Sumner, Illinois Population 2024

2,561

Sumner is a city located in Lawrence County Illinois. Sumner has a 2024 population of 2,561. Sumner is currently declining at a rate of -0.85% annually and its population has decreased by -2.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,635 in 2020.

The average household income in Sumner is $58,492 with a poverty rate of 33.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sumner is 36.8 years, 37.5 years for males, and 32.5 years for females.

Sumner Demographics

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

  • White: 56.53%
  • Black or African American: 36.83%
  • Other race: 3.77%
  • Two or more races: 2.32%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,850.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.81% (-74)
The current population of Sumner, Illinois is 2,561 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,635.

Sumner, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,36356.53%
Black or African American88836.83%
Other race913.77%
Two or more races562.32%
Asian110.46%
Native American20.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sumner Population by Race

Sumner Population Pyramid 2024

Sumner Median Age

36.8

Total

37.5

Male

32.5

Female

Sumner Adults

There are 2,160 adults, (133 of whom are seniors) in Sumner.

Sumner Age Dependency

18.9

Age Dependency Ratio

6.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumner Sex Ratio

Female42917.79%
Male1,98282.21%

Sumner Population by Age

Sumner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2523.097525
Married1183.5493.26.8
Non Family801.45050
Female373.7383.816.2
Male176.5347.152.9
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3.77

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sumner 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

Sumner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sumner 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 76.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.02%.

Sumner Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,219

Average Earnings

$45,817

Average Male

$20,000

Average Female

Sumner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sumner Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sumner Language

87.49% of Sumner residents speak only English, while 12.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.43% of the population.

Sumner Language

Sumner Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White74624332.57%
Multiple211361.9%
Hispanic22100%
Other11100%
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33.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.89%

Male Poverty Rate

29.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumner is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumner is White, with 32.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.7%.

Sumner Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.61%
High School29.8%
Some College14.44%
Bachelors or Greater8.89%
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Sumner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed15.64%
Male Employed6.96%
showing: 4 rows

Sumner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sumner Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sumner Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

28.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumner Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sumner 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 35-44.

Sumner Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sumner Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

106

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Sumner Veterans by War

count

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Sumner Veterans by Age

count

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Sumner Veterans by Race

Sumner Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

55.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumner Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

16%

Labor Force Participation

13.5%

Employment Rate

15.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sumner Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sumner Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sumner 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

69.14%

Born in Sumner

93.28%

Native Born

6.72%

Foreign Born

6.01%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.28% of Sumner residents were born in the United States, with 69.14% having been born in Illinois. 6.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sumner Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,451-22-0.89%
20282,473-22-0.88%
20272,495-22-0.87%
20262,517-22-0.87%
20252,539-22-0.86%
20242,561-22-0.85%
20232,583-22-0.84%
20222,605-22-0.84%
20212,627-8-0.3%
20202,635-342-11.49%
20192,977-13-0.43%
20182,990-12-0.4%
20173,002-12-0.4%
20163,014-138-4.38%
20153,152-40-1.25%
20143,192-22-0.68%
20133,214792.52%
20123,135-45-1.42%
20113,180
20103,180
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Sumner Population by Year