Oquawka, Illinois Population 2022

1,086
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Oquawka is a city located in Henderson County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Henderson County. With a 2020 population of 1,086, it is the 664th largest city in Illinois and the 14429th largest city in the United States. Oquawka is currently declining at a rate of -2.16% annually and its population has decreased by -4.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,134 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Oquawka has a population density of 739 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oquawka is $50,729 with a poverty rate of 11.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $609 per month, and the median house value is $73,800. The median age in Oquawka is 45.4 years, 41.2 years for males, and 49.9 years for females.

Oquawka Demographics

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

  • White: 91.79%
  • Two or more races: 4.29%
  • Asian: 3.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Oquawka, Illinois is 1,086 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,134.

Oquawka, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,24191.79%
Black or African American80.59%
Asian453.33%
Two or More Races584.29%
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Oquawka Population by Race

Oquawka Population Pyramid 2022

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Oquawka Median Age

48.5


Total

41.9


Male

51.6


Female

Oquawka Adults

There are 1,092 adults, (344 of whom are seniors) in Oquawka.

Oquawka Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

46

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Oquawka Sex Ratio

Female

679

50.22%

Male

673

49.78%

Oquawka Population by Age

Oquawka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oquawka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
Male100%0%
All86%14%
Non Family77.4%22.6%
Female70.4%29.6%

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oquawka Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6272.1386
Married2083.28100
Male523.15100
Female712.2170.4
Non Family2961.1377.4

2.89

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Oquawka Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade323.32%
9th to 12th Grade919.43%
High School Graduate42043.52%
Some College20821.55%
Associates Degree879.02%
Bachelors Degree606.22%
Graduate Degree676.94%
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Oquawka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oquawka Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White904783127
Asian1919
2+ Races3131
Hispanic65
Black54

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 14.05%.

Oquawka Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,500$37,143$27,969
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$33,810$35,804$27,734
Some College$31,932$42,969$31,688
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,500

Average Earnings

$37,143

Average Male

$27,969

Average Female

Oquawka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oquawka Language by Age

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Oquawka Language

96.43% of Oquawka residents speak only English, while 3.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.42% of the population.

Oquawka Language

Oquawka Poverty by Race

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11.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.99%

Male Poverty Rate

11.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oquawka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oquawka is White, with 13.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oquawka is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.06%.

Oquawka Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.01%
High School10.14%
Some College5.78%
Bachelors or Greater19.69%

Oquawka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.06%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed3.52%
Female Unemployed41.18%

Oquawka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oquawka Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,898$50,203
Families$55,650$61,527
Married Families$68,611-
Non Families$26,085$37,458
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Income by Household Type

Oquawka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Oquawka Married by Age and Sex

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Oquawka 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.

Oquawka Marital Status by Race

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Oquawka Marital Status

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117

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War13
Vietnam83
Korea2
World War II

Oquawka Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5413
55 to 6426
65 to 7475
75+3

Oquawka Veterans by Age

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Oquawka Veterans by Race

Oquawka Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oquawka Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Oquawka Employment by Age

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Oquawka Employment by Race

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Oquawka 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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49.04%

Born in Oquawka

96.60%

Native Born

3.40%

Foreign Born

2.00%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.60% of Oquawka residents were born in the United States, with 49.04% having been born in Illinois. 2.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Oquawka Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,3710.00%
20111,347-24-1.75%
20121,323-24-1.78%
20131,299-24-1.81%
20141,275-24-1.85%
20151,251-24-1.88%
20161,227-24-1.92%
20171,203-24-1.96%
20181,179-24-2.00%
20191,155-24-2.04%
20201,134-21-1.82%
20211,110-24-2.12%
20221,086-24-2.16%

Oquawka Population by Year