Thebes, Illinois Population 2024

179

Thebes is a city located in Alexander County Illinois. Thebes has a 2024 population of 179. Thebes is currently declining at a rate of -3.76% annually and its population has decreased by -12.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 205 in 2020.

The average household income in Thebes is $52,569 with a poverty rate of 20.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Thebes is 25.7 years, 35.5 years for males, and 25.4 years for females.

Thebes Demographics

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

  • White: 92.14%
  • Black or African American: 5.65%
  • Two or more races: 2.21%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
102.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-12.68% (-26)
The current population of Thebes, Illinois is 179 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 205.

Thebes, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37592.14%
Black or African American235.65%
Two or more races92.21%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Thebes Population by Race

Thebes Population Pyramid 2024

Thebes Median Age

25.7

Total

35.5

Male

25.4

Female

Thebes Adults

There are 273 adults, (29 of whom are seniors) in Thebes.

Thebes Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

11.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Thebes Sex Ratio

Female28971.01%
Male11828.99%

Thebes Population by Age

Thebes Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All864.7379.120.9
Married505.9964
Non Family241.2970.829.2
Female116.8227.372.7
Male160100
showing: 5 rows

6

Average Family Size

4.73

Average Household Size

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Thebes 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

Thebes Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thebes Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.42%.

Thebes Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,750

Average Earnings

$26,806

Average Male

$29,531

Average Female

Thebes Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thebes Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Thebes Language

100% of Thebes residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Thebes Language

Thebes Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3755414.4%
Black2323100%
Multiple9666.67%
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20.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.29%

Male Poverty Rate

13.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thebes

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thebes is White, with 14.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.05%.

Thebes Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College22.22%
High School14.71%
Less Than 9th Grade8.89%
Bachelors or Greater7.14%
showing: 4 rows

Thebes Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed40%
Male Employed16%
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Thebes Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thebes Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Thebes Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.1%

Male Marriage Rate

31.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Thebes Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Thebes Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Thebes Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Thebes Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Thebes Veterans by War

count

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Thebes Veterans by Age

count

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Thebes Veterans by Race

Thebes Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thebes Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.9%

Labor Force Participation

40.4%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Thebes Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Thebes Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Thebes 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

68.3%

Born in Thebes

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Thebes residents were born in the United States, with 68.3% 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.

Thebes Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029144-7-4.64%
2028151-7-4.43%
2027158-7-4.24%
2026165-7-4.07%
2025172-7-3.91%
2024179-7-3.76%
2023186-7-3.63%
2022193-7-3.5%
2021200-5-2.44%
2020205-114-35.74%
2019319-16-4.78%
2018335-12-3.46%
2017347-10-2.8%
2016357-17-4.55%
2015374-19-4.83%
2014393-8-2%
2013401-7-1.72%
2012408-13-3.09%
2011421-11-2.55%
2010432
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Thebes Population by Year