Henderson County, Illinois Population 2021

Henderson County, Illinois's estimated population is 6,544 with a growth rate of -0.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Henderson County, Illinois is the 92nd largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 7,343 and has seen a growth of -10.88% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,544-51-0.77%
20206,595-51-0.77%
20196,646-51-0.76%
20186,697-122-1.79%
20176,819-67-0.97%
20166,886-111-1.59%
20156,997-14-0.20%
20147,011480.69%
20136,963-80-1.14%
20127,043-173-2.40%
20117,216-127-1.73%
20107,343-753-9.30%
19908,096-1,018-11.17%
19809,1146637.85%
19708,4512142.60%
19608,237-179-2.13%
19508,416-533-5.96%
19408,9491711.95%
19308,778-992-10.15%
19209,770460.47%
19109,724-1,112-10.26%
190010,8369609.72%
18909,876-846-7.89%
188010,722-1,860-14.78%
187012,5823,08132.43%
18609,5014,889106.01%
18504,6120.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.77%
Founded
1841
County Seat
2010 Population
7,343
Growth Since 2010
-10.88%
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Henderson County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,64797.62%
Two or More Races1141.67%
Asian390.57%
Black or African American90.13%
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Henderson County, Illinois Population by Race

Henderson County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Henderson County, Illinois Median Age

50


Total

49.2


Male

51


Female

Henderson County, Illinois Adults

There are 5,551 adults, (1,688 of whom are seniors) in Henderson County, Illinois.

Henderson County, Illinois Age Dependency

76.3

Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Henderson County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

3,453

50.71%

Male

3,356

49.29%

Henderson County, Illinois Population by Age

Henderson County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Henderson County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.8%9.2%
All82.2%17.8%
Male79.8%20.2%
Non Family72.9%27.1%
Female62.9%37.1%

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Henderson County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9772.2782.2
Married1,6442.7990.8
Non Family9711.2372.9
Female2482.4762.9
Male1143.1579.8

2.72

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Henderson County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1022.01%
9th to 12th Grade3456.80%
High School Graduate2,11541.67%
Some College1,05720.82%
Associates Degree52810.40%
Bachelors Degree69813.75%
Graduate Degree2314.55%
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Henderson County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Henderson County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,9334,498906
Hispanic685716
2+ Races606013
Asian1515
Black65

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 hispanic people with a rate of 23.53%.

Henderson County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,622$42,284$25,691
Less Than 9th Grade$24,688$31,133$
High School Graduate$30,913$40,948$20,952
Some College$33,493$45,490$27,546
Bachelors Degree$39,567$46,250$32,065
Graduate Degree$51,897$51,810$52,667

$32,622

Average Earnings

$42,284

Average Male

$25,691

Average Female

Henderson County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Henderson County, Illinois Language by Age

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Henderson County, Illinois Language

97.99% of Henderson 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 1.28% of the population.

Henderson County, Illinois Language

Henderson County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,4865177.97%
Hispanic120108.33%

7.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.75%

Male Poverty Rate

9.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Henderson County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Henderson County, Illinois is White, with 7.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.09%.

Henderson County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.77%
High School7.22%
Some College4.19%
Bachelors or Greater1.51%

Henderson County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.72%
Male Unemployed29.55%
Female Employed5.03%
Male Employed1.84%

Henderson County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Henderson County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,676$65,213
Families$60,380$74,760
Married Families$68,320-
Non Families$33,259$43,825
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Income by Household Type

Henderson County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Henderson County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Henderson County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Henderson County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Henderson County, Illinois Marital Status

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541

Number of Veterans

520

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam323
First Gulf War98
Korea32
Second Gulf War27
World War II2

Henderson County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74220
75+150
35 to 5488
55 to 6483
18 to 34

Henderson County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5369.85%
Hispanic66.82%
2+ Races56.85%

Henderson County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Henderson County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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1.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Henderson County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Henderson County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Henderson County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Henderson 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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50.05%

Born in Henderson County, Illinois

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.74% of Henderson County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 50.05% having been born in Illinois. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Henderson 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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