Putnam County, Illinois Population 2022

Putnam County, Illinois's estimated population is 5,748 with a growth rate of 0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Putnam County, Illinois is the 96th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 6,012 and has seen a growth of -4.39% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18301,3100.00%
18402,13182162.67%
18503,9241,79384.14%
18605,5871,66342.38%
18706,28069312.40%
18805,554-726-11.56%
18904,730-824-14.84%
19004,746160.34%
19107,5612,81559.31%
19207,579180.24%
19305,235-2,344-30.93%
19405,289541.03%
19504,746-543-10.27%
19604,570-176-3.71%
19705,0074379.56%
19806,0851,07821.53%
19905,730-355-5.83%
20106,0122824.92%
20115,976-36-0.60%
20125,910-66-1.10%
20135,855-55-0.93%
20145,832-23-0.39%
20155,727-105-1.80%
20165,710-17-0.30%
20175,694-16-0.28%
20185,736420.74%
20195,73930.05%
20205,74230.05%
20215,74530.05%
20225,74830.05%
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Putnam County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,49496.05%
Black or African American330.58%
Asian581.01%
Some Other Race701.22%
Two or More Races651.14%
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Putnam County, Illinois Population by Race

Putnam County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Putnam County, Illinois Median Age

47.3


Total

45.7


Male

48.4


Female

Putnam County, Illinois Adults

There are 4,591 adults, (1,311 of whom are seniors) in Putnam County, Illinois.

Putnam County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Putnam County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

2,804

49.02%

Male

2,916

50.98%

Putnam County, Illinois Population by Age

Putnam County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Putnam County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.1%5.9%
All81.1%18.9%
Non Family67%33%
Male60.6%39.4%
Female59.9%40.1%

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Putnam County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4352.3581.1
Married1,3492.894.1
Male1272.8760.6
Female1923.659.9
Non Family7671.1567

2.8

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Putnam County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade801.90%
9th to 12th Grade2145.09%
High School Graduate1,54936.84%
Some College1,06525.33%
Associates Degree49011.65%
Bachelors Degree50311.96%
Graduate Degree3047.23%
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Putnam County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Putnam County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian343423
2+ Races28238
White3,9383,697767
Hispanic18916417
Other Race5331
Black252

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.65%.

Putnam County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,966$53,750$27,443
Less Than 9th Grade$21,964$29,779$15,714
High School Graduate$32,807$46,042$21,944
Some College$42,951$70,030$27,500
Bachelors Degree$40,250$52,500$30,882
Graduate Degree$62,404$74,000$59,375

$37,966

Average Earnings

$53,750

Average Male

$27,443

Average Female

Putnam County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Putnam County, Illinois Language by Age

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Putnam County, Illinois Language

96.31% of Putnam County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.66% of the population.

Putnam County, Illinois Language

Putnam County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,2415129.77%
Black2926.90%
Other8NaN%
Multiple651421.54%
Hispanic324185.56%

9.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.24%

Male Poverty Rate

9.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Putnam County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Illinois is White, with 9.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.03%.

Putnam County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.11%
High School7.42%
Some College4.89%
Bachelors or Greater4.46%

Putnam County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.02%
Male Unemployed75.68%
Female Employed6.83%
Female Unemployed7.14%

Putnam County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Putnam County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,694$74,939
Families$78,145$89,452
Married Families$90,625-
Non Families$33,464$40,592
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Income by Household Type

Putnam County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Putnam County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Putnam 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.

Putnam County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Putnam County, Illinois Marital Status

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447

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War42
First Gulf War93
Vietnam213
Korea23
World War II17

Putnam County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3420
35 to 54108
55 to 6426
65 to 74180
75+113

Putnam County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4249.63%
Asian1532.61%
2+ Races818.60%

Putnam County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Putnam County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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4.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Putnam County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Putnam County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Putnam County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Putnam 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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87.26%

Born in Putnam County, Illinois

98.29%

Native Born

1.71%

Foreign Born

0.40%

Non Citizen

1.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.29% of Putnam County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 87.26% having been born in Illinois. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Putnam 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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