Gallatin County, Illinois Population 2021

Gallatin County, Illinois's estimated population is 4,394 with a growth rate of -4.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gallatin County, Illinois is the 100th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 5,573 and has seen a growth of -21.16% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20214,394-217-4.71%
20204,611-217-4.49%
20194,828-217-4.30%
20185,045-26-0.51%
20175,071-86-1.67%
20165,157-64-1.23%
20155,221-57-1.08%
20145,278-108-2.01%
20135,386-4-0.07%
20125,390-100-1.82%
20115,490-83-1.49%
20105,573-1,336-19.34%
19906,909-681-8.97%
19807,5901722.32%
19707,418-220-2.88%
19607,638-2,180-22.20%
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%
18203,1550.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-4.71%
Founded
1812
County Seat
2010 Population
5,573
Growth Since 2010
-21.16%
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Gallatin County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,88896.52%
Two or More Races1042.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.51%
Black or African American260.51%
Some Other Race140.28%
Asian60.12%
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Gallatin County, Illinois Population by Race

Gallatin County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Gallatin County, Illinois Median Age

45.6


Total

44.4


Male

46.4


Female

Gallatin County, Illinois Adults

There are 4,026 adults, (1,191 of whom are seniors) in Gallatin County, Illinois.

Gallatin County, Illinois Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Gallatin County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

2,601

51.36%

Male

2,463

48.64%

Gallatin County, Illinois Population by Age

Gallatin County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gallatin County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All77.1%22.9%
Non Family68.4%31.6%
Female68.2%31.8%
Male62.4%37.6%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gallatin County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2932.277.1
Married1,0182.8488.7
Non Family7871.168.4
Female3712.8468.2
Male1172.1462.4

2.69

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Gallatin County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1905.13%
9th to 12th Grade2957.96%
High School Graduate1,47439.79%
Some College96926.16%
Associates Degree37410.10%
Bachelors Degree2847.67%
Graduate Degree1183.19%
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Gallatin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gallatin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,5823,118387
Hispanic49331
2+ Races29258
Black2625
Native American1212
Other Race8
Asian666

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 100.00%.

Gallatin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,878$43,073$26,047
Less Than 9th Grade$27,500$31,333$17,500
High School Graduate$31,387$38,638$20,000
Some College$32,800$45,100$26,298
Bachelors Degree$52,708$62,625$41,346
Graduate Degree$70,000$70,313$69,750

$33,878

Average Earnings

$43,073

Average Male

$26,047

Average Female

Gallatin County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gallatin County, Illinois Language by Age

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Gallatin County, Illinois Language

98.90% of Gallatin County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Gallatin County, Illinois Language

Gallatin County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,81496119.96%
Multiple1044442.31%
Native2626100.00%
Black261869.23%
Hispanic6611.52%

20.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.12%

Male Poverty Rate

22.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gallatin County, Illinois

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gallatin County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 1.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.30%.

Gallatin County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.21%
High School16.69%
Some College16.31%
Bachelors or Greater7.46%

Gallatin County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed69.57%
Male Unemployed45.76%
Female Employed10.46%
Male Employed7.67%

Gallatin County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gallatin County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,076$71,467
Families$55,677$90,299
Married Families$73,155-
Non Families$20,552$31,495
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Income by Household Type

Gallatin County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Gallatin County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Gallatin 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.

Gallatin County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Gallatin County, Illinois Marital Status

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354

Number of Veterans

350

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam148
First Gulf War64
Second Gulf War49
Korea21
World War II11

Gallatin County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74125
35 to 5472
75+69
55 to 6463
18 to 3425

Gallatin County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3468.82%
Hispanic814.29%
Black830.77%

Gallatin County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Gallatin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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9.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gallatin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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53.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Gallatin County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Gallatin County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Gallatin 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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65.68%

Born in Gallatin County, Illinois

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.55% of Gallatin County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 65.68% having been born in Illinois. 0.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Gallatin 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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