Jo Daviess County, Illinois Population 2021

Jo Daviess County, Illinois's estimated population is 21,043 with a growth rate of -0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jo Daviess County, Illinois is the 57th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 22,648 and has seen a growth of -7.09% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202121,043-96-0.45%
202021,139-96-0.45%
201921,235-96-0.45%
201821,331-164-0.76%
201721,495-319-1.46%
201621,814-252-1.14%
201522,066-275-1.23%
201422,341-58-0.26%
201322,399-144-0.64%
201222,543-97-0.43%
201122,640-8-0.04%
201022,6488273.79%
199021,821-1,699-7.22%
198023,5201,7548.06%
197021,766-55-0.25%
196021,8213621.69%
195021,4591,4707.35%
194019,989-246-1.22%
193020,235-1,682-7.67%
192021,917-740-3.27%
191022,657-1,876-7.65%
190024,533-568-2.26%
189025,101-2,427-8.82%
188027,528-292-1.05%
187027,8204951.81%
186027,3258,72146.88%
185018,60412,424201.04%
18406,1804,069192.75%
18302,1110.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.45%
County Website
Founded
1827
County Seat
2010 Population
22,648
Growth Since 2010
-7.09%
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Jo Daviess County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,97397.15%
Two or More Races2161.00%
Asian1340.62%
Black or African American1230.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native740.34%
Some Other Race600.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.04%
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Jo Daviess County, Illinois Population by Race

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Jo Daviess County, Illinois Median Age

49.9


Total

48.2


Male

52.1


Female

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Adults

There are 17,462 adults, (5,873 of whom are seniors) in Jo Daviess County, Illinois.

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Age Dependency

86.3

Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

10,724

49.68%

Male

10,864

50.32%

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Population by Age

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jo Daviess County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All78.4%21.6%
Non Family68.4%31.6%
Male65.3%34.7%
Female56.7%43.3%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9702.1578.4
Married5,2982.7488.8
Non Family3,7051.1468.4
Female6902.756.7
Male2772.7665.3

2.7

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Jo Daviess County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5243.25%
9th to 12th Grade7234.48%
High School Graduate5,78835.88%
Some College3,70522.97%
Associates Degree1,3598.42%
Bachelors Degree2,46215.26%
Graduate Degree1,5709.73%
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Jo Daviess County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,50114,4943,952
Hispanic34914541
Asian999623
Black87738
Native American58466
2+ Races342911
Other Race3322
Islander2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 32.35%.

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,708$43,183$27,957
Less Than 9th Grade$26,386$26,875$25,707
High School Graduate$33,511$39,799$27,047
Some College$33,560$46,818$23,109
Bachelors Degree$42,196$52,850$36,854
Graduate Degree$52,338$50,962$53,920

$35,708

Average Earnings

$43,183

Average Male

$27,957

Average Female

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Language by Age

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Jo Daviess County, Illinois Language

96.71% of Jo Daviess County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.24% of the population.

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Language

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,2781,6948.35%
Hispanic638568.78%
Multiple2144521.03%
Black911819.78%
Other601626.67%
Native74912.16%
Islander8675.00%
Asian13421.49%

8.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.01%

Male Poverty Rate

10.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jo Daviess County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jo Daviess County, Illinois is Islander, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jo Daviess County, Illinois is Asian, with 1.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.78%.

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.66%
High School9.38%
Some College6.79%
Bachelors or Greater2.98%

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.49%
Male Unemployed10.75%
Female Employed5.77%
Male Employed4.57%

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,946$74,630
Families$74,935$90,492
Married Families$81,350-
Non Families$35,372$46,772
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Income by Household Type

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Jo Daviess 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.

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Jo Daviess County, Illinois Marital Status

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1,687

Number of Veterans

1,608

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam870
First Gulf War160
Second Gulf War152
Korea104
World War II29

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74638
75+552
35 to 54226
55 to 64188
18 to 3483

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6719.78%
Hispanic205.43%
Black1412.96%
2+ Races11.79%
Asian11.03%

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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5.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Jo Daviess County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Jo Daviess County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Jo Daviess 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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47.59%

Born in Jo Daviess County, Illinois

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

1.30%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.73% of Jo Daviess County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 47.59% having been born in Illinois. 1.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jo Daviess 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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