McLean County, Illinois Population 2022

McLean County, Illinois's estimated population is 171,230 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McLean County, Illinois is the 13th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 169,572 and has seen a growth of 0.98% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18406,5650.00%
185010,1633,59854.81%
186028,77218,609183.11%
187053,98825,21687.64%
188060,1006,11211.32%
189063,0362,9364.89%
190067,8434,8077.63%
191068,0081650.24%
192070,1072,0993.09%
193073,1173,0104.29%
194073,9308131.11%
195076,5772,6473.58%
196083,8777,3009.53%
1970104,38920,51224.45%
1980119,14914,76014.14%
1990129,18010,0318.42%
2010169,57240,39231.27%
2011169,7101380.08%
2012169,8481380.08%
2013169,9861380.08%
2014170,1241380.08%
2015170,2621380.08%
2016170,4001380.08%
2017170,5381380.08%
2018170,6761380.08%
2019170,8141380.08%
2020170,9541400.08%
2021171,0921380.08%
2022171,2301380.08%
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McLean County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White142,36782.69%
Black or African American14,2958.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native3470.20%
Asian8,8905.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.01%
Some Other Race1,2510.73%
Two or More Races4,9972.90%
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McLean County, Illinois Population by Race

McLean County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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McLean County, Illinois Median Age

33.3


Total

32.5


Male

34.2


Female

McLean County, Illinois Adults

There are 135,113 adults, (22,741 of whom are seniors) in McLean County, Illinois.

McLean County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

McLean County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

88,481

51.39%

Male

83,683

48.61%

McLean County, Illinois Population by Age

McLean County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McLean County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All64.9%35.1%
Male55.5%44.5%
Female52.3%47.7%
Non Family43.8%56.2%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

McLean County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All66,2252.4764.9
Married31,2303.1486.1
Male2,3193.1655.5
Female6,1163.2452.3
Non Family26,5601.4543.8

3.1

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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McLean County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3211.26%
9th to 12th Grade2,6362.51%
High School Graduate25,29724.09%
Some College20,42019.45%
Associates Degree8,5228.12%
Bachelors Degree30,85129.38%
Graduate Degree15,95515.19%
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McLean County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McLean County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian5,6365,3114,503
White86,80084,17538,563
2+ Races1,5681,527662
Native American22215472
Black7,3656,8622,161
Other Race587490167
Hispanic3,9333,483971
Islander1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.90%.

McLean County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,385$57,477$39,859
Less Than 9th Grade$22,010$32,061$15,063
High School Graduate$34,208$42,025$25,401
Some College$40,422$48,164$33,465
Bachelors Degree$59,603$73,600$48,169
Graduate Degree$72,075$80,867$62,778

$48,385

Average Earnings

$57,477

Average Male

$39,859

Average Female

McLean County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

McLean County, Illinois Language by Age

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McLean County, Illinois Language

92.14% of McLean County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 7.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.86% of the population.

McLean County, Illinois Language

McLean County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,9494,65735.96%
Hispanic7,9621,68721.19%
White130,15017,53413.47%
Multiple4,7894779.96%
Native335339.85%
Asian8,6108079.37%
Other185NaN%

15.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.02%

Male Poverty Rate

16.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McLean County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in McLean County, Illinois is Black, with 35.96% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.58%.

McLean County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.36%
High School15.48%
Some College11.28%
Bachelors or Greater3.97%

McLean County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.44%
Male Unemployed33.88%
Female Employed11.71%
Female Unemployed43.36%

McLean County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McLean County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,037$87,885
Families$93,882$113,525
Married Families$106,303$126,443
Non Families$35,042$47,689
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Income by Household Type

McLean County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

McLean County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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McLean County, Illinois Marriage

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

McLean County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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McLean County, Illinois Marital Status

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8,171

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,752
First Gulf War1,316
Vietnam2,795
Korea541
World War II213

McLean County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34875
35 to 542,028
55 to 641,319
65 to 742,185
75+1,764

McLean County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,1906.27%
Black5815.65%
Native American3815.14%
Asian871.32%
Other Race91.22%
2+ Races26610.38%
Hispanic3896.81%

McLean County, Illinois Veterans by Race

McLean County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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10.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

McLean County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

McLean County, Illinois Employment by Age

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McLean County, Illinois Employment by Race

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McLean 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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74.48%

Born in McLean County, Illinois

93.31%

Native Born

6.69%

Foreign Born

3.98%

Non Citizen

2.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.31% of McLean County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 74.48% having been born in Illinois. 3.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

McLean 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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