Onarga, Illinois Population 2022

1,325
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Onarga is a city located in Iroquois County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,325, it is the 604th largest city in Illinois and the 13286th largest city in the United States. Onarga is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -0.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,333 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Onarga has a population density of 792 people per square mile.

The average household income in Onarga is $57,318 with a poverty rate of 17.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $635 per month, and the median house value is $83,800. 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: 56.44%
  • Other race: 36.60%
  • Two or more races: 5.82%
  • Black or African American: 1.06%
  • Asian: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Onarga, Illinois is 1,325 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,333.

Onarga, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64056.44%
Black or African American121.06%
Asian10.09%
Some Other Race41536.60%
Two or More Races665.82%
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Onarga Population by Race

Onarga Population Pyramid 2022

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Onarga Median Age

36.6


Total

34.2


Male

43.3


Female

Onarga Adults

There are 833 adults, (190 of whom are seniors) in Onarga.

Onarga Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Onarga Sex Ratio

Female

566

49.91%

Male

568

50.09%

Onarga Population by Age

Onarga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Onarga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.2%6.8%
Non Family88.1%11.9%
All83.3%16.7%
Female29.6%70.4%

83.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Onarga Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4072.7183.3
Married2053.4593.2
Male143100
Female543.729.6
Non Family1341.1388.1

3.4

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Onarga Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21430.01%
9th to 12th Grade456.31%
High School Graduate23432.82%
Some College12016.83%
Associates Degree496.87%
Bachelors Degree456.31%
Graduate Degree60.84%
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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
White33931148
Hispanic3651343
Asian11
Other Race22183
2+ Races648

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 14.16%.

Onarga Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,250$31,801$29,063
Less Than 9th Grade$31,083$27,361$35,000
High School Graduate$30,000$31,106$19,205
Some College$34,821$36,964$32,857
Bachelors Degree$52,321$75,000$41,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,250

Average Earnings

$31,801

Average Male

$29,063

Average Female

Onarga Earnings by Educational Attainment

Onarga Language by Age

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Onarga Language

44.37% of Onarga residents speak only English, while 55.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 55.54% of the population.

Onarga Language

Onarga Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4126916.75%
Other110NaN%
Hispanic68012918.97%

17.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.13%

Male Poverty Rate

17.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Onarga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Onarga is White, with 16.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Onarga is Hispanic, with 18.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.82%.

Onarga Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.32%
High School12.39%
Some College22.49%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Onarga Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.62%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed2.59%
Female Unemployed58.33%

Onarga Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Onarga Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,024$53,486
Families$54,896$63,517
Married Families$57,083-
Non Families$21,250$31,773
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Income by Household Type

Onarga Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

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 45-54.

Onarga Marital Status by Race

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Onarga Marital Status

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37

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War
Vietnam17
Korea9
World War II

Onarga Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 348
35 to 544
55 to 64
65 to 7416
75+9

Onarga Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White336.51%
Other Race41.57%
Hispanic122.68%

Onarga Veterans by Race

Onarga Veterans by Education

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18.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Onarga Veterans by Education

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54.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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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66.67%

Born in Onarga

72.49%

Native Born

27.51%

Foreign Born

19.58%

Non Citizen

7.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.49% of Onarga residents were born in the United States, with 66.67% having been born in Illinois. 19.58% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,3680.00%
20111,364-4-0.29%
20121,360-4-0.29%
20131,356-4-0.29%
20141,352-4-0.29%
20151,348-4-0.30%
20161,344-4-0.30%
20171,340-4-0.30%
20181,336-4-0.30%
20191,332-4-0.30%
20201,33310.08%
20211,329-4-0.30%
20221,325-4-0.30%

Onarga Population by Year