Sumner, Illinois Population 2021

2,956
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Sumner is a city located in Lawrence County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,956, it is the 418th largest city in Illinois and the 6305th largest city in the United States . Sumner is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -6.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,174 in 2010. Sumner reached it's highest population of 3,216 in 2013. Spanning over 1 miles, Sumner has a population density of 2,136 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sumner is $41,004 with a poverty rate of 29.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $555 per month, and the median house value is $43,800. 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 Sumner was:

  • White: 56.12%
  • Black or African American: 40.58%
  • Two or more races: 2.39%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sumner, Illinois is 2,956 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,992.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,174.

Sumner, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,71556.12%
Black or African American1,24040.58%
Two or More Races732.39%
Some Other Race120.39%
Asian80.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.26%
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Sumner Population by Race

Sumner Population Pyramid $2021

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Sumner Median Age

33.8


Total

34.1


Male

33.5


Female

Sumner Adults

There are 2,824 adults, (188 of whom are seniors) in Sumner.

Sumner Age Dependency

15.9

Age Dependency Ratio

7.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

8.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumner Sex Ratio

Female

525

17.18%

Male

2,531

82.82%

Sumner Population by Age

Sumner Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sumner Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male70.6%29.4%
Married61.3%38.7%
All49.2%50.8%
Female38.6%61.4%
Non Family35.7%64.3%

49.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sumner Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4192.1849.2
Married1912.5561.3
Non Family1541.3435.7
Female572.9538.6
Male173.1270.6

2.55

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Sumner Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2339.78%
9th to 12th Grade69229.05%
High School Graduate83935.22%
Some College38616.20%
Associates Degree1124.70%
Bachelors Degree612.56%
Graduate Degree592.48%
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Sumner Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sumner Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black99851251
White95774769
Hispanic384163
2+ Races5943
Other Race1111
Asian8
Native American8

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.21%.

Sumner Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,538$30,724$24,044
Less Than 9th Grade$9,821$8,393$
High School Graduate$34,659$35,543$23,375
Some College$13,125$$13,750
Bachelors Degree$33,523$$32,614
Graduate Degree$36,131$$36,161

$26,538

Average Earnings

$30,724

Average Male

$24,044

Average Female

Sumner Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sumner Language by Age

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Sumner Language

86.14% of Sumner residents speak only English, while 13.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.24% of the population.

Sumner Language

Sumner Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White75324532.54%
Hispanic322165.63%
Other12866.67%

29.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.30%

Male Poverty Rate

30.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumner

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumner is Other, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumner is White, with 32.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.08%.

Sumner Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.84%
Some College27.55%
High School13.27%
Bachelors or Greater3.16%

Sumner Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed68.29%
Female Employed21.52%
Male Employed9.04%

Sumner Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sumner Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,792$41,004
Families$36,083$43,788
Married Families$36,972-
Non Families$35,500$33,395
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Income by Household Type

Sumner Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

22.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

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 55-64.

Sumner Marital Status by Race

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Sumner Marital Status

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91

Number of Veterans

91

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War8
Korea4
World War II2

Sumner Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7430
55 to 6423
35 to 5420
18 to 3410
75+8

Sumner Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White765.07%
Black151.21%

Sumner Veterans by Race

Sumner Veterans by Education

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17.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumner Veterans by Education

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15.2%

Labor Force Participation

13.7%

Employment Rate

10.2%

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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75.56%

Born in Sumner

94.34%

Native Born

5.66%

Foreign Born

5.40%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.34% of Sumner residents were born in the United States, with 75.56% having been born in Illinois. 5.40% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,956-12-0.40%
20202,968-12-0.40%
20192,980-12-0.40%
20182,992-12-0.40%
20173,004-10-0.33%
20163,014-139-4.41%
20153,153-40-1.25%
20143,193-23-0.72%
20133,216822.62%
20123,134-44-1.38%
20113,1780.00%
20103,1780.00%

Sumner Population by Year