Schuyler County, Illinois Population 2021

Schuyler County, Illinois's estimated population is 6,564 with a growth rate of -1.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Schuyler County, Illinois is the 91st largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 7,535 and has seen a growth of -12.89% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,564-102-1.53%
20206,666-102-1.51%
20196,768-102-1.48%
20186,870-78-1.12%
20176,948-82-1.17%
20167,030-121-1.69%
20157,151-110-1.51%
20147,261-131-1.77%
20137,392-64-0.86%
20127,456-8-0.11%
20117,464-71-0.94%
20107,535370.49%
19907,498-867-10.36%
19808,3652302.83%
19708,135-611-6.99%
19608,746-867-9.02%
19509,613-1,817-15.90%
194011,430-246-2.11%
193011,676-1,609-12.11%
192013,285-1,567-10.55%
191014,852-1,277-7.92%
190016,1291160.72%
189016,013-236-1.45%
188016,249-1,170-6.72%
187017,4192,73518.63%
186014,6844,11138.88%
185010,5733,60151.65%
18406,9724,013135.62%
18302,9590.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.53%
County Website
Founded
1825
County Seat
2010 Population
7,535
Growth Since 2010
-12.89%
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Schuyler County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,21989.44%
Black or African American6258.99%
Two or More Races1001.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.13%
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Schuyler County, Illinois Population by Race

Schuyler County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Schuyler County, Illinois Median Age

46.3


Total

46.1


Male

46.9


Female

Schuyler County, Illinois Adults

There are 5,649 adults, (1,528 of whom are seniors) in Schuyler County, Illinois.

Schuyler County, Illinois Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Schuyler County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

3,312

47.63%

Male

3,641

52.37%

Schuyler County, Illinois Population by Age

Schuyler County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Schuyler County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Male63.4%36.6%
Female63%37%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Schuyler County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7752.1975.7
Married1,2362.8491
Non Family1,0941.1863.6
Female3222.5463
Male1233.8563.4

2.73

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Schuyler County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1603.08%
9th to 12th Grade3907.51%
High School Graduate1,85035.61%
Some College1,17022.52%
Associates Degree56510.88%
Bachelors Degree71113.69%
Graduate Degree3496.72%
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Schuyler County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Schuyler County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,4914,120931
Black560427107
2+ Races95804
Hispanic44139
Native American999

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Schuyler County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,987$40,075$31,314
Less Than 9th Grade$18,176$18,750$
High School Graduate$28,864$36,553$24,432
Some College$38,407$42,636$35,333
Bachelors Degree$36,723$53,333$35,063
Graduate Degree$45,682$$46,364

$34,987

Average Earnings

$40,075

Average Male

$31,314

Average Female

Schuyler County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Schuyler County, Illinois Language by Age

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Schuyler County, Illinois Language

96.49% of Schuyler County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.17% of the population.

Schuyler County, Illinois Language

Schuyler County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,03686714.36%
Black60531151.40%
Multiple957477.89%
Hispanic633961.90%

18.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.31%

Male Poverty Rate

10.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Schuyler County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Schuyler County, Illinois is Multiple, with 77.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Schuyler County, Illinois is White, with 14.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.49%.

Schuyler County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.94%
Some College23.90%
High School17.83%
Bachelors or Greater6.16%

Schuyler County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.81%
Male Unemployed16.92%
Female Employed6.56%
Male Employed4.24%

Schuyler County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Schuyler County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,357$63,290
Families$64,896$75,009
Married Families$72,990-
Non Families$34,318$43,867
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Income by Household Type

Schuyler County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Schuyler County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Schuyler 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.

Schuyler County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Schuyler County, Illinois Marital Status

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494

Number of Veterans

460

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam246
Korea44
First Gulf War41
Second Gulf War23
World War II

Schuyler County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74159
75+139
35 to 54128
55 to 6453
18 to 3415

Schuyler County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4208.43%
Black5910.54%
2+ Races1515.79%

Schuyler County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Schuyler County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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29.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Schuyler County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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53.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Schuyler County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Schuyler County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Schuyler 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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83.47%

Born in Schuyler County, Illinois

96.85%

Native Born

3.15%

Foreign Born

2.91%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.85% of Schuyler County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 83.47% having been born in Illinois. 2.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Schuyler 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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