Royal Lakes, Illinois Population 2024

162

Royal Lakes is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. Royal Lakes has a 2024 population of 162. Royal Lakes is currently declining at a rate of -1.22% annually and its population has decreased by -1.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 165 in 2020.

The average household income in Royal Lakes is $25,984 with a poverty rate of 28.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Royal Lakes is 54.2 years, 56.8 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Royal Lakes Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.26%
  • White: 26.01%
  • Asian: 0.73%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
348.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.82% (-3)
The current population of Royal Lakes, Illinois is 162 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 165.

Royal Lakes, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American20073.26%
White7126.01%
Asian20.73%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Royal Lakes Population by Race

Royal Lakes Population Pyramid 2024

Royal Lakes Median Age

54.2

Total

56.8

Male

37.8

Female

Royal Lakes Adults

There are 237 adults, (54 of whom are seniors) in Royal Lakes.

Royal Lakes Age Dependency

49.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Royal Lakes Sex Ratio

Female19069.6%
Male8330.4%

Royal Lakes Population by Age

Royal Lakes Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1012.755.444.6
Non Family58029.370.7
Married2831000
Male812.381000
Female74.5742.957.1
showing: 5 rows

4.88

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Royal Lakes 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

Royal Lakes Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Royal Lakes Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.56%.

Royal Lakes Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,150

Average Earnings

$37,500

Average Male

$45,350

Average Female

Royal Lakes Earnings by Educational Attainment

Royal Lakes Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Royal Lakes Language

99.26% of Royal Lakes residents speak only English, while 0.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Royal Lakes Language

Royal Lakes Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2007537.5%
White7145.63%
showing: 2 rows

28.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.73%

Male Poverty Rate

26.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Royal Lakes

The race most likely to be in poverty in Royal Lakes is Black, with 37.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Royal Lakes is White, with 5.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.64%.

Royal Lakes Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade61.54%
High School42.17%
Some College38.24%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Royal Lakes Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed63.64%
Female Employed11.76%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Royal Lakes Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Royal Lakes Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Royal Lakes Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

21.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.6%

Male Marriage Rate

14.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Royal Lakes Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Royal Lakes 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 Over 65.

Royal Lakes Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Royal Lakes Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

41

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

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Royal Lakes Veterans by War

count

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Royal Lakes Veterans by Age

count

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Royal Lakes Veterans by Race

Royal Lakes Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

65.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

87.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Royal Lakes Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

15.2%

Labor Force Participation

10.5%

Employment Rate

30.6%

Unemployment Rate

Royal Lakes Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Royal Lakes Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Royal Lakes 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

68.86%

Born in Royal Lakes

98.17%

Native Born

1.83%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.17% of Royal Lakes residents were born in the United States, with 68.86% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Royal Lakes Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029152-2-1.3%
2028154-2-1.28%
2027156-2-1.27%
2026158-2-1.25%
2025160-2-1.23%
2024162-2-1.22%
2023164-2-1.2%
2022166-2-1.19%
202116831.82%
2020165-22-11.76%
2019187-2-1.06%
201818910.53%
2017188-1-0.53%
2016189-1-0.53%
2015190-2-1.04%
2014192-2-1.03%
2013194
2012194-3-1.52%
2011197
2010197
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Royal Lakes Population by Year