Edwards County, Illinois Population 2022

Edwards County, Illinois's estimated population is 6,419 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 -4.68% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18203,4440.00%
18301,649-1,795-52.12%
18403,0701,42186.17%
18503,52445414.79%
18605,4541,93054.77%
18707,5652,11138.71%
18808,5971,03213.64%
18909,4448479.85%
190010,3459019.54%
191010,049-296-2.86%
19209,431-618-6.15%
19308,303-1,128-11.96%
19408,9746718.08%
19509,056820.91%
19607,940-1,116-12.32%
19707,090-850-10.71%
19807,96187112.28%
19907,440-521-6.54%
20106,734-706-9.49%
20116,669-65-0.97%
20126,721520.78%
20136,687-34-0.51%
20146,628-59-0.88%
20156,511-117-1.77%
20166,536250.38%
20176,448-88-1.35%
20186,387-61-0.95%
20196,39580.13%
20206,40380.13%
20216,41180.12%
20226,41980.12%
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Edwards County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,23196.89%
Black or African American280.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.44%
Asian180.28%
Some Other Race120.19%
Two or More Races1141.77%
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Edwards County, Illinois Population by Race

Edwards County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Edwards County, Illinois Median Age

44.1


Total

42.5


Male

45.1


Female

Edwards County, Illinois Adults

There are 4,957 adults, (1,365 of whom are seniors) in Edwards County, Illinois.

Edwards County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Edwards County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

3,271

50.86%

Male

3,160

49.14%

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
Male91.1%8.9%
Married89.9%10.1%
All80.3%19.7%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
Female51.5%48.5%

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Edwards County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7562.3280.3
Married1,4232.9289.9
Male903.1491.1
Female2662.7551.5
Non Family9771.2473.1

2.85

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Edwards County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade771.70%
9th to 12th Grade2786.14%
High School Graduate1,55434.30%
Some College1,18126.06%
Associates Degree83718.47%
Bachelors Degree45910.13%
Graduate Degree1453.20%
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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
2+ Races676723
Asian14124
White4,4164,067577
Native American22
Hispanic2828
Black139

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 2+ races people with a rate of 34.33%.

Edwards County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,371$42,214$31,545
Less Than 9th Grade$18,616$18,333$18,650
High School Graduate$31,190$39,211$22,206
Some College$35,337$43,529$31,935
Bachelors Degree$50,500$54,464$46,563
Graduate Degree$48,333$42,083$55,909

$35,371

Average Earnings

$42,214

Average Male

$31,545

Average Female

Edwards County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edwards County, Illinois Language by Age

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Edwards County, Illinois Language

97.99% of Edwards County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

Edwards County, Illinois Language

Edwards County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black281346.43%
Multiple1133833.63%
Hispanic881618.18%
White6,08371111.69%
OtherNaN%

12.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.00%

Male Poverty Rate

14.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edwards County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edwards County, Illinois is Black, with 46.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edwards 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 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.53%.

Edwards County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.28%
High School14.93%
Some College9.66%
Bachelors or Greater1.67%

Edwards County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.94%
Male Unemployed60.34%
Female Employed5.10%
Female Unemployed50.82%

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$53,801$65,260
Families$72,526$79,461
Married Families$85,099-
Non Families$31,480$38,108
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Income by Household Type

Edwards County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Edwards County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Edwards County, Illinois Marital Status

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409

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War62
First Gulf War49
Vietnam152
Korea27
World War II12

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3433
35 to 5490
55 to 6472
65 to 74114
75+100

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3877.98%
Asian17.14%
2+ Races2127.27%

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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12.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edwards County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

7.7%

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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66.26%

Born in Edwards County, Illinois

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Edwards County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 66.26% having been born in Illinois. 0.23% 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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