Schuyler County, Illinois Population 2024

6,713

Schuyler County, Illinois's estimated 2024 population is 6,713 with a growth rate of -0.3% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Schuyler County, Illinois is the 90th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 population was 7,534 and has seen a growth of -10.9% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,613-20-0.3%
20286,633-20-0.3%
20276,653-20-0.3%
20266,673-20-0.3%
20256,693-20-0.3%
20246,713-20-0.3%
20236,733-20-0.3%
20226,753-78-1.14%
20216,831-37-0.54%
20206,868390.57%
20196,829-67-0.97%
20186,896-88-1.26%
20176,984-56-0.8%
20167,040-110-1.54%
20157,150-112-1.54%
20147,262-131-1.77%
20137,393-63-0.84%
20127,456-7-0.09%
20117,463-71-0.94%
20107,53400%
19907,498-867-10.36%
19808,3652302.83%
19708,135-611-6.99%
19608,746-867-9.02%
19509,613-1,817-15.9%
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%
18302,959-3,654-55.25%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.3% (-20)
County Website
Schuyler County
County Seat
2020 Population
6,868
Area
437 mi²
Density
15 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-2.26% (-155)
Founded
1825

Schuyler County, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,37892.72%
Black or African American2553.71%
Two or more races1672.43%
Other race550.8%
Asian230.33%
Native American10.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Schuyler County, Illinois Population by Race

Schuyler County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2024

Schuyler County, Illinois Median Age

48.2

Total

47.8

Male

49.2

Female

Schuyler County, Illinois Adults

There are 5,670 adults, (1,669 of whom are seniors) in Schuyler County, Illinois.

Schuyler County, Illinois Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Schuyler County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female3,06644.57%
Male3,81355.43%

Schuyler County, Illinois Population by Age

Schuyler County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7252.2480.719.3
Married1,2392.96964
Non Family1,1291.2468.431.6
Female2602.8359.240.8
Male973.0285.614.4

2.87

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Schuyler County, Illinois Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade731.38%
9th to 12th Grade3666.94%
High School Graduate2,06739.21%
Some College1,32825.19%
Associates Degree54510.34%
Bachelors Degree59211.23%
Graduate Degree3005.69%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Schuyler County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Schuyler County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,8184,530827
Black23815948
2+ Races1101080
Hispanic93236
Other Race5500
Asian232310
Native American111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Schuyler County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,107$45,071$38,015
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$29,677$32,596$27,500
Some College$46,635$54,643$41,786
Bachelors Degree$55,556$70,400$47,167
Graduate Degree$49,444$38,333$56,250

$41,107

Average Earnings

$45,071

Average Male

$38,015

Average Female

Schuyler County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Schuyler County, Illinois Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Schuyler County, Illinois Language

97.05% of Schuyler County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.56% of the population.

Schuyler County, Illinois Language

Schuyler County, Illinois Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,2401,00816.15%
Black22511752%
Multiple15610164.74%
Hispanic1389367.39%
Other555396.36%
Asian23834.78%

19.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.04%

Male Poverty Rate

11.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Schuyler County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Schuyler County, Illinois is Other, with 96.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Schuyler County, Illinois is White, with 16.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.6%.

Schuyler County, Illinois Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.29%
High School20.06%
Some College19.76%
Bachelors or Greater6.95%

Schuyler County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed71.23%
Male Unemployed38.3%
Male Employed10.19%
Female Employed6.69%

Schuyler County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Schuyler County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$63,737$79,229
Families$81,591$90,261
Married Families$90,614$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,288$61,686

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Schuyler County, Illinois Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Schuyler County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Schuyler County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Schuyler County, Illinois Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

592

Number of Veterans

518

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam283
Second Gulf War125
First Gulf War100
Korea6
World War II0

Schuyler County, Illinois Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74185
35 to 54148
75+126
55 to 64116
18 to 3417

Schuyler County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5009.58%
2+ Races5943.38%
Black3313.87%
Hispanic54.85%

Schuyler County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Schuyler County, Illinois Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Schuyler County, Illinois Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Schuyler County, Illinois Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Schuyler County, Illinois Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Schuyler County, Illinois Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.54%

Born in Schuyler County, Illinois

98.39%

Native Born

1.61%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

0.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.39% of Schuyler County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 83.54% having been born in Illinois. 0.92% 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

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