Calhoun County, Illinois Population 2021

Calhoun County, Illinois's estimated population is 4,559 with a growth rate of -1.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Calhoun County, Illinois is the 101st largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 5,096 and has seen a growth of -10.54% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20214,559-90-1.94%
20204,649-90-1.90%
20194,739-90-1.86%
20184,829-22-0.45%
20174,851-18-0.37%
20164,86990.19%
20154,860-65-1.32%
20144,925-83-1.66%
20135,008230.46%
20124,985-64-1.27%
20115,049-47-0.92%
20105,096-226-4.25%
19905,322-545-9.29%
19805,8671923.38%
19705,675-258-4.35%
19605,933-965-13.99%
19506,898-1,309-15.95%
19408,2071732.15%
19308,034-211-2.56%
19208,245-365-4.24%
19108,610-307-3.44%
19008,9171,26516.53%
18907,6521852.48%
18807,46790513.79%
18706,5621,41827.57%
18605,1441,91359.21%
18503,2311,49085.58%
18401,74165159.72%
18301,0900.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.94%
Founded
1825
County Seat
2010 Population
5,096
Growth Since 2010
-10.54%
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Calhoun County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,71997.70%
Asian430.89%
Two or More Races270.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.52%
Black or African American150.31%
Some Other Race10.02%
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Calhoun County, Illinois Population by Race

Calhoun County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Calhoun County, Illinois Median Age

46.8


Total

46.3


Male

47.7


Female

Calhoun County, Illinois Adults

There are 3,821 adults, (1,124 of whom are seniors) in Calhoun County, Illinois.

Calhoun County, Illinois Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Calhoun County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

2,410

49.90%

Male

2,420

50.10%

Calhoun County, Illinois Population by Age

Calhoun County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Calhoun County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.7%7.3%
Male89.5%10.5%
All87.3%12.7%
Female79%21%
Non Family77.6%22.4%

87.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Calhoun County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6642.8387.3
Married9973.3692.7
Non Family5101.277.6
Female815.3279
Male764.1489.5

3.51

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Calhoun County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1143.27%
9th to 12th Grade1805.16%
High School Graduate1,51643.44%
Some College69419.89%
Associates Degree48914.01%
Bachelors Degree2818.05%
Graduate Degree2166.19%
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Calhoun County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calhoun County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4013,113496
Asian4242
Native American2524
Black1212
Hispanic831
2+ Races32
Other Race1

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 14.58%.

Calhoun County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,632$52,422$36,083
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$42,125$63,947$20,114
Some College$41,429$45,313$40,278
Bachelors Degree$55,625$83,333$42,857
Graduate Degree$53,235$46,458$59,464

$44,632

Average Earnings

$52,422

Average Male

$36,083

Average Female

Calhoun County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calhoun County, Illinois Language by Age

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Calhoun County, Illinois Language

98.74% of Calhoun County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Calhoun County, Illinois Language

Calhoun County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,59852511.42%
Multiple272177.78%
Hispanic572035.09%
Native2514.00%
Other11100.00%

11.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.36%

Male Poverty Rate

9.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calhoun County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calhoun County, Illinois is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calhoun County, Illinois is Native, with 4.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.31%.

Calhoun County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.21%
High School10.46%
Some College10.02%
Bachelors or Greater1.22%

Calhoun County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed78.26%
Male Unemployed37.84%
Female Employed6.13%
Male Employed4.14%

Calhoun County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calhoun County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,009$73,438
Families$77,074$88,018
Married Families$84,125-
Non Families$29,615$39,057
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Income by Household Type

Calhoun County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Calhoun County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Calhoun County, Illinois 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 35-44.

Calhoun County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Calhoun County, Illinois Marital Status

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385

Number of Veterans

353

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam148
Korea98
First Gulf War63
Second Gulf War38
World War II11

Calhoun County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+157
65 to 74120
35 to 5469
55 to 6437
18 to 342

Calhoun County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White38310.26%
2+ Races266.67%
Hispanic18.33%

Calhoun County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Calhoun County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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3.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calhoun County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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52.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Calhoun County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Calhoun County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Calhoun 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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80.75%

Born in Calhoun County, Illinois

99.23%

Native Born

0.77%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.23% of Calhoun County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 80.75% having been born in Illinois. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Calhoun 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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