Pawnee, Illinois Population 2021

2,884
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Pawnee is a city located in Sangamon County Illinois. Pawnee has a 2020 population of 2,884. Pawnee is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -5.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,060 in 2010. Pawnee reached it's highest population of 3,072 in 2011.

The average household income in Pawnee is $80,772 with a poverty rate of 9.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $870 per month, and the median house value is $142,900. The median age in Pawnee is 38.8 years, 39.3 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Pawnee Demographics

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

  • White: 98.50%
  • Two or more races: 1.23%
  • Other race: 0.17%
  • Asian: 0.10%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pawnee, Illinois is 2,884 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,965.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,060.

Pawnee, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,95198.50%
Two or More Races371.23%
Some Other Race50.17%
Asian30.10%
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Pawnee Population by Race

Pawnee Population Pyramid $2021

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Pawnee Median Age

38.8


Total

39.3


Male

38


Female

Pawnee Adults

There are 2,289 adults, (444 of whom are seniors) in Pawnee.

Pawnee Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pawnee Sex Ratio

Female

1,507

50.30%

Male

1,489

49.70%

Pawnee Population by Age

Pawnee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pawnee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
Non Family84.2%15.8%
All79.2%20.8%
Male67.1%32.9%
Female49.7%50.3%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pawnee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1662.5779.2
Married6093.1484.9
Non Family3421.5284.2
Female1452.7749.7
Male702.3167.1

2.95

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Pawnee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade814.08%
High School Graduate74837.68%
Some College50825.59%
Associates Degree20810.48%
Bachelors Degree29414.81%
Graduate Degree1467.36%
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Pawnee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pawnee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9691,888440
2+ Races1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.35%.

Pawnee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,632$46,818$39,310
Less Than 9th Grade$13,603$$
High School Graduate$42,466$43,357$25,703
Some College$46,117$50,170$39,297
Bachelors Degree$53,036$62,826$46,042
Graduate Degree$79,821$84,000$76,250

$44,632

Average Earnings

$46,818

Average Male

$39,310

Average Female

Pawnee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pawnee Language by Age

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Pawnee Language

98.24% of Pawnee residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

Pawnee Language

Pawnee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,9192588.84%
Multiple373081.08%

9.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.66%

Male Poverty Rate

11.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pawnee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pawnee is Multiple, with 81.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pawnee is White, with 8.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.22%.

Pawnee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.96%
Some College6.56%
High School5.75%
Bachelors or Greater1.59%

Pawnee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.03%
Male Unemployed21.62%
Female Employed6.80%
Male Employed3.32%

Pawnee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pawnee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,109$80,772
Families$74,444$86,910
Married Families$88,542-
Non Families$75,500$63,583
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Income by Household Type

Pawnee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pawnee Married by Age and Sex

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Pawnee 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 55-64.

Pawnee Marital Status by Race

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Pawnee Marital Status

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202

Number of Veterans

197

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War45
Vietnam42
Second Gulf War39
Korea20
World War II5

Pawnee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5466
75+61
55 to 6433
65 to 7431
18 to 3411

Pawnee Veterans by Age

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Pawnee Veterans by Race

Pawnee Veterans by Education

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6.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pawnee Veterans by Education

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71.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pawnee Employment by Age

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Pawnee Employment by Race

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Pawnee 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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89.29%

Born in Pawnee

99.90%

Native Born

0.10%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.90% of Pawnee residents were born in the United States, with 89.29% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pawnee Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,884-27-0.93%
20202,911-27-0.92%
20192,938-27-0.91%
20182,965-32-1.07%
20172,997-22-0.73%
20163,019-18-0.59%
20153,037-14-0.46%
20143,051-9-0.29%
20133,060-9-0.29%
20123,069-3-0.10%
20113,072120.39%
20103,0600.00%

Pawnee Population by Year