Polo, Illinois Population 2022

2,279
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Polo is a city located in Ogle County Illinois. Polo has a 2020 population of 2,279. Polo is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -0.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,291 in 2010.

The average household income in Polo is $56,593 with a poverty rate of 32.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $748 per month, and the median house value is $93,800. The median age in Polo is 39.9 years, 39.6 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Polo Demographics

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

  • White: 92.44%
  • Black or African American: 4.52%
  • Other race: 1.22%
  • Asian: 1.18%
  • Two or more races: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Polo, Illinois is 2,279 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,291.

Polo, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,04392.44%
Black or African American1004.52%
Asian261.18%
Some Other Race271.22%
Two or More Races140.63%
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Polo Population by Race

Polo Population Pyramid 2022

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Polo Median Age

35.2


Total

35.1


Male

35.3


Female

Polo Adults

There are 1,529 adults, (332 of whom are seniors) in Polo.

Polo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Polo Sex Ratio

Female

1,100

49.77%

Male

1,110

50.23%

Polo Population by Age

Polo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Polo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
Non Family65.1%34.9%
All63.6%36.4%
Female42.2%57.8%
Male19.3%80.7%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Polo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8782.4663.6
Married3642.8980.5
Male884.8219.3
Female1282.6342.2
Non Family2981.1765.1

2.88

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Polo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade624.24%
9th to 12th Grade684.65%
High School Graduate67145.86%
Some College31121.26%
Associates Degree15810.80%
Bachelors Degree1248.48%
Graduate Degree694.72%
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Polo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Polo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race555
Hispanic17175
2+ Races441
White1,3901,264187
Black4040
Asian128

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Polo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,719$40,068$26,607
Less Than 9th Grade$21,618$35,750$
High School Graduate$23,906$26,750$20,714
Some College$36,065$45,481$29,904
Bachelors Degree$56,000$63,393$53,500
Graduate Degree$$36,250$

$31,719

Average Earnings

$40,068

Average Male

$26,607

Average Female

Polo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Polo Language by Age

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Polo Language

94.58% of Polo residents speak only English, while 5.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.24% of the population.

Polo Language

Polo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black100100100.00%
Hispanic854148.24%
Multiple14535.71%
White1,92955228.62%
OtherNaN%

32.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.59%

Male Poverty Rate

34.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Polo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Polo is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.75%.

Polo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.18%
High School31.78%
Some College16.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%

Polo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.95%
Male Unemployed52.94%
Female Employed15.89%
Female Unemployed53.85%

Polo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Polo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,667$56,489
Families$59,375$67,673
Married Families$71,667-
Non Families$27,045$32,409
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Income by Household Type

Polo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Polo Married by Age and Sex

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Polo 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 45-54.

Polo Marital Status by Race

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Polo Marital Status

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126

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War25
Vietnam51
Korea9
World War II

Polo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 5425
55 to 6417
65 to 7451
75+28

Polo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1258.51%
2+ Races125.00%

Polo Veterans by Race

Polo Veterans by Education

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11.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Polo Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Polo Employment by Age

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Polo Employment by Race

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Polo 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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83.12%

Born in Polo

94.93%

Native Born

5.07%

Foreign Born

4.52%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.93% of Polo residents were born in the United States, with 83.12% having been born in Illinois. 4.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Polo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,3550.00%
20112,349-6-0.25%
20122,343-6-0.26%
20132,337-6-0.26%
20142,331-6-0.26%
20152,325-6-0.26%
20162,319-6-0.26%
20172,313-6-0.26%
20182,307-6-0.26%
20192,301-6-0.26%
20202,291-10-0.43%
20212,285-6-0.26%
20222,279-6-0.26%

Polo Population by Year