Douglas County, Illinois Population 2022

Douglas County, Illinois's estimated population is 19,692 with a growth rate of -0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Douglas County, Illinois is the 58th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 19,980 and has seen a growth of -1.44% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18607,1400.00%
187013,4846,34488.85%
188015,8532,36917.57%
189017,6691,81611.46%
190019,0971,4288.08%
191019,5914942.59%
192019,604130.07%
193017,914-1,690-8.62%
194017,590-324-1.81%
195016,706-884-5.03%
196019,2432,53715.19%
197018,997-246-1.28%
198019,7747774.09%
199019,464-310-1.57%
201019,9805162.65%
201119,956-24-0.12%
201219,932-24-0.12%
201319,908-24-0.12%
201419,884-24-0.12%
201519,860-24-0.12%
201619,836-24-0.12%
201719,812-24-0.12%
201819,788-24-0.12%
201919,764-24-0.12%
202019,740-24-0.12%
202119,716-24-0.12%
202219,692-24-0.12%
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Douglas County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,52394.74%
Black or African American1810.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native1020.52%
Asian1210.62%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.09%
Some Other Race1050.54%
Two or More Races5022.57%
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Douglas County, Illinois Population by Race

Douglas County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Douglas County, Illinois Median Age

38.2


Total

36.6


Male

39.6


Female

Douglas County, Illinois Adults

There are 14,694 adults, (3,517 of whom are seniors) in Douglas County, Illinois.

Douglas County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Douglas County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

9,835

50.30%

Male

9,716

49.70%

Douglas County, Illinois Population by Age

Douglas County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Douglas County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.7%8.3%
All75.9%24.1%
Male58.6%41.4%
Non Family58%42%
Female44.9%55.1%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Douglas County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6002.5575.9
Married4,2363.1891.7
Male3533.4758.6
Female5523.1144.9
Non Family2,4591.258

3.08

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Douglas County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,34410.27%
9th to 12th Grade8196.26%
High School Graduate4,33533.13%
Some College2,74520.98%
Associates Degree1,2199.32%
Bachelors Degree1,86514.25%
Graduate Degree7595.80%
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Douglas County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Douglas County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races21220674
Black998232
Asian999122
White12,11210,1772,472
Hispanic70950698
Other Race72438
Islander99
Native American3623

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 34.91%.

Douglas County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,023$48,092$29,152
Less Than 9th Grade$33,712$38,929$18,878
High School Graduate$30,976$42,419$22,761
Some College$38,173$51,544$30,558
Bachelors Degree$45,265$70,381$33,147
Graduate Degree$66,563$86,711$57,222

$38,023

Average Earnings

$48,092

Average Male

$29,152

Average Female

Douglas County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Douglas County, Illinois Language by Age

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Douglas County, Illinois Language

81.92% of Douglas County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 18.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.15% of the population.

Douglas County, Illinois Language

Douglas County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1495637.58%
Hispanic1,39227119.47%
Asian1212117.36%
Multiple4968416.94%
White17,3141,6779.69%
Native9533.16%
Other6NaN%

10.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.97%

Male Poverty Rate

12.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Douglas County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Illinois is Black, with 37.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Douglas County, Illinois is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.89%.

Douglas County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.26%
High School11.97%
Some College8.08%
Bachelors or Greater2.00%

Douglas County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.43%
Male Unemployed4.32%
Female Employed7.25%
Female Unemployed48.04%

Douglas County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Douglas County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,620$72,643
Families$73,040$81,792
Married Families$83,239-
Non Families$33,526$49,356
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Income by Household Type

Douglas County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Douglas County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Douglas 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.

Douglas County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Douglas County, Illinois Marital Status

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970

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War121
First Gulf War132
Vietnam347
Korea208
World War II17

Douglas County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3438
35 to 54199
55 to 64112
65 to 74272
75+349

Douglas County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9616.84%
Native American11.35%
Asian88.08%
Hispanic111.17%

Douglas County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Douglas County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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2.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Douglas County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Douglas County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Douglas County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Douglas 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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83.01%

Born in Douglas County, Illinois

96.94%

Native Born

3.06%

Foreign Born

1.50%

Non Citizen

1.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.94% of Douglas County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 83.01% having been born in Illinois. 1.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Douglas 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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