Posen, Illinois Population 2021

5,777
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Posen is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 5,777, it is the 305th largest city in Illinois and the 4384th largest city in the United States . Posen is currently declining at a rate of -0.76% annually and its population has decreased by -3.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,987 in 2010. Posen reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Posen has a population density of 4,942 people per square mile.

The average household income in Posen is $53,457 with a poverty rate of 22.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,109 per month, and the median house value is $121,100. The median age in Posen is 31.1 years, 27.4 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

Posen Demographics

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

  • White: 67.18%
  • Black or African American: 16.28%
  • Other race: 9.50%
  • Two or more races: 4.21%
  • Native American: 1.71%
  • Asian: 1.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Posen, Illinois is 5,777 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,865.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,987.

Posen, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,13167.18%
Black or African American1,00116.28%
Some Other Race5849.50%
Two or More Races2594.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native1051.71%
Asian691.12%
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Posen Population by Race

Posen Population Pyramid $2021

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Posen Median Age

31.1


Total

27.4


Male

33.1


Female

Posen Adults

There are 4,043 adults, (429 of whom are seniors) in Posen.

Posen Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

11.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Posen Sex Ratio

Female

3,032

49.31%

Male

3,117

50.69%

Posen Population by Age

Posen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Posen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family37.8%62.2%
Male44.6%55.4%
All66.6%33.4%
Married86%14%
Female88.9%11.1%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Posen Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9733.1266.6
Married8673.986
Non Family7141.1337.8
Female2805.0488.9
Male1124.9644.6

4.14

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

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Posen Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade53815.91%
9th to 12th Grade2226.57%
High School Graduate99729.49%
Some College61218.10%
Associates Degree36510.80%
Bachelors Degree58517.30%
Graduate Degree621.83%
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Posen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Posen Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,5991,023285
White1,035945208
Black689619154
Other Race323201
Asian692712
Native American543724
2+ Races292910

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 native american people with a rate of 44.44%.

Posen Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,947$40,577$34,149
Less Than 9th Grade$29,129$$
High School Graduate$32,102$40,722$28,938
Some College$34,202$44,271$33,330
Bachelors Degree$39,853$37,389$40,672
Graduate Degree$56,250$$53,750

$35,947

Average Earnings

$40,577

Average Male

$34,149

Average Female

Posen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Posen Language by Age

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Posen Language

65.41% of Posen residents speak only English, while 34.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.63% of the population.

Posen Language

Posen Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,53765018.38%
Black94340442.84%
White1,35533624.80%
Other58432054.79%
Multiple259186.95%
Native1051716.19%

22.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.73%

Male Poverty Rate

27.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Posen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Posen is Other, with 54.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Posen is Multiple, with 6.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.97%.

Posen Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School33.80%
Less Than 9th Grade23.03%
Some College14.84%
Bachelors or Greater4.33%

Posen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.53%
Male Unemployed47.69%
Female Employed8.99%
Male Employed4.23%

Posen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Posen Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,370$53,457
Families$56,250$63,824
Married Families$60,389-
Non Families$30,045$30,205
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Income by Household Type

Posen Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Posen Married by Age and Sex

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Posen 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 55-64.

Posen Marital Status by Race

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Posen Marital Status

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89

Number of Veterans

79

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea41
First Gulf War19
World War II10
Vietnam
Second Gulf War

Posen Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+60
35 to 5429
65 to 74
55 to 64
18 to 34

Posen Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White893.49%
Hispanic100.50%

Posen Veterans by Race

Posen Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Posen Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

13.5%

Unemployment Rate

Posen Employment by Age

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Posen Employment by Race

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Posen 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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67.44%

Born in Posen

78.11%

Native Born

21.89%

Foreign Born

7.42%

Non Citizen

14.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.11% of Posen residents were born in the United States, with 67.44% having been born in Illinois. 7.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Posen Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,777-44-0.76%
20205,821-44-0.75%
20195,865-44-0.74%
20185,909-61-1.02%
20175,970-51-0.85%
20166,021-40-0.66%
20156,061-32-0.53%
20146,093-6-0.10%
20136,099100.16%
20126,089150.25%
20116,074200.33%
20106,0541,3242.50%
20004,7305041.13%
19904,226-416-0.93%
19804,642-856-1.68%
19705,4980.00%

Posen Population by Year