Edwards County, Illinois Population 2021

Edwards County, Illinois's estimated population is 6,411 with a growth rate of 0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Edwards County, Illinois is the 94th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 6,734 and has seen a growth of -4.80% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,41180.12%
20206,40380.13%
20196,39580.13%
20186,387-61-0.95%
20176,448-88-1.35%
20166,536250.38%
20156,511-117-1.77%
20146,628-59-0.88%
20136,687-34-0.51%
20126,721520.78%
20116,669-65-0.97%
20106,734-706-9.49%
19907,440-521-6.54%
19807,96187112.28%
19707,090-850-10.71%
19607,940-1,116-12.32%
19509,056820.91%
19408,9746718.08%
19308,303-1,128-11.96%
19209,431-618-6.15%
191010,049-296-2.86%
190010,3459019.54%
18909,4448479.85%
18808,5971,03213.64%
18707,5652,11138.71%
18605,4541,93054.77%
18503,52445414.79%
18403,0701,42186.17%
18301,649-1,795-52.12%
18203,4440.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.12%
Founded
1814
County Seat
2010 Population
6,734
Growth Since 2010
-4.80%
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Edwards County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,25096.82%
Two or More Races911.41%
Black or African American570.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.60%
Asian180.28%
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Edwards County, Illinois Population by Race

Edwards County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Edwards County, Illinois Median Age

43.5


Total

42.1


Male

45


Female

Edwards County, Illinois Adults

There are 4,956 adults, (1,350 of whom are seniors) in Edwards County, Illinois.

Edwards County, Illinois Age Dependency

79

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Edwards County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

3,237

50.15%

Male

3,218

49.85%

Edwards County, Illinois Population by Age

Edwards County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Edwards County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male93.4%6.6%
Married91.2%8.8%
All80.2%19.8%
Non Family72.2%27.8%
Female41.2%58.8%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Edwards County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7732.3180.2
Married1,4822.9291.2
Non Family9701.2272.2
Female2452.7341.2
Male762.8393.4

2.87

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Edwards County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1122.48%
9th to 12th Grade2505.54%
High School Graduate1,56034.54%
Some College1,15625.60%
Associates Degree81017.94%
Bachelors Degree46210.23%
Graduate Degree1663.68%
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Edwards County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edwards County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,4424,095625
2+ Races2828
Hispanic2418
Black197
Asian13103
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 23.08%.

Edwards County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,948$43,350$30,680
Less Than 9th Grade$20,250$21,688$18,309
High School Graduate$31,301$41,985$20,469
Some College$36,054$43,165$32,202
Bachelors Degree$46,667$53,661$37,375
Graduate Degree$46,806$40,750$68,125

$35,948

Average Earnings

$43,350

Average Male

$30,680

Average Female

Edwards County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edwards County, Illinois Language by Age

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Edwards County, Illinois Language

97.95% of Edwards County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Edwards County, Illinois Language

Edwards County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,1406099.92%
Hispanic892325.84%
Multiple902123.33%
Black571933.33%

10.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.79%

Male Poverty Rate

11.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edwards County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edwards County, Illinois is Black, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edwards County, Illinois is White, with 9.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.25%.

Edwards County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.74%
High School11.36%
Some College8.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.73%

Edwards County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed30.95%
Female Unemployed17.50%
Female Employed5.97%
Male Employed5.17%

Edwards County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Edwards County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,080$65,280
Families$70,923$80,536
Married Families$80,870-
Non Families$30,476$35,931
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Income by Household Type

Edwards County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Edwards County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Edwards 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 55-64.

Edwards County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Edwards County, Illinois Marital Status

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449

Number of Veterans

435

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam154
Second Gulf War72
First Gulf War51
Korea36
World War II13

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54121
65 to 74114
75+111
55 to 6459
18 to 3444

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4439.08%
2+ Races410.26%
Asian215.38%

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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7.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Edwards County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Edwards County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Edwards 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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67.37%

Born in Edwards County, Illinois

99.52%

Native Born

0.48%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.52% of Edwards County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 67.37% having been born in Illinois. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Edwards 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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