Tuscola, Illinois Population 2024

4,650

Tuscola is a city located in Douglas County Illinois. Tuscola has a 2024 population of 4,650. It is also the county seat of Douglas County.Tuscola is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 0.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,646 in 2020.

The average household income in Tuscola is $86,421 with a poverty rate of 9.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Tuscola is 37.6 years, 35.9 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Tuscola Demographics

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

  • White: 92.31%
  • Two or more races: 3.89%
  • Black or African American: 2.25%
  • Asian: 1.47%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,616.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.09% (4)
The current population of Tuscola, Illinois is 4,650 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,646.

Tuscola, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,34592.31%
Two or more races1833.89%
Black or African American1062.25%
Asian691.47%
Other race40.08%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Tuscola Population by Race

Tuscola Population Pyramid 2024

Tuscola Median Age

37.6

Total

35.9

Male

39.8

Female

Tuscola Adults

There are 3,663 adults, (673 of whom are seniors) in Tuscola.

Tuscola Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Tuscola Sex Ratio

Female2,33549.61%
Male2,37250.39%

Tuscola Population by Age

Tuscola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0452.2873.726.3
Married1,0662.9293.26.8
Non Family7461.0859.740.3
Female1612.8825.574.5
Male723.9338.961.1
showing: 5 rows

2.84

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tuscola 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

Tuscola Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tuscola 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 white people with a rate of 28.91%.

Tuscola Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,350

Average Earnings

$65,846

Average Male

$29,593

Average Female

Tuscola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tuscola Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tuscola Language

95.83% of Tuscola residents speak only English, while 4.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

Tuscola Language

Tuscola Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,10141610.14%
Asian692333.33%
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9.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.75%

Male Poverty Rate

13.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tuscola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tuscola is Asian, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tuscola is White, with 10.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.48%.

Tuscola Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.4%
Some College7.65%
Bachelors or Greater1.66%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Tuscola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed11%
Male Employed2.8%
Male Unemployed
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Tuscola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tuscola Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tuscola Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Tuscola Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Tuscola Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tuscola Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

215

Number of Veterans

198

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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Tuscola Veterans by War

count

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Tuscola Veterans by Age

count

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Tuscola Veterans by Race

Tuscola Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tuscola Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Tuscola Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tuscola Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tuscola 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

83.45%

Born in Tuscola

95.43%

Native Born

4.57%

Foreign Born

2%

Non Citizen

2.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.43% of Tuscola residents were born in the United States, with 83.45% having been born in Illinois. 2% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,650
20284,650
20274,650
20264,650
20254,650
20244,650
20234,650
20224,650
20214,65040.09%
20204,6462876.58%
20194,35930.07%
20184,356-35-0.8%
20174,391-25-0.57%
20164,416-31-0.7%
20154,447-19-0.43%
20144,46680.18%
20134,458-6-0.13%
20124,46460.13%
20114,458-26-0.58%
20104,484360.81%
20004,4482937.05%
19904,1553168.23%
19803,839-78-1.99%
19703,917421.08%
19603,87591530.91%
19502,9601224.3%
19402,83826910.47%
19302,56950.2%
19202,564-5-0.19%
19002,569
showing: 30 rows

Tuscola Population by Year