Bureau County, Illinois Population 2021

Bureau County, Illinois's estimated population is 31,966 with a growth rate of -1.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bureau County, Illinois is the 46th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 34,959 and has seen a growth of -8.56% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202131,966-331-1.02%
202032,297-331-1.01%
201932,628-331-1.00%
201832,959-178-0.54%
201733,137-259-0.78%
201633,396-95-0.28%
201533,491-365-1.08%
201433,856-252-0.74%
201334,108-234-0.68%
201234,342-283-0.82%
201134,625-334-0.96%
201034,959-729-2.04%
199035,688-3,426-8.76%
198039,1145731.49%
197038,5419472.52%
196037,594-117-0.31%
195037,7111110.30%
194037,600-1,245-3.21%
193038,845-3,803-8.92%
192042,648-1,327-3.02%
191043,9752,8636.96%
190041,1126,09817.42%
189035,0141,8425.55%
188033,1727572.34%
187032,4155,98922.66%
186026,42617,585198.90%
18508,8415,774188.26%
18403,0670.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.02%
County Website
Founded
1837
County Seat
2010 Population
34,959
Growth Since 2010
-8.56%
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Bureau County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,93793.40%
Some Other Race1,0223.09%
Two or More Races4541.37%
Black or African American3501.06%
Asian2910.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native650.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.01%
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Bureau County, Illinois Population by Race

Bureau County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Bureau County, Illinois Median Age

44.4


Total

43


Male

45.7


Female

Bureau County, Illinois Adults

There are 26,025 adults, (7,163 of whom are seniors) in Bureau County, Illinois.

Bureau County, Illinois Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bureau County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

16,788

50.69%

Male

16,334

49.31%

Bureau County, Illinois Population by Age

Bureau County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bureau County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All76.6%23.4%
Male67%33%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Female50.8%49.2%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bureau County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,6982.3976.6
Married7,2432.9290.3
Non Family4,4141.1663.6
Female1,3363.1650.8
Male7053.1367

2.88

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Bureau County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6192.62%
9th to 12th Grade1,5466.56%
High School Graduate8,63036.60%
Some College5,40522.92%
Associates Degree2,52310.70%
Bachelors Degree3,30514.01%
Graduate Degree1,5546.59%
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Bureau County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bureau County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21,37619,8274,510
Hispanic1,5711,05186
Other Race52235241
Asian217197122
2+ Races21517473
Black18112635
Native American595931
Islander33

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 56.22%.

Bureau County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,022$47,510$26,250
Less Than 9th Grade$25,240$30,205$13,717
High School Graduate$32,362$42,788$22,166
Some College$33,843$48,497$26,624
Bachelors Degree$48,327$62,528$35,647
Graduate Degree$58,906$64,962$51,987

$36,022

Average Earnings

$47,510

Average Male

$26,250

Average Female

Bureau County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bureau County, Illinois Language by Age

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Bureau County, Illinois Language

92.43% of Bureau County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 7.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.76% of the population.

Bureau County, Illinois Language

Bureau County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,6223,42211.96%
Hispanic2,99648916.32%
Other1,0221009.78%
Black3408324.41%
Multiple4545111.23%
Asian273238.42%
Native6569.23%

12.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.11%

Male Poverty Rate

13.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bureau County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bureau County, Illinois is Black, with 24.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bureau County, Illinois is Asian, with 8.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.97%.

Bureau County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.34%
High School10.95%
Some College7.73%
Bachelors or Greater4.07%

Bureau County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.75%
Male Unemployed26.41%
Female Employed8.83%
Male Employed4.59%

Bureau County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bureau County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,436$72,177
Families$70,610$83,798
Married Families$79,471$94,086
Non Families$32,422$44,832
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Income by Household Type

Bureau County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bureau County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Bureau County, Illinois 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 55-64.

Bureau County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Bureau County, Illinois Marital Status

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2,149

Number of Veterans

2,066

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam864
First Gulf War316
Korea288
Second Gulf War272
World War II76

Bureau County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+710
65 to 74652
35 to 54370
55 to 64277
18 to 34140

Bureau County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0898.51%
Hispanic783.99%
Other Race223.18%
2+ Races197.85%
Native American1423.73%
Black52.01%

Bureau County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Bureau County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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6.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bureau County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Bureau County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Bureau County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Bureau County, Illinois 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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82.92%

Born in Bureau County, Illinois

96.24%

Native Born

3.76%

Foreign Born

2.15%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.24% of Bureau County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 82.92% having been born in Illinois. 2.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bureau County, Illinois Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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