Pontoon Beach, Illinois Population 2021

5,565
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Pontoon Beach is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 5,565, it is the 310th largest city in Illinois and the 4477th largest city in the United States . Pontoon Beach is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -4.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,836 in 2010. Pontoon Beach reached it's highest population of 5,859 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Pontoon Beach has a population density of 558 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pontoon Beach is $62,929 with a poverty rate of 15.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $849 per month, and the median house value is $95,200. 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 Beach was:

  • White: 90.49%
  • Black or African American: 5.09%
  • Asian: 1.71%
  • Two or more races: 1.12%
  • Other race: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pontoon Beach, Illinois is 5,565 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,679.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,836.

Pontoon Beach, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,24290.49%
Black or African American2955.09%
Asian991.71%
Two or More Races651.12%
Some Other Race641.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.48%
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Pontoon Beach Population by Race

Pontoon Beach Population Pyramid $2021

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Pontoon Beach Median Age

35.1


Total

36.1


Male

34.9


Female

Pontoon Beach Adults

There are 4,342 adults, (623 of whom are seniors) in Pontoon Beach.

Pontoon Beach Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Pontoon Beach Sex Ratio

Female

3,089

53.32%

Male

2,704

46.68%

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
Married86.9%13.1%
All65.7%34.3%
Non Family61.9%38.1%
Male44.2%55.8%
Female14.9%85.1%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pontoon Beach Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2192.665.7
Married1,1952.9786.9
Non Family4721.2361.9
Female3962.8814.9
Male1563.244.2

2.88

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Pontoon Beach Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1303.31%
9th to 12th Grade44411.30%
High School Graduate1,35534.50%
Some College92323.50%
Associates Degree48312.30%
Bachelors Degree43711.13%
Graduate Degree1563.97%
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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
White3,3382,906493
Hispanic30618050
Black20020026
Asian452912
Native American282812
2+ Races222211

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 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Pontoon Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,891$40,618$30,283
Less Than 9th Grade$$33,611$
High School Graduate$31,307$38,967$25,746
Some College$35,201$40,335$31,750
Bachelors Degree$58,807$71,250$45,966
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,891

Average Earnings

$40,618

Average Male

$30,283

Average Female

Pontoon Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pontoon Beach Language by Age

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Pontoon Beach Language

87.97% of Pontoon Beach residents speak only English, while 12.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.66% of the population.

Pontoon Beach Language

Pontoon Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,63679317.11%
Hispanic6489114.04%
Asian991212.12%
Multiple6569.23%
Black29541.36%

15.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.05%

Male Poverty Rate

16.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pontoon Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pontoon Beach is White, with 17.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pontoon Beach is Black, with 1.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.26%.

Pontoon Beach Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.61%
High School12.47%
Some College5.41%
Bachelors or Greater1.52%

Pontoon Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed76.29%
Male Unemployed31.91%
Male Employed6.42%
Female Employed4.54%

Pontoon Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pontoon Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,341$62,929
Families$58,648$67,158
Married Families$71,528-
Non Families$33,235$40,144
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Income by Household Type

Pontoon Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

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 55-64, 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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379

Number of Veterans

312

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam135
Second Gulf War132
First Gulf War50
World War II
Korea

Pontoon Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34132
65 to 7495
35 to 5480
55 to 6472
75+

Pontoon Beach Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3639.18%
Asian812.31%
Black83.39%

Pontoon Beach Veterans by Race

Pontoon Beach Veterans by Education

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4.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pontoon Beach Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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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65.61%

Born in Pontoon Beach

95.22%

Native Born

4.78%

Foreign Born

2.87%

Non Citizen

1.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.22% of Pontoon Beach residents were born in the United States, with 65.61% having been born in Illinois. 2.87% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,565-38-0.68%
20205,603-38-0.67%
20195,641-38-0.67%
20185,679-21-0.37%
20175,700-13-0.23%
20165,713-13-0.23%
20155,726-21-0.37%
20145,747-29-0.50%
20135,776-30-0.52%
20125,806-26-0.45%
20115,832-27-0.46%
20105,8592390.42%
20005,6201,6073.43%
19904,0136771.86%
19803,3360.00%

Pontoon Beach Population by Year