Thebes, Illinois Population 2021

289
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Thebes is a city located in Alexander County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 289, it is the 1029th largest city in Illinois and the 15440th largest city in the United States . Thebes is currently declining at a rate of -5.25% annually and its population has decreased by -33.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 436 in 2010. Thebes reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Thebes has a population density of 166 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thebes is $47,398 with a poverty rate of 43.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $242 per month, and the median house value is $63,000. The median age in Thebes is 27.3 years, 22.8 years for males, and 29.1 years for females.

Thebes Demographics

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

  • White: 70.11%
  • Black or African American: 28.21%
  • Two or more races: 1.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Thebes, Illinois is 289 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 321.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 436.

Thebes, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33370.11%
Black or African American13428.21%
Two or More Races81.68%
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Thebes Population by Race

Thebes Population Pyramid $2021

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Thebes Median Age

27.3


Total

22.8


Male

29.1


Female

Thebes Adults

There are 264 adults, (44 of whom are seniors) in Thebes.

Thebes Age Dependency

115.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

95.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Thebes Sex Ratio

Female

266

56.00%

Male

209

44.00%

Thebes Population by Age

Thebes Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thebes Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female6.3%93.8%
Non Family46.2%53.8%
All60.2%39.8%
Married89.2%10.8%
Male100%0%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Thebes Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1283.7160.2
Married653.5489.2
Female325.756.3
Non Family261.0846.2
Male56.6100

4.36

Average Family Size

3.71

Average Household Size

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Thebes Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade259.92%
9th to 12th Grade3313.10%
High School Graduate9136.11%
Some College6023.81%
Associates Degree93.57%
Bachelors Degree3011.90%
Graduate Degree41.59%
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Thebes Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Thebes Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22516734
Black2525
2+ Races22

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 15.11%.

Thebes Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,083$22,083$22,083
Less Than 9th Grade$21,667$21,806$
High School Graduate$19,375$$20,694
Some College$30,357$58,750$
Bachelors Degree$59,167$$59,167
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,083

Average Earnings

$22,083

Average Male

$22,083

Average Female

Thebes Earnings by Educational Attainment

Thebes Language by Age

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Thebes Language

100.00% of Thebes residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Thebes Language

Thebes Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black134134100.00%
White3336519.52%
Multiple8675.00%

43.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.50%

Male Poverty Rate

42.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thebes

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thebes is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thebes is White, with 19.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.80%.

Thebes Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College42.03%
High School24.18%
Less Than 9th Grade18.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Thebes Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed23.88%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Male Employed9.68%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Thebes Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Thebes Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,357$47,398
Families$39,167$52,898
Married Families$51,964-
Non Families$19,375$25,450
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Income by Household Type

Thebes Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Thebes Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Thebes Marital Status by Race

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Thebes Marital Status

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13

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea5
Vietnam3
Second Gulf War3
World War II
First Gulf War

Thebes Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+5
55 to 645
18 to 343
65 to 74
35 to 54

Thebes Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White114.64%
2+ Races2100.00%

Thebes Veterans by Race

Thebes Veterans by Education

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38.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thebes Veterans by Education

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

43.4%

Employment Rate

19.9%

Unemployment Rate

Thebes Employment by Age

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Thebes Employment by Race

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Thebes 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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68.42%

Born in Thebes

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Thebes residents were born in the United States, with 68.42% 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.

Thebes Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021289-16-5.25%
2020305-16-4.98%
2019321-16-4.75%
2018337-13-3.71%
2017350-10-2.78%
2016360-17-4.51%
2015377-18-4.56%
2014395-8-1.99%
2013403-8-1.95%
2012411-13-3.07%
2011424-11-2.53%
20104350.00%

Thebes Population by Year