Saline County, Illinois Population 2021

Saline County, Illinois's estimated population is 22,895 with a growth rate of -1.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Saline County, Illinois is the 53rd largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 24,902 and has seen a growth of -8.06% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202122,895-298-1.28%
202023,193-298-1.27%
201923,491-298-1.25%
201823,789-174-0.73%
201723,963-267-1.10%
201624,230-265-1.08%
201524,495-1-0.00%
201424,496-307-1.24%
201324,803-111-0.45%
201224,91470.03%
201124,90750.02%
201024,902-1,649-6.21%
199026,551-1,897-6.67%
198028,4482,72710.60%
197025,721-506-1.93%
196026,227-7,193-21.52%
195033,420-4,646-12.21%
194038,0669662.60%
193037,100-1,253-3.27%
192038,3538,14926.98%
191030,2048,51939.29%
190021,6852,34312.11%
189019,3423,40221.34%
188015,9403,22625.37%
187012,7143,38336.26%
18609,3313,74366.98%
18505,5880.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.28%
County Website
Founded
1847
County Seat
2010 Population
24,902
Growth Since 2010
-8.06%
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Saline County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,23492.66%
Two or More Races7213.00%
Black or African American6322.63%
Asian1780.74%
Some Other Race1220.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander540.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native530.22%
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Saline County, Illinois Population by Race

Saline County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Saline County, Illinois Median Age

42.2


Total

38.6


Male

44.9


Female

Saline County, Illinois Adults

There are 18,798 adults, (4,785 of whom are seniors) in Saline County, Illinois.

Saline County, Illinois Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Saline County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

12,187

50.79%

Male

11,807

49.21%

Saline County, Illinois Population by Age

Saline County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Saline County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90%10%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
Male55.8%44.2%
Female52.4%47.6%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Saline County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9722.3674.5
Married4,8692.9490
Non Family3,3181.1263.2
Female1,2513.1852.4
Male5342.7655.8

2.88

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Saline County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7474.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,5318.95%
High School Graduate4,70227.48%
Some College4,51926.41%
Associates Degree2,32613.59%
Bachelors Degree2,19412.82%
Graduate Degree1,0946.39%
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Saline County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saline County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,92713,8923,131
Black38432041
2+ Races37524436
Hispanic22719328
Asian11110832
Other Race56496
Native American5342
Islander383821

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 55.26%.

Saline County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,290$40,986$26,533
Less Than 9th Grade$20,532$23,021$16,375
High School Graduate$27,128$37,780$15,587
Some College$32,560$41,893$27,166
Bachelors Degree$44,316$46,915$41,520
Graduate Degree$59,787$84,167$49,228

$34,290

Average Earnings

$40,986

Average Male

$26,533

Average Female

Saline County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saline County, Illinois Language by Age

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Saline County, Illinois Language

96.58% of Saline County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.50% of the population.

Saline County, Illinois Language

Saline County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,4994,42920.60%
Multiple71525735.94%
Black56217130.43%
Native534279.25%
Hispanic403379.18%
Asian17852.81%

21.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.58%

Male Poverty Rate

21.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saline County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saline County, Illinois is Native, with 79.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saline County, Illinois is Asian, with 2.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.37%.

Saline County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.67%
Some College17.08%
High School16.81%
Bachelors or Greater8.96%

Saline County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed58.57%
Female Unemployed46.50%
Female Employed14.59%
Male Employed7.86%

Saline County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saline County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,090$59,748
Families$54,492$69,005
Married Families$69,063-
Non Families$21,162$37,479
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Income by Household Type

Saline County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Saline County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Saline 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 35-44.

Saline County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Saline County, Illinois Marital Status

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1,625

Number of Veterans

1,554

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam614
First Gulf War327
Korea197
Second Gulf War104
World War II87

Saline County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+462
65 to 74442
35 to 54428
55 to 64270
18 to 3423

Saline County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5628.82%
Black286.21%
2+ Races246.22%
Native American1120.75%
Hispanic31.13%

Saline County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Saline County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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12.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saline County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Saline County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Saline County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Saline 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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74.46%

Born in Saline County, Illinois

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.00% of Saline County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 74.46% having been born in Illinois. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Saline 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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