Scales Mound, Illinois Population 2024

411

Scales Mound is a city located in Jo Daviess County Illinois. Scales Mound has a 2024 population of 411. Scales Mound is currently declining at a rate of -1.67% annually and its population has decreased by -4.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 432 in 2020.

The average household income in Scales Mound is $84,510 with a poverty rate of 2.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Scales Mound is 38.3 years, 34 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Scales Mound Demographics

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

  • White: 94.24%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Black or African American: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.69%
  • Other race: 0.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.46%
  • Asian:
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
654.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.86% (-21)
The current population of Scales Mound, Illinois is 411 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 432.

Scales Mound, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White40994.24%
Two or more races133%
Black or African American40.92%
Native American30.69%
Other race30.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.46%
Asian
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Scales Mound Population by Race

Scales Mound Population Pyramid 2024

Scales Mound Median Age

38.3

Total

34

Male

46.4

Female

Scales Mound Adults

There are 320 adults, (108 of whom are seniors) in Scales Mound.

Scales Mound Age Dependency

104.7

Age Dependency Ratio

50.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Scales Mound Sex Ratio

Female18843.32%
Male24656.68%

Scales Mound Population by Age

Scales Mound Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1812.474.625.4
Married892.895.54.5
Non Family561.4671.428.6
Male182.6727.872.2
Female183.0627.872.2
showing: 5 rows

2.77

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Scales Mound 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

Scales Mound Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scales Mound Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.48%.

Scales Mound Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,250

Average Earnings

$52,292

Average Male

$35,313

Average Female

Scales Mound Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scales Mound Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Scales Mound Language

98.02% of Scales Mound residents speak only English, while 1.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.24% of the population.

Scales Mound Language

Scales Mound Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White407122.95%
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2.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.41%

Male Poverty Rate

5.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scales Mound

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scales Mound is White, with 2.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scales Mound is White, with 2.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.95%.

Scales Mound Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School1.53%
Some College1.05%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Scales Mound Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed5.88%
Male Employed0.86%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Scales Mound Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scales Mound Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Scales Mound Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Scales Mound Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Scales Mound 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.

Scales Mound Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Scales Mound Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

30

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Scales Mound Veterans by War

count

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Scales Mound Veterans by Age

count

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Scales Mound Veterans by Race

Scales Mound Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scales Mound Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Scales Mound Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Scales Mound Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Scales Mound 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

41.24%

Born in Scales Mound

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.69%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Scales Mound residents were born in the United States, with 41.24% having been born in Illinois. 0.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Scales Mound Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029376-7-1.83%
2028383-7-1.79%
2027390-7-1.76%
2026397-7-1.73%
2025404-7-1.7%
2024411-7-1.67%
2023418-7-1.65%
2022425-7-1.62%
2021432
20204327621.35%
2019356
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%
2010387
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Scales Mound Population by Year