Waterman, Illinois Population 2022

1,419
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Waterman is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,419, it is the 585th largest city in Illinois and the 12898th largest city in the United States. Waterman is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,433 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Waterman has a population density of 978 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waterman is $78,408 with a poverty rate of 9.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $768 per month, and the median house value is $173,600. The median age in Waterman is 38 years, 38 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Waterman Demographics

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

  • White: 89.30%
  • Two or more races: 7.65%
  • Black or African American: 1.96%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waterman, Illinois is 1,419 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,433.

Waterman, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,55289.30%
Black or African American341.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.29%
Asian30.17%
Some Other Race110.63%
Two or More Races1337.65%
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Waterman Population by Race

Waterman Population Pyramid 2022

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Waterman Median Age

36.5


Total

37.5


Male

31.4


Female

Waterman Adults

There are 1,273 adults, (145 of whom are seniors) in Waterman.

Waterman Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterman Sex Ratio

Female

1,022

58.80%

Male

716

41.20%

Waterman Population by Age

Waterman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waterman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All79.8%20.2%
Male67.7%32.3%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
Female53.8%46.2%

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waterman Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5703.0579.8
Married3503.6990.3
Male314.3267.7
Female263.553.8
Non Family1631.3663.8

3.63

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

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Waterman Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade292.71%
9th to 12th Grade333.09%
High School Graduate37735.27%
Some College26224.51%
Associates Degree999.26%
Bachelors Degree19618.33%
Graduate Degree736.83%
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Waterman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waterman Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian333
Hispanic352318
White966926245
2+ Races42363
Native American11
Black2218

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Waterman Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,318$61,618$31,442
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$28,750$53,036$21,094
Some College$51,719$53,800$38,977
Bachelors Degree$66,607$110,120$47,000
Graduate Degree$52,321$52,143$70,250

$49,318

Average Earnings

$61,618

Average Male

$31,442

Average Female

Waterman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waterman Language by Age

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Waterman Language

95.92% of Waterman residents speak only English, while 4.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.71% of the population.

Waterman Language

Waterman Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black34411.76%
White1,4561097.49%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic874349.43%
Multiple13364.51%

9.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.01%

Male Poverty Rate

10.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waterman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waterman is Black, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waterman is Multiple, with 4.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.07%.

Waterman Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.90%
High School6.90%
Some College3.05%
Bachelors or Greater3.72%

Waterman Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.06%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.56%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Waterman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waterman Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$82,500$85,005
Families$94,875$98,924
Married Families$101,250-
Non Families$38,750$46,393
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Income by Household Type

Waterman Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Waterman Married by Age and Sex

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Waterman Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Waterman Marital Status by Race

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Waterman Marital Status

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44

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War3
Vietnam11
Korea6
World War II

Waterman Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3411
35 to 5410
55 to 643
65 to 7411
75+9

Waterman Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White403.36%
Black418.18%

Waterman Veterans by Race

Waterman Veterans by Education

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15.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waterman Veterans by Education

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74.6%

Labor Force Participation

72.4%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Waterman Employment by Age

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Waterman Employment by Race

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Waterman 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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86.42%

Born in Waterman

97.12%

Native Born

2.88%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

2.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.12% of Waterman residents were born in the United States, with 86.42% having been born in Illinois. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Waterman Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,5060.00%
20111,499-7-0.46%
20121,492-7-0.47%
20131,485-7-0.47%
20141,478-7-0.47%
20151,471-7-0.47%
20161,464-7-0.48%
20171,457-7-0.48%
20181,450-7-0.48%
20191,443-7-0.48%
20201,433-10-0.69%
20211,426-7-0.49%
20221,419-7-0.49%

Waterman Population by Year