Tuscola, Illinois Population 2021

5,149
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Tuscola is a city located in Douglas County Illinois. Tuscola has a 2020 population of 5,149. It is also the county seat of Douglas County. Tuscola is currently growing at a rate of 0.12% annually but its population has decreased by -2.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,260 in 2010. Tuscola reached it's highest population of 5,260 in 2010.

The average household income in Tuscola is $75,652 with a poverty rate of 8.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $729 per month, and the median house value is $120,200. The median age in Tuscola is 40.1 years, 39.1 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Tuscola Demographics

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

  • White: 97.20%
  • Asian: 1.74%
  • Two or more races: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tuscola, Illinois is 5,149 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,131.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,260.

Tuscola, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,02597.20%
Asian901.74%
Two or More Races350.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.27%
Black or African American60.12%
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Tuscola Population by Race

Tuscola Population Pyramid $2021

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Tuscola Median Age

40.1


Total

39.1


Male

41.8


Female

Tuscola Adults

There are 4,042 adults, (815 of whom are seniors) in Tuscola.

Tuscola Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Tuscola Sex Ratio

Female

2,470

47.78%

Male

2,700

52.22%

Tuscola Population by Age

Tuscola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tuscola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All65%35%
Female45.7%54.3%
Male45.2%54.8%
Non Family44%56%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tuscola Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3452.1965
Non Family1,0481.1844
Married1,0313.0591.5
Female1732.3845.7
Male933.7645.2

2.85

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Tuscola Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1012.80%
9th to 12th Grade2346.49%
High School Graduate1,03328.63%
Some College81122.48%
Associates Degree51914.38%
Bachelors Degree65218.07%
Graduate Degree2587.15%
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Tuscola Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tuscola Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4243,097900
Hispanic1021023
Asian69617
Islander77
2+ Races66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.29%.

Tuscola Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,723$51,360$30,316
Less Than 9th Grade$$13,348$37,273
High School Graduate$30,655$44,545$22,019
Some College$32,191$51,176$26,284
Bachelors Degree$56,653$58,214$55,685
Graduate Degree$67,647$101,875$58,906

$42,723

Average Earnings

$51,360

Average Male

$30,316

Average Female

Tuscola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tuscola Language by Age

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Tuscola Language

94.57% of Tuscola residents speak only English, while 5.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.23% of the population.

Tuscola Language

Tuscola Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,7123527.47%
Hispanic1726940.12%
Asian902325.56%

8.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.67%

Male Poverty Rate

10.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tuscola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tuscola is Hispanic, with 40.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tuscola is White, with 7.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.40%.

Tuscola Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.33%
Some College11.93%
High School6.26%
Bachelors or Greater2.97%

Tuscola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed65.96%
Male Employed6.63%
Female Employed6.28%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Tuscola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tuscola Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,453$75,652
Families$81,958$94,099
Married Families$90,054-
Non Families$26,389$50,546
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Income by Household Type

Tuscola Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Tuscola Married by Age and Sex

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Tuscola 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.

Tuscola Marital Status by Race

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Tuscola Marital Status

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394

Number of Veterans

362

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam123
First Gulf War105
Korea79
Second Gulf War70
World War II8

Tuscola Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+118
35 to 54113
65 to 7496
55 to 6445
18 to 3422

Tuscola Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3869.81%
Asian811.59%

Tuscola Veterans by Race

Tuscola Veterans by Education

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1.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tuscola Veterans by Education

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69.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Tuscola Employment by Age

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Tuscola Employment by Race

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Tuscola 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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75.09%

Born in Tuscola

95.59%

Native Born

4.41%

Foreign Born

2.73%

Non Citizen

1.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.59% of Tuscola residents were born in the United States, with 75.09% having been born in Illinois. 2.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tuscola Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,14960.12%
20205,14360.12%
20195,13760.12%
20185,131-37-0.72%
20175,168-21-0.40%
20165,189-36-0.69%
20155,225-20-0.38%
20145,24580.15%
20135,237-3-0.06%
20125,24070.13%
20115,233-27-0.51%
20105,2600.00%

Tuscola Population by Year