Edgar County, Illinois Population 2022

Edgar County, Illinois's estimated population is 16,564 with a growth rate of -1.19% 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 -10.50% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18304,0710.00%
18408,2254,154102.04%
185010,6922,46729.99%
186016,9256,23358.30%
187021,4504,52526.74%
188025,4994,04918.88%
189026,7871,2885.05%
190028,2731,4865.55%
191027,336-937-3.31%
192025,769-1,567-5.73%
193024,966-803-3.12%
194024,430-536-2.15%
195023,407-1,023-4.19%
196022,550-857-3.66%
197021,591-959-4.25%
198021,7251340.62%
199019,595-2,130-9.80%
201018,508-1,087-5.55%
201118,391-117-0.63%
201218,158-233-1.27%
201317,941-217-1.20%
201417,807-134-0.75%
201517,603-204-1.15%
201617,519-84-0.48%
201717,390-129-0.74%
201817,360-30-0.17%
201917,161-199-1.15%
202016,962-199-1.16%
202116,763-199-1.17%
202216,564-199-1.19%
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Edgar County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,76797.08%
Black or African American1580.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.14%
Asian950.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.02%
Some Other Race890.52%
Two or More Races1350.78%
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Edgar County, Illinois Population by Race

Edgar County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Edgar County, Illinois Median Age

45.8


Total

44.2


Male

47.1


Female

Edgar County, Illinois Adults

There are 13,851 adults, (3,859 of whom are seniors) in Edgar County, Illinois.

Edgar County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Edgar County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

8,735

50.57%

Male

8,537

49.43%

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
Married88.5%11.5%
All74.4%25.6%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Male56.8%43.2%
Female45.1%54.9%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Edgar County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8512.1674.4
Married4,0452.6788.5
Male2712.756.8
Female8352.6645.1
Non Family2,7001.1763.9

2.62

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Edgar County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4183.31%
9th to 12th Grade8426.68%
High School Graduate4,87538.65%
Some College2,74621.77%
Associates Degree1,46411.61%
Bachelors Degree1,60012.69%
Graduate Degree6685.30%
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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
White12,18710,9962,268
Native American1414
Islander33
Other Race8181
2+ Races4949
Hispanic191184
Black153123
Asian7745

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 white people with a rate of 18.61%.

Edgar County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,456$46,195$27,227
Less Than 9th Grade$24,133$30,625$22,578
High School Graduate$29,044$34,467$25,633
Some College$39,680$56,429$28,214
Bachelors Degree$40,368$53,293$32,392
Graduate Degree$60,608$61,512$31,838

$35,456

Average Earnings

$46,195

Average Male

$27,227

Average Female

Edgar County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edgar County, Illinois Language by Age

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Edgar County, Illinois Language

98.20% of Edgar County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Edgar County, Illinois Language

Edgar County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander33100.00%
Multiple1352216.30%
Black861112.79%
White16,4791,87211.36%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic2102210.48%

11.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.82%

Male Poverty Rate

13.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edgar County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edgar County, Illinois is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edgar County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 10.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.41%.

Edgar County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.48%
High School10.37%
Some College7.32%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%

Edgar County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.59%
Male Unemployed11.46%
Female Employed7.57%
Female Unemployed35.23%

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$48,543$60,739
Families$64,863$71,704
Married Families$75,204-
Non Families$25,726$37,618
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Income by Household Type

Edgar County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

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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1,184

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War129
First Gulf War157
Vietnam529
Korea103
World War II41

Edgar County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3468
35 to 54184
55 to 64271
65 to 74339
75+322

Edgar County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1768.76%
Black74.43%
2+ Races11.67%
Hispanic3316.18%

Edgar County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Edgar County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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6.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edgar County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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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64.77%

Born in Edgar County, Illinois

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Edgar County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 64.77% having been born in Illinois. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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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