Payson, Illinois Population 2022

1,025
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Payson is a city located in Adams County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,025, it is the 679th largest city in Illinois and the 14733rd largest city in the United States. Payson is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -26.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,398 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Payson has a population density of 876 people per square mile.

The average household income in Payson is $75,033 with a poverty rate of 10.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $792 per month, and the median house value is $97,200. The median age in Payson is 31.9 years, 30.1 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

Payson Demographics

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

  • White: 96.85%
  • Asian: 2.00%
  • Two or more races: 1.14%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Payson, Illinois is 1,025 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,398.

Payson, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Payson Population by Race

Payson Population Pyramid 2022

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Payson Median Age

27.8


Total

29.1


Male

26.8


Female

Payson Adults

There are 910 adults, (92 of whom are seniors) in Payson.

Payson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

11.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Payson Sex Ratio

Female

683

48.86%

Male

715

51.14%

Payson Population by Age

Payson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Payson Household Types

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Payson Households and Families

3.44

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

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Payson Households by Type

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Payson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Payson Educational Attainment by Race

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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 hispanic people with a rate of 55.56%.

Payson Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,321

Average Earnings

$40,667

Average Male

$27,917

Average Female

Payson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Payson Language by Age

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Payson Language

99.60% of Payson residents speak only English, while 0.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.40% of the population.

Payson Language

Payson Poverty by Race

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10.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.23%

Male Poverty Rate

12.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Payson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Payson is White, with 10.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Payson is Hispanic, with 31.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.18%.

Payson Poverty

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Payson Poverty Rate by Education

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Payson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Payson Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Payson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Payson Married by Age and Sex

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Payson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Payson Marital Status by Race

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Payson Marital Status

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55

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Payson Veterans by War

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Payson Veterans by Age

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Payson Veterans by Race

Payson Veterans by Education

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9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

3.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Payson Veterans by Education

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82.8%

Labor Force Participation

81.9%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Payson Employment by Age

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Payson Employment by Race

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Payson 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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83.98%

Born in Payson

99.86%

Native Born

0.14%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.86% of Payson residents were born in the United States, with 83.98% 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 Europe.

Payson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Payson Population by Year