Stark County, Illinois Population 2021

Stark County, Illinois's estimated population is 5,190 with a growth rate of -1.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Stark County, Illinois is the 97th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 5,969 and has seen a growth of -13.05% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,190-76-1.44%
20205,266-76-1.42%
20195,342-76-1.40%
20185,418-39-0.71%
20175,457-55-1.00%
20165,51270.13%
20155,505-96-1.71%
20145,601-104-1.82%
20135,705-34-0.59%
20125,739-103-1.76%
20115,842-127-2.13%
20105,969-565-8.65%
19906,534-855-11.57%
19807,389-121-1.61%
19707,510-642-7.88%
19608,152-569-6.52%
19508,721-160-1.80%
19408,881-303-3.30%
19309,184-509-5.25%
19209,693-405-4.01%
191010,098-88-0.86%
190010,1862042.04%
18909,982-1,225-10.93%
188011,2074564.24%
187010,7511,74719.40%
18609,0045,294142.70%
18503,7102,137135.86%
18401,5730.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.44%
County Website
Founded
1839
County Seat
2010 Population
5,969
Growth Since 2010
-13.05%
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Stark County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,29097.12%
Black or African American530.97%
Asian510.94%
Two or More Races500.92%
Some Other Race30.06%
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Stark County, Illinois Population by Race

Stark County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Stark County, Illinois Median Age

45.1


Total

43.8


Male

45.6


Female

Stark County, Illinois Adults

There are 4,273 adults, (1,192 of whom are seniors) in Stark County, Illinois.

Stark County, Illinois Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Stark County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

2,756

50.60%

Male

2,691

49.40%

Stark County, Illinois Population by Age

Stark County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stark County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All78.5%21.5%
Non Family69.1%30.9%
Male58.1%41.9%
Female53.3%46.7%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stark County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3152.3178.5
Married1,1882.991.5
Non Family7901.1169.1
Female2443.1853.3
Male932.7358.1

2.86

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Stark County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade892.29%
9th to 12th Grade2486.39%
High School Graduate1,61541.63%
Some College78520.24%
Associates Degree48112.40%
Bachelors Degree40510.44%
Graduate Degree2566.60%
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Stark County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stark County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7303,409626
Hispanic463310
Black4242
Asian312817
2+ Races30308
Other Race3

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.84%.

Stark County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,563$44,018$31,818
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$27,679$13,750
High School Graduate$33,409$40,160$22,279
Some College$38,427$52,939$31,125
Bachelors Degree$45,639$49,375$43,083
Graduate Degree$80,417$69,167$80,714

$38,563

Average Earnings

$44,018

Average Male

$31,818

Average Female

Stark County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stark County, Illinois Language by Age

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Stark County, Illinois Language

97.89% of Stark County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.14% of the population.

Stark County, Illinois Language

Stark County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,11779015.44%
Black392358.97%
Hispanic8689.30%
Multiple50510.00%

15.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.37%

Male Poverty Rate

19.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stark County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stark County, Illinois is Black, with 58.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stark County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 9.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.06%.

Stark County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.29%
High School10.51%
Some College9.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.67%

Stark County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed48.65%
Male Unemployed13.16%
Female Employed9.87%
Male Employed6.11%

Stark County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stark County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,907$70,263
Families$67,923$86,182
Married Families$75,417-
Non Families$27,683$36,254
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Income by Household Type

Stark County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Stark County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Stark County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Stark County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Stark County, Illinois Marital Status

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388

Number of Veterans

356

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam154
Second Gulf War71
First Gulf War47
Korea29
World War II6

Stark County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74133
55 to 6477
35 to 5473
75+62
18 to 3443

Stark County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3809.14%
2+ Races826.67%

Stark County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Stark County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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12.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stark County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Stark County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Stark County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Stark 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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85.86%

Born in Stark County, Illinois

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Stark County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 85.86% having been born in Illinois. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Stark 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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