Sumner, Illinois Population 2022

2,523
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Sumner is a city located in Lawrence County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,523, it is the 456th largest city in Illinois and the 9703rd largest city in the United States. Sumner is currently declining at a rate of -2.10% annually and its population has decreased by -13.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,916 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Sumner has a population density of 1,823 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sumner is $41,004 with a poverty rate of 25.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $54,500. The median age in Sumner is 33.8 years, 34.1 years for males, and 33.5 years for females.

Sumner Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sumnerwas:

  • White: 55.14%
  • Black or African American: 41.05%
  • Two or more races: 2.43%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sumner, Illinois is 2,523 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,916.

Sumner, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Sumner Population by Race

Sumner Population Pyramid 2022

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Sumner Median Age

34.2


Total

34.5


Male

26.4


Female

Sumner Adults

There are 2,672 adults, (176 of whom are seniors) in Sumner.

Sumner Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

7.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

9.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumner Sex Ratio

Female

461

15.81%

Male

2,455

84.19%

Sumner Population by Age

Sumner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sumner Household Types

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sumner Households and Families

2.8

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Sumner Households by Type

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Sumner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sumner Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 76.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.79%.

Sumner Educational Attainment by Race

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$33,221

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$22,031

Average Female

Sumner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sumner Language by Age

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Sumner Language

85.69% of Sumner residents speak only English, while 14.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.16% of the population.

Sumner Language

Sumner Poverty by Race

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25.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.51%

Male Poverty Rate

29.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumner is White, with 27.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumner is Hispanic, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.34%.

Sumner Poverty

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Sumner Poverty Rate by Education

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Sumner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sumner Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Sumner Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

17.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumner Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Sumner Marital Status

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100

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Sumner Veterans by War

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Sumner Veterans by Age

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Sumner Veterans by Race

Sumner Veterans by Education

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21.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumner Veterans by Education

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13.6%

Labor Force Participation

12.6%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sumner Employment by Age

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Sumner Employment by Race

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Sumner 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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75.62%

Born in Sumner

94.86%

Native Born

5.14%

Foreign Born

4.87%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.86% of Sumner residents were born in the United States, with 75.62% having been born in Illinois. 4.87% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Sumner Population by Year