Prophetstown, Illinois Population 2021

1,917
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Prophetstown is a city located in Whiteside County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,917, it is the 489th largest city in Illinois and the 7763rd largest city in the United States . Prophetstown is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -7.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,080 in 2010. Prophetstown reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Prophetstown has a population density of 1,432 people per square mile.

The average household income in Prophetstown is $67,167 with a poverty rate of 10.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $707 per month, and the median house value is $96,300. The median age in Prophetstown is 47.4 years, 45.3 years for males, and 48.1 years for females.

Prophetstown Demographics

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

  • White: 96.22%
  • Black or African American: 1.84%
  • Two or more races: 1.60%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Prophetstown, Illinois is 1,917 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,939.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,080.

Prophetstown, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,98496.22%
Black or African American381.84%
Two or More Races331.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.34%
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Prophetstown Population by Race

Prophetstown Population Pyramid $2021

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Prophetstown Median Age

47.4


Total

45.3


Male

48.1


Female

Prophetstown Adults

There are 1,674 adults, (509 of whom are seniors) in Prophetstown.

Prophetstown Age Dependency

77

Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Prophetstown Sex Ratio

Female

1,065

51.65%

Male

997

48.35%

Prophetstown Population by Age

Prophetstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prophetstown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female47.5%52.5%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Male76%24%
All76.9%23.1%
Married93.9%6.1%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prophetstown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8372.2576.9
Non Family3661.1665.3
Married3603.1393.9
Female613.247.5
Male502.7876

3.05

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Prophetstown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade483.23%
9th to 12th Grade694.65%
High School Graduate58039.08%
Some College36124.33%
Associates Degree926.20%
Bachelors Degree22715.30%
Graduate Degree1077.21%
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Prophetstown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prophetstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4201,311329
Black27195
Hispanic2121
2+ Races1515
Native American77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.17%.

Prophetstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,587$44,883$23,646
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,731$50,481$19,375
Some College$25,833$37,750$19,542
Bachelors Degree$53,654$53,958$53,393
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,587

Average Earnings

$44,883

Average Male

$23,646

Average Female

Prophetstown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prophetstown Language by Age

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Prophetstown Language

99.29% of Prophetstown residents speak only English, while 0.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Prophetstown Language

Prophetstown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,81319210.59%
Black2727.41%

10.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.87%

Male Poverty Rate

11.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prophetstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prophetstown is White, with 10.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prophetstown is Black, with 7.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.14%.

Prophetstown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.35%
Some College11.16%
High School9.86%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Prophetstown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.73%
Female Employed7.21%
Male Employed5.05%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Prophetstown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prophetstown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,152$67,167
Families$62,841$76,732
Married Families$69,167-
Non Families$30,714$50,399
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Income by Household Type

Prophetstown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Prophetstown Married by Age and Sex

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Prophetstown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Prophetstown Marital Status by Race

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Prophetstown Marital Status

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190

Number of Veterans

190

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam58
First Gulf War28
Korea17
Second Gulf War17
World War II5

Prophetstown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5467
65 to 7446
75+45
55 to 6421
18 to 3411

Prophetstown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White17210.58%
2+ Races1173.33%
Native American7100.00%
Hispanic628.57%

Prophetstown Veterans by Race

Prophetstown Veterans by Education

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5.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prophetstown Veterans by Education

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52.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Prophetstown Employment by Age

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Prophetstown Employment by Race

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Prophetstown 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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77.11%

Born in Prophetstown

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Prophetstown residents were born in the United States, with 77.11% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Prophetstown Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,917-11-0.57%
20201,928-11-0.57%
20191,939-11-0.56%
20181,950-18-0.91%
20171,968-18-0.91%
20161,986-15-0.75%
20152,001-6-0.30%
20142,007-25-1.23%
20132,032-12-0.59%
20122,044-22-1.06%
20112,066-11-0.53%
20102,0770.00%

Prophetstown Population by Year