Pontoon Beach, Illinois Population 2022

5,884
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Pontoon Beach is a city located in Illinois. Pontoon Beach has a 2020 population of 5,884. Pontoon Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually and its population has increased by 0.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,876 in 2010.

The average household income in Pontoon Beach is $62,929 with a poverty rate of 13.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $913 per month, and the median house value is $109,000. The median age in Pontoon Beach is 35.1 years, 36.1 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

Pontoon Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pontoon Beachwas:

  • White: 81.40%
  • Black or African American: 6.49%
  • Other race: 4.95%
  • Asian: 3.66%
  • Two or more races: 3.50%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pontoon Beach, Illinois is 5,884 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,876.

Pontoon Beach, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,73981.40%
Black or African American3786.49%
Asian2133.66%
Some Other Race2884.95%
Two or More Races2043.50%
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Pontoon Beach Population by Race

Pontoon Beach Population Pyramid 2022

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Pontoon Beach Median Age

34


Total

31.9


Male

35


Female

Pontoon Beach Adults

There are 4,242 adults, (667 of whom are seniors) in Pontoon Beach.

Pontoon Beach Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pontoon Beach Sex Ratio

Female

3,140

53.93%

Male

2,682

46.07%

Pontoon Beach Population by Age

Pontoon Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pontoon Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All66.6%33.4%
Non Family66%34%
Male32%68%
Female30.4%69.6%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pontoon Beach Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1732.6766.6
Married1,1013.2384.8
Male1252.9732
Female4272.9730.4
Non Family5201.1566

3.03

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Pontoon Beach Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade952.51%
9th to 12th Grade43211.43%
High School Graduate1,32535.07%
Some College94925.12%
Associates Degree40610.75%
Bachelors Degree40910.83%
Graduate Degree1624.29%
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Pontoon Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pontoon Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian946429
Black25025045
White3,0802,658476
2+ Races696910
Hispanic34226721
Other Race7676

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 asian people with a rate of 30.85%.

Pontoon Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,630$50,161$30,938
Less Than 9th Grade$33,788$36,350$
High School Graduate$31,509$39,364$24,601
Some College$40,864$51,635$33,636
Bachelors Degree$46,316$62,083$38,472
Graduate Degree$76,573$121,136$76,169

$36,630

Average Earnings

$50,161

Average Male

$30,938

Average Female

Pontoon Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pontoon Beach Language by Age

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Pontoon Beach Language

84.40% of Pontoon Beach residents speak only English, while 15.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.43% of the population.

Pontoon Beach Language

Pontoon Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,28771016.56%
Asian213115.16%
Hispanic773151.94%
Black37820.53%
Other45NaN%

13.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.05%

Male Poverty Rate

13.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pontoon Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pontoon Beach is White, with 16.56% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.39%.

Pontoon Beach Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.96%
High School11.32%
Some College6.42%
Bachelors or Greater1.40%

Pontoon Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.38%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed3.58%
Female Unemployed17.65%

Pontoon Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pontoon Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,005$65,806
Families$60,639$72,378
Married Families$74,608-
Non Families$30,111$36,162
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Income by Household Type

Pontoon Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pontoon Beach Married by Age and Sex

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Pontoon Beach 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.

Pontoon Beach Marital Status by Race

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Pontoon Beach Marital Status

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177

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War20
Vietnam102
Korea
World War II

Pontoon Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 344
35 to 5436
55 to 6466
65 to 7471
75+

Pontoon Beach Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1504.15%
Black82.64%
Asian43.67%
Other Race1517.24%
Hispanic153.63%

Pontoon Beach Veterans by Race

Pontoon Beach Veterans by Education

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9.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pontoon Beach Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Pontoon Beach Employment by Age

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Pontoon Beach Employment by Race

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Pontoon Beach 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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64.43%

Born in Pontoon Beach

92.80%

Native Born

7.20%

Foreign Born

3.37%

Non Citizen

3.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.80% of Pontoon Beach residents were born in the United States, with 64.43% having been born in Illinois. 3.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pontoon Beach Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19803,3360.00%
19904,0136771.86%
20005,6201,6073.43%
20105,8362160.38%
20115,84040.07%
20125,84440.07%
20135,84840.07%
20145,85240.07%
20155,85640.07%
20165,86040.07%
20175,86440.07%
20185,86840.07%
20195,87240.07%
20205,87640.07%
20215,88040.07%
20225,88440.07%

Pontoon Beach Population by Year