Edgar County, Illinois Population 2020

Edgar County, Illinois's estimated population is 17,258 with a growth rate of -0.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Edgar County, Illinois is the 61st largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202017,258-51-0.29%
201917,309-51-0.29%
201817,360-51-0.29%
201717,411-107-0.61%
201617,518-85-0.48%
201517,603-202-1.13%
201417,805-133-0.74%
201317,938-216-1.19%
201218,154-233-1.27%
201118,387-120-0.65%
201018,507-1,088-5.55%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.29%
County Website
Founded
January 3, 1823
County Seat

Edgar County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,13297.68%
Asian1811.03%
Two or More Races1400.80%
Black or African American610.35%
Some Other Race130.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.07%

Edgar County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2020

Edgar County, Illinois Median Age

44.6


Total

43


Male

46.5


Female

Edgar County, Illinois Adults

There are 13,895 adults, (3,683 of whom are seniors) in Edgar County, Illinois.

Edgar County, Illinois Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Edgar County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

8,922

50.87%

Male

8,617

49.13%

Edgar County, Illinois Households and Families

Edgar County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Edgar County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.4%9.6%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family64.5%35.5%
Male58.7%41.3%
Female53.3%46.7%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5902.2775.7
Married3,7912.7890.4
Non Family2,4051.1364.5
Female1,0072.7353.3
Male3873.0758.7

2.71

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Edgar County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5944.70%
9th to 12th Grade7686.07%
High School Graduate4,84738.33%
Some College2,71421.46%
Associates Degree1,60412.68%
Bachelors Degree1,45511.51%
Graduate Degree6635.24%

Edgar County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,31111,1002,080
Hispanic134881
Asian1164132
Multiple Races51365
Black4328
Other Race1312
Native American55

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 27.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,571$41,241$28,162
Less Than High School$23,344$24,467$
High School Grad$28,989$34,057$25,770
Some College$35,765$47,102$26,970
Bachelors Degree$48,398$55,727$36,958
Graduate Degree$46,103$60,484$44,830

$33,571

Average Earnings

$41,241

Average Male

$28,162

Average Female

Edgar County, Illinois Language

Edgar County, Illinois Language by Age

Edgar County, Illinois Language

98.23% of Edgar County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Edgar County, Illinois Poverty

Edgar County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,7142,08212.46%
Hispanic1942211.34%
Multiple1402115.00%
Black421023.81%

12.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.76%

Male Poverty Rate

12.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edgar County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edgar County, Illinois is Black, with 23.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edgar County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 11.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.03%
High School12.58%
Some College7.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.83%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed29.69%
Female Unemployed27.23%
Female Employed6.95%
Male Employed5.20%

Edgar County, Illinois Income

Edgar County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,109$62,335
Families$61,229$74,033
Married Families$72,994$85,922
Non Families$23,750$33,776

Edgar County, Illinois Marital Status

Edgar County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Edgar County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Edgar County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Edgar County, Illinois Veterans

1,324

Number of Veterans

1,236

Male Veterans

88

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam458
First Gulf War196
Second Gulf War160
Korea144
World War II64
Age Group Veterans
75+386
65 to 74372
35 to 54266
55 to 64227
18 to 3473
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3189.66%
Hispanic149.59%
Black613.95%

$Edgar County, Illinois Veterans by Education

6.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edgar County, Illinois Employment Status

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Edgar 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

64.93%

Born in Illinois

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.59% of Edgar County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 64.93% having been born in Illinois. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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