Posen, Illinois Population 2024

5,210

Posen is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Posen has a 2024 population of 5,210. Posen is currently declining at a rate of -1.66% annually and its population has decreased by -6.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,571 in 2020.

The average household income in Posen is $74,426 with a poverty rate of 4.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Posen is 32.2 years, 30.5 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Posen Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Posen was:

  • White: 49.69%
  • Other race: 28.15%
  • Black or African American: 13.1%
  • Two or more races: 8.38%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,456.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.48% (-361)
The current population of Posen, Illinois is 5,210 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,571.

Posen, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,70449.69%
Other race1,53228.15%
Black or African American71313.1%
Two or more races4568.38%
Asian370.68%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Posen Population by Race

Posen Population Pyramid 2024

Posen Median Age

32.2

Total

30.5

Male

34.4

Female

Posen Adults

There are 4,115 adults, (504 of whom are seniors) in Posen.

Posen Age Dependency

50.7

Age Dependency Ratio

14

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Posen Sex Ratio

Female2,46845.35%
Male2,97454.65%

Posen Population by Age

Posen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6073.398119
Married8864.0494.55.5
Non Family3481.176931
Female2523.7540.959.1
Male1214.261000
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3.92

Average Family Size

3.39

Average Household Size

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Posen Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Posen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Posen Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 89.8%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 29.93%.

Posen Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,208

Average Earnings

$45,114

Average Male

$30,234

Average Female

Posen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Posen Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Posen Language

42.26% of Posen residents speak only English, while 57.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 54.94% of the population.

Posen Language

Posen Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White88710511.84%
Other1,532986.4%
Hispanic3,790982.59%
Black713456.31%
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4.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.99%

Male Poverty Rate

5.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Posen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Posen is White, with 11.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Posen is Hispanic, with 2.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.2%.

Posen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.17%
Less Than 9th Grade3.67%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%
Some College1.59%
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Posen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25.14%
Female Employed2.11%
Male Employed0.83%
Female Unemployed
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Posen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Posen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Posen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Posen Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Posen 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 55-64.

Posen Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Posen Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

172

Number of Veterans

82

Male Veterans

90

Female Veterans

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Posen Veterans by War

count

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Posen Veterans by Age

count

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Posen Veterans by Race

Posen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Posen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Posen Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Posen Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Posen Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

54.3%

Born in Posen

73.63%

Native Born

26.37%

Foreign Born

18.54%

Non Citizen

7.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.63% of Posen residents were born in the United States, with 54.3% having been born in Illinois. 18.54% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,770-88-1.81%
20284,858-88-1.78%
20274,946-88-1.75%
20265,034-88-1.72%
20255,122-88-1.69%
20245,210-88-1.66%
20235,298-88-1.63%
20225,386-88-1.61%
20215,474-97-1.74%
20205,571-287-4.9%
20195,858-50-0.85%
20185,908-60-1.01%
20175,968-52-0.86%
20166,020-40-0.66%
20156,060-32-0.53%
20146,092-7-0.11%
20136,099110.18%
20126,088170.28%
20116,071170.28%
20106,0541,32427.99%
20004,73050411.93%
19904,226-416-8.96%
19804,642-856-15.57%
19705,498
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Posen Population by Year