Edgar County, Illinois Population 2021

Edgar County, Illinois's estimated population is 16,763 with a growth rate of -1.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Edgar County, Illinois is the 62nd largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 18,508 and has seen a growth of -9.43% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202116,763-199-1.17%
202016,962-199-1.16%
201917,161-199-1.15%
201817,360-30-0.17%
201717,390-129-0.74%
201617,519-84-0.48%
201517,603-204-1.15%
201417,807-134-0.75%
201317,941-217-1.20%
201218,158-233-1.27%
201118,391-117-0.63%
201018,508-1,087-5.55%
199019,595-2,130-9.80%
198021,7251340.62%
197021,591-959-4.25%
196022,550-857-3.66%
195023,407-1,023-4.19%
194024,430-536-2.15%
193024,966-803-3.12%
192025,769-1,567-5.73%
191027,336-937-3.31%
190028,2731,4865.55%
189026,7871,2885.05%
188025,4994,04918.88%
187021,4504,52526.74%
186016,9256,23358.30%
185010,6922,46729.99%
18408,2254,154102.04%
18304,0710.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.17%
County Website
Founded
January 3, 1823
County Seat
2010 Population
18,508
Growth Since 2010
-9.43%
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Edgar County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,21298.88%
Two or More Races640.37%
Black or African American530.30%
Some Other Race350.20%
Asian310.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.07%
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Edgar County, Illinois Population by Race

Edgar County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Edgar County, Illinois Median Age

45.2


Total

44.1


Male

46.7


Female

Edgar County, Illinois Adults

There are 13,878 adults, (3,777 of whom are seniors) in Edgar County, Illinois.

Edgar County, Illinois Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Edgar County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

8,867

50.94%

Male

8,540

49.06%

Edgar County, Illinois Population by Age

Edgar County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Edgar County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All76.5%23.5%
Male69.5%30.5%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Female49.3%50.7%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Edgar County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5422.2676.5
Married3,9212.7689.7
Non Family2,4041.1366.1
Female9022.949.3
Male3152.9669.5

2.72

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Edgar County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4763.76%
9th to 12th Grade7806.16%
High School Graduate4,72137.31%
Some College2,92623.12%
Associates Degree1,57012.41%
Bachelors Degree1,48611.74%
Graduate Degree6965.50%
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Edgar County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edgar County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,39511,2482,171
Hispanic18199
Black5339
Other Race3231
Asian262411
2+ Races209
Native American44

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 42.31%.

Edgar County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,400$43,389$28,515
Less Than 9th Grade$24,489$30,375$
High School Graduate$30,197$35,701$23,880
Some College$38,631$53,294$28,454
Bachelors Degree$46,750$54,318$39,015
Graduate Degree$51,176$62,669$43,413

$36,400

Average Earnings

$43,389

Average Male

$28,515

Average Female

Edgar County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edgar County, Illinois Language by Age

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Edgar County, Illinois Language

98.99% of Edgar County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.

Edgar County, Illinois Language

Edgar County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,8112,04312.15%
Hispanic20662.91%
Multiple6469.38%
Black35514.29%

12.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.67%

Male Poverty Rate

14.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edgar County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edgar County, Illinois is Black, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edgar County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 2.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.13%.

Edgar County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.72%
High School10.64%
Some College8.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%

Edgar County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.38%
Male Unemployed11.82%
Female Employed8.31%
Male Employed3.80%

Edgar County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Edgar County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,647$62,511
Families$65,115$73,884
Married Families$76,458-
Non Families$24,980$34,535
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Income by Household Type

Edgar County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Edgar County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Edgar County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Edgar County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Edgar County, Illinois Marital Status

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1,234

Number of Veterans

1,144

Male Veterans

90

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam432
First Gulf War158
Second Gulf War153
Korea115
World War II60

Edgar County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+386
65 to 74332
35 to 54236
55 to 64207
18 to 3473

Edgar County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2308.96%
Hispanic2614.13%
Black47.55%

Edgar County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Edgar County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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5.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edgar County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Edgar County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Edgar County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Edgar 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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64.22%

Born in Edgar County, Illinois

99.24%

Native Born

0.76%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.24% of Edgar County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 64.22% having been born in Illinois. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Edgar 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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