Tilton, Illinois Population 2024

2,526

Tilton is a city located in Vermilion County Illinois. Tilton has a 2024 population of 2,526. Tilton is currently declining at a rate of -1.25% annually and its population has decreased by -4.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,650 in 2020.

The average household income in Tilton is $64,297 with a poverty rate of 9.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Tilton is 52.2 years, 52.1 years for males, and 52.5 years for females.

Tilton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.36%
  • Two or more races: 3.27%
  • Black or African American: 1.37%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
787.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.68% (-124)
The current population of Tilton, Illinois is 2,526 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,650.

Tilton, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,56995.36%
Two or more races883.27%
Black or African American371.37%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Tilton Population by Race

Tilton Population Pyramid 2024

Tilton Median Age

52.2

Total

52.1

Male

52.5

Female

Tilton Adults

There are 2,393 adults, (772 of whom are seniors) in Tilton.

Tilton Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Tilton Sex Ratio

Female1,38951.56%
Male1,30548.44%

Tilton Population by Age

Tilton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3381.9475.524.5
Non Family6581.1772.627.4
Married4952.7192.17.9
Male1162.3422.477.6
Female693.0972.527.5
showing: 5 rows

2.67

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tilton 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

Tilton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tilton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.97%.

Tilton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,429

Average Earnings

$42,182

Average Male

$35,042

Average Female

Tilton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tilton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tilton Language

100% of Tilton 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.

Tilton Language

Tilton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,49525610.26%
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9.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.77%

Male Poverty Rate

11.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tilton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tilton is White, with 10.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tilton is White, with 10.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.53%.

Tilton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.89%
High School11.28%
Some College5.28%
Bachelors or Greater
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Tilton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed9.9%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Tilton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tilton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tilton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Tilton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tilton 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.

Tilton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tilton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

238

Number of Veterans

224

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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Tilton Veterans by War

count

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Tilton Veterans by Age

count

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Tilton Veterans by Race

Tilton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tilton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.7%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Tilton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tilton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tilton 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

84.78%

Born in Tilton

99.11%

Native Born

0.89%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.11% of Tilton residents were born in the United States, with 84.78% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Tilton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,366-32-1.33%
20282,398-32-1.32%
20272,430-32-1.3%
20262,462-32-1.28%
20252,494-32-1.27%
20242,526-32-1.25%
20232,558-32-1.24%
20222,590-32-1.22%
20212,622-28-1.06%
20202,650-38-1.41%
20192,688622.36%
20182,626652.54%
20172,561-29-1.12%
20162,590-27-1.03%
20152,617-22-0.83%
20142,639-30-1.12%
20132,669-12-0.45%
20122,681-24-0.89%
20112,705-9-0.33%
20102,714-262-8.8%
20002,9762479.05%
19902,7291857.27%
19702,544-54-2.08%
19602,598
showing: 24 rows

Tilton Population by Year