Ford County, Illinois Population 2022

Ford County, Illinois's estimated population is 12,208 with a growth rate of -2.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ford County, Illinois is the 82nd largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 14,081 and has seen a growth of -13.30% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18601,9790.00%
18709,1037,124359.98%
188015,0995,99665.87%
189017,0351,93612.82%
190018,3591,3247.77%
191017,096-1,263-6.88%
192016,466-630-3.69%
193015,489-977-5.93%
194015,007-482-3.11%
195015,9018945.96%
196016,6067054.43%
197016,382-224-1.35%
198015,265-1,117-6.82%
199014,275-990-6.49%
201014,081-194-1.36%
201113,881-200-1.42%
201213,879-2-0.01%
201313,672-207-1.49%
201413,540-132-0.97%
201513,529-11-0.08%
201613,352-177-1.31%
201713,298-54-0.40%
201813,212-86-0.65%
201912,961-251-1.90%
202012,710-251-1.94%
202112,459-251-1.97%
202212,208-251-2.01%
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Ford County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,37994.10%
Black or African American1431.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.51%
Asian940.71%
Some Other Race2742.08%
Two or More Races1981.51%
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Ford County, Illinois Population by Race

Ford County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Ford County, Illinois Median Age

43.2


Total

40.1


Male

44.6


Female

Ford County, Illinois Adults

There are 10,180 adults, (2,506 of whom are seniors) in Ford County, Illinois.

Ford County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ford County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

6,668

50.69%

Male

6,487

49.31%

Ford County, Illinois Population by Age

Ford County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ford County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.6%8.4%
All74.2%25.8%
Male63%37%
Non Family59.3%40.7%
Female53.2%46.8%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ford County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8242.1974.2
Married2,7742.9291.6
Male2112.6863
Female5902.7853.2
Non Family2,2491.159.3

2.82

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Ford County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2162.34%
9th to 12th Grade5996.49%
High School Graduate3,31435.90%
Some College2,16123.41%
Associates Degree94410.23%
Bachelors Degree1,28513.92%
Graduate Degree7127.71%
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Ford County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ford County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian686868
Native American635115
White8,6808,0031,877
Other Race1243817
2+ Races939311
Hispanic23113718
Black104828

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Ford County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,353$50,130$28,587
Less Than 9th Grade$22,700$24,688$19,643
High School Graduate$27,615$34,640$16,050
Some College$42,806$52,754$29,861
Bachelors Degree$51,434$62,292$42,716
Graduate Degree$54,886$60,781$54,602

$37,353

Average Earnings

$50,130

Average Male

$28,587

Average Female

Ford County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ford County, Illinois Language by Age

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Ford County, Illinois Language

96.12% of Ford County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.59% of the population.

Ford County, Illinois Language

Ford County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic45214131.19%
Native671928.36%
Black1102724.55%
White11,8681,43312.07%
Other132NaN%
Multiple1801910.56%

12.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.67%

Male Poverty Rate

15.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ford County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ford County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 31.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ford County, Illinois is Multiple, with 10.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.63%.

Ford County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.74%
High School12.15%
Some College8.32%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%

Ford County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.27%
Male Unemployed43.17%
Female Employed9.28%
Female Unemployed28.03%

Ford County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ford County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,582$67,479
Families$68,345$82,737
Married Families$80,580-
Non Families$31,353$40,666
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Income by Household Type

Ford County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ford County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Ford 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 35-44.

Ford County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Ford County, Illinois Marital Status

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914

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War121
First Gulf War164
Vietnam326
Korea68
World War II12

Ford County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3422
35 to 54233
55 to 64171
65 to 74252
75+236

Ford County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8779.07%
Native American1928.36%
2+ Races1818.00%

Ford County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Ford County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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11.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ford County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ford County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Ford County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Ford 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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81.69%

Born in Ford County, Illinois

98.81%

Native Born

1.19%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.81% of Ford County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 81.69% having been born in Illinois. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ford 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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