Greene County, Illinois Population 2024

11,446

Greene County, Illinois's estimated 2024 population is 11,446 with a growth rate of -0.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greene County, Illinois is the 85th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 population was 13,890 and has seen a growth of -17.6% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,961-97-0.88%
202811,058-97-0.87%
202711,155-97-0.86%
202611,252-97-0.85%
202511,349-97-0.85%
202411,446-97-0.84%
202311,543-97-0.83%
202211,640-207-1.75%
202111,847-89-0.75%
202011,936-986-7.63%
201912,922-129-0.99%
201813,051-102-0.78%
201713,153420.32%
201613,111-234-1.75%
201513,345-71-0.53%
201413,416-219-1.61%
201313,635-22-0.16%
201213,657-200-1.44%
201113,857-33-0.24%
201013,89000%
199015,317-1,344-8.07%
198016,661-353-2.07%
197017,014-446-2.55%
196017,460-1,392-7.38%
195018,852-1,440-7.1%
194020,292-125-0.61%
193020,417-2,466-10.78%
192022,8835202.33%
191022,363-1,039-4.44%
190023,402-389-1.64%
189023,7917813.39%
188023,0102,73313.48%
187020,2774,18426%
186016,0933,66429.48%
185012,4294784%
184011,9514,27755.73%
18307,674-3,287-29.99%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.84% (-97)
County Seat
2020 Population
11,936
Area
543 mi²
Density
21 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-4.11% (-490)
Founded
1821

Greene County, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,61996.7%
Two or more races2011.67%
Black or African American1050.87%
Other race540.45%
Asian250.21%
Native American100.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander10.01%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Greene County, Illinois Population by Race

Greene County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2024

Greene County, Illinois Median Age

42.7

Total

41.9

Male

45

Female

Greene County, Illinois Adults

There are 9,430 adults, (2,402 of whom are seniors) in Greene County, Illinois.

Greene County, Illinois Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Greene County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female5,96549.65%
Male6,05050.35%

Greene County, Illinois Population by Age

Greene County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,5432.5976.923.1
Married2,2003.1490.59.5
Non Family1,5911.1568.931.1
Female5014.0251.348.7
Male2514.0460.639.4

3.2

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Greene County, Illinois Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2062.42%
9th to 12th Grade6117.19%
High School Graduate3,87945.64%
Some College1,68719.85%
Associates Degree8049.46%
Bachelors Degree90910.69%
Graduate Degree4044.75%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Greene County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,2747,4871,288
Hispanic83755
2+ Races797920
Black59400
Other Race44364
Asian1090
Native American860

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 25.32%.

Greene County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,653$51,582$27,831
Less Than 9th Grade$31,635$43,000$25,938
High School Graduate$33,302$45,509$21,941
Some College$32,178$51,406$24,760
Bachelors Degree$58,125$81,364$46,891
Graduate Degree$71,528$125,521$41,625

$36,653

Average Earnings

$51,582

Average Male

$27,831

Average Female

Greene County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greene County, Illinois Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Greene County, Illinois Language

98.71% of Greene County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Greene County, Illinois Language

Greene County, Illinois Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,4051,53313.44%
Multiple1846334.24%
Hispanic1304131.54%
Native10440%
Other4648.7%
Black19210.53%

13.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.81%

Male Poverty Rate

13.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greene County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greene County, Illinois is Native, with 40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greene County, Illinois is Other, with 8.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.48%.

Greene County, Illinois Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.05%
High School14.38%
Some College7.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%

Greene County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed49.21%
Female Unemployed23.61%
Female Employed7.08%
Male Employed5.48%

Greene County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greene County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$58,900$77,641
Families$71,354$90,396
Married Families$90,347$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,074$49,271

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Greene County, Illinois Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Greene County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Greene 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.

Greene County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Greene County, Illinois Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

871

Number of Veterans

800

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam314
Second Gulf War181
First Gulf War166
Korea107
World War II1

Greene County, Illinois Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74251
75+235
35 to 54190
55 to 64124
18 to 3471

Greene County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8519.31%
2+ Races1512.71%
Hispanic88.6%
Native American555.56%

Greene County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Greene County, Illinois Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greene County, Illinois Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Greene County, Illinois Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Greene County, Illinois Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Greene 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

86.87%

Born in Greene County, Illinois

99.68%

Native Born

0.32%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.68% of Greene County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 86.87% 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 Europe.

Greene County, Illinois Place of Birth

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