Gallatin County, Illinois Population 2024

4,751

Gallatin County, Illinois's estimated 2024 population is 4,751 with a growth rate of -1.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gallatin County, Illinois is the 97th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 population was 5,574 and has seen a growth of -14.76% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,491-52-1.14%
20284,543-52-1.13%
20274,595-52-1.12%
20264,647-52-1.11%
20254,699-52-1.09%
20244,751-52-1.08%
20234,803-52-1.07%
20224,855-52-1.06%
20214,907-31-0.63%
20204,9381052.17%
20194,833-216-4.28%
20185,049-24-0.47%
20175,073-92-1.78%
20165,165-59-1.13%
20155,224-55-1.04%
20145,279-108-2%
20135,387-4-0.07%
20125,391-99-1.8%
20115,490-84-1.51%
20105,574
19906,909-681-8.97%
19807,5901722.32%
19707,418-220-2.88%
19607,638-2,180-22.2%
19509,818-1,596-13.98%
194011,4141,32313.11%
193010,091-2,765-21.51%
192012,856-1,772-12.11%
191014,628-1,208-7.63%
190015,8369016.03%
189014,9352,07416.13%
188012,8611,72715.51%
187011,1343,07938.22%
18608,0552,60747.85%
18505,448-5,312-49.37%
184010,7603,35545.31%
18307,4054,250134.71%
18203,155-1,336-29.75%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.08% (-52)
County Seat
2010 Population
5,574
Area
323 mi²
Density
15 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-14.76% (-823)
Founded
1812

Gallatin County, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,67394.08%
Two or more races2484.99%
Native American210.42%
Black or African American150.3%
Asian60.12%
Other race40.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gallatin County, Illinois Population by Race

Gallatin County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2024

Gallatin County, Illinois Median Age

46.9

Total

46.2

Male

48.3

Female

Gallatin County, Illinois Adults

There are 4,019 adults, (1,227 of whom are seniors) in Gallatin County, Illinois.

Gallatin County, Illinois Age Dependency

77.9

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Gallatin County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female2,46949.71%
Male2,49850.29%

Gallatin County, Illinois Population by Age

Gallatin County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1552.376.723.3
Married9813.0689.410.6
Non Family7771.0969.130.9
Female2873.0367.932.1
Male1102.114060
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2.9

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gallatin County, Illinois Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gallatin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gallatin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Gallatin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,818

Average Earnings

$53,092

Average Male

$30,417

Average Female

Gallatin County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gallatin County, Illinois Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gallatin County, Illinois Language

99.37% of Gallatin County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 0.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.25% of the population.

Gallatin County, Illinois Language

Gallatin County, Illinois Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,66190819.48%
Multiple2482710.89%
Black1515100%
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19.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.93%

Male Poverty Rate

22.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gallatin County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gallatin County, Illinois is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gallatin County, Illinois is Multiple, with 10.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.4%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.93%.

Gallatin County, Illinois Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.98%
High School17.88%
Some College15.25%
Bachelors or Greater7.89%
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Gallatin County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed57.69%
Male Unemployed42.67%
Female Employed6.67%
Male Employed3.84%
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Gallatin County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gallatin County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gallatin County, Illinois Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gallatin County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gallatin 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.

Gallatin County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gallatin County, Illinois Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

326

Number of Veterans

298

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

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Gallatin County, Illinois Veterans by War

count

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Gallatin County, Illinois Veterans by Age

count

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Gallatin County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Gallatin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gallatin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Gallatin County, Illinois Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gallatin County, Illinois Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gallatin County, Illinois Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

65.57%

Born in Gallatin County, Illinois

99.66%

Native Born

0.34%

Foreign Born

0.3%

Non Citizen

0.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.66% of Gallatin County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 65.57% having been born in Illinois. 0.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gallatin County, Illinois Place of Birth

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