Wabash County, Illinois Population 2024

10,841

Wabash County, Illinois's estimated 2024 population is 10,841 with a growth rate of -1.12% 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 -9.02% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,226-123-1.19%
202810,349-123-1.17%
202710,472-123-1.16%
202610,595-123-1.15%
202510,718-123-1.13%
202410,841-123-1.12%
202310,964-123-1.11%
202211,087-123-1.1%
202111,210-105-0.93%
202011,315-55-0.48%
201911,370-37-0.32%
201811,407-59-0.51%
201711,466-52-0.45%
201611,518-109-0.94%
201511,627230.2%
201411,604-71-0.61%
201311,675-15-0.13%
201211,690-106-0.9%
201111,796-120-1.01%
201011,916
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%
18302,710-7,516-73.5%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.12% (-123)
County Seat
2020 Population
11,315
Area
223 mi²
Density
49 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-4.19% (-474)
Founded
1824

Wabash County, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,58593.5%
Two or more races3953.49%
Asian1371.21%
Black or African American1090.96%
Other race910.8%
Native American40.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wabash County, Illinois Population by Race

Wabash County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2024

Wabash County, Illinois Median Age

43.8

Total

42

Male

45.8

Female

Wabash County, Illinois Adults

There are 8,849 adults, (2,476 of whom are seniors) in Wabash County, Illinois.

Wabash County, Illinois Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wabash County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female5,80551.28%
Male5,51648.72%

Wabash County, Illinois Population by Age

Wabash County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,7782.3476.823.2
Married2,3012.9890.49.6
Non Family1,6791.1560.639.4
Female6102.9377.522.5
Male1883.2352.147.9
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2.88

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wabash 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

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

Wabash 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 27.35%.

Wabash County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,173

Average Earnings

$56,194

Average Male

$32,440

Average Female

Wabash County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wabash County, Illinois Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wabash County, Illinois Language

96.43% of Wabash County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 3.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Wabash County, Illinois Language

Wabash County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,2591,32212.89%
Hispanic33712837.98%
Other918290.11%
Multiple3914812.28%
Black109109.17%
Native4125%
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13.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.33%

Male Poverty Rate

16.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wabash County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wabash County, Illinois is Other, with 90.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wabash County, Illinois is Black, with 9.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.97%.

Wabash County, Illinois Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.4%
Some College12.16%
High School10.9%
Bachelors or Greater1.56%
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Wabash County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed28.87%
Female Employed10.81%
Female Unemployed8.43%
Male Employed6.95%
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Wabash County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wabash County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wabash County, Illinois Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wabash County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Wabash County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wabash County, Illinois Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

835

Number of Veterans

796

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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Wabash County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Wabash County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Wabash County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Wabash County, Illinois Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wabash County, Illinois Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wabash County, Illinois Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wabash County, Illinois Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wabash 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

52.11%

Born in Wabash County, Illinois

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

0.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.13% of Wabash County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 52.11% having been born in Illinois. 0.92% 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

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