Macoupin County, Illinois Population 2021

Macoupin County, Illinois's estimated population is 44,142 with a growth rate of -0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macoupin County, Illinois is the 33rd largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 47,797 and has seen a growth of -7.65% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202144,142-392-0.88%
202044,534-392-0.87%
201944,926-392-0.86%
201845,318-187-0.41%
201745,505-186-0.41%
201645,691-185-0.40%
201545,876-332-0.72%
201446,208-472-1.01%
201346,680-374-0.79%
201247,054-685-1.43%
201147,739-58-0.12%
201047,7971180.25%
199047,679-1,705-3.45%
198049,3844,82710.83%
197044,5571,0332.37%
196043,524-686-1.55%
195044,210-2,094-4.52%
194046,304-2,399-4.93%
193048,703-8,571-14.96%
192057,2746,58913.00%
191050,6858,42919.95%
190042,2561,8764.65%
189040,3802,6887.13%
188037,6924,96615.17%
187032,7268,12433.02%
186024,60212,24799.13%
185012,3554,52957.87%
18407,8265,836293.27%
18301,9900.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.88%
County Website
Founded
1829
County Seat
2010 Population
47,797
Growth Since 2010
-7.65%
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Macoupin County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43,97096.72%
Two or More Races6031.33%
Black or African American4340.95%
Asian2220.49%
Some Other Race1390.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native950.21%
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Macoupin County, Illinois Population by Race

Macoupin County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Macoupin County, Illinois Median Age

43.7


Total

42.2


Male

45


Female

Macoupin County, Illinois Adults

There are 35,780 adults, (8,895 of whom are seniors) in Macoupin County, Illinois.

Macoupin County, Illinois Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Macoupin County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

22,928

50.43%

Male

22,535

49.57%

Macoupin County, Illinois Population by Age

Macoupin County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Macoupin County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All76.7%23.3%
Male74.9%25.1%
Non Family66.3%33.7%
Female54.6%45.4%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macoupin County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,8752.3676.7
Married9,8212.8988.1
Non Family6,0201.1966.3
Female2,1032.9154.6
Male9313.0874.9

2.84

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Macoupin County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5821.80%
9th to 12th Grade2,2236.89%
High School Graduate12,85039.80%
Some College7,58423.49%
Associates Degree3,1149.64%
Bachelors Degree3,96912.29%
Graduate Degree1,9656.09%
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Macoupin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Macoupin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White31,29828,6125,728
Hispanic31629771
Black28524034
2+ Races20618221
Asian12612680
Other Race8181
Native American7935

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 asian people with a rate of 63.49%.

Macoupin County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,973$46,671$30,986
Less Than 9th Grade$16,932$26,636$10,000
High School Graduate$34,530$42,489$25,156
Some College$36,665$50,947$28,641
Bachelors Degree$47,467$61,690$41,815
Graduate Degree$61,269$58,886$62,954

$38,973

Average Earnings

$46,671

Average Male

$30,986

Average Female

Macoupin County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macoupin County, Illinois Language by Age

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Macoupin County, Illinois Language

98.42% of Macoupin County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Macoupin County, Illinois Language

Macoupin County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,8055,64113.18%
Hispanic54026348.70%
Multiple59520334.12%
Black34710630.55%
Other1398359.71%
Native955962.11%
Asian218115.05%

13.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.13%

Male Poverty Rate

16.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macoupin County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macoupin County, Illinois is Native, with 62.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macoupin County, Illinois is Asian, with 5.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.83%.

Macoupin County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.91%
High School10.81%
Some College10.21%
Bachelors or Greater3.70%

Macoupin County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.60%
Male Unemployed16.08%
Female Employed10.90%
Male Employed5.35%

Macoupin County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macoupin County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,159$68,714
Families$67,395$80,160
Married Families$81,035$91,088
Non Families$30,707$41,750
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Income by Household Type

Macoupin County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Macoupin County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Macoupin 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 45-54.

Macoupin County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Macoupin County, Illinois Marital Status

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3,387

Number of Veterans

3,229

Male Veterans

158

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,378
First Gulf War558
Second Gulf War482
Korea277
World War II74

Macoupin County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,060
75+805
35 to 54728
55 to 64550
18 to 34244

Macoupin County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2959.47%
2+ Races4618.70%
Hispanic3911.02%
Native American2835.44%
Black184.64%

Macoupin County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Macoupin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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7.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macoupin County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Macoupin County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Macoupin County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Macoupin 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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82.46%

Born in Macoupin County, Illinois

99.15%

Native Born

0.85%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.15% of Macoupin County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 82.46% having been born in Illinois. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Macoupin 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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