Tazewell County, Illinois Population 2021

Tazewell County, Illinois's estimated population is 130,509 with a growth rate of -0.49% 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 135,486 and has seen a growth of -3.67% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021130,509-647-0.49%
2020131,156-647-0.49%
2019131,803-647-0.49%
2018132,450-1,039-0.78%
2017133,489-443-0.33%
2016133,932-370-0.28%
2015134,302-1,051-0.78%
2014135,353-913-0.67%
2013136,2661390.10%
2012136,1272770.20%
2011135,8503640.27%
2010135,48611,7949.53%
1990123,692-8,386-6.35%
1980132,07813,42911.32%
1970118,64918,86018.90%
196099,78923,62431.02%
195076,16517,80330.50%
194058,36212,28026.65%
193046,0827,54219.57%
192038,5404,51313.26%
191034,0278062.43%
190033,2213,66512.40%
189029,556-110-0.37%
188029,6661,7636.32%
187027,9036,43329.96%
186021,4709,41878.14%
185012,0524,83166.90%
18407,2212,50553.12%
18304,7160.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.49%
County Website
Founded
1827
County Seat
2010 Population
135,486
Growth Since 2010
-3.67%
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Tazewell County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White127,48495.71%
Two or More Races1,8791.41%
Black or African American1,6451.24%
Asian1,4531.09%
Some Other Race5120.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native1930.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander290.02%
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Tazewell County, Illinois Population by Race

Tazewell County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Tazewell County, Illinois Median Age

41


Total

39.8


Male

42.4


Female

Tazewell County, Illinois Adults

There are 102,821 adults, (24,376 of whom are seniors) in Tazewell County, Illinois.

Tazewell County, Illinois Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Tazewell County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

67,656

50.79%

Male

65,539

49.21%

Tazewell County, Illinois Population by Age

Tazewell County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tazewell County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All76.4%23.6%
Male70.4%29.6%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Female58.8%41.2%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tazewell County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All54,2912.4176.4
Married28,8403.0189.9
Non Family18,1551.1960.8
Female5,250358.8
Male2,0463.1870.4

2.93

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Tazewell County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7141.84%
9th to 12th Grade5,0775.44%
High School Graduate29,59431.72%
Some College22,01923.60%
Associates Degree10,34911.09%
Bachelors Degree16,99318.22%
Graduate Degree7,5428.08%
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Tazewell County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tazewell County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White88,69182,62723,440
Hispanic1,8441,614383
Black1,118882128
Asian930798457
2+ Races635534113
Other Race31426727
Native American16812735
Islander21216

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.14%.

Tazewell County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,512$51,025$31,582
Less Than 9th Grade$20,389$25,147$18,136
High School Graduate$33,178$41,090$25,341
Some College$37,628$50,183$29,397
Bachelors Degree$58,140$75,219$42,794
Graduate Degree$65,338$96,481$56,496

$41,512

Average Earnings

$51,025

Average Male

$31,582

Average Female

Tazewell County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tazewell County, Illinois Language by Age

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Tazewell County, Illinois Language

97.22% of Tazewell County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Tazewell County, Illinois Language

Tazewell County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White122,9609,5637.78%
Multiple1,79845725.42%
Hispanic2,94332210.94%
Black95528830.16%
Asian1,44414710.18%
Native1434330.07%
Other461173.69%

8.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.56%

Male Poverty Rate

8.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tazewell County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tazewell County, Illinois is Black, with 30.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tazewell County, Illinois is Other, with 3.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.44%.

Tazewell County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.78%
High School9.52%
Some College6.01%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%

Tazewell County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.51%
Male Unemployed17.95%
Female Employed4.95%
Male Employed2.65%

Tazewell County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tazewell County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,454$80,682
Families$78,864$95,368
Married Families$88,768$105,504
Non Families$39,095$48,417
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Income by Household Type

Tazewell County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Tazewell County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Tazewell County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Tazewell County, Illinois Marital Status

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8,727

Number of Veterans

8,221

Male Veterans

506

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,016
First Gulf War1,629
Second Gulf War1,378
Korea884
World War II336

Tazewell County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,353
75+2,150
35 to 542,053
55 to 641,450
18 to 34721

Tazewell County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,6038.70%
Hispanic733.47%
2+ Races627.10%
Black413.17%
Asian212.09%

Tazewell County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Tazewell County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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3.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tazewell County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Tazewell County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Tazewell County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Tazewell 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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81.70%

Born in Tazewell County, Illinois

98.24%

Native Born

1.76%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

0.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.24% of Tazewell County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 81.70% having been born in Illinois. 0.99% 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

  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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