Pike County, Illinois Population 2021

Pike County, Illinois's estimated population is 15,493 with a growth rate of -0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pike County, Illinois is the 70th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 16,394 and has seen a growth of -5.50% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202115,493-34-0.22%
202015,527-34-0.22%
201915,561-34-0.22%
201815,595-73-0.47%
201715,668-74-0.47%
201615,742-53-0.34%
201515,795-161-1.01%
201415,956-115-0.72%
201316,071-163-1.00%
201216,234-114-0.70%
201116,348-46-0.28%
201016,394-1,183-6.73%
199017,577-1,319-6.98%
198018,896-289-1.51%
197019,185-1,367-6.65%
196020,552-1,603-7.24%
195022,155-3,185-12.57%
194025,3409834.04%
193024,357-2,509-9.34%
192026,866-1,756-6.14%
191028,622-2,973-9.41%
190031,5955951.92%
189031,000-2,751-8.15%
188033,7512,9839.70%
187030,7683,51912.91%
186027,2498,43044.80%
185018,8197,09160.46%
184011,7289,332389.48%
18302,3960.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.22%
County Website
Founded
1821
County Seat
2010 Population
16,394
Growth Since 2010
-5.50%
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Pike County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,18596.89%
Black or African American1911.22%
Two or More Races1731.10%
Asian570.36%
Some Other Race370.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.19%
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Pike County, Illinois Population by Race

Pike County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Pike County, Illinois Median Age

42


Total

40.5


Male

44.2


Female

Pike County, Illinois Adults

There are 12,129 adults, (3,225 of whom are seniors) in Pike County, Illinois.

Pike County, Illinois Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pike County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

7,928

50.59%

Male

7,744

49.41%

Pike County, Illinois Population by Age

Pike County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pike County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All78.6%21.4%
Male77.5%22.5%
Non Family68.8%31.2%
Female57.9%42.1%

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pike County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3092.4178.6
Married3,223389.2
Non Family2,2361.1668.8
Female5923.5257.9
Male2583.3577.5

3.02

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Pike County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3363.07%
9th to 12th Grade9028.24%
High School Graduate4,23638.69%
Some College2,55823.36%
Associates Degree9658.81%
Bachelors Degree1,39412.73%
Graduate Degree5575.09%
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Pike County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pike County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,5819,4391,867
Black16410846
Hispanic86679
2+ Races70486
Asian353023
Other Race1813
Native American1313

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 asian people with a rate of 65.71%.

Pike County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,573$40,225$29,133
Less Than 9th Grade$22,315$24,185$
High School Graduate$32,183$38,527$23,587
Some College$35,783$44,485$28,850
Bachelors Degree$45,962$59,821$43,209
Graduate Degree$42,063$82,679$38,000

$35,573

Average Earnings

$40,225

Average Male

$29,133

Average Female

Pike County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pike County, Illinois Language by Age

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Pike County, Illinois Language

98.47% of Pike County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.80% of the population.

Pike County, Illinois Language

Pike County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,6982,00913.67%
Native2525100.00%
Multiple1732413.87%
Black782329.49%
Hispanic1721810.47%
Other27725.93%
Asian4924.08%

13.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.03%

Male Poverty Rate

15.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pike County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Illinois is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pike County, Illinois is Asian, with 4.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.40%.

Pike County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.19%
High School13.08%
Some College11.22%
Bachelors or Greater6.04%

Pike County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.63%
Male Unemployed27.31%
Female Employed8.46%
Male Employed6.91%

Pike County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pike County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,492$62,740
Families$62,534$75,892
Married Families$70,988-
Non Families$25,957$35,734
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Income by Household Type

Pike County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pike County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Pike 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 55-64.

Pike County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Pike County, Illinois Marital Status

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1,055

Number of Veterans

1,004

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam368
First Gulf War172
Second Gulf War153
Korea112
World War II36

Pike County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54319
75+283
65 to 74257
55 to 64109
18 to 3487

Pike County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0348.79%
Black105.49%
Hispanic86.11%
2+ Races67.23%
Native American430.77%
Other Race14.00%

Pike County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Pike County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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4.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pike County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Pike County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Pike County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Pike 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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77.14%

Born in Pike County, Illinois

99.37%

Native Born

0.63%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.37% of Pike County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 77.14% having been born in Illinois. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pike 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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