Ransom, Illinois Population 2022

292
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Ransom is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 292, it is the 1064th largest city in Illinois and the 22164th largest city in the United States. Ransom is currently declining at a rate of -2.67% annually and its population has decreased by -5.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 308 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Ransom has a population density of 292 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ransom is $79,408 with a poverty rate of 15.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $595 per month, and the median house value is $91,200. The median age in Ransom is 36.5 years, 32.8 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Ransom Demographics

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

  • White: 97.75%
  • Two or more races: 2.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ransom, Illinois is 292 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 308.

Ransom, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34797.75%
Two or More Races82.25%
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Ransom Population by Race

Ransom Population Pyramid 2022

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Ransom Median Age

38.1


Total

32.4


Male

38.5


Female

Ransom Adults

There are 259 adults, (35 of whom are seniors) in Ransom.

Ransom Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ransom Sex Ratio

Female

170

47.89%

Male

185

52.11%

Ransom Population by Age

Ransom Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ransom Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
Male86.7%13.3%
Non Family86%14%
All80.1%19.9%
Female12.5%87.5%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ransom Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1562.2880.1
Married603.13100
Male152.6786.7
Female242.512.5
Non Family571.1886

2.78

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Ransom Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade41.65%
High School Graduate14057.85%
Some College6225.62%
Associates Degree218.68%
Bachelors Degree62.48%
Graduate Degree93.72%
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Ransom Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ransom Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21721615
2+ Races55
Hispanic2017

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 white people with a rate of 6.91%.

Ransom Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,250$63,125$25,417
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$46,875$58,750$
Some College$$76,250$23,750
Bachelors Degree$2,500$$
Graduate Degree$45,000$$

$41,250

Average Earnings

$63,125

Average Male

$25,417

Average Female

Ransom Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ransom Language by Age

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Ransom Language

93.13% of Ransom residents speak only English, while 6.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.87% of the population.

Ransom Language

Ransom Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White307278.79%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic402870.00%

15.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.19%

Male Poverty Rate

22.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ransom

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ransom is White, with 8.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ransom is Hispanic, with 70.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.92%.

Ransom Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.00%
High School6.43%
Some College22.89%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Ransom Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.96%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed19.19%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Ransom Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ransom Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,750$73,002
Families$75,313$78,151
Married Families$110,833-
Non Families$38,750$50,733
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Income by Household Type

Ransom Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ransom Married by Age and Sex

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Ransom 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.

Ransom Marital Status by Race

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Ransom Marital Status

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12

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War4
Vietnam5
Korea
World War II

Ransom Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 546
55 to 64
65 to 745
75+1

Ransom Veterans by Age

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Ransom Veterans by Race

Ransom Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ransom Veterans by Education

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80.8%

Labor Force Participation

76.6%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ransom Employment by Age

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Ransom Employment by Race

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Ransom 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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87.04%

Born in Ransom

99.15%

Native Born

0.85%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.15% of Ransom residents were born in the United States, with 87.04% 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 Latin America.

Ransom Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103840.00%
2011376-8-2.08%
2012368-8-2.13%
2013360-8-2.17%
2014352-8-2.22%
2015344-8-2.27%
2016336-8-2.33%
2017328-8-2.38%
2018320-8-2.44%
2019312-8-2.50%
2020308-4-1.28%
2021300-8-2.60%
2022292-8-2.67%

Ransom Population by Year