Wamac, Illinois Population 2022

945
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Wamac is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 945, it is the 700th largest city in Illinois and the 15235th largest city in the United States. Wamac is currently declining at a rate of -2.07% annually and its population has decreased by -22.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,222 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Wamac has a population density of 673 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wamac is $47,047 with a poverty rate of 27.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $719 per month, and the median house value is $28,100. The median age in Wamac is 34 years, 33 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Wamac Demographics

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

  • White: 94.35%
  • Two or more races: 4.42%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.25%
  • Asian: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wamac, Illinois is 945 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,222.

Wamac, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Wamac Population by Race

Wamac Population Pyramid 2022

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Wamac Median Age

33.9


Total

32.4


Male

43.4


Female

Wamac Adults

There are 891 adults, (109 of whom are seniors) in Wamac.

Wamac Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wamac Sex Ratio

Female

591

48.36%

Male

631

51.64%

Wamac Population by Age

Wamac Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wamac Household Types

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wamac Households and Families

2.91

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Wamac Households by Type

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Wamac Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wamac Educational Attainment by Race

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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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Wamac Educational Attainment by Race

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$24,746

Average Earnings

$24,648

Average Male

$25,500

Average Female

Wamac Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wamac Language by Age

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Wamac Language

92.36% of Wamac residents speak only English, while 7.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.03% of the population.

Wamac Language

Wamac Poverty by Race

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27.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.58%

Male Poverty Rate

27.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wamac

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wamac is White, with 27.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wamac is Hispanic, with 4.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.04%.

Wamac Poverty

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Wamac Poverty Rate by Education

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Wamac Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wamac Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wamac Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

31.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wamac Married by Age and Sex

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Wamac 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.

Wamac Marital Status by Race

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Wamac Marital Status

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51

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wamac Veterans by War

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Wamac Veterans by Age

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Wamac Veterans by Race

Wamac Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wamac Veterans by Education

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wamac Employment by Age

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Wamac Employment by Race

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Wamac 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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80.93%

Born in Wamac

93.70%

Native Born

6.30%

Foreign Born

6.22%

Non Citizen

0.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.70% of Wamac residents were born in the United States, with 80.93% having been born in Illinois. 6.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wamac Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Wamac Population by Year