Menard County, Illinois Population 2021

Menard County, Illinois's estimated population is 12,010 with a growth rate of -0.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Menard County, Illinois is the 84th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 12,696 and has seen a growth of -5.40% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202112,010-93-0.77%
202012,103-93-0.76%
201912,196-93-0.76%
201812,289-4-0.03%
201712,293-105-0.85%
201612,398420.34%
201512,356-152-1.22%
201412,508-64-0.51%
201312,572-119-0.94%
201212,691-7-0.06%
201112,69820.02%
201012,6961,53213.72%
199011,164-536-4.58%
198011,7002,01520.81%
19709,6854374.73%
19609,248-391-4.06%
19509,639-1,024-9.60%
194010,663880.83%
193010,575-1,119-9.57%
192011,694-1,102-8.61%
191012,796-1,540-10.74%
190014,3361,2169.27%
189013,120960.74%
188013,0241,28910.98%
187011,7352,15122.44%
18609,5843,23550.95%
18506,3491,91843.29%
18404,4310.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.77%
County Website
Founded
1839
County Seat
2010 Population
12,696
Growth Since 2010
-5.40%
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Menard County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,94297.04%
Two or More Races2241.82%
Black or African American540.44%
Asian430.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.27%
Some Other Race100.08%
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Menard County, Illinois Population by Race

Menard County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Menard County, Illinois Median Age

43.2


Total

41.4


Male

44.5


Female

Menard County, Illinois Adults

There are 9,612 adults, (2,388 of whom are seniors) in Menard County, Illinois.

Menard County, Illinois Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Menard County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

6,275

50.99%

Male

6,031

49.01%

Menard County, Illinois Population by Age

Menard County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Menard County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All78.1%21.9%
Male72%28%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Female45.7%54.3%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Menard County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1882.3578.1
Married3,0322.7989.9
Non Family1,4451.1665.3
Female4972.9345.7
Male2142.8372

2.74

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Menard County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1281.47%
9th to 12th Grade3904.46%
High School Graduate3,13035.83%
Some College2,06123.59%
Associates Degree93310.68%
Bachelors Degree1,39715.99%
Graduate Degree6967.97%
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Menard County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Menard County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,4377,9582,023
2+ Races11475
Hispanic727213
Asian434328
Black3636
Native American333329

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 87.88%.

Menard County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,617$52,299$40,181
Less Than 9th Grade$25,156$25,476$
High School Graduate$38,125$43,542$31,184
Some College$44,868$54,784$37,263
Bachelors Degree$53,148$71,250$47,241
Graduate Degree$64,145$68,527$56,500

$44,617

Average Earnings

$52,299

Average Male

$40,181

Average Female

Menard County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Menard County, Illinois Language by Age

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Menard County, Illinois Language

98.36% of Menard County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Menard County, Illinois Language

Menard County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,5911,0669.20%
Hispanic1883619.15%
Multiple224146.25%
Other10660.00%
Black32515.63%

9.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.39%

Male Poverty Rate

10.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Menard County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Menard County, Illinois is Other, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Menard County, Illinois is Multiple, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.77%.

Menard County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.40%
High School7.24%
Some College7.11%
Bachelors or Greater0.77%

Menard County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.53%
Male Unemployed14.69%
Female Employed4.69%
Male Employed3.13%

Menard County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Menard County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,684$88,289
Families$91,010$100,426
Married Families$100,322-
Non Families$42,899$52,622
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Income by Household Type

Menard County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.5%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Menard County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Menard County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Menard County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Menard County, Illinois Marital Status

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1,038

Number of Veterans

996

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam341
Second Gulf War165
First Gulf War155
Korea83
World War II56

Menard County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74308
75+261
35 to 54207
55 to 64170
18 to 3492

Menard County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,00910.84%
2+ Races1711.64%
Black1228.57%

Menard County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Menard County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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4.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Menard County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Menard County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Menard County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Menard 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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84.34%

Born in Menard County, Illinois

99.20%

Native Born

0.80%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.20% of Menard County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 84.34% having been born in Illinois. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Menard 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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