Trenton, Illinois Population 2024

2,630

Trenton is a city located in Clinton County Illinois. Trenton has a 2024 population of 2,630. Trenton is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -1.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,683 in 2020.

The average household income in Trenton is $88,907 with a poverty rate of 12.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Trenton is 38.2 years, 37.8 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Trenton Demographics

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

  • White: 97.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.68%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.19%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,560.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.98% (-53)
The current population of Trenton, Illinois is 2,630 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,683.

Trenton, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,62197.65%
Two or more races451.68%
Asian130.48%
Black or African American50.19%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Trenton Population by Race

Trenton Population Pyramid 2024

Trenton Median Age

38.2

Total

37.8

Male

38.5

Female

Trenton Adults

There are 2,063 adults, (606 of whom are seniors) in Trenton.

Trenton Age Dependency

84.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Trenton Sex Ratio

Female1,38051.42%
Male1,30448.58%

Trenton Population by Age

Trenton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1822.2468.831.2
Married5243.1191.28.8
Non Family5051.1148.351.7
Female1172.955.644.4
Male363.3972.227.8
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2.97

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Trenton 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

Trenton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Trenton 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

Trenton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,051

Average Earnings

$70,583

Average Male

$43,684

Average Female

Trenton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Trenton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Trenton Language

97.92% of Trenton residents speak only English, while 2.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

Trenton Language

Trenton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,61732612.46%
Black5240%
Hispanic19210.53%
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12.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.04%

Male Poverty Rate

12.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Trenton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Trenton is Black, with 40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Trenton is Hispanic, with 10.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.47%.

Trenton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.98%
Bachelors or Greater7.69%
Some College6.94%
Less Than 9th Grade6.76%
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Trenton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed63.89%
Male Employed3.95%
Female Employed0.85%
Male Unemployed
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Trenton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Trenton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Trenton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Trenton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Trenton 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 35-44.

Trenton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Trenton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

238

Number of Veterans

223

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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Trenton Veterans by War

count

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Trenton Veterans by Age

count

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Trenton Veterans by Race

Trenton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Trenton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Trenton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Trenton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Trenton 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

77.35%

Born in Trenton

99.66%

Native Born

0.34%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.66% of Trenton residents were born in the United States, with 77.35% 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.

Trenton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,565-13-0.5%
20282,578-13-0.5%
20272,591-13-0.5%
20262,604-13-0.5%
20252,617-13-0.49%
20242,630-13-0.49%
20232,643-13-0.49%
20222,656-13-0.49%
20212,669-14-0.52%
20202,683993.83%
20192,584-26-1%
20182,610-14-0.53%
20172,624-11-0.42%
20162,635-20-0.75%
20152,655-6-0.23%
20142,661-17-0.63%
20132,678-29-1.07%
20122,707-21-0.77%
20112,728100.37%
20102,7181084.14%
20002,6101064.23%
19802,504
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Trenton Population by Year