Shawneetown, Illinois Population 2024

1,009

Shawneetown is a city located in Gallatin County Illinois. Shawneetown has a 2024 population of 1,009. It is also the county seat of Gallatin County.Shawneetown is currently declining at a rate of -1.18% annually and its population has decreased by -4.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,052 in 2020.

The average household income in Shawneetown is $54,806 with a poverty rate of 31.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Shawneetown is 38.6 years, 36.2 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

Shawneetown Demographics

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

  • White: 99.15%
  • Two or more races: 0.85%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,374.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.09% (-43)
The current population of Shawneetown, Illinois is 1,009 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,052.

Shawneetown, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,17399.15%
Two or more races100.85%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Shawneetown Population by Race

Shawneetown Population Pyramid 2024

Shawneetown Median Age

38.6

Total

36.2

Male

45.3

Female

Shawneetown Adults

There are 893 adults, (251 of whom are seniors) in Shawneetown.

Shawneetown Age Dependency

84.3

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Shawneetown Sex Ratio

Female61151.65%
Male57248.35%

Shawneetown Population by Age

Shawneetown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5052.3357.442.6
Non Family2101.134159
Married147387.112.9
Female1223.5851.648.4
Male262.385050
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shawneetown 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

Shawneetown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shawneetown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.12%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.49%.

Shawneetown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,233

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$27,250

Average Female

Shawneetown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shawneetown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shawneetown Language

99.38% of Shawneetown residents speak only English, while 0.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.62% of the population.

Shawneetown Language

Shawneetown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,17337031.54%
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31.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.02%

Male Poverty Rate

33.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shawneetown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shawneetown is White, with 31.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shawneetown is White, with 31.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.88%.

Shawneetown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School34.53%
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
Some College31.56%
Bachelors or Greater17.76%
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Shawneetown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed70.37%
Female Employed14.85%
Male Employed3.76%
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Shawneetown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shawneetown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shawneetown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Shawneetown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shawneetown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Shawneetown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shawneetown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

34

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Shawneetown Veterans by War

count

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Shawneetown Veterans by Age

count

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Shawneetown Veterans by Race

Shawneetown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shawneetown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Shawneetown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shawneetown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shawneetown 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

63.82%

Born in Shawneetown

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Shawneetown residents were born in the United States, with 63.82% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Shawneetown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029949-12-1.25%
2028961-12-1.23%
2027973-12-1.22%
2026985-12-1.2%
2025997-12-1.19%
20241,009-12-1.18%
20231,021-12-1.16%
20221,033-12-1.15%
20211,045-7-0.67%
20201,052-25-2.32%
20191,077-49-4.35%
20181,126-5-0.44%
20171,131-20-1.74%
20161,151-13-1.12%
20151,164-14-1.19%
20141,178-24-2%
20131,202-1-0.08%
20121,203-22-1.8%
20111,225-17-1.37%
20101,242
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Shawneetown Population by Year