Scales Mound, Illinois Population 2021

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Scales Mound is a city located in Jo Daviess County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 356, it is the 969th largest city in Illinois and the 14704th largest city in the United States . Scales Mound is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 376 in 2010. Scales Mound reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Scales Mound has a population density of 567 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scales Mound is $74,259 with a poverty rate of 6.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $684 per month, and the median house value is $111,300. The median age in Scales Mound is 40.4 years, 37.6 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Scales Mound Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Scales Moundwas:

  • White: 95.15%
  • Two or more races: 1.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.88%
  • Other race: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Scales Mound, Illinois is 356 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 356.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 376.

Scales Mound, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43295.15%
Two or More Races91.98%
Some Other Race40.88%
Black or African American40.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.66%
Asian20.44%
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Scales Mound Population by Race

Scales Mound Population Pyramid $2021

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Scales Mound Median Age

40.4


Total

37.6


Male

45


Female

Scales Mound Adults

There are 345 adults, (88 of whom are seniors) in Scales Mound.

Scales Mound Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Scales Mound Sex Ratio

Female

222

48.90%

Male

232

51.10%

Scales Mound Population by Age

Scales Mound Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scales Mound Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Non Family70.3%29.7%
All78.4%21.6%
Married90.8%9.2%
Female100%0%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scales Mound Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1902.3978.4
Married983.1190.8
Non Family641.2870.3
Female152.53100
Male132.230

2.89

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Scales Mound Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.98%
9th to 12th Grade185.88%
High School Graduate14647.71%
Some College6521.24%
Associates Degree258.17%
Bachelors Degree3912.75%
Graduate Degree103.27%
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Scales Mound Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scales Mound Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White29728249
Black4
Native American33
Hispanic1
Other Race1
Asian1

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 16.50%.

Scales Mound Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,109$31,932$32,500
Less Than 9th Grade$27,500$24,063$30,750
High School Graduate$33,036$34,167$26,875
Some College$26,250$31,250$24,167
Bachelors Degree$41,250$$40,625
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,109

Average Earnings

$31,932

Average Male

$32,500

Average Female

Scales Mound Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scales Mound Language by Age

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Scales Mound Language

99.08% of Scales Mound residents speak only English, while 0.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.46% of the population.

Scales Mound Language

Scales Mound Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White428235.37%
Hispanic6466.67%
Other44100.00%
Multiple9222.22%
Asian22100.00%

6.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.62%

Male Poverty Rate

5.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scales Mound

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scales Mound is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scales Mound is White, with 5.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.88%.

Scales Mound Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College11.11%
Less Than 9th Grade9.52%
High School4.11%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Scales Mound Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.36%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed6.72%

Scales Mound Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scales Mound Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,813$74,259
Families$71,429$85,156
Married Families$81,000-
Non Families$42,500$50,431
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Income by Household Type

Scales Mound Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Scales Mound Married by Age and Sex

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Scales Mound Marriage

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

Scales Mound Marital Status by Race

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Scales Mound Marital Status

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26

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11
First Gulf War5
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Scales Mound Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 747
35 to 547
75+6
55 to 646
18 to 34

Scales Mound Veterans by Age

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Scales Mound Veterans by Race

Scales Mound Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scales Mound Veterans by Education

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71.3%

Labor Force Participation

70.7%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Scales Mound Employment by Age

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Scales Mound Employment by Race

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Scales Mound 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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40.31%

Born in Scales Mound

99.34%

Native Born

0.66%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.34% of Scales Mound residents were born in the United States, with 40.31% having been born in Illinois. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Scales Mound Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213560.00%
20203560.00%
20193560.00%
2018356-3-0.84%
2017359-6-1.64%
2016365-6-1.62%
2015371-5-1.33%
2014376-2-0.53%
2013378-5-1.31%
2012383-2-0.52%
2011385-2-0.52%
20103870.00%

Scales Mound Population by Year