Christian County, Illinois Population 2020

Christian County, Illinois's estimated population is 31,961 with a growth rate of -1.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Christian County, Illinois is the 46th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202031,961-350-1.08%
201932,311-350-1.07%
201832,661-350-1.06%
201733,011-203-0.61%
201633,214-243-0.73%
201533,457-353-1.04%
201433,810-337-0.99%
201334,147-369-1.07%
201234,516-183-0.53%
201134,699-65-0.19%
201034,7643461.01%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.08%
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Founded
1839
County Seat

Christian County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,10196.60%
Black or African American4231.27%
Two or More Races3501.05%
Asian2200.66%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander680.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.19%
Some Other Race70.02%

Christian County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Christian County, Illinois Median Age

43.2


Total

41.3


Male

44.9


Female

Christian County, Illinois Adults

There are 26,388 adults, (6,335 of whom are seniors) in Christian County, Illinois.

Christian County, Illinois Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Christian County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

16,413

49.39%

Male

16,818

50.61%

Christian County, Illinois Households and Families

Christian County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Christian County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family64.1%35.9%
Male59.3%40.7%
Female54.8%45.2%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,9392.2674.5
Married6,6332.8588.6
Non Family5,0301.1764.1
Female1,461354.8
Male8152.7859.3

2.76

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Christian County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6552.75%
9th to 12th Grade2,0018.41%
High School Graduate9,97541.94%
Some College4,99421.00%
Associates Degree2,2229.34%
Bachelors Degree2,71511.41%
Graduate Degree1,2245.15%

Christian County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,73720,3453,645
Hispanic334239126
Black3142554
Asian14311365
Multiple Races14212589
Islander61
Native American615910
Other Race772

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 62.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,765$45,529$27,311
Less Than High School$26,216$30,433$14,505
High School Grad$31,637$41,258$22,178
Some College$36,676$49,052$29,809
Bachelors Degree$47,971$56,316$40,804
Graduate Degree$60,269$60,491$58,333

$35,765

Average Earnings

$45,529

Average Male

$27,311

Average Female

Christian County, Illinois Language

Christian County, Illinois Language by Age

Christian County, Illinois Language

97.88% of Christian County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Christian County, Illinois Poverty

Christian County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,2983,78512.49%
Multiple34716848.41%
Black1448055.56%
Native564071.43%
Hispanic37951.32%

12.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.36%

Male Poverty Rate

15.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Christian County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Christian County, Illinois is Native, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Christian County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 1.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.52%
High School12.55%
Some College7.38%
Bachelors or Greater3.18%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.04%
Male Unemployed31.19%
Female Employed7.94%
Male Employed2.99%

Christian County, Illinois Income

Christian County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,415$62,807
Families$63,225$74,291
Married Families$73,928$85,083
Non Families$26,662$38,970

Christian County, Illinois Marital Status

Christian County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Christian County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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

Christian County, Illinois Veterans

2,701

Number of Veterans

2,548

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam826
Second Gulf War485
First Gulf War370
Korea212
World War II180
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74730
75+688
35 to 54627
55 to 64376
18 to 34280
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,65010.38%
Indian4675.41%
Asian53.36%
Hispanic30.79%

$Christian County, Illinois Veterans by Education

10.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Christian County, Illinois Employment Status

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Christian County, Illinois Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

87.34%

Born in Illinois

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.75% of Christian County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 87.34% having been born in Illinois. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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