Tazewell County, Illinois Population 2024

128,607

Tazewell County, Illinois's estimated 2024 population is 128,607 with a growth rate of -0.5% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tazewell County, Illinois is the 16th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 population was 135,487 and has seen a growth of -5.08% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029125,347-652-0.52%
2028125,999-652-0.51%
2027126,651-652-0.51%
2026127,303-652-0.51%
2025127,955-652-0.51%
2024128,607-652-0.5%
2023129,259-652-0.5%
2022129,911-652-0.5%
2021130,563-510-0.39%
2020131,073-775-0.59%
2019131,848-617-0.47%
2018132,465-1,060-0.79%
2017133,525-479-0.36%
2016134,004-346-0.26%
2015134,350-1,042-0.77%
2014135,392-905-0.66%
2013136,2971480.11%
2012136,1492860.21%
2011135,8633760.28%
2010135,487
1990123,692-8,386-6.35%
1980132,07813,42911.32%
1970118,64918,86018.9%
196099,78923,62431.02%
195076,16517,80330.5%
194058,36212,28026.65%
193046,0827,54219.57%
192038,5404,51313.26%
191034,0278062.43%
190033,2213,66512.4%
189029,556-110-0.37%
188029,6661,7636.32%
187027,9036,43329.96%
186021,4709,41878.14%
185012,0524,83166.9%
18407,2212,50553.12%
18304,716-120,631-96.24%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.5% (-652)
County Website
Tazewell County
County Seat
2010 Population
135,487
Area
649 mi²
Density
198 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-5.08% (-6,880)
Founded
1827

Tazewell County, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White123,98694.45%
Two or more races3,6102.75%
Black or African American1,5331.17%
Asian1,4201.08%
Other race5210.4%
Native American1450.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander610.05%
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Tazewell County, Illinois Population by Race

Tazewell County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2024

Tazewell County, Illinois Median Age

41.6

Total

40.8

Male

42.6

Female

Tazewell County, Illinois Adults

There are 101,971 adults, (25,399 of whom are seniors) in Tazewell County, Illinois.

Tazewell County, Illinois Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Tazewell County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female66,28150.49%
Male64,99549.51%

Tazewell County, Illinois Population by Age

Tazewell County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All53,6762.477.322.7
Married27,9663.0591.58.5
Non Family19,0161.260.639.4
Female4,5923.161.138.9
Male2,1023.0473.926.1
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2.97

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tazewell County, Illinois Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Tazewell County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.23%.

Tazewell County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,201

Average Earnings

$58,688

Average Male

$38,211

Average Female

Tazewell County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tazewell County, Illinois Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tazewell County, Illinois Language

97.3% of Tazewell County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Tazewell County, Illinois Language

Tazewell County, Illinois Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White119,98910,0868.41%
Black1,00244344.21%
Multiple3,5702747.68%
Asian1,41314810.47%
Hispanic3,2311364.21%
Other48210020.75%
Native664466.67%
Islander612845.9%
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8.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.95%

Male Poverty Rate

9.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tazewell County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tazewell County, Illinois is Native, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tazewell County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 4.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.28%.

Tazewell County, Illinois Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.76%
High School10.25%
Some College6.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.62%
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Tazewell County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed29.99%
Male Unemployed22.44%
Female Employed4.97%
Male Employed2.68%
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Tazewell County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tazewell County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tazewell County, Illinois Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Tazewell County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tazewell 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.

Tazewell County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tazewell County, Illinois Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7,698

Number of Veterans

7,246

Male Veterans

452

Female Veterans

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Tazewell County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Tazewell County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Tazewell County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Tazewell County, Illinois Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tazewell County, Illinois Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Tazewell County, Illinois Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tazewell County, Illinois Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tazewell 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

82.5%

Born in Tazewell County, Illinois

98.35%

Native Born

1.65%

Foreign Born

0.8%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.35% of Tazewell County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 82.5% having been born in Illinois. 0.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Tazewell County, Illinois Place of Birth

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