Wenona, Illinois Population 2021

922
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Wenona is a city located in Marshall County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 922, it is the 685th largest city in Illinois and the 10647th largest city in the United States . Wenona is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -12.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,056 in 2010. Wenona reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Wenona has a population density of 1,253 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wenona is $58,672 with a poverty rate of 17.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $610 per month, and the median house value is $96,400. The median age in Wenona is 36.2 years, 40.5 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.

Wenona Demographics

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

  • White: 97.93%
  • Two or more races: 1.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wenona, Illinois is 922 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 938.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,056.

Wenona, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,04397.93%
Two or More Races191.78%
Black or African American30.28%
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Wenona Population by Race

Wenona Population Pyramid $2021

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Wenona Median Age

36.2


Total

40.5


Male

34.5


Female

Wenona Adults

There are 789 adults, (177 of whom are seniors) in Wenona.

Wenona Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wenona Sex Ratio

Female

575

53.99%

Male

490

46.01%

Wenona Population by Age

Wenona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wenona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family36.3%63.7%
Female47.5%52.5%
All61.3%38.7%
Married89%11%
Male100%0%

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wenona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4762.2361.3
Non Family2041.1436.3
Married2003.2289
Female612.5747.5
Male112.45100

3.01

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Wenona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade202.89%
9th to 12th Grade8912.88%
High School Graduate21931.69%
Some College19327.93%
Associates Degree568.10%
Bachelors Degree8712.59%
Graduate Degree273.91%
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Wenona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wenona Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White670571108
Hispanic21116
Black3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 28.57%.

Wenona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,513$45,000$21,442
Less Than 9th Grade$$23,750$
High School Graduate$30,556$36,417$13,875
Some College$42,321$63,403$19,583
Bachelors Degree$50,917$85,000$50,250
Graduate Degree$104,688$$107,500

$36,513

Average Earnings

$45,000

Average Male

$21,442

Average Female

Wenona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wenona Language by Age

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Wenona Language

95.60% of Wenona residents speak only English, while 4.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.46% of the population.

Wenona Language

Wenona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White99716716.75%
Hispanic491836.73%

17.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.82%

Male Poverty Rate

22.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wenona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wenona is Hispanic, with 36.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wenona is White, with 16.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.57%.

Wenona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.71%
Bachelors or Greater13.16%
Some College10.84%
High School5.02%

Wenona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed57.14%
Female Employed14.71%
Male Employed0.45%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wenona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wenona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,444$58,672
Families$60,556$71,907
Married Families$72,750-
Non Families$23,750$39,163
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Income by Household Type

Wenona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wenona Married by Age and Sex

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Wenona 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 45-54.

Wenona Marital Status by Race

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Wenona Marital Status

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69

Number of Veterans

65

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
Second Gulf War16
Korea7
First Gulf War3
World War II

Wenona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7432
75+15
18 to 3413
35 to 546
55 to 643

Wenona Veterans by Age

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Wenona Veterans by Race

Wenona Veterans by Education

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26.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wenona Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wenona Employment by Age

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Wenona Employment by Race

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Wenona 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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84.23%

Born in Wenona

95.77%

Native Born

4.23%

Foreign Born

2.82%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.77% of Wenona residents were born in the United States, with 84.23% having been born in Illinois. 2.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wenona Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021922-8-0.86%
2020930-8-0.85%
2019938-8-0.85%
2018946-17-1.77%
2017963-19-1.93%
2016982-6-0.61%
2015988-2-0.20%
2014990-15-1.49%
20131,005-15-1.47%
20121,020-22-2.11%
20111,042-13-1.23%
20101,0550.00%

Wenona Population by Year