White County, Illinois Population 2021

White County, Illinois's estimated population is 13,375 with a growth rate of -0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. White County, Illinois is the 78th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 14,597 and has seen a growth of -8.37% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202113,375-81-0.60%
202013,456-81-0.60%
201913,537-81-0.59%
201813,618-285-2.05%
201713,903-176-1.25%
201614,079-125-0.88%
201514,204-61-0.43%
201414,265-169-1.17%
201314,434-88-0.61%
201214,522-68-0.47%
201114,590-7-0.05%
201014,597-1,925-11.65%
199016,522-1,342-7.51%
198017,8645523.19%
197017,312-2,061-10.64%
196019,373-1,562-7.46%
195020,9359084.53%
194020,0271,87810.35%
193018,149-1,932-9.62%
192020,081-2,971-12.89%
191023,052-2,334-9.19%
190025,3863811.52%
189025,0051,9188.31%
188023,0876,24137.05%
187016,8464,44335.82%
186012,4033,47838.97%
18508,9251,00612.70%
18407,9191,82830.01%
18306,0911,26326.16%
18204,8280.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.60%
County Website
Founded
1815
County Seat
2010 Population
14,597
Growth Since 2010
-8.37%
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White County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,52797.54%
Asian1060.76%
Black or African American970.70%
Two or More Races810.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.20%
Some Other Race180.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.08%
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White County, Illinois Population by Race

White County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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White County, Illinois Median Age

44.3


Total

42.3


Male

45.6


Female

White County, Illinois Adults

There are 10,874 adults, (2,993 of whom are seniors) in White County, Illinois.

White County, Illinois Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

White County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

7,083

51.07%

Male

6,785

48.93%

White County, Illinois Population by Age

White County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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White County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All80.6%19.4%
Male78.2%21.8%
Non Family72.4%27.6%
Female63.9%36.1%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

White County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0412.2380.6
Married3,1322.8389.7
Non Family2,0381.0872.4
Female6782.7863.9
Male1932.6878.2

2.75

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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White County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3503.52%
9th to 12th Grade6496.53%
High School Graduate3,71237.37%
Some College2,36123.77%
Associates Degree1,32013.29%
Bachelors Degree1,03210.39%
Graduate Degree5095.12%
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White County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

White County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,6108,7351,474
Hispanic110305
Black78554
Asian616138
2+ Races494715
Native American2833
Other Race1010
Islander222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

White County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,539$47,331$22,163
Less Than 9th Grade$30,580$38,720$14,821
High School Graduate$31,414$41,250$16,394
Some College$32,144$49,393$20,616
Bachelors Degree$48,179$68,000$39,813
Graduate Degree$59,034$75,417$54,333

$35,539

Average Earnings

$47,331

Average Male

$22,163

Average Female

White County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

White County, Illinois Language by Age

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White County, Illinois Language

98.19% of White County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.

White County, Illinois Language

White County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,0931,77713.57%
Hispanic1684225.00%
Asian1062927.36%
Multiple712028.17%
Black231669.57%
Native22313.64%

13.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.85%

Male Poverty Rate

16.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in White County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in White County, Illinois is Black, with 69.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in White County, Illinois is White, with 13.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.79%.

White County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.48%
High School16.32%
Some College7.51%
Bachelors or Greater2.93%

White County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed41.55%
Female Unemployed24.50%
Female Employed10.22%
Male Employed3.40%

White County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

White County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,290$61,001
Families$61,134$72,655
Married Families$72,026-
Non Families$25,292$35,279
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Income by Household Type

White County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

White County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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White 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.

White County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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White County, Illinois Marital Status

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999

Number of Veterans

937

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam461
Second Gulf War179
First Gulf War106
Korea104
World War II46

White County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74313
75+279
18 to 34161
55 to 64151
35 to 5495

White County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9969.38%
Hispanic52.89%
2+ Races24.08%
Other Race110.00%

White County, Illinois Veterans by Race

White County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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5.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

White County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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56.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

White County, Illinois Employment by Age

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White County, Illinois Employment by Race

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White 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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62.72%

Born in White County, Illinois

98.23%

Native Born

1.77%

Foreign Born

0.97%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.23% of White County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 62.72% having been born in Illinois. 0.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

White 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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