Ransom, Illinois Population 2024

306

Ransom is a city located in Grundy County, LaSalle County, and Livingston County Illinois. Ransom has a 2024 population of 306. Ransom is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -1.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 310 in 2020.

The average household income in Ransom is $84,043 with a poverty rate of 15.05%. The median age in Ransom is 33 years: 31.7 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Ransom Demographics

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

  • White: 97.49%
  • Two or more races: 2.19%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
306.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.29% (-4)
The current population of Ransom, Illinois is 306 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 310.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White31197.49%
Two or more races72.19%
Asian10.31%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ransom Population by Race

Ransom Population Pyramid 2024

Ransom Median Age

33

Total

31.7

Male

38.2

Female

Ransom Adults

There are 233 adults, (39 of whom are seniors) in Ransom.

Ransom Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ransom Sex Ratio

Female14545.45%
Male17454.55%

Ransom Population by Age

Ransom Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1252.558020
Married503.14964
Non Family411.2980.519.5
Male173.4182.417.6
Female17329.470.6

2.99

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

80.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ransom Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade83.74%
Associates Degree157.01%
Bachelors Degree136.07%
Graduate Degree157.01%
High School Graduate10850.47%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College5525.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ransom Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ransom Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White19619427
Hispanic1590
2+ Races220
Asian111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Ransom Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$51,667$0$0
Graduate Degree$62,917$0$0
High School Graduate$58,393$63,125$28,333
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$51,023$64,063$27,679
Some College$33,750$53,750$26,875

$51,023

Average Earnings

$64,063

Average Male

$27,679

Average Female

Ransom Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ransom Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ransom Language

92.67% of Ransom residents speak only English, while 7.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7% of the population.

Ransom Language

Ransom Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic322371.88%
White279238.24%
Multiple7228.57%

15.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.22%

Male Poverty Rate

17.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ransom

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ransom is Hispanic, with 71.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ransom is White, with 8.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.12%.

Ransom Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
Some College21.43%
High School8.33%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Ransom Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed14.81%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Ransom Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ransom Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$85,833$86,990
Households$67,250$84,043
Married Families$107,083$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,125$62,854

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ransom Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ransom Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ransom Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

11

Number of Veterans

9

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War4
Vietnam4
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Ransom Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 544
55 to 643
65 to 743
75+1
18 to 340

Ransom Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White104.41%
Asian1100%

Ransom Veterans by Race

Ransom Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ransom Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.5%

Labor Force Participation

71.7%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ransom Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ransom Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ransom 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

84.33%

Born in Ransom

97.81%

Native Born

2.19%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

2.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.81% of Ransom residents were born in the United States, with 84.33% having been born in Illinois. 0% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029301-1-0.33%
2028302-1-0.33%
2027303-1-0.33%
2026304-1-0.33%
2025305-1-0.33%
2024306-1-0.33%
202330720.66%
2022305-4-1.29%
2021309-1-0.32%
2020310-43-12.18%
2019353-5-1.4%
2018358-2-0.56%
2017360-4-1.1%
2016364-2-0.55%
2015366-5-1.35%
2014371-3-0.8%
2013374-3-0.8%
2012377-5-1.31%
2011382-2-0.52%
201038400%

Ransom Population by Year