Stephenson County, Illinois Population 2022

Stephenson County, Illinois's estimated population is 44,014 with a growth rate of -0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Stephenson County, Illinois is the 33rd largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 47,711 and has seen a growth of -7.75% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18402,8000.00%
185011,6668,866316.64%
186025,11213,446115.26%
187030,6085,49621.89%
188031,9631,3554.43%
189031,338-625-1.96%
190034,9333,59511.47%
191036,8211,8885.40%
192037,7439222.50%
193040,0642,3216.15%
194040,6465821.45%
195041,5959492.33%
196046,2074,61211.09%
197048,8612,6545.74%
198049,5366751.38%
199048,052-1,484-3.00%
201047,711-341-0.71%
201147,403-308-0.65%
201247,095-308-0.65%
201346,787-308-0.65%
201446,479-308-0.66%
201546,171-308-0.66%
201645,863-308-0.67%
201745,555-308-0.67%
201845,247-308-0.68%
201944,939-308-0.68%
202044,630-309-0.69%
202144,322-308-0.69%
202244,014-308-0.69%
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Stephenson County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,77884.55%
Black or African American4,2719.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native760.17%
Asian3670.82%
Some Other Race2190.49%
Two or More Races1,9724.41%
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Stephenson County, Illinois Population by Race

Stephenson County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Stephenson County, Illinois Median Age

45.5


Total

44


Male

47.2


Female

Stephenson County, Illinois Adults

There are 35,083 adults, (10,266 of whom are seniors) in Stephenson County, Illinois.

Stephenson County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Stephenson County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

23,079

51.65%

Male

21,604

48.35%

Stephenson County, Illinois Population by Age

Stephenson County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stephenson County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All69.9%30.1%
Male55.1%44.9%
Non Family54%46%
Female48.3%51.7%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stephenson County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,7412.2269.9
Married9,2262.7989.4
Male8892.8155.1
Female2,5542.9948.3
Non Family7,0721.1354

2.74

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Stephenson County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8442.66%
9th to 12th Grade1,6785.29%
High School Graduate10,72133.77%
Some College8,63127.19%
Associates Degree3,25610.26%
Bachelors Degree4,37013.76%
Graduate Degree2,2497.08%
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Stephenson County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stephenson County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race1076849
Asian24617195
White27,75725,9426,183
Hispanic836670151
Black2,5092,043175
2+ Races57557135
Native American2323

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 other race people with a rate of 45.79%.

Stephenson County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,066$43,496$27,268
Less Than 9th Grade$20,929$26,023$18,281
High School Graduate$28,910$40,052$21,582
Some College$31,942$42,567$26,417
Bachelors Degree$41,311$57,019$37,672
Graduate Degree$65,396$71,081$60,020

$34,066

Average Earnings

$43,496

Average Male

$27,268

Average Female

Stephenson County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stephenson County, Illinois Language by Age

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Stephenson County, Illinois Language

96.57% of Stephenson County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Stephenson County, Illinois Language

Stephenson County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,1421,59938.60%
Asian36711130.25%
Hispanic1,84243323.51%
Multiple1,92537119.27%
White35,9483,99511.11%
Other49NaN%

14.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.03%

Male Poverty Rate

15.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stephenson County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stephenson County, Illinois is Black, with 38.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stephenson 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 2.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.21%.

Stephenson County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.15%
High School16.39%
Some College9.71%
Bachelors or Greater4.10%

Stephenson County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.08%
Male Unemployed44.59%
Female Employed6.97%
Female Unemployed60.36%

Stephenson County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stephenson County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,466$64,587
Families$62,883$77,053
Married Families$75,290-
Non Families$27,259$39,124
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Income by Household Type

Stephenson County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Stephenson County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Stephenson 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.

Stephenson County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Stephenson County, Illinois Marital Status

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2,925

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War227
First Gulf War422
Vietnam1,036
Korea401
World War II116

Stephenson County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34116
35 to 54439
55 to 64507
65 to 74922
75+941

Stephenson County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6858.72%
Black2147.52%
Native American417.39%
Asian10.39%
2+ Races212.57%
Hispanic151.43%

Stephenson County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Stephenson County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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8.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stephenson County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Stephenson County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Stephenson County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Stephenson 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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72.40%

Born in Stephenson County, Illinois

97.92%

Native Born

2.08%

Foreign Born

0.83%

Non Citizen

1.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.92% of Stephenson County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 72.40% having been born in Illinois. 0.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Stephenson 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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