Virden, Illinois Population 2024

3,147

Virden is a city located in Macoupin County and Sangamon County Illinois. Virden has a 2024 population of 3,147. Virden is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -2.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,225 in 2020.

The average household income in Virden is $75,867 with a poverty rate of 12.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Virden is 39.3 years, 36.8 years for males, and 44 years for females.

Virden Demographics

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

  • White: 99.25%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Two or more races: 0.16%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,680.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.42% (-78)
The current population of Virden, Illinois is 3,147 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,225.

Virden, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,18499.25%
Asian190.59%
Two or more races50.16%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Virden Population by Race

Virden Population Pyramid 2024

Virden Median Age

39.3

Total

36.8

Male

44

Female

Virden Adults

There are 2,478 adults, (535 of whom are seniors) in Virden.

Virden Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Virden Sex Ratio

Female1,85157.7%
Male1,35742.3%

Virden Population by Age

Virden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2492.5269.630.4
Married5423.2379.720.3
Non Family4701.2758.741.3
Female2043.1966.233.8
Male334.4578.821.2
showing: 5 rows

3.17

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Virden 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

Virden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Virden 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 92.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.05%.

Virden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,518

Average Earnings

$55,326

Average Male

$34,554

Average Female

Virden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Virden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Virden Language

99.67% of Virden residents speak only English, while 0.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Virden Language

Virden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,11838912.48%
Multiple55100%
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12.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.87%

Male Poverty Rate

14.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Virden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Virden is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Virden is White, with 12.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.74%.

Virden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.9%
High School12.81%
Some College11.81%
Bachelors or Greater6.45%
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Virden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed86.11%
Male Unemployed58.82%
Female Employed4.67%
Male Employed
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Virden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Virden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Virden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Virden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Virden 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.

Virden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Virden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

153

Number of Veterans

153

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Virden Veterans by War

count

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Virden Veterans by Age

count

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Virden Veterans by Race

Virden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

2.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Virden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Virden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Virden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Virden 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

86.91%

Born in Virden

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Virden residents were born in the United States, with 86.91% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Virden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,057-18-0.59%
20283,075-18-0.58%
20273,093-18-0.58%
20263,111-18-0.58%
20253,129-18-0.57%
20243,147-18-0.57%
20233,165-18-0.57%
20223,183-18-0.56%
20213,201-24-0.74%
20203,225-114-3.41%
20193,339-19-0.57%
20183,358-10-0.3%
20173,368-10-0.3%
20163,378-17-0.5%
20153,395-23-0.67%
20143,418-31-0.9%
20133,449-27-0.78%
20123,476-46-1.31%
20113,522-4-0.11%
20103,526381.09%
20003,488-147-4.04%
19903,635-264-6.77%
19803,89939511.27%
19703,5041955.89%
19603,3091033.21%
19503,2061655.43%
19403,041301%
19303,011-1,671-35.69%
19204,68268217.05%
19104,000
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Virden Population by Year