Christian County, Illinois Population 2021

Christian County, Illinois's estimated population is 31,606 with a growth rate of -1.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Christian County, Illinois is the 47th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 34,763 and has seen a growth of -9.08% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202131,606-349-1.09%
202031,955-349-1.08%
201932,304-349-1.07%
201832,653-354-1.07%
201733,007-223-0.67%
201633,230-233-0.70%
201533,463-350-1.04%
201433,813-335-0.98%
201334,148-370-1.07%
201234,518-184-0.53%
201134,702-61-0.18%
201034,7633451.00%
199034,418-2,028-5.56%
198036,4464981.39%
197035,948-1,259-3.38%
196037,207-1,609-4.15%
195038,8162520.65%
194038,5641,0262.73%
193037,538-920-2.39%
192038,4583,86411.17%
191034,5941,8045.50%
190032,7902,2597.40%
189030,5312,3048.16%
188028,2277,86438.62%
187020,3639,87194.08%
186010,4927,289227.57%
18503,2031,32570.55%
18401,8780.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.09%
Founded
1839
County Seat
2010 Population
34,763
Growth Since 2010
-9.08%
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Christian County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,77496.49%
Black or African American4361.32%
Two or More Races3751.14%
Asian2080.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native1000.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.11%
Some Other Race20.01%
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Christian County, Illinois Population by Race

Christian County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Christian County, Illinois Median Age

43.4


Total

41.6


Male

44.9


Female

Christian County, Illinois Adults

There are 26,185 adults, (6,374 of whom are seniors) in Christian County, Illinois.

Christian County, Illinois Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Christian County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

16,287

49.46%

Male

16,644

50.54%

Christian County, Illinois Population by Age

Christian County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Christian County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All75.1%24.9%
Non Family66.3%33.7%
Male62.4%37.6%
Female55.1%44.9%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Christian County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,9012.2475.1
Married6,4792.8988
Non Family5,3211.1766.3
Female1,4393.0755.1
Male6622.8262.4

2.8

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Christian County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6412.71%
9th to 12th Grade1,7987.59%
High School Graduate9,89241.78%
Some College5,08321.47%
Associates Degree2,2159.36%
Bachelors Degree2,75611.64%
Graduate Degree1,2905.45%
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Christian County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Christian County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22,61320,4113,749
Hispanic366271121
Black3052434
2+ Races138116103
Asian13710854
Native American999915
Islander29
Other Race222

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Christian County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,610$48,137$27,838
Less Than 9th Grade$26,438$32,727$13,724
High School Graduate$32,136$43,057$22,612
Some College$38,470$50,319$30,414
Bachelors Degree$49,720$60,343$41,972
Graduate Degree$63,061$62,466$64,643

$37,610

Average Earnings

$48,137

Average Male

$27,838

Average Female

Christian County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Christian County, Illinois Language by Age

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Christian County, Illinois Language

97.71% of Christian County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Christian County, Illinois Language

Christian County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,0083,46011.53%
Multiple37316143.16%
Black16413079.27%
Native947478.72%
Hispanic34861.72%

12.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.19%

Male Poverty Rate

15.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Christian County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Christian County, Illinois is Black, with 79.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Christian County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 1.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.52%.

Christian County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.43%
High School12.73%
Some College6.74%
Bachelors or Greater3.10%

Christian County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed48.95%
Male Unemployed30.29%
Female Employed7.95%
Male Employed2.68%

Christian County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Christian County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,834$64,899
Families$64,874$78,403
Married Families$78,088-
Non Families$27,181$39,576
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Income by Household Type

Christian County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Christian County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Christian 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 45-54.

Christian County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Christian County, Illinois Marital Status

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2,689

Number of Veterans

2,537

Male Veterans

152

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam857
Second Gulf War498
First Gulf War350
Korea216
World War II141

Christian County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74738
75+682
35 to 54603
55 to 64394
18 to 34272

Christian County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,60010.26%
Native American8484.85%
Black51.54%
Hispanic30.79%

Christian County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Christian County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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10.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Christian County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Christian County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Christian County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Christian 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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86.80%

Born in Christian County, Illinois

98.81%

Native Born

1.19%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.81% of Christian County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 86.80% having been born in Illinois. 0.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Christian 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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