Vermilion County, Illinois Population 2021

Vermilion County, Illinois's estimated population is 73,870 with a growth rate of -1.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Vermilion County, Illinois is the 22nd largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 81,640 and has seen a growth of -9.52% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202173,870-944-1.26%
202074,814-944-1.25%
201975,758-944-1.23%
201876,702-987-1.27%
201777,689-805-1.03%
201678,494-676-0.85%
201579,170-613-0.77%
201479,783-802-1.00%
201380,585-277-0.34%
201280,862-552-0.68%
201181,414-226-0.28%
201081,640-6,617-7.50%
199088,257-6,965-7.31%
198095,222-1,825-1.88%
197097,0478710.91%
196096,1769,09710.45%
195087,0792880.33%
194086,791-2,548-2.85%
193089,3393,1773.69%
192086,1628,16610.47%
191077,99612,36118.83%
190065,63515,73031.52%
189049,9058,31720.00%
188041,58811,20036.86%
187030,38810,58853.47%
186019,8008,30872.29%
185011,4922,18923.53%
18409,3033,46759.41%
18305,8360.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.26%
County Website
Founded
1826
County Seat
2010 Population
81,640
Growth Since 2010
-9.52%
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Vermilion County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63,74782.19%
Black or African American10,92014.08%
Two or More Races1,3621.76%
Asian7590.98%
Some Other Race5490.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native2020.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.03%
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Vermilion County, Illinois Population by Race

Vermilion County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Vermilion County, Illinois Median Age

40.4


Total

38.5


Male

42.4


Female

Vermilion County, Illinois Adults

There are 59,125 adults, (14,530 of whom are seniors) in Vermilion County, Illinois.

Vermilion County, Illinois Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Vermilion County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

38,998

50.28%

Male

38,565

49.72%

Vermilion County, Illinois Population by Age

Vermilion County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vermilion County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All69.6%30.4%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Male54.4%45.6%
Female47.7%52.3%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vermilion County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,1512.469.6
Married13,5563.0486.4
Non Family11,7361.1860.2
Female4,3553.2847.7
Male1,5043.654.4

3.03

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Vermilion County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7163.25%
9th to 12th Grade4,3818.29%
High School Graduate21,76841.21%
Some College11,57821.92%
Associates Degree5,59110.58%
Bachelors Degree5,2049.85%
Graduate Degree2,5874.90%
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Vermilion County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vermilion County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White44,02039,8967,072
Black6,0104,713260
Hispanic1,8231,313134
Asian510405255
2+ Races50447485
Other Race27720529
Native American6838
Islander2412

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 94.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Vermilion County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,484$41,487$28,175
Less Than 9th Grade$25,768$30,666$16,677
High School Graduate$31,647$37,051$25,214
Some College$33,750$43,816$26,960
Bachelors Degree$49,569$58,875$42,323
Graduate Degree$52,889$58,785$47,813

$34,484

Average Earnings

$41,487

Average Male

$28,175

Average Female

Vermilion County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vermilion County, Illinois Language by Age

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Vermilion County, Illinois Language

95.33% of Vermilion County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 4.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.27% of the population.

Vermilion County, Illinois Language

Vermilion County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White59,5608,42214.14%
Black9,4344,40146.65%
Hispanic3,48669219.85%
Multiple1,31954741.47%
Asian759648.43%
Other529387.18%
Native1533623.53%
Islander15640.00%

18.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.24%

Male Poverty Rate

19.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vermilion County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vermilion County, Illinois is Black, with 46.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vermilion County, Illinois is Other, with 7.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.47%.

Vermilion County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.55%
High School14.60%
Some College13.61%
Bachelors or Greater4.30%

Vermilion County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed54.45%
Female Unemployed51.88%
Female Employed10.51%
Male Employed5.70%

Vermilion County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vermilion County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,515$61,753
Families$59,153$72,849
Married Families$73,186$87,254
Non Families$31,308$41,120
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Income by Household Type

Vermilion County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Vermilion County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Vermilion 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.

Vermilion County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Vermilion County, Illinois Marital Status

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5,178

Number of Veterans

4,811

Male Veterans

367

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,112
First Gulf War734
Korea625
Second Gulf War515
World War II103

Vermilion County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,623
75+1,317
55 to 641,064
35 to 54910
18 to 34264

Vermilion County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,6239.22%
Black4816.62%
2+ Races599.50%
Hispanic431.80%
Islander937.50%
Asian60.98%

Vermilion County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Vermilion County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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9.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vermilion County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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54.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Vermilion County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Vermilion County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Vermilion 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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81.92%

Born in Vermilion County, Illinois

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

1.30%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Vermilion County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 81.92% having been born in Illinois. 1.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Vermilion 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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