Viola, Illinois Population 2021

872
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Viola is a city located in Mercer County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 872, it is the 695th largest city in Illinois and the 10888th largest city in the United States . Viola is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -8.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 955 in 2010. Viola reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Viola has a population density of 1,041 people per square mile.

The average household income in Viola is $76,931 with a poverty rate of 11.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $95,000. The median age in Viola is 36.5 years, 36.4 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Viola Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Violawas:

  • White: 95.34%
  • Two or more races: 3.73%
  • Other race: 0.93%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Viola, Illinois is 872 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 888.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 955.

Viola, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White92195.34%
Two or More Races363.73%
Some Other Race90.93%
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Viola Population by Race

Viola Population Pyramid $2021

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Viola Median Age

36.5


Total

36.4


Male

36.7


Female

Viola Adults

There are 705 adults, (164 of whom are seniors) in Viola.

Viola Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Viola Sex Ratio

Female

499

51.66%

Male

467

48.34%

Viola Population by Age

Viola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Viola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male50%50%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Female75%25%
All83.7%16.3%
Married94.4%5.6%

83.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Viola Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3802.5483.7
Married2343.1794.4
Non Family1201.0866.7
Female162.7575
Male105.150

3.18

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Viola Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade162.44%
9th to 12th Grade314.73%
High School Graduate26239.94%
Some College16925.76%
Associates Degree629.45%
Bachelors Degree6910.52%
Graduate Degree477.16%
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Viola Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Viola Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White617570107
2+ Races24249
Hispanic1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 37.50%.

Viola Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,250$54,792$31,389
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$46,500$53,182$19,219
Some College$44,896$55,000$
Bachelors Degree$43,750$75,417$41,563
Graduate Degree$53,750$$51,563

$46,250

Average Earnings

$54,792

Average Male

$31,389

Average Female

Viola Earnings by Educational Attainment

Viola Language by Age

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Viola Language

99.34% of Viola residents speak only English, while 0.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Viola Language

Viola Poverty by Race

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11.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.28%

Male Poverty Rate

12.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Viola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Viola is White, with 12.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Viola is White, with 12.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.64%.

Viola Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater10.34%
Less Than 9th Grade6.38%
High School5.73%
Some College2.60%

Viola Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed8.47%
Male Employed5.65%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Viola Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Viola Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,917$76,931
Families$82,083$92,798
Married Families$91,818-
Non Families$35,000$40,512
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Income by Household Type

Viola Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Viola Married by Age and Sex

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Viola Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Viola Marital Status by Race

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Viola Marital Status

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81

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War11
Korea3
World War II

Viola Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5432
65 to 7424
75+12
55 to 648
18 to 345

Viola Veterans by Age

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Viola Veterans by Race

Viola Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Viola Veterans by Education

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66.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Viola Employment by Age

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Viola Employment by Race

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Viola 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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79.71%

Born in Viola

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

2.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.93% of Viola residents were born in the United States, with 79.71% 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.

Viola Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021872-8-0.91%
2020880-8-0.90%
2019888-8-0.89%
2018896-5-0.55%
2017901-1-0.11%
2016902-13-1.42%
2015915-9-0.97%
2014924-10-1.07%
2013934-7-0.74%
2012941-9-0.95%
2011950-6-0.63%
20109560.00%

Viola Population by Year