Pearl City, Illinois Population 2021

769
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Pearl City is a city located in Stephenson County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 769, it is the 728th largest city in Illinois and the 11467th largest city in the United States . Pearl City is currently declining at a rate of -0.90% annually and its population has decreased by -8.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 838 in 2010. Pearl City reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Pearl City has a population density of 1,200 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pearl City is $71,625 with a poverty rate of 12.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $631 per month, and the median house value is $96,600. The median age in Pearl City is 40.6 years, 41.4 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Pearl City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pearl Citywas:

  • White: 97.97%
  • Two or more races: 1.49%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pearl City, Illinois is 769 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 783.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 838.

Pearl City, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72397.97%
Two or More Races111.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.54%
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Pearl City Population by Race

Pearl City Population Pyramid $2021

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Pearl City Median Age

40.6


Total

41.4


Male

40.3


Female

Pearl City Adults

There are 531 adults, (101 of whom are seniors) in Pearl City.

Pearl City Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearl City Sex Ratio

Female

380

51.49%

Male

358

48.51%

Pearl City Population by Age

Pearl City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pearl City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Female76%24%
All81.1%18.9%
Male84.6%15.4%
Married89%11%

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pearl City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3022.4481.1
Married1632.889
Non Family761.2467.1
Female503.1476
Male132.3884.6

2.78

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Pearl City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10.20%
9th to 12th Grade183.69%
High School Graduate13928.48%
Some College15231.15%
Associates Degree7815.98%
Bachelors Degree7515.37%
Graduate Degree255.12%
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Pearl City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pearl City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White47946099
Hispanic55
Native American44
2+ Races441

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 25.00%.

Pearl City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,479$48,654$27,688
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,714$45,833$27,679
Some College$34,750$45,417$25,682
Bachelors Degree$52,679$54,643$32,250
Graduate Degree$58,750$60,000$56,250

$39,479

Average Earnings

$48,654

Average Male

$27,688

Average Female

Pearl City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pearl City Language by Age

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Pearl City Language

98.99% of Pearl City residents speak only English, while 1.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Pearl City Language

Pearl City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7148812.32%
Hispanic17635.29%

12.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.78%

Male Poverty Rate

15.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pearl City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pearl City is Hispanic, with 35.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearl City is White, with 12.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.15%.

Pearl City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade68.42%
Some College7.83%
High School6.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.00%

Pearl City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed10.64%
Male Employed4.37%

Pearl City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pearl City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,286$71,625
Families$73,500$80,651
Married Families$82,232-
Non Families$45,000$43,400
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Income by Household Type

Pearl City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Pearl City Married by Age and Sex

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Pearl City 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 45-54.

Pearl City Marital Status by Race

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Pearl City Marital Status

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41

Number of Veterans

33

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam24
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War8
Korea3
World War II2

Pearl City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7420
18 to 348
75+7
55 to 646
35 to 54

Pearl City Veterans by Age

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Pearl City Veterans by Race

Pearl City Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearl City Veterans by Education

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69.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pearl City Employment by Age

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Pearl City Employment by Race

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Pearl City 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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75.61%

Born in Pearl City

99.05%

Native Born

0.95%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.05% of Pearl City residents were born in the United States, with 75.61% having been born in Illinois. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pearl City Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021769-7-0.90%
2020776-7-0.89%
2019783-7-0.89%
2018790-2-0.25%
2017792-11-1.37%
2016803-2-0.25%
2015805-10-1.23%
2014815-4-0.49%
2013819-3-0.36%
2012822-7-0.84%
2011829-7-0.84%
20108360.00%

Pearl City Population by Year