: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
754.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.9% (-65)
The current population of Onarga, Illinois is 1,262 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,327.

Onarga, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White76359.24%
Other race38429.81%
Two or more races1179.08%
Black or African American141.09%
Native American90.7%
Asian10.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Onarga Population by Race

Onarga Population Pyramid 2024

Onarga Median Age

40.5

Total

39.2

Male

42.2

Female

Onarga Adults

There are 978 adults, (176 of whom are seniors) in Onarga.

Onarga Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Onarga Sex Ratio

Female66951.94%
Male61948.06%

Onarga Population by Age

Onarga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4442.8486.513.5
Married2463.4294.35.7
Non Family1351.0989.610.4
Female604.446.753.3
Male331000
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3.54

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

86.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Onarga Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Onarga Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Onarga Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.34%.

Onarga Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,520

Average Earnings

$37,500

Average Male

$33,676

Average Female

Onarga Earnings by Educational Attainment

Onarga Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Onarga Language

44.94% of Onarga residents speak only English, while 55.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 54.26% of the population.

Onarga Language

Onarga Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4846212.81%
Hispanic756547.14%
Other383359.14%
Multiple11775.98%
Native8450%
Asian11100%
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9.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.08%

Male Poverty Rate

12.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Onarga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Onarga is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Onarga is Multiple, with 5.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.78%.

Onarga Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College20%
High School10.04%
Less Than 9th Grade7.77%
Bachelors or Greater
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Onarga Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed64.86%
Male Employed4.52%
Female Employed2.97%
Male Unemployed
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Onarga Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Onarga Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Onarga Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Onarga Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Onarga Marriage

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

Onarga Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Onarga Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

28

Number of Veterans

11

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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Onarga Veterans by War

count

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Onarga Veterans by Age

count

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Onarga Veterans by Race

Onarga Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Onarga Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Onarga Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Onarga Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Onarga Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

62.97%

Born in Onarga

71.35%

Native Born

28.65%

Foreign Born

20.81%

Non Citizen

7.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.35% of Onarga residents were born in the United States, with 62.97% having been born in Illinois. 20.81% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,177-17-1.42%
20281,194-17-1.4%
20271,211-17-1.38%
20261,228-17-1.37%
20251,245-17-1.35%
20241,262-17-1.33%
20231,279-17-1.31%
20221,296-17-1.29%
20211,313-14-1.06%
20201,327675.32%
20191,260-16-1.25%
20181,276-10-0.78%
20171,286-17-1.3%
20161,303-19-1.44%
20151,322-9-0.68%
20141,331-3-0.22%
20131,334-10-0.74%
20121,344-15-1.1%
20111,359-14-1.02%
20101,373
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Onarga Population by Year