Massac County, Illinois Population 2021

Massac County, Illinois's estimated population is 13,270 with a growth rate of -1.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Massac County, Illinois is the 77th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 15,380 and has seen a growth of -13.72% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202113,270-251-1.86%
202013,521-251-1.82%
201913,772-251-1.79%
201814,023-268-1.88%
201714,291-149-1.03%
201614,440-127-0.87%
201514,567-189-1.28%
201414,756-91-0.61%
201314,847-219-1.45%
201215,066-215-1.41%
201115,281-99-0.64%
201015,3806284.26%
199014,752-238-1.59%
198014,9901,1017.93%
197013,889-452-3.15%
196014,3417475.50%
195013,594-1,343-8.99%
194014,9378566.08%
193014,0815223.85%
192013,559-641-4.51%
191014,2001,0908.31%
190013,1101,79715.88%
189011,3138708.33%
188010,4438629.00%
18709,5813,36854.21%
18606,2132,12151.83%
18504,0920.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.86%
Founded
February 8, 1843
County Seat
2010 Population
15,380
Growth Since 2010
-13.72%
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Massac County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,95691.12%
Black or African American8305.84%
Two or More Races3982.80%
Asian290.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.04%
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Massac County, Illinois Population by Race

Massac County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Massac County, Illinois Median Age

43.5


Total

43.1


Male

44.3


Female

Massac County, Illinois Adults

There are 11,015 adults, (2,962 of whom are seniors) in Massac County, Illinois.

Massac County, Illinois Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Massac County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

7,505

52.78%

Male

6,714

47.22%

Massac County, Illinois Population by Age

Massac County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Massac County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All75.5%24.5%
Male71.4%28.6%
Non Family67.4%32.6%
Female42.3%57.7%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Massac County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8222.3975.5
Married3,1002.9686.7
Non Family1,9161.1367.4
Female5442.9342.3
Male2623.5471.4

2.91

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Massac County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5015.00%
9th to 12th Grade8258.23%
High School Graduate3,36533.58%
Some College2,71827.12%
Associates Degree1,21612.13%
Bachelors Degree1,01110.09%
Graduate Degree3853.84%
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Massac County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Massac County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,1167,9961,252
Black53046268
Hispanic25112231
2+ Races11610947
Asian12105
Native American663

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 native american people with a rate of 50.00%.

Massac County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,429$45,334$26,455
Less Than 9th Grade$16,789$16,621$17,583
High School Graduate$31,198$41,573$20,353
Some College$35,669$49,116$27,078
Bachelors Degree$43,878$64,688$38,828
Graduate Degree$48,661$46,094$53,026

$35,429

Average Earnings

$45,334

Average Male

$26,455

Average Female

Massac County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Massac County, Illinois Language by Age

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Massac County, Illinois Language

97.56% of Massac County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.00% of the population.

Massac County, Illinois Language

Massac County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,2691,81814.82%
Hispanic41621651.92%
Black81020124.81%
Multiple3988922.36%
Asian29724.14%

16.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.41%

Male Poverty Rate

18.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Massac County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Massac County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 51.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Massac County, Illinois is White, with 14.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.79%.

Massac County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.76%
High School16.58%
Some College10.60%
Bachelors or Greater4.49%

Massac County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed52.89%
Male Unemployed37.68%
Female Employed11.18%
Male Employed8.29%

Massac County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Massac County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,481$56,735
Families$61,028$66,111
Married Families$67,401-
Non Families$25,577$34,975
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Income by Household Type

Massac County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Massac County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Massac County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Massac County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Massac County, Illinois Marital Status

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1,029

Number of Veterans

973

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam379
First Gulf War164
Korea109
Second Gulf War105
World War II32

Massac County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74310
75+274
35 to 54245
55 to 64151
18 to 3449

Massac County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9489.28%
Black8112.82%

Massac County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Massac County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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9.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Massac County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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51.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Massac County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Massac County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Massac 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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47.52%

Born in Massac County, Illinois

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Massac County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 47.52% 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 Latin America.

Massac 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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