Virden, Illinois Population 2021

3,406
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Virden is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. Virden has a 2020 population of 3,406. Virden is currently declining at a rate of -0.82% annually and its population has decreased by -7.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,669 in 2010. Virden reached it's highest population of 3,669 in 2010.

The average household income in Virden is $61,011 with a poverty rate of 8.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $641 per month, and the median house value is $91,900. The median age in Virden is 44.6 years, 40.7 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

Virden Demographics

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

  • White: 99.23%
  • Two or more races: 0.34%
  • Black or African American: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Virden, Illinois is 3,406 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,490.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,669.

Virden, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,47599.23%
Two or More Races120.34%
Black or African American90.26%
Asian60.17%
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Virden Population by Race

Virden Population Pyramid $2021

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Virden Median Age

44.6


Total

40.7


Male

45.4


Female

Virden Adults

There are 2,654 adults, (703 of whom are seniors) in Virden.

Virden Age Dependency

79.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Virden Sex Ratio

Female

1,821

52.00%

Male

1,681

48.00%

Virden Population by Age

Virden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Virden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married84.8%15.2%
All76.2%23.8%
Female73.9%26.1%
Non Family66.1%33.9%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Virden Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4812.3376.2
Married6513.3784.8
Non Family5871.1266.1
Female2112.3973.9
Male322.69100

3.08

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Virden Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade863.44%
9th to 12th Grade933.72%
High School Graduate1,01140.42%
Some College57723.07%
Associates Degree29011.60%
Bachelors Degree30712.28%
Graduate Degree1375.48%
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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
White2,4642,285444
Hispanic2828
2+ Races1212
Black99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.02%.

Virden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,389$49,097$28,375
Less Than 9th Grade$13,529$$
High School Graduate$29,432$45,417$21,630
Some College$37,099$56,190$29,563
Bachelors Degree$45,500$52,829$38,663
Graduate Degree$$11,042$

$36,389

Average Earnings

$49,097

Average Male

$28,375

Average Female

Virden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Virden Language by Age

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Virden Language

98.91% of Virden residents speak only English, while 1.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Virden Language

Virden Poverty by Race

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8.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.69%

Male Poverty Rate

14.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Virden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Virden is White, with 8.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Virden is White, with 8.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.96%.

Virden Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.79%
High School11.48%
Some College4.44%
Bachelors or Greater3.94%

Virden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed60.87%
Female Employed11.05%
Male Unemployed4.05%
Male Employed0.00%

Virden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Virden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,647$61,011
Families$66,694$73,044
Married Families$87,202-
Non Families$32,083$42,169
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Income by Household Type

Virden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

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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203

Number of Veterans

170

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam91
First Gulf War75
Second Gulf War21
Korea17
World War II

Virden Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7465
35 to 5462
55 to 6449
75+27
18 to 34

Virden Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2037.73%
Hispanic1657.14%

Virden Veterans by Race

Virden Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Virden Veterans by Education

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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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85.41%

Born in Virden

99.83%

Native Born

0.17%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.83% of Virden residents were born in the United States, with 85.41% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,406-28-0.82%
20203,434-28-0.81%
20193,462-28-0.80%
20183,490-13-0.37%
20173,503-9-0.26%
20163,512-16-0.45%
20153,528-23-0.65%
20143,551-35-0.98%
20133,586-27-0.75%
20123,613-53-1.45%
20113,666-3-0.08%
20103,6690.00%

Virden Population by Year