Tilton, Illinois Population 2021

2,804
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Tilton is a city located in Vermilion County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,804, it is the 427th largest city in Illinois and the 6451st largest city in the United States . Tilton is currently growing at a rate of 2.15% annually and its population has increased by 2.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,724 in 2010. Tilton reached it's highest population of 2,976 in 2000. Spanning over 3 miles, Tilton has a population density of 874 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tilton is $62,626 with a poverty rate of 11.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $742 per month, and the median house value is $65,500. The median age in Tilton is 46.9 years, 44.3 years for males, and 50.8 years for females.

Tilton Demographics

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

  • White: 98.51%
  • Two or more races: 1.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tilton, Illinois is 2,804 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,627.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,724.

Tilton, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,57298.51%
Two or More Races291.11%
Black or African American100.38%
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Tilton Population by Race

Tilton Population Pyramid $2021

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Tilton Median Age

46.9


Total

44.3


Male

50.8


Female

Tilton Adults

There are 2,065 adults, (562 of whom are seniors) in Tilton.

Tilton Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Tilton Sex Ratio

Female

1,354

51.86%

Male

1,257

48.14%

Tilton Population by Age

Tilton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tilton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family71.9%28.1%
Female43.4%56.6%
Male20.5%79.5%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tilton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1992.1873.2
Non Family5451.1971.9
Married4952.8188.1
Male833.3420.5
Female763.8343.4

2.96

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Tilton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade150.80%
9th to 12th Grade24212.91%
High School Graduate94050.16%
Some College34618.46%
Associates Degree19110.19%
Bachelors Degree1105.87%
Graduate Degree301.60%
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Tilton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tilton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,8311,574140
Hispanic2222
2+ Races1111
Black1010

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 7.65%.

Tilton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,106$40,625$28,378
Less Than 9th Grade$26,081$25,508$30,804
High School Graduate$30,403$43,854$20,781
Some College$34,139$46,250$32,746
Bachelors Degree$44,375$$36,364
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,106

Average Earnings

$40,625

Average Male

$28,378

Average Female

Tilton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tilton Language by Age

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Tilton Language

98.20% of Tilton residents speak only English, while 1.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Tilton Language

Tilton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,4202369.75%
Hispanic1525234.21%
Multiple291137.93%

11.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.77%

Male Poverty Rate

11.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tilton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tilton is Multiple, with 37.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tilton is White, with 9.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.34%.

Tilton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.34%
Some College9.12%
High School3.94%
Bachelors or Greater2.86%

Tilton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed39.02%
Female Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed8.24%
Male Employed3.51%

Tilton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tilton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,201$62,626
Families$63,537$71,335
Married Families$64,970-
Non Families$32,232$51,726
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Income by Household Type

Tilton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Tilton Married by Age and Sex

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Tilton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Tilton Marital Status by Race

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Tilton Marital Status

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212

Number of Veterans

212

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam78
First Gulf War43
Second Gulf War22
Korea19
World War II

Tilton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+64
65 to 7451
35 to 5450
55 to 6425
18 to 3422

Tilton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2019.87%
2+ Races11100.00%

Tilton Veterans by Race

Tilton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

71.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tilton Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Tilton Employment by Age

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Tilton Employment by Race

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Tilton 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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86.60%

Born in Tilton

99.69%

Native Born

0.31%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.69% of Tilton residents were born in the United States, with 86.60% 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.

Tilton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,804592.15%
20202,745592.20%
20192,686592.25%
20182,627672.62%
20172,560-29-1.12%
20162,589-26-0.99%
20152,615-22-0.83%
20142,637-30-1.12%
20132,667-15-0.56%
20122,682-21-0.78%
20112,703-10-0.37%
20102,713-263-0.92%
20002,9762470.87%
19902,7291850.35%
19702,544-54-0.21%
19602,5980.00%

Tilton Population by Year