Richland County, Illinois Population 2022

Richland County, Illinois's estimated population is 15,729 with a growth rate of -0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richland County, Illinois is the 68th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 16,233 and has seen a growth of -3.10% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18504,0120.00%
18609,7115,699142.05%
187012,8033,09231.84%
188015,5452,74221.42%
189015,019-526-3.38%
190016,3911,3729.14%
191015,970-421-2.57%
192014,044-1,926-12.06%
193014,05390.06%
194017,1373,08421.95%
195016,889-248-1.45%
196016,299-590-3.49%
197016,8295303.25%
198017,5877584.50%
199016,545-1,042-5.92%
201016,233-312-1.89%
201116,191-42-0.26%
201216,149-42-0.26%
201316,107-42-0.26%
201416,065-42-0.26%
201516,023-42-0.26%
201615,981-42-0.26%
201715,939-42-0.26%
201815,897-42-0.26%
201915,855-42-0.26%
202015,813-42-0.26%
202115,771-42-0.27%
202215,729-42-0.27%
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Richland County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,01195.75%
Black or African American1000.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.18%
Asian1080.69%
Some Other Race1540.98%
Two or More Races2761.76%
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Richland County, Illinois Population by Race

Richland County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Richland County, Illinois Median Age

42.5


Total

40.6


Male

44.2


Female

Richland County, Illinois Adults

There are 12,062 adults, (3,237 of whom are seniors) in Richland County, Illinois.

Richland County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Richland County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

7,979

50.90%

Male

7,698

49.10%

Richland County, Illinois Population by Age

Richland County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richland County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
Male77.1%22.9%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family59.3%40.7%
Female44.2%55.8%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richland County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5272.3573.2
Married3,2382.9488.1
Male389377.1
Female6543.1444.2
Non Family2,2461.1759.3

2.85

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Richland County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2382.17%
9th to 12th Grade7536.87%
High School Graduate3,18028.99%
Some College2,68524.48%
Associates Degree1,81316.53%
Bachelors Degree1,53614.00%
Graduate Degree7636.96%
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Richland County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richland County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic797340
Asian969647
2+ Races11210029
Black33307
White10,5719,6012,189
Other Race10710120
Native American2828

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 hispanic people with a rate of 50.63%.

Richland County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,095$42,758$30,841
Less Than 9th Grade$24,200$28,393$22,031
High School Graduate$30,597$38,929$21,607
Some College$36,547$43,264$27,339
Bachelors Degree$49,691$54,189$48,086
Graduate Degree$58,924$76,932$53,929

$39,095

Average Earnings

$42,758

Average Male

$30,841

Average Female

Richland County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richland County, Illinois Language by Age

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Richland County, Illinois Language

96.27% of Richland County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Richland County, Illinois Language

Richland County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black908190.00%
Hispanic26413450.76%
Multiple2766423.19%
White14,5971,74311.94%
Other9NaN%

13.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.09%

Male Poverty Rate

15.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richland County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richland County, Illinois is Black, with 90.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richland 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 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.89%.

Richland County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.37%
High School12.57%
Some College10.98%
Bachelors or Greater5.24%

Richland County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.13%
Male Unemployed37.25%
Female Employed6.63%
Female Unemployed52.10%

Richland County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richland County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,032$67,378
Families$71,275$81,167
Married Families$86,231-
Non Families$28,611$36,362
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Income by Household Type

Richland County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Richland County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Richland 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.

Richland County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Richland County, Illinois Marital Status

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1,083

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War196
First Gulf War168
Vietnam356
Korea135
World War II57

Richland County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3488
35 to 54235
55 to 6491
65 to 74302
75+367

Richland County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0699.21%
Native American1450.00%

Richland County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Richland County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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5.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richland County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Richland County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Richland County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Richland 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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76.43%

Born in Richland County, Illinois

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.48% of Richland County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 76.43% having been born in Illinois. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Richland 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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