Whiteside County, Illinois Population 2024

53,290

Whiteside County, Illinois's estimated 2024 population is 53,290 with a growth rate of -1.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whiteside County, Illinois is the 24th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 population was 58,489 and has seen a growth of -8.89% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202949,870-684-1.35%
202850,554-684-1.33%
202751,238-684-1.32%
202651,922-684-1.3%
202552,606-684-1.28%
202453,290-684-1.27%
202353,974-684-1.25%
202254,658-684-1.24%
202155,342-211-0.38%
202055,5533380.61%
201955,215-317-0.57%
201855,532-477-0.85%
201756,009-496-0.88%
201656,505-438-0.77%
201556,943-94-0.16%
201457,037-440-0.77%
201357,477-295-0.51%
201257,772-516-0.89%
201158,288-201-0.34%
201058,489
199060,186-5,784-8.77%
198065,9703,0934.92%
197062,8772,9904.99%
196059,88710,55121.39%
195049,3365,99813.84%
194043,3384,31911.07%
193039,0192,8457.86%
192036,1741,6674.83%
191034,507-203-0.58%
190034,7103,85612.5%
189030,854-31-0.1%
188030,8853,38212.3%
187027,5038,76646.78%
186018,73713,376249.51%
18505,3612,847113.25%
18402,514-47,356-94.96%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.27% (-684)
County Website
Whiteside County
County Seat
2010 Population
58,489
Area
684 mi²
Density
78 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-8.89% (-5,199)
Founded
1836

Whiteside County, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White49,44688.98%
Two or more races3,9417.09%
Other race1,0621.91%
Black or African American6371.15%
Asian3390.61%
Native American1300.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.03%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Whiteside County, Illinois Population by Race

Whiteside County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2024

Whiteside County, Illinois Median Age

43.5

Total

41.6

Male

44.9

Female

Whiteside County, Illinois Adults

There are 43,412 adults, (11,687 of whom are seniors) in Whiteside County, Illinois.

Whiteside County, Illinois Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Whiteside County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female27,63049.72%
Male27,93950.28%

Whiteside County, Illinois Population by Age

Whiteside County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All23,1642.3574.425.6
Married10,3443.0290.89.2
Non Family8,7421.2162.337.7
Female2,9083.1757.442.6
Male1,1703.0262.637.4
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2.94

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Whiteside 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

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

Whiteside 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 38.89%.

Whiteside County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,191

Average Earnings

$53,058

Average Male

$34,266

Average Female

Whiteside County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whiteside County, Illinois Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Whiteside County, Illinois Language

92.41% of Whiteside County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 7.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.43% of the population.

Whiteside County, Illinois Language

Whiteside County, Illinois Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White44,9634,2719.5%
Multiple3,8051,25532.98%
Hispanic6,9191,24317.97%
Black58016227.93%
Other1,05812111.44%
Asian3283510.67%
Native130129.23%
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11.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.77%

Male Poverty Rate

13.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whiteside County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whiteside County, Illinois is Multiple, with 32.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whiteside County, Illinois is Native, with 9.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.9%.

Whiteside County, Illinois Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.05%
High School9.73%
Some College8.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%
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Whiteside County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed37.96%
Female Unemployed22.41%
Female Employed8.18%
Male Employed3.52%
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Whiteside County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whiteside County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Whiteside County, Illinois Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Whiteside County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Whiteside County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Whiteside County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Whiteside County, Illinois Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,569

Number of Veterans

3,391

Male Veterans

178

Female Veterans

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Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whiteside County, Illinois Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Whiteside County, Illinois Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Whiteside County, Illinois Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Whiteside 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

74%

Born in Whiteside County, Illinois

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

1.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.18% of Whiteside County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 74% having been born in Illinois. 1.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Whiteside County, Illinois Place of Birth

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