Virden, Illinois Population 2022

3,193
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Virden is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. Virden has a 2020 population of 3,193. Virden is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -1.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,231 in 2010.

The average household income in Virden is $60,464 with a poverty rate of 10.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $728 per month, and the median house value is $93,900. The median age in Virden is 41.3 years, 39 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Virden Demographics

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

  • White: 99.54%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Virden, Illinois is 3,193 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,231.

Virden, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,42899.54%
Asian160.46%
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Virden Population by Race

Virden Population Pyramid 2022

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Virden Median Age

41.2


Total

41.3


Male

41.1


Female

Virden Adults

There are 2,704 adults, (601 of whom are seniors) in Virden.

Virden Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Virden Sex Ratio

Female

1,956

56.79%

Male

1,488

43.21%

Virden Population by Age

Virden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Virden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male88.5%11.5%
Married77.7%22.3%
All67.9%32.1%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
Female54.9%45.1%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Virden Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4792.2967.9
Married6103.0177.7
Male783.7488.5
Female2372.4654.9
Non Family5541.2259.7

2.83

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Virden Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade90.36%
9th to 12th Grade1325.21%
High School Graduate1,22848.46%
Some College43217.05%
Associates Degree30111.88%
Bachelors Degree33913.38%
Graduate Degree933.67%
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Virden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Virden Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,5142,373432
Hispanic2020

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.18%.

Virden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,278$47,338$26,521
Less Than 9th Grade$$27,153$
High School Graduate$24,575$42,461$16,192
Some College$41,622$55,341$35,521
Bachelors Degree$53,024$47,813$68,182
Graduate Degree$$$

$37,278

Average Earnings

$47,338

Average Male

$26,521

Average Female

Virden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Virden Language by Age

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Virden Language

98.78% of Virden residents speak only English, while 1.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.90% of the population.

Virden Language

Virden Poverty by Race

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10.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.15%

Male Poverty Rate

14.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Virden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Virden is White, with 10.79% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.99%.

Virden Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.80%
High School13.37%
Some College4.44%
Bachelors or Greater4.30%

Virden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed21.43%
Female Employed8.10%
Female Unemployed79.31%

Virden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Virden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,726$63,800
Families$71,736$74,476
Married Families$91,447-
Non Families$32,632$40,898
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Income by Household Type

Virden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Virden Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Virden Marital Status

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103

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War42
Vietnam45
Korea16
World War II

Virden Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5422
55 to 6420
65 to 7435
75+26

Virden Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1033.83%
Hispanic20100.00%

Virden Veterans by Race

Virden Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Virden Veterans by Education

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61.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Virden Employment by Age

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Virden Employment by Race

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Virden 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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85.71%

Born in Virden

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.54% of Virden residents were born in the United States, with 85.71% 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 Asia.

Virden Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19104,0000.00%
19204,6826821.59%
19303,011-1,671-4.32%
19403,041300.10%
19503,2061650.53%
19603,3091030.32%
19703,5041950.57%
19803,8993951.07%
19903,635-264-0.70%
20003,488-147-0.41%
20103,425-63-0.18%
20113,406-19-0.55%
20123,387-19-0.56%
20133,368-19-0.56%
20143,349-19-0.56%
20153,330-19-0.57%
20163,311-19-0.57%
20173,292-19-0.57%
20183,273-19-0.58%
20193,254-19-0.58%
20203,231-23-0.71%
20213,212-19-0.59%
20223,193-19-0.59%

Virden Population by Year