St. Elmo, Illinois Population 2022

1,220
map placeholder

St. Elmo is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,220, it is the 625th largest city in Illinois and the 13769th largest city in the United States. St. Elmo is currently declining at a rate of -1.37% annually and its population has decreased by -2.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,254 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, St. Elmo has a population density of 966 people per square mile.

The average household income in St. Elmo is $49,238 with a poverty rate of 22.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $605 per month, and the median house value is $80,100. The median age in St. Elmo is 40.8 years, 39.1 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

St. Elmo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of St. Elmowas:

  • White: 99.86%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of St. Elmo, Illinois is 1,220 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,254.

St. Elmo, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,46499.86%
Black or African American20.14%
Loading...

St. Elmo Population by Race

St. Elmo Population Pyramid 2022

Loading...

St. Elmo Median Age

40.3


Total

39.2


Male

43.5


Female

St. Elmo Adults

There are 1,113 adults, (253 of whom are seniors) in St. Elmo.

St. Elmo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Elmo Sex Ratio

Female

768

52.39%

Male

698

47.61%

St. Elmo Population by Age

St. Elmo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

map placeholder

St. Elmo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married96.9%3.1%
All86.7%13.3%
Non Family79.6%20.4%
Female62%38%

86.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Elmo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5342.6786.7
Married2573.4496.9
Male362.53100
Female793.3762
Non Family1621.1579.6

3.28

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

Loading...

St. Elmo Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade242.46%
9th to 12th Grade889.01%
High School Graduate36737.56%
Some College28128.76%
Associates Degree10210.44%
Bachelors Degree565.73%
Graduate Degree596.04%
Loading...

St. Elmo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Elmo Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White965855115
Black22
Hispanic108

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.92%.

St. Elmo Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,104$33,438$21,902
Less Than 9th Grade$33,750$31,786$36,667
High School Graduate$20,000$18,906$21,250
Some College$24,821$34,423$12,188
Bachelors Degree$36,667$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,104

Average Earnings

$33,438

Average Male

$21,902

Average Female

St. Elmo Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Elmo Language by Age

Loading...

St. Elmo Language

98.60% of St. Elmo residents speak only English, while 1.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

St. Elmo Language

St. Elmo Poverty by Race

Loading...

22.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.94%

Male Poverty Rate

25.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Elmo

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Elmo is White, with 22.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Elmo is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.34%.

St. Elmo Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.24%
High School14.70%
Some College5.91%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

St. Elmo Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.30%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.38%
Female Unemployed22.22%

St. Elmo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Elmo Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$43,913$52,874
Families$50,662$57,027
Married Families$65,037-
Non Families$26,029$41,866
Loading...

Income by Household Type

St. Elmo Marital Status

map placeholder

Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Elmo Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

St. Elmo 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 55-64.

St. Elmo Marital Status by Race

map placeholder

St. Elmo Marital Status

Loading...

87

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War4
Vietnam22
Korea9
World War II9

St. Elmo Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5419
55 to 6414
65 to 7427
75+27

St. Elmo Veterans by Age

Loading...

St. Elmo Veterans by Race

St. Elmo Veterans by Education

Loading...

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Elmo Veterans by Education

Loading...

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

St. Elmo Employment by Age

Loading...

St. Elmo Employment by Race

Loading...

St. Elmo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

86.63%

Born in St. Elmo

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of St. Elmo residents were born in the United States, with 86.63% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

St. Elmo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,4260.00%
20111,409-17-1.19%
20121,392-17-1.21%
20131,375-17-1.22%
20141,358-17-1.24%
20151,341-17-1.25%
20161,324-17-1.27%
20171,307-17-1.28%
20181,290-17-1.30%
20191,273-17-1.32%
20201,254-19-1.49%
20211,237-17-1.36%
20221,220-17-1.37%

St. Elmo Population by Year