Sangamon County, Illinois Population 2022

Sangamon County, Illinois's estimated population is 191,771 with a growth rate of -0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sangamon County, Illinois is the 12th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 197,769 and has seen a growth of -3.03% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
183012,9600.00%
184014,7161,75613.55%
185019,2284,51230.66%
186032,27413,04667.85%
187046,35214,07843.62%
188052,8946,54214.11%
189061,1958,30115.69%
190071,59310,39816.99%
191091,02419,43127.14%
1920100,2629,23810.15%
1930111,73311,47111.44%
1940117,9126,1795.53%
1950131,48413,57211.51%
1960146,53915,05511.45%
1970161,33514,79610.10%
1980176,08914,7549.14%
1990178,3862,2971.30%
2010197,76919,38310.87%
2011199,0381,2690.64%
2012199,4043660.18%
2013199,141-263-0.13%
2014199,184430.02%
2015198,898-286-0.14%
2016198,026-872-0.44%
2017197,072-954-0.48%
2018195,639-1,433-0.73%
2019194,672-967-0.49%
2020193,705-967-0.50%
2021192,738-967-0.50%
2022191,771-967-0.50%
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Sangamon County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White159,13681.21%
Black or African American24,93912.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native2550.13%
Asian3,9742.03%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1490.08%
Some Other Race7640.39%
Two or More Races6,7463.44%
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Sangamon County, Illinois Population by Race

Sangamon County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Sangamon County, Illinois Median Age

40.6


Total

39.2


Male

41.8


Female

Sangamon County, Illinois Adults

There are 152,335 adults, (34,995 of whom are seniors) in Sangamon County, Illinois.

Sangamon County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sangamon County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

102,026

52.06%

Male

93,937

47.94%

Sangamon County, Illinois Population by Age

Sangamon County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sangamon County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All70%30%
Male64.1%35.9%
Non Family58%42%
Female48.6%51.4%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sangamon County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All84,0932.2870
Married35,3592.9788.9
Male3,5293.0564.1
Female11,1803.1548.6
Non Family34,0251.258

2.92

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Sangamon County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4741.81%
9th to 12th Grade7,7495.68%
High School Graduate37,59027.56%
Some College30,58822.43%
Associates Degree11,4118.37%
Bachelors Degree28,70621.05%
Graduate Degree17,86213.10%
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Sangamon County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sangamon County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,5522,3001,664
Hispanic2,4732,173900
White115,013108,07540,896
2+ Races2,4442,266792
Other Race423393137
Islander14213629
Black14,06111,4542,462
Native American17212210

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.20%.

Sangamon County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,275$49,757$37,908
Less Than 9th Grade$21,785$30,712$16,049
High School Graduate$32,296$39,133$26,071
Some College$39,066$44,490$35,121
Bachelors Degree$53,915$64,932$45,866
Graduate Degree$70,411$84,235$62,866

$43,275

Average Earnings

$49,757

Average Male

$37,908

Average Female

Sangamon County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sangamon County, Illinois Language by Age

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Sangamon County, Illinois Language

95.43% of Sangamon County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 4.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.68% of the population.

Sangamon County, Illinois Language

Sangamon County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black24,0229,36538.99%
Multiple6,6111,88928.57%
Hispanic4,34271216.40%
Asian3,86349212.74%
White153,90214,7409.58%
Native21031.43%
Other125NaN%

13.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.07%

Male Poverty Rate

14.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sangamon County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sangamon County, Illinois is Black, with 38.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sangamon 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 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.36%.

Sangamon County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.89%
High School13.87%
Some College10.95%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%

Sangamon County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.08%
Male Unemployed39.37%
Female Employed7.79%
Female Unemployed44.93%

Sangamon County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sangamon County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,743$81,764
Families$83,512$102,105
Married Families$101,315$123,244
Non Families$39,658$48,957
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Income by Household Type

Sangamon County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sangamon County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Sangamon 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 45-54.

Sangamon County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Sangamon County, Illinois Marital Status

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11,979

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,023
First Gulf War2,250
Vietnam4,551
Korea838
World War II239

Sangamon County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34763
35 to 542,863
55 to 642,250
65 to 743,371
75+2,732

Sangamon County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,8818.51%
Black7314.31%
Native American62.37%
Asian922.98%
Islander42.82%
Other Race377.39%
2+ Races2286.92%
Hispanic1063.56%

Sangamon County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Sangamon County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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5.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sangamon County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Sangamon County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Sangamon County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Sangamon 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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80.32%

Born in Sangamon County, Illinois

96.95%

Native Born

3.05%

Foreign Born

1.49%

Non Citizen

1.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.95% of Sangamon County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 80.32% having been born in Illinois. 1.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sangamon 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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