Wabash County, Illinois Population 2021

Wabash County, Illinois's estimated population is 11,514 with a growth rate of -0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wabash County, Illinois is the 86th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 11,916 and has seen a growth of -3.37% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202111,514-3-0.03%
202011,517-3-0.03%
201911,520-3-0.03%
201811,5230.00%
201711,523-19-0.16%
201611,542-82-0.71%
201511,624250.22%
201411,599-72-0.62%
201311,671-15-0.13%
201211,686-108-0.92%
201111,794-122-1.02%
201011,916-1,195-9.11%
199013,111-602-4.39%
198013,7138726.79%
197012,841-1,206-8.59%
196014,047-604-4.12%
195014,6519276.75%
194013,7245273.99%
193013,197-837-5.96%
192014,034-879-5.89%
191014,9132,33018.52%
190012,5837176.04%
189011,8661,92119.32%
18809,9451,10412.49%
18708,8411,52820.89%
18607,3132,62355.93%
18504,69045010.61%
18404,2401,53056.46%
18302,7100.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.03%
Founded
1824
County Seat
2010 Population
11,916
Growth Since 2010
-3.37%
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Wabash County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,06295.81%
Two or More Races2552.21%
Asian1120.97%
Black or African American760.66%
Some Other Race390.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.02%
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Wabash County, Illinois Population by Race

Wabash County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Wabash County, Illinois Median Age

43.8


Total

42.2


Male

44.9


Female

Wabash County, Illinois Adults

There are 8,980 adults, (2,336 of whom are seniors) in Wabash County, Illinois.

Wabash County, Illinois Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wabash County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

5,880

50.93%

Male

5,666

49.07%

Wabash County, Illinois Population by Age

Wabash County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wabash County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All78%22%
Female68.4%31.6%
Male68.1%31.9%
Non Family62.2%37.8%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wabash County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8392.3778
Married2,6483.0189.7
Non Family1,6141.1362.2
Female4142.9168.4
Male1632.8268.1

2.92

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Wabash County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1962.40%
9th to 12th Grade5747.02%
High School Graduate2,50830.68%
Some College1,98124.24%
Associates Degree1,42917.48%
Bachelors Degree97911.98%
Graduate Degree5076.20%
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Wabash County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wabash County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,7677,0471,419
Hispanic211185
2+ Races898855
Asian755812
Black3024
Other Race2626
Native American22

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 2+ races people with a rate of 61.80%.

Wabash County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,851$45,186$24,554
Less Than 9th Grade$21,989$22,647$
High School Graduate$26,921$36,680$20,386
Some College$31,700$47,500$23,269
Bachelors Degree$46,346$62,548$39,142
Graduate Degree$54,167$67,604$49,231

$35,851

Average Earnings

$45,186

Average Male

$24,554

Average Female

Wabash County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wabash County, Illinois Language by Age

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Wabash County, Illinois Language

96.19% of Wabash County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Wabash County, Illinois Language

Wabash County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,7411,36712.73%
Black6346.35%
Hispanic30810.32%
Multiple24910.40%

12.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.79%

Male Poverty Rate

13.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wabash County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wabash County, Illinois is White, with 12.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wabash County, Illinois is Hispanic, with 0.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.11%.

Wabash County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.74%
High School14.62%
Some College10.57%
Bachelors or Greater5.50%

Wabash County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed36.69%
Female Unemployed24.07%
Male Employed7.31%
Female Employed5.64%

Wabash County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wabash County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,770$65,575
Families$70,837$79,412
Married Families$75,786-
Non Families$25,264$36,025
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Income by Household Type

Wabash County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wabash County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Wabash County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wabash County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Wabash County, Illinois Marital Status

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934

Number of Veterans

915

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam376
First Gulf War189
Second Gulf War70
Korea57
World War II29

Wabash County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74257
55 to 64231
75+206
35 to 54195
18 to 3445

Wabash County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White91910.57%
2+ Races107.87%
Black59.26%

Wabash County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Wabash County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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17.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wabash County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wabash County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Wabash County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Wabash 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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53.41%

Born in Wabash County, Illinois

98.08%

Native Born

1.92%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.08% of Wabash County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 53.41% having been born in Illinois. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wabash 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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