Moultrie County, Illinois Population 2021

Moultrie County, Illinois's estimated population is 14,207 with a growth rate of -1.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Moultrie County, Illinois is the 74th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 14,859 and has seen a growth of -4.39% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202114,207-147-1.02%
202014,354-147-1.01%
201914,501-147-1.00%
201814,648-53-0.36%
201714,701910.62%
201614,610-133-0.90%
201514,743-8-0.05%
201414,751-45-0.30%
201314,796-78-0.52%
201214,874180.12%
201114,856-3-0.02%
201014,8599296.67%
199013,930-616-4.23%
198014,5461,2839.67%
197013,263-372-2.73%
196013,6354643.52%
195013,171-306-2.27%
194013,4772301.74%
193013,247-1,592-10.73%
192014,8392091.43%
191014,630-594-3.90%
190015,2247435.13%
189014,4817825.71%
188013,6993,31431.91%
187010,3854,00062.65%
18606,3853,15197.43%
18503,2340.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.02%
County Website
Founded
1843
County Seat
2010 Population
14,859
Growth Since 2010
-4.39%
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Moultrie County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,31097.74%
Black or African American1120.76%
Two or More Races980.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.40%
Some Other Race400.27%
Asian230.16%
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Moultrie County, Illinois Population by Race

Moultrie County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Moultrie County, Illinois Median Age

40.7


Total

39.5


Male

41.8


Female

Moultrie County, Illinois Adults

There are 10,965 adults, (2,766 of whom are seniors) in Moultrie County, Illinois.

Moultrie County, Illinois Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Moultrie County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

7,442

50.83%

Male

7,199

49.17%

Moultrie County, Illinois Population by Age

Moultrie County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Moultrie County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
Male82%18%
All77.6%22.4%
Female73.9%26.1%
Non Family62.3%37.7%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Moultrie County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9592.477.6
Married3,3953.0887.1
Non Family2,0171.262.3
Female4362.6773.9
Male1112.5882

2.98

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Moultrie County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,04310.54%
9th to 12th Grade4664.71%
High School Graduate3,30333.38%
Some College2,22622.50%
Associates Degree1,01110.22%
Bachelors Degree1,16411.76%
Graduate Degree6816.88%
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Moultrie County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Moultrie County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,5848,1481,789
Hispanic1319543
Black905313
2+ Races4949
Other Race372315
Native American2828
Asian1414

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 other race people with a rate of 40.54%.

Moultrie County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,516$50,837$30,746
Less Than 9th Grade$42,075$52,939$21,982
High School Graduate$35,813$43,024$22,365
Some College$40,728$52,563$28,994
Bachelors Degree$46,406$61,350$42,679
Graduate Degree$51,364$67,961$46,588

$40,516

Average Earnings

$50,837

Average Male

$30,746

Average Female

Moultrie County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moultrie County, Illinois Language by Age

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Moultrie County, Illinois Language

88.88% of Moultrie County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 11.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.23% of the population.

Moultrie County, Illinois Language

Moultrie County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,9369867.08%
Multiple982727.55%
Black631930.16%
Hispanic19184.19%

7.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.89%

Male Poverty Rate

7.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moultrie County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moultrie County, Illinois is Black, with 30.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moultrie County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 4.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.62%.

Moultrie County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School9.38%
Less Than 9th Grade8.57%
Some College3.25%
Bachelors or Greater1.38%

Moultrie County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed35.42%
Female Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed6.73%
Male Employed3.79%

Moultrie County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moultrie County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,456$73,189
Families$71,652$86,512
Married Families$80,246-
Non Families$32,432$44,818
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Income by Household Type

Moultrie County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Moultrie County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Moultrie 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.

Moultrie County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Moultrie County, Illinois Marital Status

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905

Number of Veterans

842

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam284
Second Gulf War229
First Gulf War165
Korea73
World War II13

Moultrie County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54256
65 to 74209
75+188
55 to 64136
18 to 34116

Moultrie County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8878.31%
Black1817.82%
Hispanic107.58%

Moultrie County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Moultrie County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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10.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moultrie County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Moultrie County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Moultrie County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Moultrie 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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86.45%

Born in Moultrie County, Illinois

99.02%

Native Born

0.98%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.02% of Moultrie County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 86.45% having been born in Illinois. 0.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Moultrie 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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